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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 41 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 421 452 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.19% 4.87% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.03% 19.32% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 212 153
Average daily rate
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£389 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £61.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+18.28% +39.58%
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
2627 2340 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.13% 25.19% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1210 1081
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -22 122 £400 +6.66% 83
Hampshire +23 106 £420 +20.68% 74
Surrey +7 77 £330 +1.53% 61
Buckinghamshire +5 45 £375 +1.35% 31
Oxfordshire -7 33 £400 +10.34% 65
West Sussex -13 21 £330 +13.79% 14
Kent -6 7 £294 -34.72% 10
East Sussex 0 6 £325 -27.72% 14
Middlesex -11 6 £462 +10.79% 2
Isle of Wight 0 2 £235 - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 193 (22.16%) Computer Science
2 190 (21.81%) Project Management
3 172 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (17.45%) Finance
5 144 (16.53%) Microsoft
6 143 (16.42%) SQL
6 143 (16.42%) Telecoms
7 141 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
8 131 (15.04%) ITIL
9 128 (14.70%) MS Excel
10 124 (14.24%) Windows
11 108 (12.40%) Security Cleared
12 99 (11.37%) Linux
13 92 (10.56%) MS Office
14 89 (10.22%) Java
15 80 (9.18%) Oracle
16 78 (8.96%) Management Information System
17 77 (8.84%) SC Cleared
18 75 (8.61%) JavaScript
19 72 (8.27%) PRINCE2
20 69 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
21 67 (7.69%) UNIX
22 64 (7.35%) SQL Server
23 63 (7.23%) C
24 62 (7.12%) Change Management
25 61 (7.00%) HTML
26 60 (6.89%) VMware
27 56 (6.43%) Service Management
28 55 (6.31%) Active Directory
29 52 (5.97%) .NET

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 20 (2.30%) IIS
4 18 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 15 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.49%) Apache
8 11 (1.26%) CMS
9 9 (1.03%) Lync
10 8 (0.92%) JBoss
11 7 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.80%) Node.js
12 5 (0.57%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.46%) SAS
14 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 128 (14.70%) MS Excel
2 92 (10.56%) MS Office
3 46 (5.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.99%) MS Project
5 10 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.92%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.34%) ZBrush
9 3 (0.34%) InDesign
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.34%) Maya
10 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.23%) Simulink
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.69%) SAP SRM
2 6 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.34%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) Maximo
5 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.23%) Primavera
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.11%) Lawson
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.80%) Office 365
4 6 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.69%) SaaS
5 5 (0.57%) Veeva
6 4 (0.46%) PaaS
6 4 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.34%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.23%) Taleo
9 1 (0.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.17%) Firewall
2 35 (4.02%) LAN
2 35 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.44%) Internet
4 29 (3.33%) DNS
5 27 (3.10%) VPN
5 27 (3.10%) WAN
6 23 (2.64%) SAN
7 22 (2.53%) Wireless
8 21 (2.41%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (2.18%) IPsec
10 18 (2.07%) LTE
11 17 (1.95%) 3G
11 17 (1.95%) SSL
12 16 (1.84%) NAS
12 16 (1.84%) 4G
13 15 (1.72%) HTTP
14 13 (1.49%) ATM
15 12 (1.38%) DHCP
15 12 (1.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (2.30%) MySQL
5 19 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.38%) DB2
10 11 (1.26%) OLAP
10 11 (1.26%) Big Data
11 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (1.84%) Subversion
4 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.15%) Selenium
6 7 (0.80%) Xcode
7 6 (0.69%) Maven
7 6 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.46%) RSpec
9 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.34%) JBehave
10 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 152 (17.45%) Finance
2 143 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.40%) Marketing
4 33 (3.79%) Electronics
5 31 (3.56%) Retail
6 30 (3.44%) Publishing
7 29 (3.33%) Military
8 28 (3.21%) Legal
9 24 (2.76%) Automotive
10 19 (2.18%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.18%) Games
11 18 (2.07%) Banking
12 16 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.72%) Back Office
14 10 (1.15%) Spanish Language
15 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.69%) German Language
17 5 (0.57%) Local Government
18 3 (0.34%) French Language
18 3 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (18.03%) Analyst
2 102 (11.71%) Developer
3 76 (8.73%) Architect
3 76 (8.73%) Project Manager
4 63 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 40 (4.59%) Consultant
6 36 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (2.99%) Software Engineer
8 25 (2.87%) Support Engineer
9 24 (2.76%) Network Engineer
9 24 (2.76%) Designer
10 19 (2.18%) Junior
10 19 (2.18%) Java Developer
11 18 (2.07%) Programme Manager
12 14 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (1.61%) Administrator
13 13 (1.49%) DBA
14 12 (1.38%) Senior Manager
14 12 (1.38%) Technical Architect
14 12 (1.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.00%) HTML
2 52 (5.97%) .NET
3 50 (5.74%) XML
4 47 (5.40%) Web Services
5 32 (3.67%) CSS
5 32 (3.67%) REST
6 31 (3.56%) J2EE
7 27 (3.10%) Middleware
8 25 (2.87%) jQuery
9 23 (2.64%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.18%) SOAP
10 19 (2.18%) .NET Framework
11 18 (2.07%) JSON
11 18 (2.07%) JSP
12 17 (1.95%) Ajax
13 16 (1.84%) HTML5
14 12 (1.38%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.15%) RESTful
16 10 (1.15%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 193 (22.16%) Computer Science
2 172 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 22 (2.53%) PKI
7 19 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.07%) User Experience
9 15 (1.72%) PMI
9 15 (1.72%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.61%) Physics
10 14 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.49%) Social Media
11 13 (1.49%) Statistics
12 12 (1.38%) Economics
12 12 (1.38%) GIS
13 11 (1.26%) NHS
13 11 (1.26%) Clustering
13 11 (1.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.24%) Windows
2 99 (11.37%) Linux
3 67 (7.69%) UNIX
4 29 (3.33%) Solaris
5 20 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.92%) Android
11 7 (0.80%) AIX
12 5 (0.57%) HPUX
13 3 (0.34%) VMS
13 3 (0.34%) zOS
14 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.81%) Project Management
2 141 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (15.04%) ITIL
4 72 (8.27%) PRINCE2
5 69 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (7.12%) Change Management
7 56 (6.43%) Service Management
8 52 (5.97%) Business Analysis
9 50 (5.74%) CRM
10 49 (5.63%) Analytics
11 47 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (5.40%) Service Delivery
12 45 (5.17%) Software Engineering
13 44 (5.05%) Data Modelling
14 40 (4.59%) SDLC
15 39 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (4.25%) Waterfall
16 37 (4.25%) Data Analysis
17 36 (4.13%) Validation
18 35 (4.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 143 (16.42%) SQL
2 89 (10.22%) Java
3 75 (8.61%) JavaScript
4 63 (7.23%) C
5 49 (5.63%) C++
6 42 (4.82%) C#
7 25 (2.87%) Python
7 25 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.18%) Perl
9 18 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.38%) PHP
11 11 (1.26%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.15%) Ruby
12 10 (1.15%) VBScript
13 8 (0.92%) VBA
13 8 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.69%) ABAP
15 5 (0.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 108 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 45 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (3.90%) HND
5 31 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.44%) ISEB
7 29 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 23 (2.64%) PMP
8 23 (2.64%) CCNA
9 19 (2.18%) CCNP
10 17 (1.95%) CISSP
11 15 (1.72%) HNC
12 14 (1.61%) MCSE
13 12 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (1.26%) MCITP
14 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.15%) ISTQB
16 9 (1.03%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.67%) SLA
2 28 (3.21%) QA
3 17 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.26%) IEC 61508
5 11 (1.26%) DO-178B
6 9 (1.03%) DO-254
6 9 (1.03%) ARP4754
6 9 (1.03%) ARP4761
7 8 (0.92%) GxP
8 7 (0.80%) COBIT
8 7 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.69%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.34%) COSO
11 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.23%) TickIT
11 2 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.23%) HL7
12 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 55 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.61%) vSphere
4 12 (1.38%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.80%) Firmware
6 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.46%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) Snort
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) NDS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.03%) SCCM
1 9 (1.03%) SCOM
2 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.69%) Puppet
3 5 (0.57%) WSUS
3 5 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.46%) Netcool
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.46%) OPNET
4 4 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.34%) Nessus
5 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.23%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 144 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.18%) Oracle
3 60 (6.89%) VMware
4 48 (5.51%) Cisco
5 43 (4.94%) HP
6 36 (4.13%) SAP
7 30 (3.44%) Citrix
8 23 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.30%) Adobe
10 17 (1.95%) Sun
11 15 (1.72%) Juniper
11 15 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.61%) IBM
13 11 (1.26%) Veritas
14 10 (1.15%) Remedy
14 10 (1.15%) Huawei
15 9 (1.03%) McAfee
15 9 (1.03%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.03%) BMC
15 9 (1.03%) F5
Buckinghamshire
Safran
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £349.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
The Creative Emporium
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £119.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
High Wycombe
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago