The first table below looks at the demand for NVQ Level 3 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 14 July 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 currently tracked.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 570 560 570
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.033% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£143 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £19.38 £13.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10124 8960 9798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.20% 17.82% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5695 4821 5038
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 508 581
Average hourly rate £18.73 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK.

NVQ Level 3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK.

NVQ Level 3 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK over the 3 months to 14 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -3 2 £143 -
England -11 2 £143 - 4
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Dudley - - - -
London - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tipton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
North West - - - -

NVQ Level 3
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 3 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 3.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CAD
2 2 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 3 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 3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) CAD Designer
1 2 (33.33%) CAD Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
City, London
JS3 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 24 days ago