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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 208 150 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.45% 5.88% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.42% 21.65% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 56 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £17.15 £47.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.40 £35.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
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
707 693 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.73% 27.14% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 277 248
Average daily rate £375 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +10 87 £363 +20.83% 20
Slough +6 22 £375 -5.36% 16
Bracknell +8 15 £225 - 7
Maidenhead +6 13 £238 +15.85% 6
Newbury +3 4 £328 +0.76% 6
Wokingham -1 2 - - 4
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - - 2
Hungerford - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 132 (35.68%) Telecoms
2 96 (25.95%) Project Management
3 95 (25.68%) Computer Science
4 63 (17.03%) Microsoft
5 56 (15.14%) Marketing
6 55 (14.86%) MS Excel
7 54 (14.59%) ITIL
8 51 (13.78%) Finance
9 44 (11.89%) 3G
10 41 (11.08%) Windows
10 41 (11.08%) MS Office
11 37 (10.00%) SQL
12 36 (9.73%) Internet
12 36 (9.73%) Service Management
12 36 (9.73%) LTE
13 30 (8.11%) UNIX
14 28 (7.57%) PRINCE2
14 28 (7.57%) .NET
14 28 (7.57%) HTML
14 28 (7.57%) Oracle
15 26 (7.03%) Java
15 26 (7.03%) Management Information System
15 26 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
16 25 (6.76%) Billing
16 25 (6.76%) Cisco
17 24 (6.49%) SLA
17 24 (6.49%) Active Directory
17 24 (6.49%) JavaScript
17 24 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (6.22%) Firewall

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.70%) IIS
3 8 (2.16%) CMS
4 5 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.35%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.08%) Lync
5 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 55 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 41 (11.08%) MS Office
3 26 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.24%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.16%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.08%) MS Project
8 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.27%) Blender
9 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) CSG Singleview
2 5 (1.35%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.35%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.81%) Maximo
4 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.27%) Cordys
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.89%) 3G
2 36 (9.73%) LTE
2 36 (9.73%) Internet
3 23 (6.22%) Firewall
4 18 (4.86%) VPN
4 18 (4.86%) 4G
5 17 (4.59%) UMTS
6 16 (4.32%) GSM
6 16 (4.32%) DNS
6 16 (4.32%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (4.05%) Wireless
8 14 (3.78%) LAN
9 13 (3.51%) VoIP
9 13 (3.51%) 3GPP
10 12 (3.24%) WAN
10 12 (3.24%) VoLTE
11 11 (2.97%) Broadband
11 11 (2.97%) GPRS
12 9 (2.43%) HTTP
13 8 (2.16%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.05%) Data Mining
2 14 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.81%) MySQL
7 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.81%) Firebird
7 3 (0.81%) Big Data
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.54%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.27%) Hudson
3 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.27%) Robotium
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) JBehave
3 1 (0.27%) Ant
3 1 (0.27%) JUnit
3 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.27%) MSI
3 1 (0.27%) JMeter
3 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.27%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (35.68%) Telecoms
2 56 (15.14%) Marketing
3 51 (13.78%) Finance
4 25 (6.76%) Billing
5 13 (3.51%) Legal
6 9 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.43%) General Ledger
7 7 (1.89%) Publishing
8 6 (1.62%) Games
8 6 (1.62%) Electronics
9 5 (1.35%) Banking
10 4 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (1.08%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.08%) Back Office
11 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.81%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.81%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (14.32%) Architect
2 50 (13.51%) Analyst
3 39 (10.54%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (8.11%) Developer
5 24 (6.49%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.41%) Designer
7 17 (4.59%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.05%) Senior Architect
9 12 (3.24%) Consultant
10 11 (2.97%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.70%) Network Engineer
11 10 (2.70%) Design Engineer
11 10 (2.70%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) Web Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.43%) Junior
12 9 (2.43%) BSS Architect
13 8 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.57%) HTML
1 28 (7.57%) .NET
2 17 (4.59%) CSS
3 14 (3.78%) HTML5
4 10 (2.70%) Middleware
4 10 (2.70%) jQuery
5 9 (2.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.43%) CSS3
6 7 (1.89%) XML
6 7 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.35%) Spring
7 5 (1.35%) ArcObjects
7 5 (1.35%) Web Services
8 4 (1.08%) WCF
8 4 (1.08%) WPF
8 4 (1.08%) J2EE
9 3 (0.81%) ATL
9 3 (0.81%) JSP
9 3 (0.81%) SOAP
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.68%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.78%) GIS
4 14 (3.78%) Social Media
5 11 (2.97%) Physics
6 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.43%) iPad
8 8 (2.16%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.89%) Statistics
10 5 (1.35%) EPoS
10 5 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.08%) Xbox
11 4 (1.08%) Clustering
11 4 (1.08%) FMCG
12 3 (0.81%) iSeries
12 3 (0.81%) Blog
12 3 (0.81%) SecurID
12 3 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.08%) Windows
2 30 (8.11%) UNIX
3 21 (5.68%) Linux
4 10 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.62%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.62%) Android
7 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.54%) VMS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.95%) Project Management
2 54 (14.59%) ITIL
3 36 (9.73%) Service Management
4 28 (7.57%) PRINCE2
5 22 (5.95%) Service Delivery
6 20 (5.41%) Migration
6 20 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 19 (5.14%) Workflow
7 19 (5.14%) Analytics
8 18 (4.86%) TOGAF
8 18 (4.86%) Business Analysis
8 18 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (4.86%) Time Management
9 16 (4.32%) Network Architecture
9 16 (4.32%) Validation
10 14 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.78%) Data Modelling
10 14 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.00%) SQL
2 26 (7.03%) Java
3 24 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.24%) C#
5 11 (2.97%) C
6 10 (2.70%) Python
7 8 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.89%) C++
9 6 (1.62%) VBA
10 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.08%) VBScript
11 4 (1.08%) Perl
12 3 (0.81%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.54%) VB
13 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.27%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.78%) CCNA
3 14 (3.78%) PMP
3 14 (3.78%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.51%) MCSE
5 11 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.70%) MCTS
7 8 (2.16%) MCITP
7 8 (2.16%) CCNP
7 8 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.89%) CISSP
8 7 (1.89%) HND
8 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.35%) CCSP
11 4 (1.08%) ISEB
11 4 (1.08%) CCIE
11 4 (1.08%) CISM
12 3 (0.81%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.49%) SLA
2 18 (4.86%) QA
3 11 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.81%) BS25999
7 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.54%) GMP
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.81%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) WMI
1 4 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.54%) OpenView
3 2 (0.54%) Netcool
3 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.57%) Oracle
3 25 (6.76%) Cisco
4 19 (5.14%) SAP
5 12 (3.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 10 (2.70%) Nokia
7 9 (2.43%) F5
8 8 (2.16%) Ericsson
8 8 (2.16%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.16%) IBM
9 7 (1.89%) Nortel
10 6 (1.62%) HP
10 6 (1.62%) Juniper
11 5 (1.35%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.35%) Citrix
11 5 (1.35%) Hitwise
11 5 (1.35%) Google
11 5 (1.35%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.35%) ESRI
11 5 (1.35%) TOWER Software
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