The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leicester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 29 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.35% 3.42% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.75% 36.36% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.66% 9.40% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £431 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Leicestershire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (57.89%) ISO 9001
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (31.58%) ISEB
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) TickIT
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SCADA
6 5 (26.32%) Siemens
6 5 (26.32%) CAD
6 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
6 5 (26.32%) HNC
6 5 (26.32%) Allen-Bradley
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Omniture

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (5.26%) Site Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WLAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.26%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Electrical Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) UAT Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) UAT Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) PLC Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) User Experience Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Bid Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) CAD
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO 9001
2 9 (47.37%) QA
3 6 (31.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Siemens
3 5 (26.32%) Allen-Bradley
4 3 (15.79%) Omniture
4 3 (15.79%) Google
4 3 (15.79%) Coremetrics
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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