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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 12 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Degree 50 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.35% 9.39% 5.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.67% 30.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 13
Average daily rate
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£445 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £807 £463 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
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
283 275 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.27% 31.11% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 99
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 45 (38.14%) Telecoms
2 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
3 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
4 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 26 (22.03%) Project Management
5 22 (18.64%) MS Office
5 22 (18.64%) ITIL
6 21 (17.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (16.95%) Finance
8 19 (16.10%) Service Management
8 19 (16.10%) Linux
9 18 (15.25%) UNIX
10 17 (14.41%) SAP
11 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.02%) SQL
12 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (10.17%) Workflow
13 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
13 12 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
14 10 (8.47%) CCNA
14 10 (8.47%) DNS
14 10 (8.47%) VPN
14 10 (8.47%) Oracle
14 10 (8.47%) Windows
14 10 (8.47%) ERP
14 10 (8.47%) Line Management
14 10 (8.47%) LTE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
2 3 (2.54%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.69%) iPlanet
3 2 (1.69%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.64%) MS Office
3 21 (17.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.85%) Lawson
2 1 (0.85%) Primavera
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) VPN
1 10 (8.47%) DNS
1 10 (8.47%) LTE
1 10 (8.47%) 4G
2 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.63%) 3G
3 8 (6.78%) Firewall
3 8 (6.78%) IPsec
3 8 (6.78%) ATM
3 8 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (5.93%) Broadband
5 6 (5.08%) VoIP
5 6 (5.08%) 3GPP
5 6 (5.08%) Ethernet
5 6 (5.08%) PPP
5 6 (5.08%) DSLAM
5 6 (5.08%) xDSL
6 5 (4.24%) WAN
6 5 (4.24%) LAN
7 4 (3.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) DB2
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) NuGet
3 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (38.14%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.95%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Electronics
3 8 (6.78%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.08%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Legal
6 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) German Language
7 3 (2.54%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.54%) French Language
8 2 (1.69%) Military
8 2 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.85%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.56%) Project Manager
2 13 (11.02%) Architect
3 8 (6.78%) Developer
3 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (5.93%) Analyst
5 6 (5.08%) Consultant
5 6 (5.08%) Field Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.39%) Administrator
7 4 (3.39%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Graduate
7 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.39%) Design Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Lead Architect
8 3 (2.54%) Head of Business Analysis
9 2 (1.69%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) HTML
1 7 (5.93%) REST
2 6 (5.08%) SOAP
3 5 (4.24%) HTML5
4 4 (3.39%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) .NET
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) JSON
7 1 (0.85%) Django
7 1 (0.85%) RESTful
7 1 (0.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.63%) PKI
4 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.93%) User Experience
6 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.39%) Replication
6 4 (3.39%) Clustering
7 3 (2.54%) PMI
8 2 (1.69%) DataPower
8 2 (1.69%) Social Media
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.85%) W3C
9 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Linux
2 18 (15.25%) UNIX
3 10 (8.47%) Windows
4 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Solaris
5 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) AIX
6 2 (1.69%) zOS
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Project Management
2 22 (18.64%) ITIL
3 19 (16.10%) Service Management
4 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.17%) Workflow
5 12 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.47%) ERP
6 10 (8.47%) Line Management
7 9 (7.63%) Analytics
8 8 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.78%) Data Management
9 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.93%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (5.08%) Coaching
10 6 (5.08%) OO
10 6 (5.08%) Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.02%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) Java
3 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.54%) C#
5 2 (1.69%) C++
5 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.47%) CCNA
4 9 (7.63%) CCNP
4 9 (7.63%) MCTS
4 9 (7.63%) MCITP
5 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
7 6 (5.08%) Sun Certification
7 6 (5.08%) PMP
7 6 (5.08%) SCSA
8 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.24%) MCP
9 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.54%) MCSD
10 3 (2.54%) MCSE
10 3 (2.54%) CCIE
11 2 (1.69%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) SAP
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
4 9 (7.63%) Huawei
5 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.93%) VMware
6 7 (5.93%) HP
7 6 (5.08%) Cisco
7 6 (5.08%) Sun
7 6 (5.08%) Veritas
8 4 (3.39%) TOWER Software
9 3 (2.54%) Nokia
9 3 (2.54%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.69%) Novell
10 2 (1.69%) Lotus
10 2 (1.69%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.69%) Adobe
11 1 (0.85%) IBM
11 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.85%) EMC