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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 571 569 500
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -69
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate
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£600 £540 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £290 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £610 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £260
% change year-on-year
- +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
Postgraduate
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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
9741 9671 7835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.50% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5579 4212
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 485 437
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 9 £600 +10.09% 4
Yorkshire -24 3 - -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Legal
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (20.00%) User Experience
4 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (12.00%) CESG
6 3 (12.00%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) VBA

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Impala
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Local Government
5 1 (4.00%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Military
5 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Sourcing Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Akka
3 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Catalyst
3 1 (4.00%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (4.00%) Moose
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (12.00%) CESG
3 3 (12.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.00%) Informatics
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.00%) RMADS
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) ISMS
5 2 (8.00%) SABSA
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) VBA
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Delphi
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Fortran
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) CITP
5 2 (8.00%) MBCS
5 2 (8.00%) ISACA
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) MBA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Basel III
2 1 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Ariba
1 1 (4.00%) Actian
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