The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 9 July 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 Merseyside 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.06% 2.40% 7.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.95% 10.20% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£395 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £345 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -34.78%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.03% 23.56% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 21
Average daily rate £364 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
North West

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 July 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
Liverpool +6 8 £395 +12.78% 11
Prescot - - - -
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DMZ
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Planning Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Pricing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.88%) NPfIT
4 1 (5.88%) e-Health
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Security
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Econometrics
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ECDL
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMFS
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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