The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 38 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.31% 7.80% 8.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.99% 45.71% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £46.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +40.00%
Degree
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.87% 17.07% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 25
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +97.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £20.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £47.50 £38.85
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.00%) SAP
6 6 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) C++
7 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) QA
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) ISEB
8 4 (10.00%) C
9 3 (7.50%) C#
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.50%) PMI
9 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (7.50%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) DNS
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (5.00%) Lync
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) ATM
4 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.50%) ISDN
4 1 (2.50%) Frame Relay
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) NGN
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Avionics
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Graduate
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Graduate
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (2.50%) IT Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) STL
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) ADSI
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
2 1 (2.50%) WPF
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ
2 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.50%) Catalyst
2 1 (2.50%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) PMI
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Kindle
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) LIMS
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.00%) ITSM
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) SSCP
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Google