The first table below looks at the demand for NVQ Level 4 in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 197 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£277 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
926 1083 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 15.24% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 747 673
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 61 38
Average hourly rate £18.10 £23.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +32.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
NVQ Level 4
London

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NVQ Level 4
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP