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 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 16 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.31% 4.72% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 27.78% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £470 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +8.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £9.63 £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -51.56%
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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
39 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.00% 16.98% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 25
Average daily rate £400 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -55.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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
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 31 October 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Information Management
2 10 (50.00%) Document Management
2 10 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (50.00%) EDRMS
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (40.00%) UML
4 8 (40.00%) Use Case
5 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Sun
6 4 (20.00%) Solvency II
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (15.00%) Network Management
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) HND
7 3 (15.00%) Electronics
7 3 (15.00%) Finance

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 10 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (60.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 10 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 10 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Business Systems Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Information Management
2 10 (50.00%) Document Management
2 10 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Use Case
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) HND
1 3 (15.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CRISC
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle