The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.68% 3.91% 4.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 31.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £31.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.40% 12.29% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 6
Average daily rate £450 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) OLAP
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (25.00%) OLAP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) UML Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco