The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 24 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 139 144 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.38% 5.82% 8.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.31% 21.40% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 92
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £596 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.37 £11.10 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.70 £40.00 £99.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.18%
Degree
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
509 673 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.37% 27.18% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 343 296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 20
Median hourly rate £15.75 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 68 £333 -26.05% 27
Maidenhead -4 15 £750 +66.20% 5
Bracknell -17 13 £335 +78.66% 5
Slough -10 6 £413 -19.90% 8
Newbury +5 3 - - 1
Wokingham -6 3 £301 - 2
Windsor +2 1 £473 -0.52% 3
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 71 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 69 (23.63%) Computer Science
3 66 (22.60%) Microsoft
4 56 (19.18%) Project Management
5 52 (17.81%) Marketing
5 52 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (17.12%) MS Excel
7 47 (16.10%) Finance
8 43 (14.73%) Windows
9 36 (12.33%) ITIL
9 36 (12.33%) SLA
10 35 (11.99%) SQL
11 32 (10.96%) Analytics
12 31 (10.62%) Mathematics
13 30 (10.27%) Office 365
14 29 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (9.59%) VPN
16 27 (9.25%) Service Management
17 26 (8.90%) Management Information System
17 26 (8.90%) SaaS
18 25 (8.56%) Cisco
18 25 (8.56%) C
18 25 (8.56%) CRM
19 23 (7.88%) Java
19 23 (7.88%) Data Quality
20 22 (7.53%) C++
20 22 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (7.19%) Service Delivery
21 21 (7.19%) Customer Engagement
22 20 (6.85%) Workflow

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.08%) CMS
2 9 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.74%) Apache Solr
3 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.03%) Confluence
4 3 (1.03%) SAS
4 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.68%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.68%) Documentum
5 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) GemFire
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.51%) MS Office
3 16 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.37%) MS Project
5 4 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.68%) Maya
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.34%) InVision
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.37%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) HFM
4 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.27%) Office 365
2 26 (8.90%) SaaS
3 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.42%) PaaS
4 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.03%) FinancialForce.com
5 3 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.68%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.59%) VPN
2 19 (6.51%) DNS
2 19 (6.51%) Firewall
3 18 (6.16%) Internet
4 16 (5.48%) LAN
5 15 (5.14%) DHCP
5 15 (5.14%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (4.79%) Network Security
7 12 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.42%) HTTP
9 9 (3.08%) 3G
9 9 (3.08%) 4G
9 9 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (3.08%) IPsec
9 9 (3.08%) VoIP
9 9 (3.08%) WAN
9 9 (3.08%) Wireless
10 8 (2.74%) IPv6
10 8 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (2.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.82%) Big Data
2 13 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.05%) MS Access
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.03%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.68%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.68%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.68%) GIS
9 2 (0.68%) Power BI
9 2 (0.68%) QlikView
9 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) JUnit
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.34%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Capybara
6 1 (0.34%) GDB
6 1 (0.34%) Gradle
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) TestLink
General
1 71 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 52 (17.81%) Marketing
3 47 (16.10%) Finance
4 18 (6.16%) German Language
5 14 (4.79%) Legal
6 13 (4.45%) Spanish Language
7 11 (3.77%) French Language
8 9 (3.08%) Brand Awareness
8 9 (3.08%) Italian Language
9 7 (2.40%) Back Office
9 7 (2.40%) Retail
10 6 (2.05%) Advertising
11 5 (1.71%) Billing
11 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.37%) Electronics
12 4 (1.37%) Law
13 2 (0.68%) Games
13 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 33 (11.30%) Analyst
2 23 (7.88%) Architect
3 21 (7.19%) Consultant
4 20 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 19 (6.51%) Developer
6 16 (5.48%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.14%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.45%) Marketing Manager
9 12 (4.11%) Designer
9 12 (4.11%) Programme Manager
10 10 (3.42%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.08%) Administrator
11 9 (3.08%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.08%) Telecoms Engineer
12 8 (2.74%) Hadoop Architect
12 8 (2.74%) Java Architect
12 8 (2.74%) Office 365 Manager
12 8 (2.74%) Solr Architect
12 8 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.40%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.85%) .NET
1 20 (6.85%) CSS
2 15 (5.14%) XML
3 14 (4.79%) HTML
4 13 (4.45%) Web Services
5 9 (3.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.74%) MAPI
7 7 (2.40%) Middleware
7 7 (2.40%) Node.js
8 6 (2.05%) HTML5
8 6 (2.05%) jQuery
9 5 (1.71%) REST
10 4 (1.37%) CSS3
10 4 (1.37%) J2EE
11 3 (1.03%) DCOM
11 3 (1.03%) JSON
12 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET
12 2 (0.68%) Flash
12 2 (0.68%) SAML
12 2 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.63%) Computer Science
2 52 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (10.62%) Mathematics
4 26 (8.90%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.51%) Data Centre
6 16 (5.48%) Virtual Team
7 14 (4.79%) Social Media
8 12 (4.11%) Visualisation
9 11 (3.77%) Driving Licence
9 11 (3.77%) Economics
9 11 (3.77%) Public Cloud
10 9 (3.08%) Digital Media
11 7 (2.40%) PMI
12 6 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.71%) Clustering
13 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.71%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.37%) Statistics
14 4 (1.37%) STB
14 4 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.73%) Windows
2 19 (6.51%) Linux
3 6 (2.05%) Unix
3 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.03%) VMS
4 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.18%) Project Management
2 36 (12.33%) ITIL
3 32 (10.96%) Analytics
4 29 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.25%) Service Management
6 25 (8.56%) CRM
7 21 (7.19%) Customer Engagement
7 21 (7.19%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.85%) Workflow
9 19 (6.51%) B2B
9 19 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.51%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.82%) Presales
10 17 (5.82%) Project Governance
11 16 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (5.48%) Marketing Automation
11 16 (5.48%) Project Planning
12 15 (5.14%) Escalation Management
12 15 (5.14%) Migration
13 14 (4.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.99%) SQL
2 25 (8.56%) C
3 23 (7.88%) Java
4 22 (7.53%) C++
5 18 (6.16%) C#
5 18 (6.16%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.14%) VBScript
7 14 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.08%) VB
9 8 (2.74%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.37%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.37%) Python
11 3 (1.03%) Scala
11 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.68%) R
12 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.48%) PMI Certification
2 16 (5.48%) PMP
3 15 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.79%) MCSE
5 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.42%) CCNA
6 10 (3.42%) HNC
6 10 (3.42%) HND
6 10 (3.42%) MCSA
7 9 (3.08%) CCSE
7 9 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (3.08%) PhD
8 8 (2.74%) CCSA
8 8 (2.74%) MCSD
8 8 (2.74%) MCTS
9 7 (2.40%) MCITP
10 6 (2.05%) ACCA
10 6 (2.05%) CISSP
10 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.33%) SLA
2 23 (7.88%) Data Quality
3 15 (5.14%) QA
4 6 (2.05%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.03%) COBIT
7 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.03%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.68%) GxP
9 1 (0.34%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (5.14%) Active Directory
1 15 (5.14%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.34%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.05%) Amdocs OSS
3 6 (2.05%) SCOM
4 5 (1.71%) WMI
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.68%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.68%) SCCM
6 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.34%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.34%) Nessus
7 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.34%) Nmap
7 1 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 66 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.56%) Cisco
3 19 (6.51%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (5.82%) SAP
5 11 (3.77%) Marketo
5 11 (3.77%) Oracle
6 10 (3.42%) Ericsson
6 10 (3.42%) VMware
7 9 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.08%) Citrix
7 9 (3.08%) Juniper
8 6 (2.05%) Cramer
8 6 (2.05%) HP
9 5 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (1.71%) BT
9 5 (1.71%) NetCracker
9 5 (1.71%) Nokia
9 5 (1.71%) Nortel
9 5 (1.71%) Remedy
9 5 (1.71%) Siemens
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