The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 49 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 112 151 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.73% 5.20% 5.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.40% 30.44% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 93 50
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £229 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.40 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.78 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +33.76%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
549 496 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.29% 17.09% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 261 203
Average daily rate £363 £353 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 29 47
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £43.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +3 45 £313 +13.63% 60
Cambridgeshire -12 33 £356 -5.00% 125
Essex -18 15 £450 +8.43% 28
Norfolk +7 10 £175 -65.00% 2
Bedfordshire -11 6 £300 -22.58% 22
Suffolk -7 3 £513 +20.58% 13
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 55 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (23.15%) Finance
3 46 (21.30%) Windows
4 44 (20.37%) SQL
5 39 (18.06%) Computer Science
6 36 (16.67%) Project Management
7 31 (14.35%) Active Directory
8 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (12.50%) Java
9 27 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 27 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 23 (10.65%) ITIL
11 23 (10.65%) MS Excel
11 23 (10.65%) VMware
12 22 (10.19%) C#
13 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
13 21 (9.72%) Change Management
14 20 (9.26%) MS Office
14 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
15 19 (8.80%) JavaScript
15 19 (8.80%) .NET
15 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
15 19 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (7.87%) HTML
18 16 (7.41%) XML
18 16 (7.41%) Linux
18 16 (7.41%) Cisco

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.85%) WorkSite
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.85%) Lync
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.39%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Node.js
7 2 (0.93%) Drupal
7 2 (0.93%) CICS
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.46%) Moodle
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.31%) MS Project
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Agresso
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.46%) assyst
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Office 365
2 4 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) SAN
2 12 (5.56%) WAN
3 11 (5.09%) LAN
3 11 (5.09%) Firewall
4 10 (4.63%) Wireless
5 8 (3.70%) VPN
6 7 (3.24%) IP Telephony
6 7 (3.24%) MPLS
7 6 (2.78%) Internet
7 6 (2.78%) VoIP
7 6 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.31%) DNS
8 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.85%) DHCP
9 4 (1.85%) Network Security
10 3 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.39%) 2G
10 3 (1.39%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (1.39%) 4G
10 3 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.31%) MySQL
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.85%) Big Data
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.93%) OLAP
8 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.93%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.46%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.85%) JUnit
2 4 (1.85%) Xcode
2 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.39%) GCC
3 3 (1.39%) Subversion
3 3 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.46%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 50 (23.15%) Finance
2 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.02%) Retail
4 10 (4.63%) Legal
5 9 (4.17%) Banking
6 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.85%) Electronics
9 3 (1.39%) French Language
9 3 (1.39%) Avionics
10 2 (0.93%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Local Government
10 2 (0.93%) Marketing
10 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (18.06%) Analyst
2 35 (16.20%) Developer
3 23 (10.65%) Architect
3 23 (10.65%) Project Manager
4 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 11 (5.09%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.17%) Consultant
7 7 (3.24%) Support Specialist
8 6 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 6 (2.78%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.31%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.31%) Graduate
9 5 (2.31%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.31%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.31%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.31%) IT Support
9 5 (2.31%) Designer
10 4 (1.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.80%) .NET
2 17 (7.87%) HTML
3 16 (7.41%) XML
4 10 (4.63%) J2EE
4 10 (4.63%) CSS
5 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.17%) Web Services
6 6 (2.78%) SOAP
6 6 (2.78%) LAMP
6 6 (2.78%) jQuery
7 5 (2.31%) WCF
7 5 (2.31%) WPF
7 5 (2.31%) CSS3
7 5 (2.31%) HTML5
8 4 (1.85%) iOS SDK
8 4 (1.85%) Worklight
8 4 (1.85%) PhoneGap
8 4 (1.85%) Android SDK
9 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.09%) User Experience
5 8 (3.70%) PMI
6 7 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.24%) iPad
7 6 (2.78%) Kindle
8 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.31%) Psychology
9 4 (1.85%) Celerra
9 4 (1.85%) Statistics
9 4 (1.85%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.85%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.85%) iPhone
10 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.30%) Windows
2 16 (7.41%) Linux
3 11 (5.09%) Android
4 10 (4.63%) UNIX
4 10 (4.63%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.85%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.93%) zOS
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.46%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.67%) Project Management
2 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 23 (10.65%) ITIL
5 21 (9.72%) Change Management
6 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.41%) Migration
8 16 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.94%) CRM
10 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.02%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.56%) OO
12 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (5.09%) UML
14 9 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.17%) Project Planning
14 9 (4.17%) Information Security
14 9 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.37%) SQL
2 27 (12.50%) Java
3 22 (10.19%) C#
4 19 (8.80%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.94%) C++
5 15 (6.94%) C
6 5 (2.31%) Python
6 5 (2.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.31%) Perl
6 5 (2.31%) MATLAB
6 5 (2.31%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.39%) Assembly Language
7 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 2 (0.93%) XQuery
8 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.63%) ISEB
1 10 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.24%) CCNA
3 7 (3.24%) MCSE
4 5 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.85%) CISSP
5 4 (1.85%) HND
5 4 (1.85%) CCNP
5 4 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.39%) SSCP
6 3 (1.39%) MCP
6 3 (1.39%) MCSD
6 3 (1.39%) CCVP
7 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) QA
2 12 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.17%) SLA
4 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.85%) COBIT
6 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.93%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 31 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.78%) XenServer
5 4 (1.85%) vSphere
5 4 (1.85%) Xen
6 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.93%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.46%) NDS
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) SCCM
2 4 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.93%) SCOM
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) RANCID
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 55 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.65%) VMware
3 16 (7.41%) Cisco
4 15 (6.94%) Oracle
5 14 (6.48%) IBM
6 13 (6.02%) HP
6 13 (6.02%) SAP
7 11 (5.09%) Citrix
8 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.31%) EMC
10 4 (1.85%) Juniper
10 4 (1.85%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.85%) Symantec
11 3 (1.39%) McAfee
11 3 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.39%) Adobe
12 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.93%) Apple
12 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.93%) BT
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