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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 127 170 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.16% 5.62% 5.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.65% 31.08% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 97 48
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £32.70 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
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
537 547 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.58% 18.07% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 283 205
Average daily rate £363 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £188
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 71 34 41
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.63 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -1 42 £338 +22.72% 48
Cambridgeshire -10 38 £344 -9.83% 122
Essex -7 21 £425 -1.16% 37
Norfolk +6 11 £181 -59.26% 2
Bedfordshire -8 8 £300 -20.00% 11
Suffolk -12 7 £450 +5.88% 16
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 55 (23.91%) Windows
3 46 (20.00%) SQL
4 45 (19.57%) Finance
5 44 (19.13%) Computer Science
6 40 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (16.96%) Project Management
8 34 (14.78%) Active Directory
9 30 (13.04%) Java
10 29 (12.61%) ITIL
11 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 28 (12.17%) VMware
11 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (11.74%) C#
13 24 (10.43%) SQL Server
13 24 (10.43%) MS Office
13 24 (10.43%) PRINCE2
13 24 (10.43%) Linux
13 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (10.00%) .NET
15 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
16 20 (8.70%) Software Engineering
17 19 (8.26%) Migration
17 19 (8.26%) C++
18 18 (7.83%) JavaScript
18 18 (7.83%) XML
18 18 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (7.83%) Cisco
18 18 (7.83%) Change Management
18 18 (7.83%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.04%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.17%) WorkSite
5 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.17%) Lync
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.74%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.87%) Kinematics
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.87%) Drupal
8 2 (0.87%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) Node.js
8 2 (0.87%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.74%) MS Project
4 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.87%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.87%) Simulink
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.87%) Agresso
3 2 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) assyst
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.09%) WAN
1 14 (6.09%) SAN
2 12 (5.22%) Firewall
2 12 (5.22%) LAN
3 11 (4.78%) Wireless
4 9 (3.91%) VPN
5 8 (3.48%) MPLS
6 7 (3.04%) DNS
6 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.04%) VoIP
6 7 (3.04%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.17%) DHCP
8 5 (2.17%) Internet
9 4 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.74%) Network Security
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.30%) 4G
10 3 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.17%) Big Data
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.30%) DB2
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) MySQL
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) QlikView
8 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.43%) DataStage
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.17%) Subversion
4 4 (1.74%) JIRA
4 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.30%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.30%) GCC
6 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.87%) JUnit
6 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.87%) Xcode
6 2 (0.87%) NUnit
6 2 (0.87%) Selenium
6 2 (0.87%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) MSTest
7 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 45 (19.57%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.22%) Retail
4 10 (4.35%) Legal
5 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.17%) Banking
5 5 (2.17%) French Language
6 4 (1.74%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Avionics
7 3 (1.30%) German Language
7 3 (1.30%) Electronics
7 3 (1.30%) Publishing
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.87%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (20.87%) Analyst
2 35 (15.22%) Developer
3 22 (9.57%) Architect
4 21 (9.13%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.09%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.48%) Consultant
8 7 (3.04%) Support Specialist
8 7 (3.04%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.61%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.61%) Security Analyst
9 6 (2.61%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.61%) C# Developer
9 6 (2.61%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.17%) Graduate
10 5 (2.17%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.17%) Programmer
10 5 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.00%) .NET
2 18 (7.83%) XML
3 16 (6.96%) HTML
4 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.78%) CSS
5 11 (4.78%) Web Services
6 8 (3.48%) J2EE
6 8 (3.48%) jQuery
6 8 (3.48%) WCF
7 7 (3.04%) SOAP
8 5 (2.17%) WPF
8 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.74%) HTML5
9 4 (1.74%) CSS3
9 4 (1.74%) LAMP
9 4 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.30%) WinForms
10 3 (1.30%) LINQ
10 3 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.13%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.35%) User Experience
5 6 (2.61%) Kindle
5 6 (2.61%) Psychology
6 5 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.17%) PMI
6 5 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.17%) iPad
7 4 (1.74%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.74%) Celerra
7 4 (1.74%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.30%) VHDL
8 3 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.91%) Windows
2 24 (10.43%) Linux
3 14 (6.09%) UNIX
4 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.91%) Android
7 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.74%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.74%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.87%) zOS
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
12 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.96%) Project Management
3 29 (12.61%) ITIL
4 24 (10.43%) PRINCE2
5 20 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 19 (8.26%) Migration
7 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.83%) Change Management
8 17 (7.39%) CRM
9 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.09%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.22%) Scrum
11 11 (4.78%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.78%) OO
11 11 (4.78%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.35%) Process Management
12 10 (4.35%) MVC
12 10 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.00%) SQL
2 30 (13.04%) Java
3 27 (11.74%) C#
4 19 (8.26%) C++
5 18 (7.83%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.96%) C
7 7 (3.04%) MATLAB
7 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.61%) Python
9 5 (2.17%) Perl
10 4 (1.74%) VB
10 4 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.30%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.87%) REXX
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.87%) JCL
12 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.78%) ISEB
3 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.04%) MCSE
5 7 (3.04%) CCNA
6 6 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.17%) HND
8 4 (1.74%) CCNP
8 4 (1.74%) CISSP
9 3 (1.30%) SSCP
9 3 (1.30%) MCP
9 3 (1.30%) MCSD
9 3 (1.30%) CCVP
10 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.74%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 34 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.04%) XenServer
5 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.17%) vSphere
7 4 (1.74%) Xen
8 2 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.87%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.43%) NDS
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) SCCM
2 5 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
4 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) RANCID
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 63 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.17%) VMware
3 18 (7.83%) Cisco
4 13 (5.65%) IBM
4 13 (5.65%) HP
4 13 (5.65%) Citrix
5 12 (5.22%) Oracle
6 10 (4.35%) SAP
7 7 (3.04%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.17%) Symantec
8 5 (2.17%) EMC
8 5 (2.17%) Adobe
9 4 (1.74%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.30%) McAfee
10 3 (1.30%) Juniper
10 3 (1.30%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.87%) BT
11 2 (0.87%) Metastorm
11 2 (0.87%) Perforce
11 2 (0.87%) Google
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