The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 22 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 178 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.24% 4.64% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.50% 20.21% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 38
Average daily rate £315 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £17.90 £39.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 99 £315 -13.10% 38
Maidenhead -2 13 £168 -23.86% 8
Newbury +4 10 £400 - 5
Bracknell -4 8 £290 -10.76% 10
Slough -1 7 £275 +6.79% 13
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 120 (37.27%) Telecoms
2 86 (26.71%) ITIL
3 74 (22.98%) MS Excel
4 73 (22.67%) Project Management
5 71 (22.05%) Microsoft
6 63 (19.57%) Windows
6 63 (19.57%) Computer Science
7 52 (16.15%) Service Management
8 43 (13.35%) SQL
9 41 (12.73%) MS Office
9 41 (12.73%) Finance
9 41 (12.73%) Marketing
10 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (9.32%) .NET
12 27 (8.39%) SQL Server
13 25 (7.76%) Cisco
14 24 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (7.14%) 3G
15 23 (7.14%) Active Directory
15 23 (7.14%) UNIX
16 22 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
16 22 (6.83%) Migration
16 22 (6.83%) LTE
17 21 (6.52%) Oracle
17 21 (6.52%) DNS
18 20 (6.21%) Management Information System
18 20 (6.21%) IIS
18 20 (6.21%) HTML
18 20 (6.21%) SharePoint
19 19 (5.90%) SLA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.21%) IIS
1 20 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.66%) Lync
2 15 (4.66%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.11%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.55%) CMS
5 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.93%) Node.js
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.62%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 74 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 41 (12.73%) MS Office
3 22 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.86%) MS Project
4 6 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.24%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.93%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.86%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.14%) 3G
2 22 (6.83%) LTE
3 21 (6.52%) DNS
4 19 (5.90%) Internet
5 11 (3.42%) VoIP
5 11 (3.42%) VPN
5 11 (3.42%) RTP
6 10 (3.11%) 2G
6 10 (3.11%) Firewall
6 10 (3.11%) WAN
6 10 (3.11%) LAN
6 10 (3.11%) PBX
6 10 (3.11%) PSTN
7 6 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.86%) WCDMA
7 6 (1.86%) GSM
7 6 (1.86%) VLAN
8 5 (1.55%) MGW
8 5 (1.55%) HSPA
8 5 (1.55%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.17%) MySQL
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.24%) DB2
7 4 (1.24%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) Big Data
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.93%) Firebird
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.55%) Selenium
3 3 (0.93%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.93%) MSTest
3 3 (0.93%) Subversion
4 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.62%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) QAComplete
5 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) ERwin
5 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 120 (37.27%) Telecoms
2 41 (12.73%) Finance
2 41 (12.73%) Marketing
3 13 (4.04%) Games
4 10 (3.11%) Legal
5 8 (2.48%) Retail
6 7 (2.17%) Publishing
7 5 (1.55%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (1.24%) Billing
8 4 (1.24%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.93%) Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (21.12%) Analyst
2 24 (7.45%) Consultant
3 21 (6.52%) Developer
4 19 (5.90%) Support Engineer
5 18 (5.59%) Architect
5 18 (5.59%) Support Analyst
6 17 (5.28%) Coordinator
7 16 (4.97%) Incident Manager
7 16 (4.97%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.97%) Designer
8 14 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.73%) Graduate
10 10 (3.11%) Junior
11 9 (2.80%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.48%) Service Analyst
12 8 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.48%) Support Consultant
12 8 (2.48%) Administrator
12 8 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.32%) .NET
2 20 (6.21%) HTML
3 13 (4.04%) CSS
4 12 (3.73%) WCF
5 11 (3.42%) XML
6 10 (3.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.80%) jQuery
7 9 (2.80%) Web Services
8 5 (1.55%) HTML5
9 4 (1.24%) SOAP
9 4 (1.24%) XSD
9 4 (1.24%) REST
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.93%) Smarty
10 3 (0.93%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.93%) Kohana
10 3 (0.93%) YUI
10 3 (0.93%) Symfony
10 3 (0.93%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.04%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.04%) Physics
4 10 (3.11%) Replication
5 9 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.17%) PKI
7 7 (2.17%) Statistics
8 6 (1.86%) Economics
8 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.55%) Social Media
9 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.24%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.24%) Xbox
11 3 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.93%) DataPower
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exalytics
11 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.57%) Windows
2 23 (7.14%) UNIX
3 17 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.04%) Linux
6 11 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.86%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.55%) Android
8 5 (1.55%) Solaris
9 4 (1.24%) AIX
9 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.71%) ITIL
2 73 (22.67%) Project Management
3 52 (16.15%) Service Management
4 24 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (6.83%) Migration
6 19 (5.90%) Service Delivery
6 19 (5.90%) Incident Management
7 17 (5.28%) Validation
8 16 (4.97%) Data Analysis
8 16 (4.97%) Problem Management
8 16 (4.97%) Business Analysis
8 16 (4.97%) OO
8 16 (4.97%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.66%) Customer Engagement
9 15 (4.66%) Analytics
10 13 (4.04%) Change Management
10 13 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.04%) ITSM
10 13 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.04%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.35%) SQL
2 18 (5.59%) Java
2 18 (5.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.28%) C#
4 13 (4.04%) C
5 10 (3.11%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.11%) VBA
6 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.17%) Perl
8 6 (1.86%) C++
8 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.86%) VBScript
8 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.93%) PHP
11 2 (0.62%) RPG
11 2 (0.62%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 33 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.59%) MCSE
3 17 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (5.28%) MCTS
4 14 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.73%) MCITP
6 10 (3.11%) MCSD
7 9 (2.80%) CCNA
8 8 (2.48%) HND
9 7 (2.17%) HNC
10 6 (1.86%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.55%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.55%) PMP
12 4 (1.24%) CCIE
12 4 (1.24%) ISEB
13 3 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.90%) SLA
2 12 (3.73%) QA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) GxP
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) BS25999
5 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) KVM
3 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.31%) SRDF
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.86%) Tivoli
1 6 (1.86%) Netcool
1 6 (1.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 6 (1.86%) Netcool/Webtop
1 6 (1.86%) Ionix
2 4 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.93%) WMI
4 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.31%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.76%) Cisco
3 21 (6.52%) Oracle
4 18 (5.59%) Remedy
5 17 (5.28%) SAP
6 14 (4.35%) IBM
7 8 (2.48%) Nokia
7 8 (2.48%) EMC
7 8 (2.48%) Nortel
7 8 (2.48%) Huawei
8 7 (2.17%) VMware
8 7 (2.17%) Lotus
9 6 (1.86%) Avaya
9 6 (1.86%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.86%) Citrix
10 5 (1.55%) Siemens
11 4 (1.24%) BMC
11 4 (1.24%) Ericsson
11 4 (1.24%) Alias
12 3 (0.93%) MobileIron
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Premier Group
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago