The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.78% 5.15% 3.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.97% 22.58% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
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£475 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -50.00%
Degree
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 62 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.84% 22.79% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 108
Average daily rate £415 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £330 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +309.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £16.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £70.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
Preston +8 19 £525 - 7
Lytham St Annes - 5 £450 -
Blackpool - 3 £725 - 1
Chorley - - - - 2
Lancaster - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 15 (28.85%) SaaS
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 15 (28.85%) ISEB
5 14 (26.92%) VBA
5 14 (26.92%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) SAP
5 14 (26.92%) ResourceLink
5 14 (26.92%) SuccessFactors
6 13 (25.00%) Perl
6 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 13 (25.00%) Python
6 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 13 (25.00%) Software AG
6 13 (25.00%) Dell
6 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (25.00%) webMethods
7 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
8 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
8 9 (17.31%) Data Management
9 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) SaaS
2 14 (26.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Wireless
2 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) WLAN
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Architect
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Integration Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Integration Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Chief Architect
8 1 (1.92%) IT Strategy Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Strategy Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.92%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) WPF
2 2 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
3 9 (17.31%) Data Management
4 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Metadata Management
6 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) VBA
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) Perl
3 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 13 (25.00%) Python
3 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) XAML
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) AWK
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) sed
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (28.85%) ISEB
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (11.54%) APMP
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.77%) MCSE
6 3 (5.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) SAP
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (25.00%) Dell
3 13 (25.00%) Software AG
3 13 (25.00%) webMethods
4 7 (13.46%) Talend
5 5 (9.62%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.92%) Curam
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (1.92%) Siebel
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