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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 16 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.66% 10.76% 12.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% 36.36% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £333 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £460 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
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
20 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.87% 29.60% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 14
Average daily rate £310 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
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 29 August 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 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
7 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) MCSA
7 3 (15.79%) CMDB
7 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.79%) GIAC
8 2 (10.53%) Information Management
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSL
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) CMDB
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) GIAC
4 2 (10.53%) PMP
5 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Baan
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos