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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 20 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Degree 61 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.80% 8.52% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.10% 26.25% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £116 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +38.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
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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
276 320 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 32.45% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 103
Average daily rate £355 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (39.23%) Telecoms
2 36 (27.69%) ITIL
3 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.15%) MS Excel
4 34 (26.15%) Service Management
5 30 (23.08%) Finance
5 30 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 28 (21.54%) MS Office
6 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (20.00%) SAP
8 25 (19.23%) Project Management
8 25 (19.23%) MCTS
8 25 (19.23%) MCITP
9 22 (16.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (16.92%) Customer Engagement
9 22 (16.92%) Windows
10 18 (13.85%) Linux
10 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
11 17 (13.08%) DNS
11 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (11.54%) SQL
13 14 (10.77%) UNIX
14 12 (9.23%) IIS
14 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.46%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.46%) LTE
16 10 (7.69%) 4G
16 10 (7.69%) Huawei
16 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (9.23%) IIS
2 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.38%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.38%) GroupWise
4 5 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.08%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 4 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.31%) CMS
7 2 (1.54%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.54%) Lync
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.77%) SAS
8 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 28 (21.54%) MS Office
3 22 (16.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.77%) Primavera
2 1 (0.77%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 3 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.77%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) DNS
2 11 (8.46%) LTE
3 10 (7.69%) 4G
4 9 (6.92%) 3G
5 7 (5.38%) IPsec
5 7 (5.38%) POP3
5 7 (5.38%) SMTP
5 7 (5.38%) SAN
5 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.38%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (5.38%) IMAP
6 6 (4.62%) VPN
6 6 (4.62%) DHCP
6 6 (4.62%) 3GPP
6 6 (4.62%) ATM
7 5 (3.85%) Firewall
7 5 (3.85%) Broadband
8 4 (3.08%) xDSL
8 4 (3.08%) DSLAM
8 4 (3.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.77%) MSI
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 51 (39.23%) Telecoms
2 30 (23.08%) Finance
3 10 (7.69%) Legal
4 8 (6.15%) Marketing
5 7 (5.38%) Electronics
6 6 (4.62%) Spanish Language
6 6 (4.62%) Retail
7 4 (3.08%) Banking
8 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.31%) Billing
9 2 (1.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.77%) Publishing
10 1 (0.77%) Law
10 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.77%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 22 (16.92%) Field Engineer
2 18 (13.85%) Architect
3 11 (8.46%) Administrator
3 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.92%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Consultant
8 5 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Business Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Graduate
9 4 (3.08%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Project Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) HTML
2 7 (5.38%) REST
3 6 (4.62%) HTML5
3 6 (4.62%) Web Services
4 5 (3.85%) SOAP
5 4 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.31%) XML
6 3 (2.31%) .NET
7 2 (1.54%) JSON
8 1 (0.77%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.77%) CSS
8 1 (0.77%) Middleware
8 1 (0.77%) Sass
8 1 (0.77%) RESTful
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.77%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.92%) Clustering
4 9 (6.92%) PKI
5 7 (5.38%) Replication
5 7 (5.38%) User Experience
5 7 (5.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) GIS
7 1 (0.77%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.77%) Economics
7 1 (0.77%) W3C
7 1 (0.77%) DataPower
7 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.92%) Windows
2 18 (13.85%) Linux
3 14 (10.77%) UNIX
4 8 (6.15%) Solaris
5 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.08%) zOS
7 4 (3.08%) AIX
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.69%) ITIL
2 34 (26.15%) Service Management
3 25 (19.23%) Project Management
4 22 (16.92%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.46%) TOGAF
7 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.69%) ERP
7 10 (7.69%) Workflow
8 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.15%) Analytics
10 7 (5.38%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.38%) Line Management
11 6 (4.62%) SOA
11 6 (4.62%) OO
11 6 (4.62%) Data Management
11 6 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) Java
3 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.31%) C#
5 3 (2.31%) VBScript
5 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) Python
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.23%) MCTS
2 25 (19.23%) MCITP
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.62%) CCNA
4 6 (4.62%) MCSE
5 5 (3.85%) MCP
5 5 (3.85%) CCNP
5 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.08%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.08%) PMP
6 4 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.08%) HND
6 4 (3.08%) SCSA
7 3 (2.31%) MCSD
7 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.54%) ACCA
8 2 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) SCOM
2 3 (2.31%) MOM
2 3 (2.31%) WMI
2 3 (2.31%) SCSM
3 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.00%) SAP
3 10 (7.69%) Huawei
4 9 (6.92%) Oracle
5 8 (6.15%) Lotus
6 7 (5.38%) TOWER Software
6 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.38%) Novell
7 6 (4.62%) HP
8 4 (3.08%) Veritas
8 4 (3.08%) Sun
8 4 (3.08%) VMware
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco
9 3 (2.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.54%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.54%) Adobe
10 2 (1.54%) Nortel
10 2 (1.54%) Avaya
10 2 (1.54%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.77%) ESRI
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