The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 60 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 2.81% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 25.71% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £580 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Degree
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 140 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 10.94% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £148 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) Linux
5 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
6 10 (16.39%) VMware
6 10 (16.39%) Internet
7 8 (13.11%) Windows
7 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (13.11%) Information Security
8 7 (11.48%) Retail
8 7 (11.48%) Credit Risk
8 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (11.48%) SAS
8 7 (11.48%) Cisco
9 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.84%) UNIX
9 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) Web Services
9 6 (9.84%) HTML
9 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.84%) CISSP
9 6 (9.84%) Intranet
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) CISM
9 6 (9.84%) SDLC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (11.48%) SAS
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Internet
2 6 (9.84%) Intranet
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.28%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) WLAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Ant
2 3 (4.92%) JUnit
2 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.92%) Hudson
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Information Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.28%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (3.28%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) HTML
1 6 (9.84%) CSS
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) XML
2 5 (8.20%) jQuery
2 5 (8.20%) HTML5
2 5 (8.20%) CSS3
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) .NET
4 3 (4.92%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) DOM
4 3 (4.92%) JAXB
4 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.28%) YUI
6 1 (1.64%) XSD
6 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.48%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) GIS
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.64%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.64%) Economics
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
2 8 (13.11%) Information Security
3 6 (9.84%) TDD
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
3 6 (9.84%) Cyber Security
3 6 (9.84%) SDLC
4 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.56%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
5 4 (6.56%) OO
5 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.56%) Web Development
5 4 (6.56%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.56%) Time Management
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.20%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
6 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) CISSP
1 6 (9.84%) CISM
1 6 (9.84%) CISMP
2 5 (8.20%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.28%) OCP
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PhD
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) Samba
4 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Sun
5 3 (4.92%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) CommVault
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.28%) ESRI
6 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) Telerik
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago