The first table below looks at the demand for NVQ Level 4 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 396 413 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.012% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£279 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3615 3538 3733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.78% 14.60% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2167 2227
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 120 132
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
NVQ Level 4
England

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in London

NVQ Level 4
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the London region.

NVQ Level 4 Daily Rate Trend in London

NVQ Level 4
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the London region.

NVQ Level 4 Hourly Rate Trend in London

NVQ Level 4
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NVQ Level 4 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 4.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NVQ Level 4 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 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP