The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 40 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 33 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.18% 5.68% 7.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.83% 41.75% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 15
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£356 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £129 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £433 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 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 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.78 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +33.76%
Degree
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.59% 13.61% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.39 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Cambridge -15 22 £356 -8.06% 113
Peterborough +1 3 - - 6
Huntingdon - 2 £600 -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 10 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.00%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (13.33%) C
6 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (11.67%) .NET
7 7 (11.67%) Wireless
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.00%) C++
8 6 (10.00%) SAP
8 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (8.33%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) ISEB
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.67%) QA
10 4 (6.67%) WPF
10 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (6.67%) COBIT

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.33%) Lync
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
1 4 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Wireless
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) MGCP
3 2 (3.33%) H.323
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (3.33%) NGN
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 2 (3.33%) ATM
4 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.67%) ISDN
4 1 (1.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Avionics
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
1 11 (18.33%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Architect
3 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Graduate
4 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) WPF
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) LINQ
4 2 (3.33%) LAMP
4 2 (3.33%) WinForms
4 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) Flash
5 1 (1.67%) ADSI
5 1 (1.67%) COM
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.00%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) PMI
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.33%) Kindle
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.67%) LIMS
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Project Management
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (5.00%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.00%) ERP
8 3 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) C#
2 9 (15.00%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) C
4 6 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) HND
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.00%) SSCP
4 2 (3.33%) CISM
4 2 (3.33%) CCVP
4 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.67%) COBIT
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.67%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (1.67%) BT
6 1 (1.67%) Perforce
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Nokia
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
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