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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 72 87 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.70% 8.66% 5.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.86% 32.58% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +120.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £163 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.73%
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
315 267 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.69% 26.57% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 111 48
Average daily rate £375 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -69.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (33.58%) Telecoms
2 42 (30.66%) ITIL
3 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
4 33 (24.09%) Project Management
5 31 (22.63%) Service Management
6 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (20.44%) Windows
6 28 (20.44%) MS Excel
7 26 (18.98%) Finance
7 26 (18.98%) MCTS
7 26 (18.98%) MCITP
8 25 (18.25%) Customer Engagement
9 22 (16.06%) MS Office
9 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
10 20 (14.60%) SAP
11 17 (12.41%) DNS
12 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
12 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
13 15 (10.95%) IIS
13 15 (10.95%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.30%) Retail
15 10 (7.30%) TOGAF
15 10 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (7.30%) Legal
15 10 (7.30%) Scrum
15 10 (7.30%) SQL
16 9 (6.57%) .NET
16 9 (6.57%) SQL Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (10.95%) IIS
2 9 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.11%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.11%) GroupWise
4 5 (3.65%) CMS
4 5 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (3.65%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) iPlanet
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.46%) SAS
7 2 (1.46%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.46%) Lync
8 1 (0.73%) Drupal
8 1 (0.73%) WordPress
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.06%) MS Office
3 15 (10.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.73%) MS Project
7 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) DNS
2 9 (6.57%) 3G
3 8 (5.84%) LTE
4 7 (5.11%) IMAP
4 7 (5.11%) SAN
4 7 (5.11%) POP3
4 7 (5.11%) SMTP
5 6 (4.38%) DHCP
6 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 5 (3.65%) Wireless
6 5 (3.65%) 4G
6 5 (3.65%) VoLTE
7 3 (2.19%) UMTS
7 3 (2.19%) Broadband
7 3 (2.19%) GSM
8 2 (1.46%) PBX
8 2 (1.46%) PSTN
8 2 (1.46%) RTP
8 2 (1.46%) ATM
8 2 (1.46%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) DB2
3 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) Firebug
4 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 46 (33.58%) Telecoms
2 26 (18.98%) Finance
3 10 (7.30%) Legal
3 10 (7.30%) Retail
4 9 (6.57%) Marketing
5 7 (5.11%) Billing
6 3 (2.19%) Publishing
7 2 (1.46%) Games
7 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Law
8 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.73%) French Language
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.73%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.73%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 24 (17.52%) Field Engineer
2 15 (10.95%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.22%) Architect
4 10 (7.30%) Administrator
5 8 (5.84%) Design Engineer
5 8 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Analyst
7 6 (4.38%) Consultant
7 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Business Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Development Manager
9 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Project Administrator
10 3 (2.19%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
2 6 (4.38%) Web Services
2 6 (4.38%) XML
3 5 (3.65%) HTML
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.92%) CSS
4 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.92%) jQuery
5 3 (2.19%) HTML5
6 2 (1.46%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.73%) Ajax
7 1 (0.73%) SOAP
7 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.73%) REST
7 1 (0.73%) CSS3
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.73%) JSON
7 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.73%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
1 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
3 6 (4.38%) Replication
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.46%) PKI
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) DataPower
5 2 (1.46%) Social Media
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) New Media
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.73%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.73%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) RMADS
6 1 (0.73%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.73%) W3C
6 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.92%) zOS
4 4 (2.92%) AIX
4 4 (2.92%) Solaris
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.66%) ITIL
2 33 (24.09%) Project Management
3 31 (22.63%) Service Management
4 25 (18.25%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.30%) Scrum
7 10 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.30%) TOGAF
8 8 (5.84%) Validation
9 7 (5.11%) CRM
10 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.38%) Change Management
10 6 (4.38%) Business Development
10 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.65%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.92%) Workflow
12 4 (2.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) Java
2 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.65%) VBScript
4 4 (2.92%) C#
5 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.46%) C
7 1 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.73%) Ruby
7 1 (0.73%) PHP5
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (18.98%) MCTS
2 26 (18.98%) MCITP
3 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (5.11%) MCSE
5 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.92%) VCP4
7 4 (2.92%) HND
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CCNA
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.46%) CCENT
9 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) ISEB
9 2 (1.46%) CISSP
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
9 2 (1.46%) MCSD
9 2 (1.46%) PMP
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) CDISC
3 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) WMI
1 5 (3.65%) SCOM
1 5 (3.65%) SCSM
2 4 (2.92%) MOM
3 2 (1.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.60%) SAP
3 8 (5.84%) Lotus
4 7 (5.11%) Novell
5 6 (4.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (3.65%) TOWER Software
6 5 (3.65%) Huawei
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle
7 4 (2.92%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco
8 3 (2.19%) Nortel
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) Avaya
9 2 (1.46%) HP
9 2 (1.46%) Nokia
9 2 (1.46%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.46%) VMware
10 1 (0.73%) Google
10 1 (0.73%) Zend
10 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
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