The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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 36 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.09% 4.52% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.19% 31.25% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.80% 14.48% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Average daily rate £313 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -5.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester -9 7 - - 8
Hinckley - 1 - -
Loughborough - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) ISO 9001
3 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (41.67%) MS Office
4 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (37.50%) QA
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Project Management
7 6 (25.00%) TickIT
7 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (25.00%) ISEB
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (25.00%) HNC
7 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) SCADA
8 5 (20.83%) Allen-Bradley
8 5 (20.83%) Siemens
8 5 (20.83%) CAD
8 5 (20.83%) AutoCAD
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Time Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) AutoCAD
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.17%) PABX
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) International Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Electrical Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) UAT Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) UAT Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) PLC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Bid Manager
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Document Controller
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) SCADA
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.83%) CAD
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO 9001
2 9 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (25.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Allen-Bradley
3 5 (20.83%) Siemens
4 3 (12.50%) Omniture
4 3 (12.50%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) Coremetrics
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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