The table below looks at the statistics for GNVQ in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GNVQ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GNVQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £90
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GNVQ
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
862 850 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.42% 21.38% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 375 303
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 83
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £55.00 £35.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

GNVQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GNVQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GNVQ
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing GNVQ 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 GNVQ.

1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

GNVQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing GNVQ 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 GNVQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft