The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 21 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.94% 2.22% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.52% 20.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£138 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £440 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.23 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -50.07%
Degree
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.26% 11.11% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 23
Average daily rate £425 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.66 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Poole - 5 £126 - 7
Bournemouth +4 4 £325 -23.52% 7
Dorchester - - - - 2
Weymouth - - - - 3
Wimborne - - - -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (33.33%) UML
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 6 (33.33%) Military
1 6 (33.33%) Validation
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (27.78%) QA
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) TETRA
6 1 (5.56%) Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) Polish Language
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TETRA
2 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Polish Language
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.56%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) RF Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) UML
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 6 (33.33%) Validation
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) VCP5
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Sun
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow