The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 540 531 517
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.095% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £529 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £529 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £529 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £569 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in England

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in England

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in England

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 13 £575 +8.69% 9
South East -15 2 £569 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Postgraduate
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Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security
4 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
5 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 6 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Legal
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.67%) ISMS
7 4 (16.67%) CESG
7 4 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (16.67%) Local Government
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) CISSP
8 3 (12.50%) OO

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) Impala
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Grunt
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (25.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Local Government
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Information Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Compliance Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Advisor
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) Akka
4 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Catalyst
4 1 (4.17%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (4.17%) Moose
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 6 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) CESG
3 4 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.33%) RMADS
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Informatics
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.17%) Equities
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) ISMS
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) SABSA
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Fortran
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Delphi
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) MBCS
5 2 (8.33%) CITP
5 2 (8.33%) CISM
5 2 (8.33%) ISACA
6 1 (4.17%) ISEB
6 1 (4.17%) PhD
6 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) VMware
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