The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 9 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 31 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.88% 6.40% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.66% 45.71% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.91% 14.00% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 19
Average daily rate £370 £394 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.62% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 16 (35.56%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
4 10 (22.22%) Finance
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (17.78%) 3GPP
5 8 (17.78%) 4G
5 8 (17.78%) LTE
5 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
6 7 (15.56%) QA
6 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) J2EE
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
6 7 (15.56%) C#
7 6 (13.33%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.33%) VBScript
7 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 6 (13.33%) IIS
7 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) GPRS
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 6 (13.33%) Electronics
7 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) WCF

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) 3GPP
1 8 (17.78%) LTE
1 8 (17.78%) 4G
2 6 (13.33%) GPRS
3 5 (11.11%) GSM
4 4 (8.89%) TACACS
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Wireless
4 4 (8.89%) UMTS
4 4 (8.89%) WCDMA
4 4 (8.89%) SMS
4 4 (8.89%) VoLTE
4 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
4 4 (8.89%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (6.67%) 3G
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Electronics
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) J2EE
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.33%) WCF
3 6 (13.33%) WPF
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) WAP
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) LAMP
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.44%) Physics
7 1 (2.22%) iSeries
7 1 (2.22%) Handset
7 1 (2.22%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) NHS
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) MVC
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.33%) OO
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.11%) Information Management
4 5 (11.11%) Fault Management
4 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.89%) Network Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) VBScript
3 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCNA
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCSP
2 4 (8.89%) CCNP
2 4 (8.89%) ACCA
2 4 (8.89%) CIMA
2 4 (8.89%) CCSA
2 4 (8.89%) CCSE
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.44%) CISA
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) CCVP
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CNE
5 1 (2.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) OpenView
1 4 (8.89%) Netcool
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) Nortel
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Radware
4 4 (8.89%) Crossbeam
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Actix
7 1 (2.22%) Metastorm
7 1 (2.22%) Agilent
7 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus