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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 25 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.41% 5.73% 5.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.71% 18.98% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
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£425 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% +1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
118 137 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.71% 30.18% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 64 19
Average daily rate £420 £377 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +25.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £265 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £563 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.52 £18.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £47.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Preston -5 5 £425 -19.04% 2
Blackpool +7 4 £420 -28.81%
Lancaster - 1 - - 4
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) ISEB
9 6 (13.95%) Validation
9 6 (13.95%) Migration
9 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
10 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
10 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
10 5 (11.63%) Document Management
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) VBA
10 5 (11.63%) MS Office
10 5 (11.63%) Windows
10 5 (11.63%) XML
10 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.65%) Boomi
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Avionics
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Change Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Applications Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Tester
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Tester
5 2 (4.65%) VBA Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Java SE
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE 5
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) SDLC
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Validation
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
5 5 (11.63%) Document Management
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) DRM
6 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VBA
2 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.98%) MCSA
6 3 (6.98%) MCITP
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.65%) HND
7 2 (4.65%) MCSE
8 1 (2.33%) OCP
8 1 (2.33%) OCA
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.33%) OCAJ
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Software AG
5 2 (4.65%) webMethods
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Endeca
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
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