The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 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 Kent 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 29 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.13% 4.71% 4.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 27.08% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -9.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.63% 17.39% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 23
Average daily rate £350 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +27.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
South East

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Dartford - 1 £550 - 3
Stansted - 1 £450 -
West Malling - 1 £400 -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 2
Gravesend - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) HL7
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Complex Event Processing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) StreamInsight
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Research Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Process Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) WPF
1 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods
3 1 (5.26%) Mercator
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Red Gate
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