The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 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 Cheshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 64 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 1.59% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 7.50% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 14
Average daily rate - £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.90% -20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
171 160 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.24% 21.16% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 51 71
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £53.11 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Degree
North West

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chester -17 3 - - 7
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 4
Wilmslow - - - -
Winsford - - - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) C
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) WSDL
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.85%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) Informix
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) WSDL
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) XML
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
4 3 (11.54%) Itk
4 3 (11.54%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) JAX-RPC
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) JDBC
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) XSL
6 1 (3.85%) Flash
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.85%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (3.85%) SystemC
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) OOP
3 4 (15.38%) OO
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) MVVM
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
1 2 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) GIAC
2 1 (3.85%) GSEC
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) GPEN
2 1 (3.85%) OSCP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
1 3 (11.54%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Progress
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