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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 34 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 450 476 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.33% 5.06% 5.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.59% 18.49% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 242 192
Average daily rate £394 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 35
Average hourly rate £45.25 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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
2297 2574 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.20% 27.35% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1254 1036
Average daily rate £400 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 103 113
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
Berkshire -8 143 £400 +3.89% 81
Hampshire +14 98 £373 +6.42% 43
Surrey +7 91 £423 +16.55% 70
Buckinghamshire +19 38 £350 -6.66% 39
Oxfordshire -3 32 £510 +13.33% 48
West Sussex +4 18 £366 +26.29% 27
Kent 0 14 £338 +35.00% 16
Middlesex -4 7 £382 -21.17% 6
East Sussex -2 5 £280 -3.44% 17
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 224 (23.02%) Computer Science
2 193 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
4 161 (16.55%) Project Management
5 160 (16.44%) Finance
6 152 (15.62%) Microsoft
7 130 (13.36%) Security Cleared
8 129 (13.26%) Java
9 126 (12.95%) Telecoms
10 114 (11.72%) ITIL
10 114 (11.72%) MS Excel
11 109 (11.20%) SC Cleared
12 103 (10.59%) Windows
12 103 (10.59%) Oracle
13 98 (10.07%) JavaScript
14 96 (9.87%) SQL
14 96 (9.87%) Linux
15 81 (8.32%) Analytics
16 79 (8.12%) SQL Server
17 73 (7.50%) Mentoring
18 71 (7.30%) PRINCE2
18 71 (7.30%) Management Information System
19 69 (7.09%) .NET
19 69 (7.09%) TOGAF
20 68 (6.99%) HTML
21 67 (6.89%) Cisco
22 66 (6.78%) Waterfall
23 65 (6.68%) Data Centre
23 65 (6.68%) MS Office
23 65 (6.68%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (4.32%) Node.js
2 40 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 38 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 24 (2.47%) IIS
5 20 (2.06%) CMS
6 15 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.34%) SAS
8 11 (1.13%) Apache
9 10 (1.03%) JBoss
10 9 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.72%) nginx
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle UPK
13 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 114 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.68%) MS Office
3 40 (4.11%) MS Project
4 29 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.31%) SPSS
10 2 (0.21%) Simulink
11 1 (0.10%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.10%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.23%) SAP BPC
3 11 (1.13%) SAP SRM
4 10 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 7 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.62%) Maximo
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle AGIS
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.51%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.41%) Primavera
9 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.16%) SuccessFactors
4 17 (1.75%) SaaS
5 16 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.92%) Office 365
7 5 (0.51%) Veeva
8 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.31%) IaaS
8 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.10%) Boomi
10 1 (0.10%) GitHub
10 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.34%) DNS
2 46 (4.73%) LAN
3 36 (3.70%) Firewall
4 35 (3.60%) SSL
5 29 (2.98%) VPN
5 29 (2.98%) WAN
6 25 (2.57%) DHCP
7 23 (2.36%) MPLS
8 21 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (2.06%) HTTP
9 20 (2.06%) SNMP
9 20 (2.06%) TCP/IP
10 17 (1.75%) SAN
11 16 (1.64%) Internet
11 16 (1.64%) Wireless
12 15 (1.54%) 3G
12 15 (1.54%) FTP
13 14 (1.44%) BGP
13 14 (1.44%) IPsec
14 13 (1.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.96%) Big Data
3 44 (4.52%) NoSQL
4 39 (4.01%) Oracle Database
5 36 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 30 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.26%) MySQL
7 22 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.54%) MS Access
10 14 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.82%) DB2
12 8 (0.82%) HPCC
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (3.91%) Selenium
2 36 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.57%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.95%) Maven
7 17 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (1.44%) JIRA
9 12 (1.23%) JUnit
10 11 (1.13%) Ant
10 11 (1.13%) Subversion
11 10 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.03%) RSpec
11 10 (1.03%) StarTeam
12 5 (0.51%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.51%) gulp
12 5 (0.51%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.51%) NUnit
12 5 (0.51%) webpack
13 4 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 160 (16.44%) Finance
2 126 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 54 (5.55%) Marketing
4 42 (4.32%) Publishing
5 40 (4.11%) Retail
6 23 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.26%) Electronics
8 19 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.64%) Billing
10 15 (1.54%) Legal
10 15 (1.54%) Military
11 12 (1.23%) Back Office
12 11 (1.13%) Banking
13 9 (0.92%) Games
14 7 (0.72%) Advertising
14 7 (0.72%) Law
15 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.51%) Automotive
17 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 141 (14.49%) Analyst
2 138 (14.18%) Developer
3 101 (10.38%) Architect
4 66 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 51 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 46 (4.73%) Java Developer
8 43 (4.42%) Consultant
8 43 (4.42%) Support Engineer
9 30 (3.08%) Data Architect
10 29 (2.98%) Administrator
10 29 (2.98%) Network Engineer
11 23 (2.36%) Software Engineer
12 21 (2.16%) Designer
13 19 (1.95%) Design Engineer
13 19 (1.95%) Incident Analyst
14 17 (1.75%) Senior Developer
15 16 (1.64%) Big Data Architect
15 16 (1.64%) IT Support
15 16 (1.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.09%) .NET
2 68 (6.99%) HTML
3 63 (6.47%) CSS
4 58 (5.96%) Web Services
5 44 (4.52%) J2EE
6 43 (4.42%) AngularJS
7 39 (4.01%) jQuery
7 39 (4.01%) XML
8 38 (3.91%) HTML5
9 33 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
10 26 (2.67%) ASP.NET
10 26 (2.67%) Spring
11 25 (2.57%) Middleware
12 19 (1.95%) REST
13 17 (1.75%) .NET Framework
13 17 (1.75%) Hibernate
14 16 (1.64%) CSS3
15 14 (1.44%) RESTful
16 13 (1.34%) JSON
16 13 (1.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 224 (23.02%) Computer Science
2 183 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 65 (6.68%) Data Centre
5 51 (5.24%) Mathematics
6 44 (4.52%) Algorithms
7 35 (3.60%) User Experience
8 27 (2.77%) PMI
9 21 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.54%) Physics
12 14 (1.44%) Data Extraction
12 14 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.34%) PKI
13 13 (1.34%) Statistics
14 12 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.23%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.23%) Psychology
15 11 (1.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.59%) Windows
2 96 (9.87%) Linux
3 60 (6.17%) Unix
4 25 (2.57%) Solaris
5 22 (2.26%) Android
6 18 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.82%) AIX
9 8 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.51%) HPUX
12 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.31%) zOS
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (16.55%) Project Management
3 114 (11.72%) ITIL
4 81 (8.32%) Analytics
5 73 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 71 (7.30%) PRINCE2
7 69 (7.09%) TOGAF
8 66 (6.78%) Waterfall
9 65 (6.68%) Software Engineering
10 62 (6.37%) CRM
11 56 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (5.65%) Change Management
12 55 (5.65%) Data Analysis
13 54 (5.55%) Data Modelling
14 51 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (5.24%) Scrum
15 48 (4.93%) SDLC
16 47 (4.83%) Content Management
17 46 (4.73%) Enterprise Architecture
17 46 (4.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (13.26%) Java
2 98 (10.07%) JavaScript
3 96 (9.87%) SQL
4 64 (6.58%) C
4 64 (6.58%) Python
5 56 (5.76%) C#
6 54 (5.55%) C++
7 26 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.64%) Perl
9 14 (1.44%) Ruby
10 13 (1.34%) R
11 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.92%) Scala
13 8 (0.82%) PHP
13 8 (0.82%) VBA
14 7 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.62%) Fortran
15 6 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (13.36%) Security Cleared
2 109 (11.20%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.24%) PMI Certification
4 47 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.80%) CISSP
6 28 (2.88%) ISEB
6 28 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.67%) PMP
8 22 (2.26%) MCP
9 21 (2.16%) CCNA
10 20 (2.06%) HND
11 19 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.85%) CCNP
13 15 (1.54%) CISM
13 15 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (1.44%) MBA
15 11 (1.13%) CCIE
16 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
16 10 (1.03%) MCTS
17 9 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.14%) QA
2 28 (2.88%) SLA
3 24 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.34%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.03%) Def Stans
6 10 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.82%) GxP
7 8 (0.82%) ISO27005
8 7 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.62%) COBIT
9 6 (0.62%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.51%) COSO
10 5 (0.51%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.41%) RMADS
11 4 (0.41%) TickIT
12 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.31%) DO-254
System Software
1 44 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) qmail
3 6 (0.62%) Squid
4 3 (0.31%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.21%) Firmware
5 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.10%) GridGain
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.85%) Puppet
2 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.72%) SCCM
3 6 (0.62%) Cacti
3 6 (0.62%) collectd
3 6 (0.62%) Ganglia
3 6 (0.62%) Graphite
3 6 (0.62%) logstash
3 6 (0.62%) Nagios
3 6 (0.62%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.51%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (0.51%) WSUS
5 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) SCOM
6 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 152 (15.62%) Microsoft
2 103 (10.59%) Oracle
3 67 (6.89%) Cisco
4 56 (5.76%) SAP
5 33 (3.39%) VMware
6 32 (3.29%) IBM
7 27 (2.77%) Sun
8 26 (2.67%) HP
9 22 (2.26%) Citrix
9 22 (2.26%) Juniper
10 19 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.75%) F5
11 17 (1.75%) Huawei
12 16 (1.64%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.64%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.23%) Adobe
13 12 (1.23%) Ariba
13 12 (1.23%) Ericsson
14 11 (1.13%) NetApp
14 11 (1.13%) Nokia
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £57 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: South Coast
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £16.00 - £22.00 per day + Permanent Opportunity
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Huxley
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 days ago