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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 27 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 166 158 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.98% 5.94% 4.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.27% 23.13% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £152 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £490 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £17.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £165.50 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +53.65%
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
632 683 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.78% 25.70% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 279 218
Average daily rate £393 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.69 £13.49 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.59 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -9 64 £400 +27.49% 70
Slough +10 22 £328 +27.80% 9
Bracknell +15 18 £469 - 4
Newbury +2 14 £350 -17.64% 3
Wokingham +1 4 £250 -
Maidenhead -8 4 £275 +44.73% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (47.04%) Telecoms
2 81 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 78 (21.97%) ITIL
4 69 (19.44%) MS Excel
5 64 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (17.46%) Computer Science
7 60 (16.90%) Finance
7 60 (16.90%) Project Management
8 48 (13.52%) Service Management
9 45 (12.68%) MS Office
10 42 (11.83%) Windows
11 38 (10.70%) SAP
11 38 (10.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 37 (10.42%) SQL
13 35 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (9.58%) Cisco
15 32 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (9.01%) Service Delivery
15 32 (9.01%) Firewall
16 31 (8.73%) MCITP
17 30 (8.45%) MCTS
18 29 (8.17%) VPN
18 29 (8.17%) PRINCE2
19 28 (7.89%) Validation
19 28 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
20 26 (7.32%) DNS
21 25 (7.04%) 3G
21 25 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (6.76%) CCNP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (4.51%) IIS
2 10 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.25%) Lync
4 7 (1.97%) GroupWise
4 7 (1.97%) ArcGIS
4 7 (1.97%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.41%) Apache
5 5 (1.41%) CMS
5 5 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.13%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.13%) WordPress
6 4 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.13%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
7 2 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 45 (12.68%) MS Office
3 38 (10.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.97%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.69%) MS Project
7 6 (1.69%) AutoCAD
7 6 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.85%) InDesign
9 1 (0.28%) SPSS
9 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.28%) Unica
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
1 4 (1.13%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.01%) Firewall
2 29 (8.17%) VPN
3 26 (7.32%) DNS
4 25 (7.04%) 3G
5 23 (6.48%) Internet
6 22 (6.20%) 4G
7 21 (5.92%) LTE
7 21 (5.92%) IPsec
8 20 (5.63%) Wireless
8 20 (5.63%) Network Security
9 18 (5.07%) SSL
9 18 (5.07%) OSPF
10 17 (4.79%) LAN
10 17 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (4.23%) DHCP
11 15 (4.23%) RIP
12 13 (3.66%) MPLS
12 13 (3.66%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (3.10%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (3.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.13%) DB2
4 4 (1.13%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) OLTP
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) SQLite
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Subversion
2 5 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.13%) Selenium
4 3 (0.85%) Grunt
4 3 (0.85%) Bower
4 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.85%) JBehave
4 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.28%) Gradle
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) Firebug
General
1 167 (47.04%) Telecoms
2 60 (16.90%) Finance
3 23 (6.48%) Marketing
4 17 (4.79%) Electronics
5 15 (4.23%) Retail
6 14 (3.94%) Legal
7 8 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.97%) Back Office
9 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.69%) Billing
9 6 (1.69%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.41%) Publishing
10 5 (1.41%) Banking
11 4 (1.13%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (10.70%) Design Engineer
2 28 (7.89%) Field Engineer
2 28 (7.89%) Analyst
3 25 (7.04%) Architect
3 25 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 20 (5.63%) Developer
5 18 (5.07%) Administrator
6 17 (4.79%) Consultant
7 13 (3.66%) Graduate
8 11 (3.10%) Security Engineer
9 10 (2.82%) Technical Writer
10 9 (2.54%) Junior
10 9 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.54%) Senior Manager
10 9 (2.54%) Designer
11 8 (2.25%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.25%) Support Engineer
12 7 (1.97%) Technical Project Manager
12 7 (1.97%) Service Manager
12 7 (1.97%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.76%) HTML
2 15 (4.23%) XML
3 12 (3.38%) CSS
4 11 (3.10%) HTML5
5 8 (2.25%) REST
6 7 (1.97%) .NET
6 7 (1.97%) J2EE
7 6 (1.69%) Sass
8 5 (1.41%) RESTful
8 5 (1.41%) SOAP
8 5 (1.41%) Web Services
9 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.13%) Flash
10 3 (0.85%) XHTML
10 3 (0.85%) JSP
10 3 (0.85%) JSON
10 3 (0.85%) JSTL
10 3 (0.85%) WCF
10 3 (0.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (17.46%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.94%) SecurID
4 14 (3.94%) User Experience
5 13 (3.66%) Clustering
6 12 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.10%) Replication
8 9 (2.54%) GIS
9 7 (1.97%) PKI
9 7 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.13%) EPoS
11 4 (1.13%) W3C
12 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.85%) Social Media
13 2 (0.56%) Life Science
13 2 (0.56%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.56%) Informatics
13 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.83%) Windows
2 21 (5.92%) Linux
3 19 (5.35%) UNIX
4 9 (2.54%) Solaris
5 7 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.13%) AIX
7 4 (1.13%) zOS
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.97%) ITIL
2 60 (16.90%) Project Management
3 48 (13.52%) Service Management
4 32 (9.01%) Service Delivery
5 29 (8.17%) PRINCE2
6 28 (7.89%) Validation
6 28 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
7 25 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.07%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.51%) Workflow
9 16 (4.51%) Data Analysis
10 14 (3.94%) eTOM
10 14 (3.94%) ERP
10 14 (3.94%) Data Modelling
11 13 (3.66%) CRM
12 12 (3.38%) TOGAF
12 12 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (3.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.42%) SQL
2 21 (5.92%) Java
3 18 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.54%) VBScript
6 8 (2.25%) C#
7 7 (1.97%) MATLAB
8 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.41%) C++
9 5 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.41%) Python
10 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.85%) C
10 3 (0.85%) Perl
10 3 (0.85%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) Ruby
11 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.28%) PeopleCode
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (8.73%) MCITP
4 30 (8.45%) MCTS
5 24 (6.76%) CCNP
6 19 (5.35%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.07%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.51%) CISSP
9 15 (4.23%) HND
10 13 (3.66%) MCSE
10 13 (3.66%) ISEB
11 12 (3.38%) PMP
11 12 (3.38%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.82%) CCIE
13 9 (2.54%) CCNA
14 7 (1.97%) ISTQB
15 6 (1.69%) MCP
16 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.41%) ACCA
16 5 (1.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.63%) QA
2 19 (5.35%) SLA
3 17 (4.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) WMI
1 8 (2.25%) SCOM
1 8 (2.25%) SCSM
2 4 (1.13%) MOM
3 3 (0.85%) SCCM
3 3 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 81 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.70%) SAP
3 34 (9.58%) Cisco
4 18 (5.07%) Oracle
4 18 (5.07%) CheckPoint
4 18 (5.07%) F5
5 15 (4.23%) TOWER Software
5 15 (4.23%) Ericsson
6 14 (3.94%) Fortinet
6 14 (3.94%) Tufin
6 14 (3.94%) AlgoSec
7 11 (3.10%) CA
8 10 (2.82%) HP
8 10 (2.82%) Huawei
9 8 (2.25%) Juniper
9 8 (2.25%) Lotus
10 7 (1.97%) Novell
10 7 (1.97%) Mapinfo
10 7 (1.97%) Adobe
10 7 (1.97%) Amdocs
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