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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 17 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 189 196 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.27% 7.77% 5.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.79% 31.11% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 113 49
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -39.65%
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
680 630 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.16% 24.97% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 280 229
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 23
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -36.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 65 £363 -14.70% 35
Slough +17 33 £375 +212.50% 4
Maidenhead 0 8 £310 - 1
Newbury +5 7 £406 - 6
Bracknell -10 5 £438 +82.29% 14
Windsor - 1 £200 - 5
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 3
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 167 (41.75%) Telecoms
2 121 (30.25%) Computer Science
3 104 (26.00%) Project Management
4 73 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (16.25%) 3G
6 63 (15.75%) ITIL
7 60 (15.00%) Internet
7 60 (15.00%) Finance
8 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 50 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 43 (10.75%) LTE
11 41 (10.25%) Billing
12 38 (9.50%) Windows
12 38 (9.50%) MS Office
13 37 (9.25%) SQL
13 37 (9.25%) Marketing
14 35 (8.75%) Service Management
14 35 (8.75%) JavaScript
15 33 (8.25%) .NET
15 33 (8.25%) UNIX
15 33 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (7.75%) PRINCE2
16 31 (7.75%) 4G
17 30 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 30 (7.50%) HTML
18 29 (7.25%) Broadband
19 28 (7.00%) Firewall
20 26 (6.50%) Cisco
20 26 (6.50%) Mentoring
21 25 (6.25%) VoLTE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (5.00%) IIS
2 12 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.75%) CMS
5 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.00%) Lync
6 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 38 (9.50%) MS Office
3 25 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.50%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.75%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) Simulink
8 1 (0.25%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (2.25%) CSG Singleview
2 5 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.75%) Maximo
3 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Cordys
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) SaaS
3 3 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.25%) 3G
2 60 (15.00%) Internet
3 43 (10.75%) LTE
4 31 (7.75%) 4G
5 29 (7.25%) Broadband
6 28 (7.00%) Firewall
7 25 (6.25%) VoLTE
8 24 (6.00%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (4.50%) GSM
9 18 (4.50%) UMTS
10 16 (4.00%) SMS
10 16 (4.00%) 3GPP
10 16 (4.00%) Wireless
10 16 (4.00%) Network Security
11 14 (3.50%) VPN
12 12 (3.00%) DNS
12 12 (3.00%) SSL
13 10 (2.50%) IPsec
14 9 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.25%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.50%) MySQL
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.25%) DTS
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) DB2
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Big Data
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Moq
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Firebug
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 167 (41.75%) Telecoms
2 60 (15.00%) Finance
3 41 (10.25%) Billing
4 37 (9.25%) Marketing
5 15 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.00%) Retail
7 10 (2.50%) Legal
8 9 (2.25%) General Ledger
9 8 (2.00%) Banking
10 5 (1.25%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.75%) Publishing
11 3 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.50%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.50%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 56 (14.00%) Architect
2 44 (11.00%) Solutions Architect
3 40 (10.00%) Developer
4 37 (9.25%) Analyst
5 24 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.50%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 19 (4.75%) Test Engineer
7 19 (4.75%) Designer
8 17 (4.25%) Design Engineer
9 15 (3.75%) Network Engineer
10 13 (3.25%) Consultant
10 13 (3.25%) Security Engineer
10 13 (3.25%) Senior Architect
11 12 (3.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.50%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.25%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.25%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.25%) .NET
2 30 (7.50%) HTML
3 21 (5.25%) CSS
4 16 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.75%) HTML5
6 13 (3.25%) jQuery
6 13 (3.25%) Hibernate
7 12 (3.00%) Middleware
8 11 (2.75%) WCF
9 10 (2.50%) J2EE
9 10 (2.50%) CSS3
10 9 (2.25%) WPF
11 8 (2.00%) Web Services
12 7 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (1.50%) XML
13 6 (1.50%) WAP
13 6 (1.50%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.25%) Spring
15 4 (1.00%) Ajax
16 2 (0.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (30.25%) Computer Science
2 73 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.50%) User Experience
5 21 (5.25%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.50%) iPad
7 10 (2.50%) GIS
8 9 (2.25%) SecurID
9 8 (2.00%) Replication
9 8 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.50%) Physics
10 6 (1.50%) iSeries
10 6 (1.50%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.25%) Social Media
11 5 (1.25%) Informatics
11 5 (1.25%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.00%) Data Conversion
12 4 (1.00%) FMCG
13 3 (0.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.50%) Windows
2 33 (8.25%) UNIX
3 18 (4.50%) Linux
4 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.00%) VMS
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) zOS
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.00%) Project Management
2 63 (15.75%) ITIL
3 35 (8.75%) Service Management
4 33 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.75%) PRINCE2
6 26 (6.50%) Mentoring
7 24 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (5.25%) Migration
9 20 (5.00%) Validation
9 20 (5.00%) TOGAF
10 19 (4.75%) MVC
10 19 (4.75%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.50%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (4.50%) Coaching
12 17 (4.25%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.00%) OO
14 14 (3.50%) eTOM
14 14 (3.50%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (3.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.25%) SQL
2 35 (8.75%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.00%) Java
4 19 (4.75%) C#
5 13 (3.25%) Python
6 9 (2.25%) VBScript
6 9 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.75%) C++
8 7 (1.75%) C
9 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.00%) Perl
11 4 (1.00%) PHP
11 4 (1.00%) VBA
11 4 (1.00%) Ruby
12 2 (0.50%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.50%) CCNP
4 16 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.75%) CISSP
5 15 (3.75%) MCTS
5 15 (3.75%) MCITP
6 14 (3.50%) CCNA
7 11 (2.75%) MCSE
7 11 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.50%) PMP
9 9 (2.25%) CCSP
10 6 (1.50%) ACCA
10 6 (1.50%) CIMA
10 6 (1.50%) CCSA
10 6 (1.50%) CCSE
11 5 (1.25%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.25%) SLA
2 20 (5.00%) QA
3 9 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.00%) COBIT
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.50%) GMP
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.25%) CDISC
8 1 (0.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 16 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.25%) OpenView
2 6 (1.50%) Netcool
3 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.50%) SCSM
4 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.50%) WMI
4 2 (0.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 26 (6.50%) Cisco
4 20 (5.00%) Oracle
5 16 (4.00%) SAP
5 16 (4.00%) F5
6 15 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 14 (3.50%) Ericsson
7 14 (3.50%) IBM
8 13 (3.25%) HP
9 11 (2.75%) Nortel
10 10 (2.50%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.25%) Tufin
11 9 (2.25%) AlgoSec
11 9 (2.25%) Business Objects
12 8 (2.00%) Nokia
13 7 (1.75%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.75%) Huawei
14 6 (1.50%) Crossbeam
14 6 (1.50%) Radware
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