The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.57% 1.99% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 9.14% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 4
Average daily rate
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£376 £345 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £289 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £389 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £28.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.60% +71.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 197 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.63% 21.77% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 49
Average daily rate £328 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.04 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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
Warrington +3 12 £500 +34.22% 11
Chester +16 7 £310 +12.72% 8
Knutsford +8 5 £426 - 2
Wilmslow -1 2 £350 - 2
Macclesfield - 2 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Lymm - - - -
Crewe - - - - 3
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) J2EE
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle
5 10 (17.86%) XML
5 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Subversion
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
7 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.29%) UNIX
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) PMP
7 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 7 (12.50%) Windows
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
8 7 (12.50%) JDBC
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
9 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.71%) Information Security
9 6 (10.71%) Ruby

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) JBoss
1 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) iPlanet
3 2 (3.57%) CICS
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) SPSS
2 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Heroku
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) 4G
2 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.36%) 3G
3 3 (5.36%) 2G
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) ATM
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) IPv4
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.14%) JasperReports
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) DTS
4 1 (1.79%) Informix
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Introscope
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Advertising
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (3.57%) IT Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.79%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) HTML
2 10 (17.86%) J2EE
2 10 (17.86%) XML
3 9 (16.07%) HTML5
4 7 (12.50%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) JDBC
5 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) JSF
5 6 (10.71%) Java EE
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) JSP
6 5 (8.93%) .NET
6 5 (8.93%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.36%) WSDL
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.36%) XSLT
7 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.57%) Physics
5 2 (3.57%) Chemistry
5 2 (3.57%) Biology
5 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
6 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2
2 12 (21.43%) Project Management
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Business Development
8 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.14%) UML
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) OO
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Ruby
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) R
7 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) AWK
8 1 (1.79%) Jython
8 1 (1.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) PMP
1 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) PhD
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CISM
7 1 (1.79%) ISEB
7 1 (1.79%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.79%) GxP
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.79%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) Samba
2 1 (1.79%) GPFS
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Nagios
2 3 (5.36%) yum
3 2 (3.57%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.79%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) Opsview
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
3 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.93%) Nokia
4 5 (8.93%) Juniper
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) McAfee
4 5 (8.93%) TippingPoint
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.93%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (8.93%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) BT
6 2 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) Compuware
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