Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Postgraduate
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 117 219
Rank change year-on-year -66 +102 +43
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 3 4 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.073% 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £170 £290
Median % change year-on-year +208.82% -41.38% -32.95%
Central London median daily rate £525 £170 £595
% change year-on-year +208.82% -71.43% +37.57%

Postgraduate is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 560 354 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.61% 17.78% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 243 670
10th Percentile £328 £281 £287
25th Percentile £431 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £700 £658 £694
Central London median daily rate £543 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
10th Percentile £19.83 £24.30 £10.55
25th Percentile £23.75 £27.00 £16.78
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £21.72
Median % change year-on-year - +65.78% +16.12%
75th Percentile £60.00 £39.25 £32.13
90th Percentile £67.05 £46.00 £52.15
Central London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £22.72
% change year-on-year - +58.49% +21.47%

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in the City of London

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Postgraduate in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Postgraduate in the City of London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Postgraduate in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Postgraduate in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Information Retrieval
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Text Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Time Series Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Information Retrieval
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Text Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) Time Series Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com