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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 10 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Degree 82 101 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.44% 9.93% 5.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.82% 31.76% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +38.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
275 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.65% 31.27% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 141 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (26.90%) Project Management
2 44 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.73%) Computer Science
3 41 (23.98%) Telecoms
4 33 (19.30%) Windows
5 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
6 30 (17.54%) ITIL
7 27 (15.79%) MS Office
8 25 (14.62%) Marketing
9 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (12.28%) Finance
10 21 (12.28%) Internet
10 21 (12.28%) SQL
10 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (11.70%) Service Management
12 19 (11.11%) 3G
12 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 19 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (10.53%) Workflow
14 17 (9.94%) .NET
15 16 (9.36%) Oracle
15 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
16 14 (8.19%) Firewall
17 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
17 13 (7.60%) GIS
17 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
17 13 (7.60%) SLA
17 13 (7.60%) DNS
17 13 (7.60%) Java
17 13 (7.60%) JavaScript

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.26%) IIS
3 8 (4.68%) CMS
3 8 (4.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (2.34%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.75%) Lync
6 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.79%) MS Office
3 19 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.58%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) Internet
2 19 (11.11%) 3G
3 14 (8.19%) Firewall
4 13 (7.60%) DNS
5 12 (7.02%) LTE
6 11 (6.43%) VPN
7 9 (5.26%) WAN
8 8 (4.68%) VoIP
8 8 (4.68%) LAN
9 7 (4.09%) HTTP
9 7 (4.09%) DHCP
9 7 (4.09%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.92%) Broadband
11 4 (2.34%) Wireless
11 4 (2.34%) SSL
11 4 (2.34%) ATM
12 3 (1.75%) UMTS
12 3 (1.75%) DMZ
12 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.68%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.34%) MySQL
5 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.17%) Firebird
7 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) QlikView
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) MSI
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 41 (23.98%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.62%) Marketing
3 21 (12.28%) Finance
4 6 (3.51%) Billing
4 6 (3.51%) Games
4 6 (3.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.92%) Legal
6 4 (2.34%) Retail
7 3 (1.75%) Danish Language
7 3 (1.75%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.75%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.75%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.75%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.75%) Swedish Language
8 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (12.87%) Architect
2 19 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.11%) Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (7.60%) Developer
4 13 (7.60%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.68%) Technical Manager
5 8 (4.68%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (4.09%) Graduate
6 7 (4.09%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (4.09%) BSS Architect
6 7 (4.09%) Senior Architect
7 6 (3.51%) Administrator
8 5 (2.92%) Network Engineer
8 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.92%) Escalation Engineer
9 4 (2.34%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (2.34%) Designer
9 4 (2.34%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) .NET
2 11 (6.43%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) CSS
4 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.92%) XML
6 4 (2.34%) HTML5
6 4 (2.34%) ArcObjects
6 4 (2.34%) Spring
6 4 (2.34%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.34%) Web Services
7 3 (1.75%) ATL
7 3 (1.75%) JSP
7 3 (1.75%) Middleware
7 3 (1.75%) WCF
7 3 (1.75%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.17%) jQuery
8 2 (1.17%) WPF
8 2 (1.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.73%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.60%) GIS
4 7 (4.09%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.51%) Physics
6 5 (2.92%) Social Media
7 4 (2.34%) Xbox
7 4 (2.34%) Statistics
7 4 (2.34%) Replication
8 3 (1.75%) W3C
8 3 (1.75%) Clustering
8 3 (1.75%) User Experience
9 2 (1.17%) Blog
9 2 (1.17%) PKI
9 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.30%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) UNIX
4 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.90%) Project Management
2 30 (17.54%) ITIL
3 20 (11.70%) Service Management
4 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 18 (10.53%) Workflow
6 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.02%) Data Management
7 12 (7.02%) Time Management
8 11 (6.43%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (5.85%) Network Architecture
10 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.26%) Validation
11 7 (4.09%) SOA
11 7 (4.09%) Content Management
11 7 (4.09%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (4.09%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.28%) SQL
2 13 (7.60%) Java
2 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.68%) C#
4 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.51%) Python
4 6 (3.51%) C++
4 6 (3.51%) C
5 4 (2.34%) Perl
6 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.75%) VBA
6 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.17%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.43%) MCTS
2 11 (6.43%) MCSE
3 10 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.85%) MCITP
4 9 (5.26%) PMP
4 9 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.68%) CCNA
6 5 (2.92%) HND
6 5 (2.92%) CISSP
6 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.75%) MCSA
8 3 (1.75%) MCSD
8 3 (1.75%) CCENT
8 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.75%) APMP
9 2 (1.17%) CAPM
9 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.34%) QA
5 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.75%) KVM
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) WMI
2 3 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 10 (5.85%) SAP
4 7 (4.09%) Cisco
5 5 (2.92%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.92%) Nokia
6 4 (2.34%) ESRI
7 3 (1.75%) IBM
7 3 (1.75%) Adobe
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 3 (1.75%) Primavera
7 3 (1.75%) VMware
7 3 (1.75%) Alias
8 2 (1.17%) F5
8 2 (1.17%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.17%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.17%) Siemens
9 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.58%) SunGard
9 1 (0.58%) Lotus
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