The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 11 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 84 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.49% 5.27% 5.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 20.16% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 243 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.19% 26.16% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 99 121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
1 49 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 43 (24.02%) Project Management
2 43 (24.02%) Telecoms
3 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
3 33 (18.44%) Marketing
4 31 (17.32%) Windows
5 29 (16.20%) Finance
6 26 (14.53%) MS Office
7 23 (12.85%) ITIL
8 22 (12.29%) SQL
9 21 (11.73%) Oracle
10 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (11.17%) Workflow
11 18 (10.06%) Service Management
11 18 (10.06%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (9.50%) 3G
13 16 (8.94%) Internet
13 16 (8.94%) .NET
14 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
14 14 (7.82%) PRINCE2
14 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
14 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
15 13 (7.26%) GIS
15 13 (7.26%) SAP
16 12 (6.70%) Active Directory
16 12 (6.70%) SLA
16 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
16 12 (6.70%) Data Management
16 12 (6.70%) Data Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) IIS
3 7 (3.91%) CMS
4 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.23%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) Lync
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.53%) MS Office
3 18 (10.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.68%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) 3G
2 16 (8.94%) Internet
3 12 (6.70%) LTE
4 11 (6.15%) VPN
4 11 (6.15%) Firewall
5 9 (5.03%) DNS
6 8 (4.47%) VoIP
6 8 (4.47%) WAN
7 7 (3.91%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (3.91%) LAN
8 6 (3.35%) HTTP
9 5 (2.79%) DHCP
10 4 (2.23%) ATM
10 4 (2.23%) Broadband
11 3 (1.68%) SSH
11 3 (1.68%) SSL
12 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.12%) Wireless
12 2 (1.12%) IPsec
12 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.68%) MySQL
6 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.68%) Firebird
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.68%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.56%) ERwin
3 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 43 (24.02%) Telecoms
2 33 (18.44%) Marketing
3 29 (16.20%) Finance
4 8 (4.47%) Games
5 6 (3.35%) Publishing
5 6 (3.35%) Legal
6 5 (2.79%) Retail
6 5 (2.79%) Billing
7 4 (2.23%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.68%) Danish Language
8 3 (1.68%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.68%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.68%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.68%) Korean Language
8 3 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.68%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.68%) Swedish Language
8 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.12%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (13.41%) Analyst
2 22 (12.29%) Architect
3 19 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.50%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.15%) Coordinator
6 10 (5.59%) Developer
6 10 (5.59%) BSS Architect
7 9 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.47%) Graduate
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Architect
10 6 (3.35%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Administrator
10 6 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Designer
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) .NET
2 8 (4.47%) HTML
2 8 (4.47%) XML
3 6 (3.35%) WCF
4 5 (2.79%) CSS
4 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.23%) XSD
5 4 (2.23%) Spring
5 4 (2.23%) ArcObjects
6 3 (1.68%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.68%) JSP
6 3 (1.68%) ATL
6 3 (1.68%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) HTML5
7 2 (1.12%) jQuery
7 2 (1.12%) WPF
8 1 (0.56%) Dojo
8 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 49 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.26%) GIS
4 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.47%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.47%) Physics
6 5 (2.79%) Statistics
6 5 (2.79%) Social Media
6 5 (2.79%) Replication
7 4 (2.23%) Xbox
8 3 (1.68%) W3C
8 3 (1.68%) Clustering
8 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.12%) Handset
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) DataPower
10 1 (0.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.32%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Linux
3 10 (5.59%) UNIX
3 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.79%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.02%) Project Management
2 23 (12.85%) ITIL
3 20 (11.17%) Workflow
4 18 (10.06%) Service Management
5 14 (7.82%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.70%) Data Management
6 12 (6.70%) Data Analysis
7 11 (6.15%) Validation
8 10 (5.59%) SOA
8 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.59%) Time Management
9 9 (5.03%) Analytics
9 9 (5.03%) Network Architecture
10 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.47%) Data Entry
10 8 (4.47%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.91%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (3.91%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.29%) SQL
2 11 (6.15%) Java
3 10 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.47%) C
5 7 (3.91%) C#
5 7 (3.91%) C++
6 5 (2.79%) Python
7 4 (2.23%) Perl
7 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.68%) VBA
9 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) Lua
10 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.15%) MCSE
3 10 (5.59%) MCTS
4 8 (4.47%) PMP
4 8 (4.47%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.91%) HND
6 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.35%) MCITP
7 5 (2.79%) CCNA
7 5 (2.79%) MCSD
8 4 (2.23%) CISSP
8 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) APMP
9 3 (1.68%) MCSA
10 2 (1.12%) HNC
10 2 (1.12%) CCIE
10 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.12%) CAPM
10 2 (1.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) QA
3 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.68%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.23%) WMI
2 3 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.73%) Oracle
3 13 (7.26%) SAP
4 7 (3.91%) Cisco
5 5 (2.79%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.23%) Remedy
6 4 (2.23%) ESRI
6 4 (2.23%) Alias
6 4 (2.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.23%) Citrix
6 4 (2.23%) Nokia
7 3 (1.68%) Adobe
7 3 (1.68%) VMware
7 3 (1.68%) Primavera
7 3 (1.68%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) F5
9 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.56%) Tufin
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