The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 407 426 419
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
Postgraduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
City of London +6 3 £375 +15.38%
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Data Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Retail
4 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (37.50%) MBA
5 9 (37.50%) Six Sigma
5 9 (37.50%) Retail Banking
5 9 (37.50%) Business Development
5 9 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (29.17%) R
6 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (29.17%) Automotive
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Legal
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 3 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) VLAN

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (8.33%) VLAN
1 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Retail
3 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (37.50%) Retail Banking
5 7 (29.17%) Automotive
5 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (16.67%) Legal
7 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcing Manager
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Instructional Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Data Analytics
3 9 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 9 (37.50%) Business Development
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) R
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) MBA
3 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CFA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Ariba
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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