The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK / England
Rank 553 591 588
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £235 £170 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £170 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.35 -
% change year-on-year
+14.53% -

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8399 9794 9522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.26% 21.06% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 6007 5661
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 450 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

NVQ Level 3
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 across the England region.

NVQ Level 3 Daily Rate Trend in England

NVQ Level 3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

NVQ Level 3 Daily Rate Histogram in England

NVQ Level 3
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NVQ Level 3 Hourly Rate Trend in England

NVQ Level 3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £270 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West +26 1 £200 -
NVQ Level 3
UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) Data Entry
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Smartcard
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Apple
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
9 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
9 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.04%) NetWare
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) ECDL
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.04%) MCDST
9 3 (13.04%) MCITP
9 3 (13.04%) CIPD
9 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
9 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Network Management

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
General
1 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Audio Visual Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
4 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Smartcard
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.70%) e-Learning
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) NetWare
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Data Entry
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CIPD
1 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
1 3 (13.04%) ECDL
1 3 (13.04%) MCDST
1 3 (13.04%) MCITP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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