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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 5 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.52% 10.20% 10.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.22% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £248 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.25% -41.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £216 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -41.66%
Degree
Scotland

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
23 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.40% 20.41% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Average daily rate £335 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £196 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) Java EE
8 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.52%) OCPJP
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) PVCS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.76%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (4.76%) Inkscape
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maximo
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) H.323
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) MGCP
3 1 (4.76%) PABX
3 1 (4.76%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PVCS
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Data Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Mapping
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) CAD
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Metadata Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) OCPJP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Baan
4 1 (4.76%) Open Text
4 1 (4.76%) Kofax