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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 45 15 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 95 187 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.83% 7.48% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.70% 26.34% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 69 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £19.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +40.00%
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
508 710 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.49% 28.41% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 299 243
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £213
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 34 6 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -17 38 £400 +21.95% 45
Bracknell +7 14 £410 +9.45% 13
Slough -5 8 £443 +32.08% 2
Maidenhead -7 8 £320 +45.45% 3
Newbury +1 4 - - 4
Wokingham +3 3 - - 2
Windsor +2 1 - - 2
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 139 (46.64%) Telecoms
2 66 (22.15%) Microsoft
3 58 (19.46%) MS Excel
4 56 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (18.46%) ITIL
6 52 (17.45%) Project Management
7 47 (15.77%) Finance
8 44 (14.77%) Computer Science
9 39 (13.09%) Service Management
10 38 (12.75%) MS Office
11 37 (12.42%) MS PowerPoint
12 35 (11.74%) Service Delivery
13 29 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.40%) SAP
14 28 (9.40%) SQL
14 28 (9.40%) Windows
15 27 (9.06%) PRINCE2
16 26 (8.72%) Linux
17 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (8.05%) UNIX
18 24 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (7.72%) DNS
20 21 (7.05%) Firewall
20 21 (7.05%) HTML
20 21 (7.05%) MCITP
21 20 (6.71%) Java
21 20 (6.71%) 3G
21 20 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
22 19 (6.38%) VPN
22 19 (6.38%) Cisco

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (3.36%) IIS
2 9 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.35%) ArcGIS
4 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.01%) Lync
5 5 (1.68%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.68%) GroupWise
6 4 (1.34%) CMS
6 4 (1.34%) Apache
6 4 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.01%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.01%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.67%) SAS
8 2 (0.67%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) Liferay
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.75%) MS Office
3 37 (12.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.01%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.34%) MS Project
7 4 (1.34%) AutoCAD
8 3 (1.01%) InDesign
9 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.34%) SPSS
10 1 (0.34%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.34%) Unica
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.67%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.72%) DNS
2 21 (7.05%) Firewall
3 20 (6.71%) 3G
4 19 (6.38%) VPN
4 19 (6.38%) 4G
4 19 (6.38%) LTE
5 14 (4.70%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.36%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (4.03%) Internet
8 11 (3.69%) LAN
9 10 (3.36%) ATM
9 10 (3.36%) Wireless
9 10 (3.36%) IPsec
10 9 (3.02%) SAN
11 8 (2.68%) Broadband
11 8 (2.68%) Network Security
12 7 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.35%) MPLS
12 7 (2.35%) 3GPP
12 7 (2.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.01%) DB2
1 6 (2.01%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) OLTP
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (2.01%) Subversion
2 4 (1.34%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.34%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.34%) Selenium
2 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) JBehave
3 3 (1.01%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.01%) Grunt
3 3 (1.01%) Bower
4 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.34%) Gradle
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) JMeter
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
General
1 139 (46.64%) Telecoms
2 47 (15.77%) Finance
3 19 (6.38%) Electronics
4 18 (6.04%) Marketing
5 14 (4.70%) Retail
6 12 (4.03%) Legal
7 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.01%) Back Office
7 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.01%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.68%) Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Publishing
10 3 (1.01%) Law
10 3 (1.01%) German Language
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.67%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (8.05%) Project Manager
1 24 (8.05%) Analyst
2 23 (7.72%) Design Engineer
3 22 (7.38%) Architect
4 18 (6.04%) Consultant
5 16 (5.37%) Field Engineer
6 15 (5.03%) Developer
7 13 (4.36%) Designer
8 12 (4.03%) Administrator
9 9 (3.02%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.68%) Graduate
11 7 (2.35%) Technical Project Manager
11 7 (2.35%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.35%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.35%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.01%) Data Manager
12 6 (2.01%) Transition Manager
12 6 (2.01%) Junior
12 6 (2.01%) Service Transition Manager
13 5 (1.68%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.05%) HTML
2 9 (3.02%) XML
3 8 (2.68%) CSS
4 7 (2.35%) J2EE
4 7 (2.35%) REST
5 6 (2.01%) HTML5
5 6 (2.01%) Flash
6 5 (1.68%) SOAP
6 5 (1.68%) Web Services
6 5 (1.68%) RESTful
7 4 (1.34%) Sass
8 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.01%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.01%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.01%) JSTL
8 3 (1.01%) JSP
8 3 (1.01%) .NET
8 3 (1.01%) XHTML
8 3 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (14.77%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.70%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.70%) User Experience
4 9 (3.02%) Private Cloud
4 9 (3.02%) Clustering
5 8 (2.68%) GIS
6 7 (2.35%) Replication
6 7 (2.35%) PKI
6 7 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.34%) W3C
7 4 (1.34%) EPoS
8 3 (1.01%) Economics
8 3 (1.01%) Ergonomics
8 3 (1.01%) Human Factors
8 3 (1.01%) Social Media
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 26 (8.72%) Linux
3 24 (8.05%) UNIX
4 11 (3.69%) Solaris
5 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.01%) zOS
9 3 (1.01%) AIX
10 2 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.46%) ITIL
2 52 (17.45%) Project Management
3 39 (13.09%) Service Management
4 35 (11.74%) Service Delivery
5 29 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (9.06%) PRINCE2
7 24 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.04%) Workflow
9 17 (5.70%) Customer Engagement
10 15 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.03%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.70%) Validation
12 13 (4.36%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.03%) ERP
13 12 (4.03%) Migration
13 12 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.03%) Line Management
14 11 (3.69%) Analytics
15 10 (3.36%) CRM
16 9 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.40%) SQL
2 20 (6.71%) Java
3 16 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.35%) MATLAB
5 7 (2.35%) VBScript
6 4 (1.34%) Python
6 4 (1.34%) C++
7 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.01%) C#
8 2 (0.67%) C
8 2 (0.67%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.67%) Ruby
8 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.34%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.05%) MCITP
3 20 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (6.04%) MCTS
5 15 (5.03%) HND
6 13 (4.36%) ISEB
6 13 (4.36%) PMP
6 13 (4.36%) PMI Certification
7 12 (4.03%) CCNP
8 10 (3.36%) MCSE
9 9 (3.02%) CCNA
9 9 (3.02%) CCIE
10 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (2.01%) MCP
11 6 (2.01%) Sun Certification
11 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.01%) SCSA
12 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) SLA
2 16 (5.37%) QA
3 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) GxP
4 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.34%) GAMP
System Software
1 18 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.34%) vSphere
4 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.67%) Firmware
5 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.35%) SCOM
2 5 (1.68%) SCCM
3 3 (1.01%) SCSM
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.01%) HP SIM
3 3 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.01%) WMI
3 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.67%) WSUS
4 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.67%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.34%) MOM
5 1 (0.34%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.40%) SAP
3 19 (6.38%) Cisco
4 15 (5.03%) HP
5 14 (4.70%) TOWER Software
6 13 (4.36%) Ericsson
6 13 (4.36%) VMware
7 10 (3.36%) Huawei
7 10 (3.36%) Oracle
8 8 (2.68%) Juniper
9 7 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.35%) Mapinfo
9 7 (2.35%) Amdocs
10 6 (2.01%) Remedy
10 6 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.01%) Veritas
10 6 (2.01%) Nokia
10 6 (2.01%) IBM
10 6 (2.01%) Adobe
10 6 (2.01%) Sun
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