Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Postgraduate
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 385 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - +370
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.031% 0.032% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
South East median daily rate £250 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% - -
England median daily rate £450 £498 £481
% change year-on-year -9.55% +3.38% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.18 - £18.00

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 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 4026 5138 5196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 25.07% 27.58% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 3137 2902
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +5.12% +4.97%
10th Percentile £243 £252 £240
90th Percentile £544 £538 £524
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 191 231
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.18% +22.22% +12.50%

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Postgraduate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in the South East

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Postgraduate in the South East

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Postgraduate in the South East

Postgraduate
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 Postgraduate in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Postgraduate in the South East

Postgraduate
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 Postgraduate within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Thames Valley +5 3 £250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £250 -
Berkshire +31 1 - -
Hampshire +25 1 - -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 2 (40.00%) PhD
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (40.00%) SCORM
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (20.00%) QGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Postgraduate
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) QGIS
1 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) e-Learning Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Instructional Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior UI Designer
1 2 (40.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (40.00%) SCORM
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) CMMI
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
2 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace