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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.56% 3.48% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 11.76% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £625 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.89%
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
70 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 48.61% 29.57% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 22
Average daily rate £470 £387 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 November 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 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) BCP
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Document Management
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Capability Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Psychology
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) BCP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Market Research
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) CBAP
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos