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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 12 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 95 67 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.23% 6.73% 9.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.88% 21.41% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 23 27
Average daily rate £425 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £229 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £29.50 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.45% +16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £31.85 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -0.46%
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
298 313 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.96% 31.43% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 156 147
Average daily rate £400 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 58 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 48 (29.63%) ITIL
3 45 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 43 (26.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (25.93%) Windows
6 38 (23.46%) DNS
7 35 (21.60%) Service Management
8 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
9 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 29 (17.90%) Linux
10 29 (17.90%) Customer Engagement
11 27 (16.67%) Marketing
11 27 (16.67%) MCTS
11 27 (16.67%) MCITP
12 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
12 25 (15.43%) SQL
13 23 (14.20%) Project Management
13 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (12.35%) DHCP
15 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
15 19 (11.73%) Oracle
16 18 (11.11%) .NET
16 18 (11.11%) Web Services
16 18 (11.11%) Python
16 18 (11.11%) HTTP
17 17 (10.49%) C#
17 17 (10.49%) Windows Server
18 16 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (9.88%) Office 365

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) IIS
2 7 (4.32%) nginx
3 6 (3.70%) Apache
3 6 (3.70%) JBoss
3 6 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.09%) Node.js
5 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) HFM
1 4 (2.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.88%) Office 365
3 11 (6.79%) SaaS
4 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.85%) HP Helion
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.46%) DNS
2 20 (12.35%) DHCP
3 18 (11.11%) HTTP
4 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.02%) Internet
6 12 (7.41%) VPN
7 11 (6.79%) IPsec
7 11 (6.79%) IPv6
8 10 (6.17%) 3G
9 9 (5.56%) LDAP
9 9 (5.56%) SSL
10 8 (4.94%) 4G
10 8 (4.94%) Firewall
10 8 (4.94%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (4.32%) SMTP
12 6 (3.70%) BGP
12 6 (3.70%) Kerberos
12 6 (3.70%) Wireless
13 4 (2.47%) Bluetooth
13 4 (2.47%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) Big Data
2 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (4.32%) Riak
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.70%) MySQL
6 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.85%) Datazen
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.23%) Power BI
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Ant
1 7 (4.32%) Jenkins
1 7 (4.32%) Maven
2 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.85%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) NuGet
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.67%) Marketing
3 14 (8.64%) German Language
4 13 (8.02%) Finance
5 8 (4.94%) Brand Awareness
6 7 (4.32%) Retail
7 6 (3.70%) French Language
8 5 (3.09%) Billing
8 5 (3.09%) Italian Language
8 5 (3.09%) Legal
8 5 (3.09%) Spanish Language
9 4 (2.47%) Advertising
9 4 (2.47%) Back Office
9 4 (2.47%) Law
10 3 (1.85%) Electronics
10 3 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.62%) Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Games
11 1 (0.62%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.62%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.58%) Consultant
3 20 (12.35%) Field Engineer
4 18 (11.11%) Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Architect
7 10 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Linux Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.11%) .NET
1 18 (11.11%) Web Services
2 14 (8.64%) CSS
3 13 (8.02%) XML
4 7 (4.32%) RESTful
5 6 (3.70%) ADO.NET
5 6 (3.70%) LAMP
5 6 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (3.70%) MCollective
5 6 (3.70%) REST
6 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.47%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.85%) Ajax
8 3 (1.85%) Middleware
8 3 (1.85%) ODBC
8 3 (1.85%) RSS
8 3 (1.85%) SAML
8 3 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 58 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.94%) Digital Media
5 8 (4.94%) Social Media
6 7 (4.32%) Clustering
6 7 (4.32%) PKI
7 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.09%) Replication
9 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.47%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.85%) Economics
10 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.85%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Windows
2 29 (17.90%) Linux
3 17 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.79%) Unix
5 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.09%) Solaris
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.62%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) ITIL
2 35 (21.60%) Service Management
3 29 (17.90%) Customer Engagement
4 23 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.20%) Project Management
5 16 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (9.26%) Presales
7 14 (8.64%) B2B
8 12 (7.41%) CRM
8 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.41%) Scrum
9 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.79%) High Availability
9 11 (6.79%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.17%) SDLC
11 9 (5.56%) Change Management
11 9 (5.56%) Marketing Automation
11 9 (5.56%) Migration
11 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
1 25 (15.43%) SQL
2 18 (11.11%) Python
3 17 (10.49%) C#
4 15 (9.26%) Java
4 15 (9.26%) VBScript
5 13 (8.02%) C++
6 12 (7.41%) C
6 12 (7.41%) VB
7 11 (6.79%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.94%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.70%) Perl
11 5 (3.09%) Ruby
12 4 (2.47%) PHP
13 3 (1.85%) R
13 3 (1.85%) Scala
13 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.67%) MCITP
2 27 (16.67%) MCTS
3 13 (8.02%) MCSD
3 13 (8.02%) MCSE
4 9 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.94%) MCSA
6 7 (4.32%) PMP
7 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.47%) ACCA
8 4 (2.47%) CIMA
8 4 (2.47%) CISSP
8 4 (2.47%) CITP
8 4 (2.47%) ISEB
8 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.23%) HND
10 2 (1.23%) OCP
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.85%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.70%) qmail
3 6 (3.70%) Squid
4 5 (3.09%) BitLocker
4 5 (3.09%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.85%) UAG
6 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) NFS
7 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) WSUS
2 7 (4.32%) SCCM
2 7 (4.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.70%) Cacti
3 6 (3.70%) collectd
3 6 (3.70%) Ganglia
3 6 (3.70%) Graphite
3 6 (3.70%) logstash
3 6 (3.70%) Nagios
3 6 (3.70%) Puppet
3 6 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.09%) WMI
5 4 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.47%) SCOM
6 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.85%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.23%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.73%) Oracle
3 8 (4.94%) Marketo
3 8 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.94%) SAP
4 7 (4.32%) VMware
5 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.70%) Splunk
6 5 (3.09%) Citrix
6 5 (3.09%) HP
7 4 (2.47%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.47%) Remedy
8 3 (1.85%) BT
8 3 (1.85%) Cisco
8 3 (1.85%) Huawei
8 3 (1.85%) IBM
8 3 (1.85%) Nokia
8 3 (1.85%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) Informatica
9 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
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