The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 6 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.18% 7.53% 10.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.16% 39.29% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £310 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £370 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -22.95%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.79% 19.18% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Average daily rate £340 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Aberdeen region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Aberdeen region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) Data Mapping
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) MS Access
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
7 2 (10.00%) HTML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) InDesign
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) H.323
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) MGCP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PVCS
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Data Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (15.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Metadata Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Kofax
4 1 (5.00%) Open Text
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe