The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank - - 151
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
941 868 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.12% 28.05% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 501 600
Average daily rate £375 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 35 51
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Postgraduate
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree