The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 21 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 76 96 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.52% 9.35% 5.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.96% 32.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £156 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £15.48 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £25.98 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +19.56%
Degree
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
331 295 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.77% 28.72% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 125 53
Average daily rate £355 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -70.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 57 (39.04%) Telecoms
2 44 (30.14%) ITIL
3 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 36 (24.66%) Service Management
5 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (21.92%) Project Management
6 32 (21.92%) MS Excel
7 30 (20.55%) MCTS
7 30 (20.55%) MCITP
8 29 (19.86%) Windows
9 27 (18.49%) MS Office
9 27 (18.49%) Finance
9 27 (18.49%) Customer Engagement
10 26 (17.81%) Computer Science
10 26 (17.81%) SAP
11 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (14.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (13.01%) Active Directory
14 18 (12.33%) DNS
15 15 (10.27%) SQL
15 15 (10.27%) IIS
16 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
16 13 (8.90%) Linux
17 12 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (7.53%) TOGAF
18 11 (7.53%) 3G
18 11 (7.53%) LTE
19 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
19 10 (6.85%) Legal

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (10.27%) IIS
2 9 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.79%) GroupWise
3 7 (4.79%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (2.74%) Apache
5 4 (2.74%) iPlanet
5 4 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.05%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.37%) Lync
7 2 (1.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (18.49%) MS Office
3 21 (14.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Office 365
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) DNS
2 11 (7.53%) 3G
2 11 (7.53%) LTE
3 7 (4.79%) SAN
3 7 (4.79%) POP3
3 7 (4.79%) SMTP
3 7 (4.79%) DHCP
3 7 (4.79%) 4G
3 7 (4.79%) IMAP
4 5 (3.42%) Wireless
4 5 (3.42%) ATM
4 5 (3.42%) Broadband
4 5 (3.42%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (3.42%) VoLTE
5 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.74%) VPN
5 4 (2.74%) Internet
5 4 (2.74%) Firewall
6 3 (2.05%) IPsec
6 3 (2.05%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Firebug
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 57 (39.04%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.49%) Finance
3 10 (6.85%) Legal
4 8 (5.48%) Marketing
4 8 (5.48%) Retail
5 6 (4.11%) Billing
6 4 (2.74%) Banking
7 3 (2.05%) Electronics
7 3 (2.05%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.37%) German Language
8 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Field Engineer
2 14 (9.59%) Architect
3 13 (8.90%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.53%) Administrator
5 10 (6.85%) Design Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.11%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Architect
10 5 (3.42%) Business Architect
10 5 (3.42%) Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Graduate
11 4 (2.74%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Project Administrator
11 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Administrator
12 3 (2.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) .NET
2 6 (4.11%) XML
2 6 (4.11%) HTML
3 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.74%) HTML5
3 4 (2.74%) REST
3 4 (2.74%) Web Services
3 4 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.05%) CSS
4 3 (2.05%) jQuery
5 2 (1.37%) JSON
5 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.37%) SOAP
5 2 (1.37%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) CSS3
6 1 (0.68%) Sass
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.68%) Django
6 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.85%) Clustering
4 9 (6.16%) Replication
5 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.42%) User Experience
6 5 (3.42%) PKI
7 2 (1.37%) Social Media
7 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) DataPower
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.86%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Linux
3 7 (4.79%) UNIX
3 7 (4.79%) Solaris
3 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.74%) AIX
5 4 (2.74%) zOS
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) ITIL
2 36 (24.66%) Service Management
3 32 (21.92%) Project Management
4 27 (18.49%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.53%) TOGAF
8 9 (6.16%) Scrum
8 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.48%) CRM
9 8 (5.48%) Validation
10 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.11%) High Availability
11 6 (4.11%) Line Management
11 6 (4.11%) ERP
11 6 (4.11%) Workflow
12 5 (3.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.11%) Java
3 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.42%) VBScript
5 4 (2.74%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.37%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (20.55%) MCTS
2 30 (20.55%) MCITP
3 8 (5.48%) MCSE
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.11%) CCNA
6 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.42%) MCP
7 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) HND
7 4 (2.74%) PMP
7 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.74%) CCNP
8 3 (2.05%) SCSA
8 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.05%) MCSD
9 2 (1.37%) CCENT
9 2 (1.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.68%) CDISC
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) SCSM
1 5 (3.42%) SCOM
1 5 (3.42%) WMI
2 4 (2.74%) MOM
3 2 (1.37%) SCCM
3 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) SAP
3 9 (6.16%) Huawei
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle
4 8 (5.48%) Lotus
5 7 (4.79%) TOWER Software
5 7 (4.79%) Novell
6 6 (4.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (3.42%) HP
8 4 (2.74%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.74%) VMware
9 3 (2.05%) Veritas
9 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco
9 3 (2.05%) Sun
9 3 (2.05%) Nortel
10 2 (1.37%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.37%) Avaya
10 2 (1.37%) Nokia
11 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
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