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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 29 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 57 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.62% 9.51% 8.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.59% 29.60% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
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
291 277 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.67% 32.13% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 40 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
3 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
3 25 (21.93%) Project Management
4 22 (19.30%) UNIX
4 22 (19.30%) Finance
4 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.54%) Linux
7 19 (16.67%) MS Office
7 19 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (13.16%) Management Information System
8 15 (13.16%) Service Management
8 15 (13.16%) ITIL
9 12 (10.53%) SAP
9 12 (10.53%) LTE
9 12 (10.53%) 4G
10 11 (9.65%) PKI
10 11 (9.65%) Analytics
10 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.65%) Oracle
10 11 (9.65%) SQL
10 11 (9.65%) VPN
10 11 (9.65%) 3G
10 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (9.65%) Workflow
11 10 (8.77%) Firewall
11 10 (8.77%) Data Management
11 10 (8.77%) ERP
11 10 (8.77%) ATM

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (4.39%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
Applications
1 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.67%) MS Office
2 19 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.88%) Lawson
2 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.88%) Primavera
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) LTE
1 12 (10.53%) 4G
2 11 (9.65%) VPN
2 11 (9.65%) 3G
3 10 (8.77%) Firewall
3 10 (8.77%) ATM
4 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.02%) IPsec
5 8 (7.02%) DNS
5 8 (7.02%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (5.26%) xDSL
6 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.26%) PPP
6 6 (5.26%) Broadband
6 6 (5.26%) 3GPP
6 6 (5.26%) VoIP
6 6 (5.26%) DSLAM
7 5 (4.39%) BGP
8 4 (3.51%) VRRP
8 4 (3.51%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.63%) DB2
3 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.75%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.88%) NuGet
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 22 (19.30%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Electronics
4 7 (6.14%) Spanish Language
5 5 (4.39%) Marketing
6 4 (3.51%) Legal
7 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) Banking
7 3 (2.63%) German Language
8 2 (1.75%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.75%) Military
8 2 (1.75%) Retail
8 2 (1.75%) French Language
9 1 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (12.28%) Project Manager
2 11 (9.65%) Architect
2 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.89%) Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Designer
7 4 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.51%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Lead Architect
8 3 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Security Consultant
8 3 (2.63%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Graduate
8 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.63%) IT Support
8 3 (2.63%) Head of Business Analysis
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) REST
2 8 (7.02%) SOAP
3 6 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (4.39%) HTML5
5 4 (3.51%) Middleware
6 3 (2.63%) .NET
6 3 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.88%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.88%) JSON
7 1 (0.88%) Django
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.65%) PKI
5 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.39%) DataPower
6 5 (4.39%) User Experience
7 4 (3.51%) PMI
7 4 (3.51%) Replication
8 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Clustering
9 2 (1.75%) GIS
10 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.88%) Economics
10 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.88%) Social Media
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Life Science
10 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) UNIX
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.14%) Solaris
6 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Project Management
2 15 (13.16%) Service Management
2 15 (13.16%) ITIL
3 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
3 11 (9.65%) Workflow
3 11 (9.65%) Analytics
4 10 (8.77%) ERP
4 10 (8.77%) Data Management
5 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.89%) Line Management
6 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.02%) Resource Management
7 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.14%) ETL
7 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.26%) SDLC
8 6 (5.26%) OO
8 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Java
3 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.39%) C++
5 2 (1.75%) C
5 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.89%) CCNA
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) CCNP
4 7 (6.14%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.26%) Sun Certification
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.26%) SCSA
6 5 (4.39%) MCTS
6 5 (4.39%) MCITP
6 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) PMP
7 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.63%) MCP
9 2 (1.75%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.75%) CCIE
9 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.75%) ACCA
9 2 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) SAP
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco
5 7 (6.14%) HP
5 7 (6.14%) Huawei
6 6 (5.26%) Veritas
6 6 (5.26%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) Sun
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.63%) Adobe
8 3 (2.63%) F5
9 2 (1.75%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.75%) Nokia
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix
9 2 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.75%) ComArch
9 2 (1.75%) Alias
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