The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 35 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 511 504 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.08% 5.18% 4.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.52% 19.77% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 218 156
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.56 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +20.00%
Degree
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2618 2549 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.02% 26.18% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1268 1024
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 130
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire +5 189 £400 +27.49% 101
Hampshire -5 87 £390 +11.42% 69
Surrey +2 75 £344 +3.22% 86
Oxfordshire +7 57 £500 +33.33% 58
Buckinghamshire +12 49 £388 -9.35% 34
West Sussex -18 23 £390 -8.23% 23
Middlesex -7 12 £465 -1.06% 4
Kent -9 12 £425 -15.00% 27
East Sussex -13 6 £275 -31.25% 15
M4 Corridor 0 2 - -
Sussex 0 1 £200 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 226 (22.83%) Telecoms
2 202 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 202 (20.40%) Computer Science
3 188 (18.99%) Project Management
4 179 (18.08%) MS Excel
5 178 (17.98%) Finance
6 163 (16.46%) ITIL
7 157 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
8 140 (14.14%) Windows
9 128 (12.93%) SQL
10 126 (12.73%) MS Office
11 122 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
12 98 (9.90%) Security Cleared
13 78 (7.88%) Change Management
14 76 (7.68%) PRINCE2
15 75 (7.58%) HTML
15 75 (7.58%) SC Cleared
16 74 (7.47%) Java
17 70 (7.07%) SAP
17 70 (7.07%) Service Management
18 68 (6.87%) Linux
18 68 (6.87%) JavaScript
19 65 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
20 62 (6.26%) Marketing
20 62 (6.26%) Project Planning
21 61 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
22 60 (6.06%) .NET
22 60 (6.06%) Management Information System
23 58 (5.86%) Service Delivery
23 58 (5.86%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (4.14%) IIS
2 26 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.53%) Apache
4 23 (2.32%) CMS
5 22 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.62%) Lync
8 12 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.21%) JBoss
9 9 (0.91%) ArcGIS
10 8 (0.81%) GroupWise
10 8 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.81%) Drupal
11 7 (0.71%) SAS
12 6 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.61%) WordPress
13 5 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 179 (18.08%) MS Excel
2 126 (12.73%) MS Office
3 65 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (4.95%) MS Project
5 26 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (1.01%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.61%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.40%) Simulink
10 4 (0.40%) SPSS
10 4 (0.40%) InDesign
11 2 (0.20%) CATIA
11 2 (0.20%) ArcInfo
12 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 14 (1.41%) SAP SRM
2 10 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.71%) Primavera
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.40%) assyst
6 3 (0.30%) Maximo
6 3 (0.30%) Unica
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.10%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.01%) SaaS
3 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.91%) Office 365
4 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.04%) Firewall
2 38 (3.84%) Internet
3 36 (3.64%) DNS
4 33 (3.33%) VPN
5 28 (2.83%) 3G
6 27 (2.73%) LAN
6 27 (2.73%) Network Security
7 26 (2.63%) LTE
8 25 (2.53%) SAN
9 24 (2.42%) IPsec
10 23 (2.32%) SSL
10 23 (2.32%) TCP/IP
10 23 (2.32%) Wireless
10 23 (2.32%) 4G
11 22 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
12 20 (2.02%) DHCP
13 19 (1.92%) WAN
14 17 (1.72%) OSPF
14 17 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.52%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 16 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.31%) MySQL
6 10 (1.01%) DB2
7 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.71%) Big Data
9 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (0.61%) MS Access
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.40%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.82%) Subversion
3 17 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.31%) JIRA
5 11 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.71%) Selenium
7 7 (0.71%) Toad
8 6 (0.61%) Maven
9 5 (0.51%) Xcode
9 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.40%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.30%) JUnit
11 3 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.30%) JBehave
11 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.30%) Grunt
11 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
General
1 226 (22.83%) Telecoms
2 178 (17.98%) Finance
3 62 (6.26%) Marketing
4 46 (4.65%) Publishing
5 38 (3.84%) Electronics
6 30 (3.03%) Banking
6 30 (3.03%) Retail
7 18 (1.82%) Legal
8 17 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.72%) Military
9 14 (1.41%) Billing
9 14 (1.41%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.31%) Advertising
10 13 (1.31%) Spanish Language
11 12 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.01%) German Language
13 9 (0.91%) Back Office
14 6 (0.61%) Automotive
15 5 (0.51%) Law
15 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (16.06%) Analyst
2 93 (9.39%) Project Manager
3 81 (8.18%) Developer
4 79 (7.98%) Architect
5 49 (4.95%) Design Engineer
6 48 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 42 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (3.94%) Consultant
9 30 (3.03%) Administrator
10 29 (2.93%) Field Engineer
11 26 (2.63%) Support Engineer
11 26 (2.63%) Software Engineer
12 24 (2.42%) Network Engineer
13 22 (2.22%) Junior
14 21 (2.12%) Support Analyst
15 18 (1.82%) Senior Manager
15 18 (1.82%) Graduate
16 16 (1.62%) Technical Support
16 16 (1.62%) Data Analyst
16 16 (1.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.58%) HTML
2 60 (6.06%) .NET
3 52 (5.25%) CSS
3 52 (5.25%) XML
4 51 (5.15%) Web Services
5 27 (2.73%) REST
6 26 (2.63%) Middleware
7 22 (2.22%) SOAP
8 21 (2.12%) ASP.NET
9 19 (1.92%) HTML5
10 18 (1.82%) jQuery
11 17 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 16 (1.62%) JSON
12 16 (1.62%) J2EE
13 14 (1.41%) JSP
14 13 (1.31%) WCF
15 12 (1.21%) RESTful
16 11 (1.11%) Spring
16 11 (1.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 202 (20.40%) Computer Science
2 157 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.13%) User Experience
5 26 (2.63%) Clustering
6 19 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 18 (1.82%) SecurID
8 17 (1.72%) Replication
8 17 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.52%) GIS
10 12 (1.21%) Economics
10 12 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.01%) Social Media
11 10 (1.01%) PKI
11 10 (1.01%) PMI
12 9 (0.91%) Life Science
13 8 (0.81%) Informatics
13 8 (0.81%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.14%) Windows
2 68 (6.87%) Linux
3 56 (5.66%) UNIX
4 24 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (1.72%) Solaris
5 17 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.01%) AIX
7 9 (0.91%) Android
7 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.61%) Windows NT
9 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.51%) Fedora
11 4 (0.40%) zOS
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (18.99%) Project Management
2 163 (16.46%) ITIL
3 122 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (7.88%) Change Management
5 76 (7.68%) PRINCE2
6 70 (7.07%) Service Management
7 62 (6.26%) Project Planning
8 58 (5.86%) Service Delivery
9 57 (5.76%) Validation
10 49 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (4.44%) Business Analysis
12 42 (4.24%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.14%) CRM
14 36 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
14 36 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (3.43%) E-Commerce
16 33 (3.33%) Data Analysis
17 32 (3.23%) Analytics
18 31 (3.13%) UML
19 30 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (12.93%) SQL
2 74 (7.47%) Java
3 68 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.25%) C#
5 39 (3.94%) C
6 31 (3.13%) C++
7 20 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 19 (1.92%) Python
9 16 (1.62%) PHP
10 11 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.01%) VBScript
11 10 (1.01%) Perl
11 10 (1.01%) MATLAB
12 9 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.61%) VB
14 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 98 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 61 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.55%) HND
6 36 (3.64%) MCITP
7 35 (3.54%) PMI Certification
8 34 (3.43%) MCTS
9 33 (3.33%) PMP
9 33 (3.33%) ISEB
10 31 (3.13%) CCNP
11 28 (2.83%) CISSP
12 25 (2.53%) MCSE
13 21 (2.12%) HNC
14 20 (2.02%) CCNA
15 14 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.41%) MBA
16 13 (1.31%) ISTQB
17 12 (1.21%) MCP
18 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.04%) QA
2 37 (3.74%) SLA
3 22 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.61%) COBIT
4 6 (0.61%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.40%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.30%) DO-254
7 3 (0.30%) ARP4754
7 3 (0.30%) ARP4761
7 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) COSO
7 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 1 (0.10%) CDISC
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) Basel II
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.40%) vSphere
5 4 (0.40%) Shibboleth
5 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.30%) Firmware
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.30%) Snort
6 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.20%) Docker
7 2 (0.20%) Samba
8 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.10%) UAG
8 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (1.52%) SCOM
2 9 (0.91%) SCCM
2 9 (0.91%) SCSM
3 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.81%) WMI
4 5 (0.51%) BladeLogic
4 5 (0.51%) Netcool
4 5 (0.51%) Puppet
5 4 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.40%) MOM
6 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.20%) OpenView
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.20%) WSUS
7 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.20%) Ansible
7 2 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 202 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.07%) SAP
3 58 (5.86%) Oracle
4 52 (5.25%) Cisco
5 32 (3.23%) HP
6 31 (3.13%) VMware
7 23 (2.32%) Citrix
7 23 (2.32%) Business Objects
8 22 (2.22%) F5
9 20 (2.02%) Ariba
9 20 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.92%) Remedy
10 19 (1.92%) Ericsson
10 19 (1.92%) Adobe
11 18 (1.82%) IBM
12 16 (1.62%) TOWER Software
12 16 (1.62%) Fortinet
13 15 (1.52%) Tufin
13 15 (1.52%) AlgoSec
14 12 (1.21%) Huawei
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
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Rate: £400 - 490 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
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