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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 33 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.01% 5.45% 6.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.71% 27.08% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Average daily rate
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£438 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £310 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.18 £13.36 £9.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.74% +44.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
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
82 96 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.65% 20.13% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 54
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +34.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.36 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.25 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 9 £413 -31.25% 1
Chelmsford -15 5 £425 -5.55% 4
Harlow - 2 £550 - 1
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Billericay - 1 £250 -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (28.57%) Windows
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
3 8 (22.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
4 7 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.57%) Psychology
8 3 (8.57%) Market Research
8 3 (8.57%) User Experience
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) PBX
2 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.86%) PABX
3 1 (2.86%) PSTN
3 1 (2.86%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) ISDN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) H.323
3 1 (2.86%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) QlikView
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Report Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) J2EE
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) XMPP
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) LESS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XHTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Psychology
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
2 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) Market Research
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Security Management
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) XQuery
3 2 (5.71%) XPath
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) Clojure
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) HNC
1 1 (2.86%) HND
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) CCNP
1 1 (2.86%) CCNA
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) CCVP
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Software AG
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) FatWire
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Omniture
4 1 (2.86%) Google