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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 562 547 554
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 10 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.012% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.072% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Average daily rate
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£344 £600 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +85.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £585 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £630 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £240 £318
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £18.75
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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
9780 8349 9524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 17.32% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4717 5006
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 395 575
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +12 5 £325 -45.83% 3
South East - 3 £375 -
East of England - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
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Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) SAS
5 4 (22.22%) NHS
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) CBAP
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Informatics
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) Statistics
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Economics
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Smallworld
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) SPSS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Market Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Lucene
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Informatics
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Economics
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) GIS
5 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.56%) CESG
5 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) RMADS
5 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.56%) Biology
5 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CBAP
3 1 (5.56%) MBA
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) ESRI
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
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