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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 35 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 471 377 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.05% 4.33% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.72% 18.85% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 185 200
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 38
Average hourly rate £29.95 £13.25 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.03% -52.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.79 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.30 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+106.45% -49.18%
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
2388 2000 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.59% 22.97% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1055 1053
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 99 154
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +11 205 £375 -6.25% 71
Hampshire +9 85 £364 -21.35% 83
Surrey +10 53 £380 +1.33% 91
Buckinghamshire +19 44 £339 +4.23% 43
Oxfordshire -12 22 £480 +42.22% 64
Middlesex +9 21 £373 -22.69% 4
West Sussex +8 18 £290 -9.37% 23
Kent +4 14 £519 +62.10% 27
East Sussex -16 4 £450 +24.13% 16
Isle of Wight - 2 £300 -
Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 223 (23.45%) Computer Science
2 217 (22.82%) Project Management
3 194 (20.40%) Telecoms
4 172 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 170 (17.88%) Finance
6 139 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (13.77%) Windows
8 122 (12.83%) MS Excel
9 121 (12.72%) ITIL
10 108 (11.36%) PRINCE2
10 108 (11.36%) SQL
11 99 (10.41%) Security Cleared
11 99 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (9.78%) HTML
13 91 (9.57%) JavaScript
13 91 (9.57%) MS Office
14 85 (8.94%) Java
15 79 (8.31%) Oracle
16 78 (8.20%) .NET
17 74 (7.78%) Internet
18 71 (7.47%) Marketing
19 70 (7.36%) UNIX
20 69 (7.26%) Management Information System
21 66 (6.94%) Linux
22 63 (6.62%) 3G
23 62 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
24 61 (6.41%) Software Engineering
25 60 (6.31%) SQL Server
25 60 (6.31%) C
26 59 (6.20%) SC Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 39 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.15%) IIS
3 26 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.10%) Apache
5 18 (1.89%) CMS
6 15 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.95%) ArcGIS
9 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.84%) Drupal
11 7 (0.74%) WordPress
11 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.74%) Lync
12 6 (0.63%) SAS
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 122 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 91 (9.57%) MS Office
3 41 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.47%) MS Project
5 16 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.37%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.84%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.63%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.42%) ArcInfo
11 3 (0.32%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.32%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.21%) Vectorworks
13 1 (0.11%) Blender
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.63%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.53%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.42%) Maximo
5 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.21%) Cordys
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.74%) SaaS
3 3 (0.32%) Office 365
3 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.78%) Internet
2 63 (6.62%) 3G
3 45 (4.73%) LTE
4 43 (4.52%) Firewall
5 28 (2.94%) 4G
6 27 (2.84%) Broadband
6 27 (2.84%) SAN
7 26 (2.73%) DNS
8 23 (2.42%) Wireless
9 22 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
10 20 (2.10%) UMTS
11 19 (2.00%) HTTP
11 19 (2.00%) VoLTE
12 18 (1.89%) GSM
13 17 (1.79%) LAN
14 15 (1.58%) SSL
14 15 (1.58%) VPN
15 14 (1.47%) Ethernet
15 14 (1.47%) SMS
15 14 (1.47%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 19 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.89%) MySQL
5 16 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.74%) MS Access
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.63%) Big Data
12 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.32%) Informix
14 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.79%) Rational Rose
3 13 (1.37%) Subversion
4 10 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.95%) JUnit
6 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (0.74%) Selenium
7 7 (0.74%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.63%) JIRA
8 6 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.53%) Maven
10 3 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.32%) TestNG
10 3 (0.32%) WatiN
10 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.32%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.21%) Moq
11 2 (0.21%) Mockito
11 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 194 (20.40%) Telecoms
2 170 (17.88%) Finance
3 71 (7.47%) Marketing
4 40 (4.21%) Billing
5 33 (3.47%) Electronics
6 28 (2.94%) Retail
7 23 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (2.10%) Legal
8 20 (2.10%) Banking
9 18 (1.89%) Military
10 17 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.68%) Publishing
12 10 (1.05%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.74%) Korean Language
14 6 (0.63%) Back Office
15 5 (0.53%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.53%) German Language
16 4 (0.42%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 139 (14.62%) Analyst
2 112 (11.78%) Developer
3 92 (9.67%) Architect
4 91 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 64 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 58 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (4.31%) Consultant
8 35 (3.68%) Designer
9 31 (3.26%) Administrator
10 25 (2.63%) Software Engineer
11 22 (2.31%) Support Engineer
11 22 (2.31%) .NET Developer
12 21 (2.21%) Test Engineer
13 19 (2.00%) Design Engineer
13 19 (2.00%) Network Engineer
14 17 (1.79%) Java Developer
14 17 (1.79%) UML Business Analyst
15 16 (1.68%) Coordinator
15 16 (1.68%) Programme Manager
16 15 (1.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.78%) HTML
2 78 (8.20%) .NET
3 58 (6.10%) CSS
4 46 (4.84%) XML
4 46 (4.84%) jQuery
5 36 (3.79%) Web Services
6 34 (3.58%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.73%) HTML5
8 23 (2.42%) Middleware
9 22 (2.31%) Hibernate
10 21 (2.21%) REST
11 20 (2.10%) SOAP
12 19 (2.00%) Spring
13 18 (1.89%) Ajax
14 17 (1.79%) J2EE
15 16 (1.68%) WCF
16 15 (1.58%) JSP
17 14 (1.47%) .NET Framework
18 13 (1.37%) WPF
19 12 (1.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 223 (23.45%) Computer Science
2 139 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.15%) Mathematics
5 31 (3.26%) User Experience
6 30 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.42%) GIS
8 18 (1.89%) Social Media
9 17 (1.79%) Clustering
10 15 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.47%) Physics
12 13 (1.37%) Statistics
13 12 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.26%) Replication
13 12 (1.26%) NHS
13 12 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.16%) iPad
15 10 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.05%) PMI
16 9 (0.95%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 131 (13.77%) Windows
2 70 (7.36%) UNIX
3 66 (6.94%) Linux
4 32 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 14 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.16%) Windows NT
9 10 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (1.05%) Android
10 8 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.53%) Debian
12 4 (0.42%) VMS
13 3 (0.32%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
14 2 (0.21%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (22.82%) Project Management
2 121 (12.72%) ITIL
3 108 (11.36%) PRINCE2
4 99 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (6.41%) Software Engineering
6 58 (6.10%) Change Management
7 48 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (4.52%) Migration
9 41 (4.31%) MVC
9 41 (4.31%) OO
9 41 (4.31%) Mentoring
10 39 (4.10%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 38 (4.00%) Validation
12 37 (3.89%) Workflow
12 37 (3.89%) Service Management
13 36 (3.79%) UML
14 35 (3.68%) Business Analysis
15 34 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (3.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 108 (11.36%) SQL
2 91 (9.57%) JavaScript
3 85 (8.94%) Java
4 60 (6.31%) C
5 54 (5.68%) C#
6 29 (3.05%) C++
7 27 (2.84%) PHP
8 21 (2.21%) Python
9 18 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 17 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.68%) Perl
12 12 (1.26%) VBScript
13 9 (0.95%) VB
13 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.95%) Ruby
14 7 (0.74%) VBA
15 6 (0.63%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 99 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 62 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 39 (4.10%) MCSE
5 31 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.15%) CISSP
7 28 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (2.31%) ISEB
9 22 (2.31%) PMP
9 22 (2.31%) HND
10 18 (1.89%) CCNA
11 17 (1.79%) CCNP
11 17 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.68%) MCITP
13 15 (1.58%) CISM
14 12 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (1.16%) MCTS
15 11 (1.16%) MCSA
16 10 (1.05%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.31%) SLA
2 36 (3.79%) QA
3 21 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.00%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.74%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.32%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.32%) BS25999
8 3 (0.32%) BS7799
8 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) GMP
9 2 (0.21%) CDISC
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) DO-254
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) TickIT
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 58 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.16%) Terminal Services
5 9 (0.95%) Firmware
5 9 (0.95%) vSphere
6 7 (0.74%) ISA Server
6 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.53%) KVM
8 3 (0.32%) vCloud
9 2 (0.21%) Postfix
9 2 (0.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.89%) SCOM
2 8 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.74%) BladeLogic
3 7 (0.74%) SCCM
3 7 (0.74%) OpenView
4 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.42%) Netcool
5 4 (0.42%) WMI
5 4 (0.42%) WSUS
5 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.32%) SCSM
7 2 (0.21%) Ansible
7 2 (0.21%) Puppet
7 2 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 172 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.31%) Oracle
3 50 (5.26%) SAP
4 42 (4.42%) VMware
5 39 (4.10%) Cisco
6 26 (2.73%) IBM
6 26 (2.73%) HP
7 22 (2.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 16 (1.68%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.47%) Intel
10 13 (1.37%) Citrix
10 13 (1.37%) Juniper
10 13 (1.37%) Ericsson
11 12 (1.26%) Nokia
12 11 (1.16%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.05%) Remedy
13 10 (1.05%) Adobe
13 10 (1.05%) F5
14 9 (0.95%) Nortel
14 9 (0.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South East
L'Oréal Careers
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
L'Oréal Careers
Posted: 3 days ago
Littlehampton, Sussex
L'Oréal Careers
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £25 - £28 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £14 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago