Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 846 857
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -345
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 9 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.020% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.100% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
England median daily rate £298 £195 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.56% +18.18% +6.45%
10th Percentile £250 £176 £153
90th Percentile £309 £249 £279
UK median daily rate £298 £180 £165
% change year-on-year +65.28% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 1
England median hourly rate £11.70 £14.50 £155.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% -90.65% +1092.31%
10th Percentile £9.16 £12.00 £152.50
90th Percentile £14.20 £17.83 £157.50
UK median hourly rate £11.70 £14.50 £155.00
% change year-on-year -19.29% -90.65% +1092.31%

NVQ Level 3 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17794 20024 20455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.75% 20.44% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10926 12502 12455
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 774 994
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.77 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NVQ Level 3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 3 in England

NVQ Level 3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NVQ Level 3 in England

NVQ Level 3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NVQ Level 3 in England

NVQ Level 3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 4 £298 +56.58%
North of England +69 2 - - 1
South East +9 2 £250 -
Yorkshire +23 1 - -
East of England -12 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
NVQ Level 3
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NVQ Level 3 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 England region with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) CIPD
2 4 (44.44%) EAM
2 4 (44.44%) Maximo
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management

NVQ Level 3
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maximo
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Trainer
2 4 (44.44%) IT Trainer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Trainer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) EAM
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CIPD
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft