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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 244 - 241
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 4 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £385
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 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2340 2093 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.93% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1081 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 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 - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CBAP
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic Web

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (25.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CBAP