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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 20 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Degree 180 185 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.84% 7.16% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.28% 28.46% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 31
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £276 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.72 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% -5.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.60%
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
712 650 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.07% 25.15% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 307 184
Average daily rate £388 £395 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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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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 -3 70 £394 -7.35% 27
Slough +15 29 £375 -18.91% 4
Maidenhead +5 11 £299 - 1
Newbury +1 8 £263 +56.71% 8
Bracknell -5 7 £195 -18.75% 17
Windsor - 2 £350 -
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 157 (40.46%) Telecoms
2 115 (29.64%) Computer Science
3 102 (26.29%) Project Management
4 71 (18.30%) ITIL
5 66 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (16.75%) 3G
7 64 (16.49%) Finance
8 61 (15.72%) Internet
9 58 (14.95%) Microsoft
10 55 (14.18%) MS Excel
11 46 (11.86%) SQL
12 43 (11.08%) LTE
13 42 (10.82%) Windows
14 39 (10.05%) Service Management
14 39 (10.05%) MS Office
15 34 (8.76%) Billing
16 33 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (8.25%) 4G
18 31 (7.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 31 (7.99%) Firewall
18 31 (7.99%) JavaScript
19 29 (7.47%) PRINCE2
19 29 (7.47%) Broadband
19 29 (7.47%) Validation
19 29 (7.47%) Marketing
20 28 (7.22%) Cisco
20 28 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (7.22%) HTML
21 27 (6.96%) .NET
21 27 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (5.41%) IIS
2 10 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.55%) Lync
4 6 (1.55%) CMS
5 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.77%) WordPress
6 3 (0.77%) GroupWise
6 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.52%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 55 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.05%) MS Office
3 24 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (5.67%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.35%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.03%) MS Project
7 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.26%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.75%) 3G
2 61 (15.72%) Internet
3 43 (11.08%) LTE
4 32 (8.25%) 4G
5 31 (7.99%) Firewall
6 29 (7.47%) Broadband
7 24 (6.19%) VoLTE
8 23 (5.93%) Radio Access Network
9 21 (5.41%) Network Security
10 19 (4.90%) Wireless
11 17 (4.38%) VPN
12 16 (4.12%) SMS
13 14 (3.61%) 3GPP
13 14 (3.61%) GSM
13 14 (3.61%) DNS
13 14 (3.61%) SSL
13 14 (3.61%) IPsec
13 14 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (3.35%) OSPF
15 12 (3.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) QlikView
6 1 (0.26%) SQLite
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) MS Access
6 1 (0.26%) DTS
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
3 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.52%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) Moq
4 1 (0.26%) MSI
4 1 (0.26%) Ant
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Maven
4 1 (0.26%) Firebug
General
1 157 (40.46%) Telecoms
2 64 (16.49%) Finance
3 34 (8.76%) Billing
4 29 (7.47%) Marketing
5 15 (3.87%) Retail
6 12 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.84%) Legal
8 5 (1.29%) Banking
8 5 (1.29%) Publishing
9 4 (1.03%) Back Office
10 3 (0.77%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 58 (14.95%) Architect
2 42 (10.82%) Solutions Architect
3 38 (9.79%) Developer
4 34 (8.76%) Analyst
5 21 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 20 (5.15%) Test Engineer
6 20 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.87%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.61%) Consultant
10 14 (3.61%) Technical Writer
10 14 (3.61%) Security Engineer
11 13 (3.35%) Field Engineer
11 13 (3.35%) Senior Architect
12 12 (3.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.58%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.58%) Network Security Engineer
13 10 (2.58%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.22%) HTML
2 27 (6.96%) .NET
3 20 (5.15%) CSS
4 16 (4.12%) HTML5
5 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.61%) Hibernate
7 13 (3.35%) jQuery
8 12 (3.09%) WCF
9 11 (2.84%) J2EE
10 10 (2.58%) WPF
10 10 (2.58%) CSS3
11 9 (2.32%) Middleware
11 9 (2.32%) XML
12 8 (2.06%) Web Services
13 7 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (1.55%) WAP
14 6 (1.55%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (1.03%) Spring
15 4 (1.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 115 (29.64%) Computer Science
2 66 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.93%) User Experience
5 21 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.09%) SecurID
7 10 (2.58%) iPad
8 9 (2.32%) GIS
9 8 (2.06%) Replication
10 6 (1.55%) iSeries
10 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.29%) Physics
11 5 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.29%) Informatics
12 4 (1.03%) Clustering
12 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.03%) Social Media
12 4 (1.03%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.77%) Blog
13 3 (0.77%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.82%) Windows
2 20 (5.15%) UNIX
3 16 (4.12%) Linux
4 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.03%) VMS
5 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) zOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.29%) Project Management
2 71 (18.30%) ITIL
3 39 (10.05%) Service Management
4 33 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (7.47%) PRINCE2
5 29 (7.47%) Validation
6 23 (5.93%) Customer Engagement
7 22 (5.67%) MVC
8 20 (5.15%) TOGAF
9 18 (4.64%) OO
10 16 (4.12%) eTOM
10 16 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.87%) E-Commerce
12 14 (3.61%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.61%) Change Management
12 14 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (3.09%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (3.09%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.09%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.86%) SQL
2 31 (7.99%) JavaScript
3 21 (5.41%) C#
4 20 (5.15%) Java
5 13 (3.35%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.35%) Python
6 11 (2.84%) VBScript
6 11 (2.84%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.29%) PHP
8 5 (1.29%) C
9 4 (1.03%) C++
9 4 (1.03%) Perl
9 4 (1.03%) Ruby
10 3 (0.77%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) PHP5
11 1 (0.26%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.93%) CCNP
3 23 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.41%) MCTS
4 21 (5.41%) MCITP
5 19 (4.90%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.38%) CISSP
7 14 (3.61%) CCNA
8 10 (2.58%) MCSE
8 10 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.58%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.32%) PMP
10 7 (1.80%) CCSP
11 6 (1.55%) ACCA
11 6 (1.55%) CIMA
11 6 (1.55%) CCSA
11 6 (1.55%) CCSE
12 5 (1.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.67%) SLA
2 18 (4.64%) QA
3 12 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.03%) COBIT
5 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.26%) CDISC
7 1 (0.26%) BS25999
System Software
1 17 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) OpenView
2 6 (1.55%) Netcool
3 4 (1.03%) WMI
3 4 (1.03%) SCOM
3 4 (1.03%) SCSM
4 3 (0.77%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.77%) MOM
5 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 28 (7.22%) Cisco
4 22 (5.67%) Oracle
5 20 (5.15%) F5
6 18 (4.64%) SAP
6 18 (4.64%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.35%) HP
7 13 (3.35%) Fortinet
8 12 (3.09%) Tufin
8 12 (3.09%) AlgoSec
8 12 (3.09%) Nortel
8 12 (3.09%) Ericsson
9 11 (2.84%) IBM
10 8 (2.06%) Huawei
11 7 (1.80%) CA
12 6 (1.55%) Radware
12 6 (1.55%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.55%) BMC
12 6 (1.55%) Crossbeam
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