The first table below looks at the demand for NVQ Level 4 in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank - 227 -
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 4 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.036% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2549 2078 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.27% 24.79% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1008 1090
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 130 126
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
NVQ Level 4
England

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NVQ Level 4
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NVQ Level 4 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NVQ Level 4
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NVQ Level 4 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NVQ Level 4
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Degree