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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 49 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.94% 2.45% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.96% 11.08% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +58.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £24.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £122.20 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.87% -21.66%
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
307 352 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.41% 22.14% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 181 116
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.40 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Derbyshire +21 13 £400 +21.21% 4
Leicestershire +14 13 £308 +284.37% 10
Nottinghamshire +10 12 £425 +6.25% 11
Northamptonshire -20 8 £375 -16.66% 14
Lincolnshire +10 1 - - 9
Rutland - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.47%) Project Management
3 22 (22.45%) SQL
4 20 (20.41%) Finance
5 19 (19.39%) ITIL
6 18 (18.37%) HP
6 18 (18.37%) Windows
7 17 (17.35%) VMware
7 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
9 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
9 15 (15.31%) Oracle
9 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
10 14 (14.29%) MS Office
10 14 (14.29%) UNIX
10 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
11 13 (13.27%) .NET
12 12 (12.24%) HTML
12 12 (12.24%) Java
13 11 (11.22%) Linux
13 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
13 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (11.22%) Firewall
13 11 (11.22%) Change Control
14 10 (10.20%) Wireless
14 10 (10.20%) Cisco
14 10 (10.20%) Red Hat

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.06%) CICS
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.04%) Lync
5 1 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.29%) MS Office
3 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (1.02%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) Firewall
2 10 (10.20%) Wireless
3 8 (8.16%) Nortel Contivity
3 8 (8.16%) SAN
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (8.16%) NAS
4 6 (6.12%) Internet
5 5 (5.10%) Intranet
6 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.06%) Network Security
8 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.04%) VoIP
8 2 (2.04%) WAN
8 2 (2.04%) Modbus
9 1 (1.02%) PABX
9 1 (1.02%) SCCP
9 1 (1.02%) DPNSS
9 1 (1.02%) MPLS
9 1 (1.02%) CTI
9 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) DB2
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.06%) RequisitePro
1 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.06%) Maven
2 2 (2.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.04%) JUnit
2 2 (2.04%) Selenium
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.02%) RSpec
3 1 (1.02%) jMock
3 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Developer
2 14 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (8.16%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
7 4 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) .NET
2 12 (12.24%) HTML
3 9 (9.18%) CSS
4 8 (8.16%) jQuery
5 7 (7.14%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) Ajax
6 5 (5.10%) J2EE
6 5 (5.10%) JSP
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.08%) SVG
7 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (3.06%) WCF
9 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.04%) Spring
9 2 (2.04%) Servlets
9 2 (2.04%) Struts
9 2 (2.04%) XML
9 2 (2.04%) SAML
9 2 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Psychology
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.04%) Informatics
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 14 (14.29%) UNIX
3 11 (11.22%) Linux
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.10%) Solaris
6 3 (3.06%) SUSE
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Project Management
2 19 (19.39%) ITIL
3 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.22%) Change Control
5 9 (9.18%) UML
5 9 (9.18%) OO
5 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (8.16%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.10%) OOP
9 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.10%) Validation
9 5 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.08%) Information Security
10 4 (4.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) SQL
2 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.24%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) C#
5 9 (9.18%) C
6 7 (7.14%) C++
7 5 (5.10%) PHP
8 3 (3.06%) Python
9 2 (2.04%) XAML
10 1 (1.02%) Groovy
10 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.02%) LotusScript
10 1 (1.02%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (9.18%) CCIE
1 9 (9.18%) CCNP
2 8 (8.16%) CCNA
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) ISEB
4 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.06%) CISSP
6 2 (2.04%) MCP
6 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.04%) APMP
7 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.02%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.06%) TickIT
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.02%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.16%) ProxySG
3 8 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.37%) HP
3 17 (17.35%) VMware
4 15 (15.31%) Oracle
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.16%) Blue Coat
7 8 (8.16%) Nortel
8 4 (4.08%) IBM
9 3 (3.06%) TSYS
10 2 (2.04%) Siemens
10 2 (2.04%) Sun
11 1 (1.02%) Infor
11 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.02%) EMC
11 1 (1.02%) Avaya
11 1 (1.02%) Lotus
11 1 (1.02%) SAP
11 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
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