The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Croydon 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.41% 8.89% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 24.24% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £229 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £478 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.10% 36.67% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 24
Average daily rate £400 £403 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £142 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
London

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 22 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) DMZ
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Maximo
6 2 (22.22%) Open Text
6 2 (22.22%) LiveLink
6 2 (22.22%) Information Management
6 2 (22.22%) Document Management
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) LiveLink
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) ProjectWise
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Taxonomies
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSM
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Open Text
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle