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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 617 615 610
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.031% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £200 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £143
% change year-on-year
- +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 -
% change year-on-year
+64.70% -
NVQ Level 3
UK

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
10507 9572 9493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.59% 18.83% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 5664 5598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 481 441
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.18 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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
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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
NVQ Level 3
UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) C
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) CIPD
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) HNC
3 2 (22.22%) HND
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Northgate
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (11.11%) Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Instructional Designer
1 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
1 1 (11.11%) IT Project Leader
1 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
1 1 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
1 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
1 1 (11.11%) Trainer
1 1 (11.11%) Training Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Training Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CIPD
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HNC
2 2 (22.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate