The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 43 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% - 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £305
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.80
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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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.69% 16.04% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 35
Average daily rate £400 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NVQ Level 3
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

NVQ Level 3 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

NVQ Level 3
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing NVQ Level 3 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 NVQ Level 3.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ECDL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing NVQ Level 3 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 NVQ Level 3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ECDL
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft