The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.76% 8.60% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 25.00% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £135 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £466 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.57% 34.41% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 28
Average daily rate £400 £325 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £118 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £474 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) MS Project
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
7 2 (20.00%) Taxonomies
7 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (20.00%) Network Support
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Capability Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSM
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP