The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 54 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.42% 3.42% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.43% 21.34% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 14
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£403 £344 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £36.25 £16.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.56% -58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £14.40 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.20 £96.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+120.33% -50.83%
Degree
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
293 253 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.56% 16.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 129 113
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 38
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £13.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Nottinghamshire +10 25 £425 +21.42% 20
Leicestershire +6 12 £225 -25.00% 18
Derbyshire +4 8 £403 +17.73% 9
Northamptonshire -6 5 £280 -37.77% 18
Lincolnshire +3 1 - - 7
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) Oracle
2 23 (25.00%) Finance
3 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 20 (21.74%) SQL
5 17 (18.48%) Java
5 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
6 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 16 (17.39%) HP
7 15 (16.30%) Windows
7 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.22%) VMware
9 13 (14.13%) MS Office
9 13 (14.13%) ITIL
9 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.96%) Project Management
11 11 (11.96%) J2EE
11 11 (11.96%) Linux
11 11 (11.96%) UNIX
11 11 (11.96%) Firewall
11 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.96%) Wireless
11 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (11.96%) Change Control
12 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
12 10 (10.87%) Web Services
12 10 (10.87%) .NET
12 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
13 9 (9.78%) Cisco

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) CICS
3 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) Site Server
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS Office
3 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.43%) MS Project
6 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.09%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Firewall
1 11 (11.96%) Wireless
2 9 (9.78%) NAS
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (8.70%) Nortel Contivity
3 8 (8.70%) SAN
4 5 (5.43%) Internet
5 4 (4.35%) Intranet
6 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.26%) DHCP
7 2 (2.17%) Modbus
7 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.17%) LAN
7 2 (2.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.09%) VoIP
8 1 (1.09%) WLAN
8 1 (1.09%) FTP
8 1 (1.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.26%) DB2
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JUnit
1 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) Toad
4 1 (1.09%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.26%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.26%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Information Risk Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) J2EE
2 10 (10.87%) Web Services
2 10 (10.87%) .NET
3 8 (8.70%) JSP
4 7 (7.61%) Spring
4 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.43%) Servlets
5 5 (5.43%) Struts
5 5 (5.43%) HTML
6 4 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.35%) XML
7 3 (3.26%) EJB
7 3 (3.26%) CSS
7 3 (3.26%) Java SE
7 3 (3.26%) WCF
8 2 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.17%) jQuery
8 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.09%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Economics
7 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) SCADA
7 1 (1.09%) Informatics
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) UNIX
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.35%) Solaris
5 3 (3.26%) SUSE
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.96%) Project Management
4 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.96%) Change Control
5 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.70%) Change Management
6 7 (7.61%) UML
6 7 (7.61%) OO
6 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 17 (18.48%) Java
3 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.70%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) C
5 6 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) Python
7 2 (2.17%) XAML
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) Delphi
8 1 (1.09%) LotusScript
8 1 (1.09%) Formula Language
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (8.70%) CCIE
1 8 (8.70%) CCNP
1 8 (8.70%) CCNA
2 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) CISSP
3 5 (5.43%) ISEB
3 5 (5.43%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) CISA
4 3 (3.26%) CISM
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CRISC
5 2 (2.17%) QiCA
5 2 (2.17%) MBA
5 2 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.26%) TickIT
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) CDISC
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) Oracle
3 16 (17.39%) HP
4 14 (15.22%) VMware
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco
5 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 8 (8.70%) Nortel
7 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.43%) Sun
8 2 (2.17%) Siemens
8 2 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
9 1 (1.09%) SunGard
9 1 (1.09%) Lotus
9 1 (1.09%) Avaya
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (1.09%) SAP
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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