The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 22 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.25% 1.85% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 17.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £218 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -37.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.78 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +33.76%
Degree
Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.38% 10.49% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Average daily rate £325 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £590 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix