The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 29 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 41 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.22% 5.48% 4.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.70% 30.83% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £230 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £423 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 120 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.12% 17.78% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 49
Average daily rate £425 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.25 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Rickmansworth +12 9 - -
Stevenage -6 7 £288 +9.52% 3
Watford -12 6 £350 +40.00% 9
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - - 1
Potters Bar - 3 - - 1
Royston - 3 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 £336 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) Windows
3 17 (21.79%) MS Office
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 14 (17.95%) Java
5 14 (17.95%) Project Management
6 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL
7 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
7 11 (14.10%) Finance
7 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.82%) VMware
8 10 (12.82%) C++
8 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (11.54%) .NET
9 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.54%) Linux
9 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
9 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 8 (10.26%) HP
10 8 (10.26%) ISO 9001
10 8 (10.26%) C#
11 7 (8.97%) C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.56%) Lync
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) Kinematics
3 2 (2.56%) LiveLink
3 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Office
2 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Simulink
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.56%) Doxygen
4 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Agresso
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) LAN
1 7 (8.97%) WAN
1 7 (8.97%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) VPN
2 6 (7.69%) SAN
2 6 (7.69%) MPLS
3 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.85%) Wireless
4 3 (3.85%) 2G
4 3 (3.85%) 4G
4 3 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.85%) 3G
4 3 (3.85%) SNMP
5 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.56%) Broadband
5 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) Network Security
5 2 (2.56%) WLAN
5 2 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) DataStage
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.85%) GCC
4 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) French Language
5 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.85%) Electronics
6 3 (3.85%) German Language
7 2 (2.56%) Avionics
7 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.56%) Publishing
8 1 (1.28%) Local Government
8 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Support Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Architect
6 5 (6.41%) IT Support
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (3.85%) IT Support Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) jQuery
5 5 (6.41%) J2EE
6 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 4 (5.13%) LAMP
6 4 (5.13%) HTML5
6 4 (5.13%) CSS3
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.85%) Sass
7 3 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.56%) OpenCV
8 2 (2.56%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 2 (2.56%) LESS
8 2 (2.56%) Spine.js
8 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) PMI
4 4 (5.13%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.13%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.13%) Celerra
4 4 (5.13%) Kindle
5 3 (3.85%) iPad
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) VHDL
5 3 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Robotics
6 2 (2.56%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.56%) VLE
6 2 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.28%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Project Management
2 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
2 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
2 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.97%) Change Management
4 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.97%) Change Control
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.41%) UML
6 5 (6.41%) OO
6 5 (6.41%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.41%) Process Management
6 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
6 5 (6.41%) Analytics
7 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) Java
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) C++
5 8 (10.26%) C#
6 7 (8.97%) C
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
7 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.85%) VB
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.56%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) VB6
10 1 (1.28%) Lua
10 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) QA
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.97%) XenServer
4 5 (6.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Cygwin
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) RANCID
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) HP
4 7 (8.97%) IBM
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.13%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (2.56%) Juniper
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
9 2 (2.56%) Brocade
9 2 (2.56%) Adobe
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
9 2 (2.56%) Metastorm
9 2 (2.56%) Nintex
10 1 (1.28%) Perforce
10 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Xilinx
10 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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