Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 201 222
Contract jobs citing NVQ Level 3 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £298 £195 £165
% change year-on-year +52.56% +18.18% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £13.00 -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1601 1751 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.36% 30.69% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1083 1237
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £215 £238 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £531
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 129
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £50.45
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 3 in the South West

NVQ Level 3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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