The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 197 201 197
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.017% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.091% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £260
% change year-on-year
- +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
794 1095 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.57% 18.35% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 803 617
Average daily rate £435 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 50
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £24.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Postgraduate across the City of London region.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Postgraduate
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco