The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 269 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.011% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year +110.71% +64.70%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1843 2518 2350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.22% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1473 1316
Median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 99 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.93% +43.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 3 in the South East

NVQ Level 3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NVQ Level 3 in the South East

NVQ Level 3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NVQ Level 3 in the South East

NVQ Level 3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
NVQ Level 3
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

NVQ Level 3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring