The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 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 Middlesex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 5 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.61% 3.86% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.91% 22.50% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate
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£484 £400 £601
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £505 £815
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 £42.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.13% 17.17% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 27
Average daily rate £440 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
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Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 18 (29.51%) UML
1 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
2 17 (27.87%) Rational Rose
3 14 (22.95%) Project Management
4 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
5 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
6 7 (11.48%) SAP
7 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
7 6 (9.84%) CISSP
7 6 (9.84%) CISM
7 6 (9.84%) Electronics
7 6 (9.84%) Information Security
7 6 (9.84%) Data Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Open Source
8 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
8 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
8 5 (8.20%) System Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.20%) PMP
8 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
8 5 (8.20%) SAP HR
8 5 (8.20%) MS Project
8 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.20%) Linux
9 4 (6.56%) C++
9 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.64%) Route 53
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
1 1 (1.64%) HSPA
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) IPv6
1 1 (1.64%) 802.15
1 1 (1.64%) GPRS
1 1 (1.64%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.64%) UMTS
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (9.84%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Military
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) UML Business Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (1.64%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) CSS3
1 1 (1.64%) WebKit
1 1 (1.64%) HTML5
1 1 (1.64%) Android NDK
1 1 (1.64%) WPF
1 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
1 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) DOM
1 1 (1.64%) XSL
1 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Data Integration
3 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) PMI
5 2 (3.28%) E-Learning
5 2 (3.28%) SCORM
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.64%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) CESG
6 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) UML
1 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.95%) Project Management
3 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.84%) Information Security
5 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
5 5 (8.20%) System Testing
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) Document Management
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.92%) SABSA
7 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C++
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) C
3 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) sed
4 1 (1.64%) AWK
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) CISSP
1 6 (9.84%) CISM
2 5 (8.20%) PMP
2 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.64%) Cacti
1 1 (1.64%) Munin
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Salt
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Planview
4 1 (1.64%) Cramer
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) IBM