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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 29 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Degree 130 177 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.36% 6.93% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.34% 25.80% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £172 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £24.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.18% +44.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +68.75%
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
534 686 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.02% 26.87% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 289 214
Average daily rate £398 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 13
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.83 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.90 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -12 57 £400 +23.07% 57
Bracknell +7 13 £352 -16.19% 8
Slough +2 11 £325 +26.82% 19
Newbury +5 7 £400 +6.66% 12
Maidenhead -3 7 £265 +29.26% 3
Wokingham +4 3 - - 1
Windsor -3 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 152 (45.51%) Telecoms
2 73 (21.86%) Microsoft
3 72 (21.56%) ITIL
4 62 (18.56%) MS Excel
5 58 (17.37%) Computer Science
6 56 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (15.87%) Finance
7 53 (15.87%) Project Management
8 46 (13.77%) Service Management
9 42 (12.57%) MS Office
10 37 (11.08%) Windows
11 35 (10.48%) SAP
11 35 (10.48%) SQL
12 34 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (10.18%) Service Delivery
13 33 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (8.98%) MCITP
15 29 (8.68%) Cisco
16 28 (8.38%) MCTS
17 27 (8.08%) Firewall
17 27 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (8.08%) DNS
18 26 (7.78%) VPN
18 26 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (7.78%) Customer Engagement
19 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2
20 24 (7.19%) Linux
20 24 (7.19%) HTML
21 23 (6.89%) Java

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.79%) IIS
2 10 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.40%) Lync
4 7 (2.10%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.10%) ArcGIS
4 7 (2.10%) GroupWise
5 5 (1.50%) Apache
5 5 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.20%) WordPress
6 4 (1.20%) iPlanet
6 4 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.20%) CMS
7 3 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.60%) SAS
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.60%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 62 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.57%) MS Office
3 33 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.69%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.80%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.50%) MS Project
7 4 (1.20%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.90%) InDesign
9 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.30%) SPSS
9 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.30%) Unica
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) SaaS
2 4 (1.20%) Office 365
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.08%) Firewall
1 27 (8.08%) DNS
2 26 (7.78%) VPN
3 22 (6.59%) 3G
3 22 (6.59%) LTE
4 21 (6.29%) 4G
5 19 (5.69%) Wireless
5 19 (5.69%) Internet
6 18 (5.39%) IPsec
7 17 (5.09%) LAN
8 16 (4.79%) Network Security
9 15 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (4.19%) MPLS
10 14 (4.19%) OSPF
10 14 (4.19%) DHCP
10 14 (4.19%) SSL
11 13 (3.89%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (3.59%) TCP/IP
13 10 (2.99%) RIP
14 9 (2.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.80%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (1.80%) DB2
3 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.60%) Big Data
5 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) OLTP
6 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQLite
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Subversion
2 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.20%) Selenium
4 3 (0.90%) Grunt
4 3 (0.90%) Bower
4 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.90%) JBehave
4 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
General
1 152 (45.51%) Telecoms
2 53 (15.87%) Finance
3 20 (5.99%) Marketing
4 19 (5.69%) Electronics
5 17 (5.09%) Retail
6 14 (4.19%) Legal
7 8 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.10%) Back Office
9 6 (1.80%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.50%) Publishing
10 5 (1.50%) Banking
11 4 (1.20%) Billing
12 3 (0.90%) Law
13 2 (0.60%) German Language
14 1 (0.30%) Advertising
14 1 (0.30%) Front Office
14 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (8.68%) Design Engineer
2 26 (7.78%) Field Engineer
2 26 (7.78%) Architect
2 26 (7.78%) Analyst
3 22 (6.59%) Project Manager
4 19 (5.69%) Developer
5 18 (5.39%) Administrator
5 18 (5.39%) Consultant
6 13 (3.89%) Designer
7 12 (3.59%) Graduate
8 10 (2.99%) Support Engineer
9 9 (2.69%) Junior
10 8 (2.40%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.10%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.10%) Technical Manager
11 7 (2.10%) Technical Project Manager
11 7 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.80%) Service Transition Manager
12 6 (1.80%) Exchange Engineer
12 6 (1.80%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.19%) HTML
2 12 (3.59%) XML
3 10 (2.99%) CSS
4 9 (2.69%) J2EE
4 9 (2.69%) HTML5
5 8 (2.40%) REST
6 7 (2.10%) Web Services
7 6 (1.80%) RESTful
7 6 (1.80%) Sass
7 6 (1.80%) Flash
7 6 (1.80%) .NET
8 5 (1.50%) SOAP
9 4 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.90%) JSON
10 3 (0.90%) JSTL
10 3 (0.90%) WCF
10 3 (0.90%) JSP
10 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.90%) XHTML
10 3 (0.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.37%) Computer Science
2 56 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.19%) User Experience
4 14 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.59%) Clustering
6 11 (3.29%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.69%) PKI
7 9 (2.69%) SecurID
7 9 (2.69%) GIS
8 8 (2.40%) Replication
9 7 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.20%) EPoS
10 4 (1.20%) W3C
11 3 (0.90%) Ergonomics
11 3 (0.90%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.90%) Economics
11 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.08%) Windows
2 24 (7.19%) Linux
3 22 (6.59%) UNIX
4 9 (2.69%) Solaris
5 7 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.20%) zOS
7 4 (1.20%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.56%) ITIL
2 53 (15.87%) Project Management
3 46 (13.77%) Service Management
4 34 (10.18%) Service Delivery
5 27 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.78%) Customer Engagement
7 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.89%) Validation
9 18 (5.39%) Workflow
10 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (5.09%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.49%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.89%) ERP
12 13 (3.89%) CRM
13 12 (3.59%) Migration
13 12 (3.59%) TOGAF
13 12 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (3.59%) Analytics
13 12 (3.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.48%) SQL
2 23 (6.89%) Java
3 18 (5.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.89%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.40%) VBScript
6 7 (2.10%) C#
6 7 (2.10%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.50%) C++
7 5 (1.50%) Python
8 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.90%) Perl
8 3 (0.90%) PHP
8 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.90%) C
9 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 34 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.98%) MCITP
3 28 (8.38%) MCTS
4 26 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.39%) CCNP
6 16 (4.79%) HND
7 15 (4.49%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.19%) SC Cleared
9 13 (3.89%) ISEB
10 12 (3.59%) PMP
10 12 (3.59%) PMI Certification
10 12 (3.59%) MCSE
11 11 (3.29%) CISSP
12 10 (2.99%) CCIE
13 8 (2.40%) CCNA
14 7 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.80%) MCP
15 6 (1.80%) ISTQB
16 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.99%) SLA
1 20 (5.99%) QA
2 12 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) GxP
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
4 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) TrustSec
2 8 (2.40%) SCOM
3 6 (1.80%) SCSM
3 6 (1.80%) WMI
4 4 (1.20%) SCCM
5 3 (0.90%) MOM
5 3 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
6 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.30%) Netcool
7 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 73 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.48%) SAP
3 29 (8.68%) Cisco
4 15 (4.49%) Oracle
4 15 (4.49%) Ericsson
5 14 (4.19%) TOWER Software
6 13 (3.89%) CheckPoint
7 12 (3.59%) HP
7 12 (3.59%) F5
8 10 (2.99%) Huawei
9 9 (2.69%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.69%) VMware
9 9 (2.69%) Juniper
9 9 (2.69%) CA
9 9 (2.69%) AlgoSec
9 9 (2.69%) Tufin
10 8 (2.40%) Lotus
11 7 (2.10%) Amdocs
11 7 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.10%) Mapinfo
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