The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Dorset 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 21 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.91% 5.38% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 29.41% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £315 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £275 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £275 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.65% 18.28% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 33
Average daily rate £400 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
Degree
South West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth +1 5 - - 1
Bournemouth -2 4 £315 - 5
Dorchester - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 4
Wimborne - - - - 3
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) MATLAB
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 9 (33.33%) OOP
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) Signal Processing
6 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (22.22%) UML
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
7 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 5 (18.52%) Military
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Marketing
9 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Change Control
10 2 (7.41%) Windows
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Military
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 9 (33.33%) OOP
2 9 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 6 (22.22%) UML
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
4 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) MATLAB
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) VMware
1 1 (3.70%) Sun
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago