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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 28 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 139 190 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.47% 7.01% 6.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.98% 26.54% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £39.00 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.13% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £32.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
605 716 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 26.40% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 297 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 68 £380 -10.58% 36
Slough -2 14 £348 -7.33% 9
Bracknell -13 8 £305 +21.39% 15
Newbury 0 7 - - 10
Maidenhead -3 7 £244 -18.47% 5
Wokingham - 3 £238 - 3
Windsor +1 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 71 (23.13%) Computer Science
2 67 (21.82%) Telecoms
3 52 (16.94%) Finance
4 43 (14.01%) Microsoft
5 41 (13.36%) Project Management
6 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (11.07%) SAP
7 34 (11.07%) ITIL
7 34 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (10.42%) Windows
9 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
10 30 (9.77%) Marketing
11 28 (9.12%) Oracle
12 25 (8.14%) Linux
12 25 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (7.82%) MS Office
13 24 (7.82%) Web Services
14 22 (7.17%) JavaScript
15 21 (6.84%) CSS
15 21 (6.84%) Mentoring
16 20 (6.51%) Java
16 20 (6.51%) CRM
17 19 (6.19%) SQL
17 19 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (6.19%) SDLC
18 18 (5.86%) HTML
18 18 (5.86%) Workflow
19 17 (5.54%) PMI Certification
19 17 (5.54%) Scrum
19 17 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (4.89%) CMS
2 11 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.28%) Apache
4 7 (2.28%) nginx
5 6 (1.95%) IIS
5 6 (1.95%) JBoss
5 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.82%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.63%) MS Project
4 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.65%) SPSS
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) SAP BPC
2 10 (3.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 4 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.65%) Endur
6 1 (0.33%) BASE24
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
6 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.89%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (3.26%) SaaS
3 8 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.61%) Office 365
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Boomi
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.21%) DNS
2 15 (4.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (4.56%) SSL
4 12 (3.91%) Firewall
4 12 (3.91%) LAN
5 11 (3.58%) VPN
6 9 (2.93%) 3G
7 8 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (2.61%) HTTP
7 8 (2.61%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (2.61%) UMTS
8 7 (2.28%) DHCP
8 7 (2.28%) GPRS
8 7 (2.28%) Internet
8 7 (2.28%) LDAP
8 7 (2.28%) SMTP
9 6 (1.95%) Intranet
9 6 (1.95%) SS7
9 6 (1.95%) VoIP
9 6 (1.95%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.56%) Big Data
3 11 (3.58%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.26%) MySQL
5 9 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.28%) Riak
7 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.65%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.28%) Ant
4 7 (2.28%) Maven
5 4 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.65%) JIRA
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
7 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.33%) NuGet
General
1 67 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 52 (16.94%) Finance
3 30 (9.77%) Marketing
4 13 (4.23%) Retail
5 10 (3.26%) Legal
6 9 (2.93%) Billing
7 8 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.28%) Advertising
8 7 (2.28%) Electronics
9 4 (1.30%) Banking
10 3 (0.98%) Back Office
10 3 (0.98%) French Language
10 3 (0.98%) German Language
11 2 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (19.87%) Analyst
2 28 (9.12%) Support Engineer
3 27 (8.79%) Developer
4 17 (5.54%) Administrator
4 17 (5.54%) Consultant
5 16 (5.21%) Architect
5 16 (5.21%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.56%) Incident Analyst
7 11 (3.58%) Designer
7 11 (3.58%) Java Developer
8 9 (2.93%) IT Support
8 9 (2.93%) Project Manager
9 8 (2.61%) Big Data Developer
9 8 (2.61%) IT Engineer
9 8 (2.61%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (2.61%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.28%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (2.28%) Linux Developer
10 7 (2.28%) Network Analyst
10 7 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.82%) Web Services
2 21 (6.84%) CSS
3 18 (5.86%) HTML
4 16 (5.21%) HTML5
5 12 (3.91%) .NET
5 12 (3.91%) jQuery
6 7 (2.28%) RESTful
7 6 (1.95%) CSS3
7 6 (1.95%) LAMP
7 6 (1.95%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (1.95%) MCollective
7 6 (1.95%) Sass
8 5 (1.63%) J2EE
8 5 (1.63%) XSL
8 5 (1.63%) XSLT
9 4 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.30%) Dojo
9 4 (1.30%) XML
10 3 (0.98%) Django
10 3 (0.98%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.13%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.26%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.26%) User Experience
5 9 (2.93%) PMI
6 8 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.28%) Data Extraction
7 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.28%) Social Media
8 6 (1.95%) Economics
8 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.30%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.30%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.30%) DataPower
9 4 (1.30%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.30%) Life Science
10 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.98%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.42%) Windows
2 25 (8.14%) Linux
3 16 (5.21%) Unix
4 8 (2.61%) Solaris
5 3 (0.98%) Android
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) AIX
6 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.33%) NetWare
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.36%) Project Management
2 34 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.07%) ITIL
3 25 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (6.84%) Mentoring
5 20 (6.51%) CRM
6 19 (6.19%) SDLC
6 19 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (5.86%) Workflow
8 17 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (5.54%) Scrum
9 16 (5.21%) Analytics
9 16 (5.21%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.21%) Release Management
9 16 (5.21%) Validation
10 15 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (4.89%) Security Operations
10 15 (4.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (4.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.17%) JavaScript
2 20 (6.51%) Java
3 19 (6.19%) SQL
4 13 (4.23%) Python
5 11 (3.58%) C#
5 11 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.93%) C
7 8 (2.61%) C++
8 6 (1.95%) Perl
9 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.30%) VBA
10 3 (0.98%) VB
10 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.65%) R
11 2 (0.65%) Ruby
11 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (5.54%) PMI Certification
2 16 (5.21%) CISSP
3 13 (4.23%) ISEB
4 12 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.93%) PMP
7 8 (2.61%) CCSA
7 8 (2.61%) CCSE
7 8 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (2.28%) MCITP
8 7 (2.28%) MCTS
8 7 (2.28%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.63%) HND
11 4 (1.30%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.98%) MBA
12 3 (0.98%) MCSD
13 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.21%) QA
2 9 (2.93%) SLA
3 5 (1.63%) GxP
4 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) GMP
7 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.95%) qmail
2 6 (1.95%) Squid
3 3 (0.98%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.98%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) NFS
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.95%) Cacti
2 6 (1.95%) collectd
2 6 (1.95%) Ganglia
2 6 (1.95%) Graphite
2 6 (1.95%) logstash
2 6 (1.95%) Nagios
2 6 (1.95%) Puppet
2 6 (1.95%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.98%) SCCM
3 3 (0.98%) WSUS
4 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Simpana
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.07%) SAP
3 28 (9.12%) Oracle
4 12 (3.91%) IBM
5 11 (3.58%) Cisco
5 11 (3.58%) Citrix
6 10 (3.26%) VMware
7 9 (2.93%) HP
7 9 (2.93%) Juniper
8 8 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.28%) Splunk
10 6 (1.95%) Sybase
11 5 (1.63%) Huawei
11 5 (1.63%) Nintex
11 5 (1.63%) Sun
12 4 (1.30%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.30%) Remedy
13 3 (0.98%) BT
13 3 (0.98%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.98%) Nokia
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