The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.43% 3.44% 4.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.74% 10.59% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £330 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £378 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
195 85 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.45% 32.44% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 104
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 22
Average hourly rate £40.50 £54.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +43.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £29.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £54.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
South West

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester - 13 £388 - 2
Cheltenham -7 2 £325 -8.77% 9
Cirencester - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
4 8 (29.63%) IIS
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (29.63%) QA
5 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) LDAP
7 5 (18.52%) SMTP
7 5 (18.52%) NFS
7 5 (18.52%) SNMP
7 5 (18.52%) NetApp
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby
7 5 (18.52%) Squid
7 5 (18.52%) CentOS
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) qmail

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.41%) SAS
5 2 (7.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) SNMP
3 5 (18.52%) SMTP
3 5 (18.52%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) Frame Relay
5 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Ethereal
5 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.70%) VSAT
5 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) SONET
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 2 (7.41%) Xcelsius
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) RSS
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) CentOS
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
2 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Perl
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) Ruby
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Delphi
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) HND
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) HNC
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-160
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) qmail
2 5 (18.52%) NFS
2 5 (18.52%) Squid
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) AppSense
6 2 (7.41%) Zend
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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