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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 556 555 528
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 19 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.017% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.088% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £260
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
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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
9303 9090 8039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 18.98% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5542 5224 4336
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 409 459
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +18 19 £375 +32.27% 5
Postgraduate
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Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (87.10%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) Analytics
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
4 11 (35.48%) Banking
5 10 (32.26%) MBA
6 9 (29.03%) Retail
6 9 (29.03%) Six Sigma
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
6 9 (29.03%) Business Development
6 9 (29.03%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
7 7 (22.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (22.58%) Automotive
8 6 (19.35%) Legal
9 5 (16.13%) User Experience
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.90%) R
10 4 (12.90%) Marketing Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) Information Security
11 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.68%) Project Management
11 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
11 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (6.45%) VLAN
1 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
3 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 9 (29.03%) Retail
4 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
5 7 (22.58%) Automotive
5 7 (22.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (19.35%) Legal
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Local Government
9 1 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Senior Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Information Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Compliance Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Commercial Manager
6 1 (3.23%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Sourcing Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) RMADS
5 1 (3.23%) Economics
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) CESG
5 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Analytics
2 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
2 9 (29.03%) Six Sigma
2 9 (29.03%) Business Development
2 9 (29.03%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.45%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) ISMS
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) R
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) MBA
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CFA
5 1 (3.23%) PhD
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Ariba
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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