The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 68 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.53% 16.82% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 24.32% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 6
Average daily rate £335 £347 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +39.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £305 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Degree
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
306 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.38% 69.16% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 52 57
Average daily rate £325 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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 Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Renfrewshire region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Renfrewshire region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -8 63 £335 -3.59%
Paisley +9 3 £360 -
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 71 (71.00%) Computer Science
2 67 (67.00%) Security Cleared
3 56 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (36.00%) PowerShell
7 35 (35.00%) Windows
8 34 (34.00%) Project Management
9 33 (33.00%) OpenStack
10 31 (31.00%) Windows Server
11 26 (26.00%) HP
12 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
14 22 (22.00%) ITIL
14 22 (22.00%) MS Excel
14 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 20 (20.00%) MCSE
15 20 (20.00%) Office 365
16 17 (17.00%) Migration
16 17 (17.00%) VMware
17 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (15.00%) ITIL V3
18 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
18 15 (15.00%) .NET
19 14 (14.00%) Six Sigma
19 14 (14.00%) Citrix
19 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 33 (33.00%) OpenStack
2 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (13.00%) Skype for Business
6 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (5.00%) IIS
9 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.00%) CMS
10 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Skype
2 8 (8.00%) SAN
3 7 (7.00%) DNS
4 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.00%) LDAP
5 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.00%) X.500
6 2 (2.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) HTTP
6 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.00%) IPsec
6 2 (2.00%) NAS
6 2 (2.00%) SNMP
6 2 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.00%) MSI
3 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (7.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 7 (7.00%) Consultant
1 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (6.00%) Architect
2 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 5 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (4.00%) Analyst
4 4 (4.00%) Junior
4 4 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (3.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (3.00%) Developer
5 3 (3.00%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (3.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (3.00%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (3.00%) PMO Specialist
5 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) .NET
2 10 (10.00%) XML
3 6 (6.00%) WinForms
3 6 (6.00%) WPF
3 6 (6.00%) XSD
4 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) jQuery
5 4 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 71 (71.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) PKI
6 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) PDA
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Windows
2 31 (31.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.00%) Unix
6 7 (7.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Project Management
2 22 (22.00%) ITIL
3 17 (17.00%) Migration
4 15 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 14 (14.00%) Six Sigma
6 12 (12.00%) Change Management
6 12 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (12.00%) Validation
7 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.00%) Analytics
9 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.00%) Content Management
9 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Business Development
10 6 (6.00%) OO
10 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.00%) C#
2 10 (10.00%) VBScript
3 9 (9.00%) SQL
4 7 (7.00%) C
5 6 (6.00%) C++
5 6 (6.00%) COBOL
5 6 (6.00%) Java
5 6 (6.00%) PL/1
5 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.00%) C-shell
7 1 (1.00%) Korn
7 1 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (67.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 40 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (20.00%) MCSE
5 11 (11.00%) MCP
5 11 (11.00%) MCTS
6 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.00%) PMP
8 2 (2.00%) MCITP
9 1 (1.00%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (1.00%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
3 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.00%) Samba
6 1 (1.00%) UAG
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.00%) HP
3 17 (17.00%) VMware
4 14 (14.00%) Citrix
5 9 (9.00%) IronPort
6 8 (8.00%) Oracle
7 7 (7.00%) AppSense
8 4 (4.00%) Nintex
9 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.00%) CA
10 1 (1.00%) CommVault
10 1 (1.00%) FireEye
10 1 (1.00%) Opsware
10 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com