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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.16% 6.67% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.68% 37.78% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
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
63 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.08% 17.65% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 20
Average daily rate £348 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
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 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
3 8 (22.22%) LTE
3 8 (22.22%) 4G
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
5 6 (16.67%) Electronics
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) GPRS
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
6 5 (13.89%) Information Management
6 5 (13.89%) GSM
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) ISEB
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) UMTS
7 4 (11.11%) WCDMA
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) TOGAF

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
1 8 (22.22%) LTE
1 8 (22.22%) 4G
2 6 (16.67%) GPRS
3 5 (13.89%) GSM
4 4 (11.11%) UMTS
4 4 (11.11%) WCDMA
4 4 (11.11%) VoLTE
4 4 (11.11%) Wireless
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (5.56%) TACACS
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) 2G
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.56%) Nortel Alteon
6 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Electronics
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Business Information Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) ETL Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) WCF
3 3 (8.33%) WPF
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) WAP
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.33%) Physics
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
3 5 (13.89%) Information Management
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCSP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) ACCA
3 2 (5.56%) CISA
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CIMA
3 2 (5.56%) CCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) IIBA
4 1 (2.78%) CCVP
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) OpenView
1 2 (5.56%) Netcool
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.56%) Crossbeam
3 2 (5.56%) Nortel
3 2 (5.56%) Radware
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.78%) Agilent
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus