The first table below looks at the demand for Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 236 - 238
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% - 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 - £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2375 2085 2231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.88% 24.65% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1073 985
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 111 148
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - - - -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) CBAP
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Linked Data
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CBAP
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared