The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 46 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 4.03% 4.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.47% 17.73% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £140 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £32.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 141 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.89% 22.74% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 45
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £161 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Brentwood - 5 £625 -
Harlow -5 1 - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) MCP
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.23%) PBX
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (3.23%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Information Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Product Owner
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Psychology
2 1 (3.23%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) SOA
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) XQuery
3 1 (3.23%) VB6
3 1 (3.23%) XPath
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) MCSD
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) OCP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) SunGard
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Software AG
5 1 (3.23%) Siemens
5 1 (3.23%) Red Gate