The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 4 in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.071% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - -
NVQ Level 4
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
293 271 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.93% 22.72% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 157 102
Average daily rate £380 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £45.50 £15.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.33% +8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

NVQ Level 4
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the Buckinghamshire region.

NVQ Level 4 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NVQ Level 4
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 £225 -
NVQ Level 4
South East

NVQ Level 4
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing NVQ Level 4 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NVQ Level 4.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing NVQ Level 4 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NVQ Level 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk