The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 4 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 4 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 605 613 626
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £175 £308 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £322 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £308 £343
% change year-on-year
-26.01% -10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NVQ Level 4
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
9494 10319 10779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.16% 20.61% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5963 6291 6166
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 502 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NVQ Level 4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

NVQ Level 4
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the England region.

NVQ Level 4 Daily Rate Trend in England

NVQ Level 4
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

NVQ Level 4 Daily Rate Histogram in England

NVQ Level 4
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NVQ Level 4 Hourly Rate Trend in England

NVQ Level 4
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 4 within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
West Midlands -27 1 £105 -67.69%
East of England - 1 £350 -
London - 1 £175 - 1
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NVQ Level 4
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 4 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 4.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND

NVQ Level 4
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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle