The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
England / South East
Rank 237 250 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.081% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £145 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £215 -
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2213 2406 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.70% 27.72% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1461 1291
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 117 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 2 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £145 -32.55%
East Sussex - 1 £145 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) R
4 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 5 (55.56%) SAS
4 5 (55.56%) Stata
5 4 (44.44%) Statistics
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
6 3 (33.33%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
7 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 2 (22.22%) ERP
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) MS Project
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) CMMI
7 2 (22.22%) GIS
7 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) PMI
7 2 (22.22%) PMP
7 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 2 (22.22%) Rackspace

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Stata
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) QGIS
2 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (22.22%) ERP Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Spatial Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
5 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Spatial Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) R
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Rackspace