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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 34 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 456 451 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.89% 5.04% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.10% 18.66% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 198 146
Average daily rate
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£396 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 32
Average hourly rate £39.00 £24.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.18% +38.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -6 138 £400 +26.98% 111
Hampshire -9 81 £364 +3.92% 41
Oxfordshire +14 62 £500 +42.85% 57
Surrey +5 61 £325 -1.51% 81
Buckinghamshire +13 57 £388 +15.67% 35
West Sussex -12 24 £360 -24.21% 39
Kent +9 13 £500 -6.10% 14
Middlesex -6 13 £431 -5.64% 4
East Sussex -22 5 £275 -18.51% 27
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Sussex -2 1 £200 - 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £315 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 211 (22.19%) Telecoms
2 207 (21.77%) Computer Science
3 178 (18.72%) Finance
4 177 (18.61%) Microsoft
5 173 (18.19%) Project Management
6 154 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
7 148 (15.56%) MS Excel
8 141 (14.83%) ITIL
9 128 (13.46%) SQL
10 121 (12.72%) Windows
11 120 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
12 112 (11.78%) MS Office
13 111 (11.67%) Security Cleared
14 83 (8.73%) SC Cleared
15 75 (7.89%) Linux
16 73 (7.68%) HTML
17 72 (7.57%) Java
18 70 (7.36%) PRINCE2
18 70 (7.36%) Change Management
19 69 (7.26%) Service Management
20 67 (7.05%) Management Information System
21 65 (6.83%) JavaScript
22 64 (6.73%) Service Delivery
23 62 (6.52%) Project Planning
24 59 (6.20%) Marketing
25 58 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 58 (6.10%) SAP
26 57 (5.99%) Web Services
26 57 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
27 56 (5.89%) C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (3.47%) IIS
2 23 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.10%) Apache
4 19 (2.00%) CMS
5 17 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.58%) Lync
7 13 (1.37%) JBoss
8 12 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.84%) GroupWise
11 8 (0.84%) Drupal
12 7 (0.74%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.63%) SAS
13 6 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 148 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 112 (11.78%) MS Office
3 57 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (4.73%) MS Project
5 21 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.84%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.53%) Simulink
11 4 (0.42%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.42%) InDesign
12 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.32%) ZBrush
12 3 (0.32%) Maya
13 2 (0.21%) SPSS
13 2 (0.21%) CATIA
14 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.58%) SAP SRM
2 11 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) Primavera
4 4 (0.42%) assyst
5 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) Maximo
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.11%) Unica
7 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.84%) Office 365
3 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.74%) SaaS
4 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.11%) Boomi
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.00%) DNS
2 37 (3.89%) Firewall
3 33 (3.47%) VPN
4 32 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 30 (3.15%) LAN
5 30 (3.15%) Internet
6 26 (2.73%) LTE
7 24 (2.52%) Wireless
7 24 (2.52%) SAN
8 23 (2.42%) IPsec
9 22 (2.31%) 4G
9 22 (2.31%) 3G
10 21 (2.21%) Network Security
10 21 (2.21%) WAN
10 21 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
11 20 (2.10%) DHCP
11 20 (2.10%) SSL
12 16 (1.68%) MPLS
12 16 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 17 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.16%) DB2
8 10 (1.05%) MySQL
9 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (0.74%) Big Data
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.31%) Subversion
3 20 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.95%) JIRA
7 7 (0.74%) Selenium
7 7 (0.74%) Toad
7 7 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.63%) Xcode
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.42%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.42%) Maven
10 3 (0.32%) JBehave
10 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.32%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 211 (22.19%) Telecoms
2 178 (18.72%) Finance
3 59 (6.20%) Marketing
4 40 (4.21%) Electronics
5 33 (3.47%) Publishing
6 30 (3.15%) Retail
7 25 (2.63%) Military
8 24 (2.52%) Banking
9 22 (2.31%) Legal
10 21 (2.21%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.47%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.37%) Spanish Language
12 13 (1.37%) Games
13 12 (1.26%) Advertising
14 11 (1.16%) Automotive
14 11 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.95%) Back Office
16 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.84%) Billing
17 5 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 161 (16.93%) Analyst
2 87 (9.15%) Project Manager
3 86 (9.04%) Developer
4 81 (8.52%) Architect
5 46 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 40 (4.21%) Consultant
6 40 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (4.21%) Design Engineer
7 30 (3.15%) Software Engineer
8 27 (2.84%) Administrator
9 26 (2.73%) Field Engineer
10 23 (2.42%) Support Analyst
11 21 (2.21%) Support Engineer
12 20 (2.10%) Senior Manager
13 19 (2.00%) Network Engineer
14 18 (1.89%) Junior
15 16 (1.68%) Graduate
15 16 (1.68%) Designer
16 15 (1.58%) Programme Manager
17 12 (1.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.68%) HTML
2 57 (5.99%) Web Services
3 56 (5.89%) .NET
4 53 (5.57%) XML
5 42 (4.42%) CSS
6 31 (3.26%) REST
7 26 (2.73%) Middleware
8 23 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 21 (2.21%) SOAP
10 20 (2.10%) jQuery
11 19 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (1.89%) J2EE
12 18 (1.89%) .NET Framework
13 17 (1.79%) JSP
14 16 (1.68%) HTML5
15 15 (1.58%) JSON
16 14 (1.47%) WCF
16 14 (1.47%) RESTful
17 10 (1.05%) Flash
18 9 (0.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 207 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 154 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.05%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.63%) User Experience
5 23 (2.42%) Clustering
6 18 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.47%) Replication
8 14 (1.47%) PKI
9 13 (1.37%) Economics
10 12 (1.26%) GIS
10 12 (1.26%) SecurID
11 11 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.16%) Social Media
12 10 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.95%) Statistics
13 9 (0.95%) Life Science
13 9 (0.95%) Human Factors
14 8 (0.84%) PMI
14 8 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 121 (12.72%) Windows
2 75 (7.89%) Linux
3 55 (5.78%) UNIX
4 22 (2.31%) Solaris
5 21 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.16%) Android
7 11 (1.16%) AIX
8 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.42%) zOS
12 4 (0.42%) Fedora
13 2 (0.21%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (18.19%) Project Management
2 141 (14.83%) ITIL
3 120 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (7.36%) PRINCE2
4 70 (7.36%) Change Management
5 69 (7.26%) Service Management
6 64 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 62 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 58 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (5.57%) Validation
10 48 (5.05%) Business Analysis
11 40 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 39 (4.10%) CRM
12 39 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (3.58%) E-Commerce
13 34 (3.58%) Data Analysis
14 32 (3.36%) Data Modelling
15 31 (3.26%) OO
15 31 (3.26%) MVC
16 30 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 128 (13.46%) SQL
2 72 (7.57%) Java
3 65 (6.83%) JavaScript
4 56 (5.89%) C
5 55 (5.78%) C#
6 46 (4.84%) C++
7 23 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 22 (2.31%) Python
9 15 (1.58%) PHP
10 13 (1.37%) VBScript
11 12 (1.26%) Perl
12 11 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.95%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 8 (0.84%) Ruby
16 7 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 83 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.89%) ISEB
5 37 (3.89%) HND
6 33 (3.47%) MCITP
6 33 (3.47%) PMP
6 33 (3.47%) PMI Certification
7 28 (2.94%) MCTS
8 25 (2.63%) CCNP
9 23 (2.42%) CISSP
10 21 (2.21%) MCSE
11 18 (1.89%) HNC
12 17 (1.79%) CCNA
13 15 (1.58%) MBA
14 14 (1.47%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.26%) CCIE
16 11 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.00%) QA
2 30 (3.15%) SLA
3 18 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.74%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.74%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.63%) DO-254
5 6 (0.63%) ARP4754
5 6 (0.63%) ARP4761
5 6 (0.63%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.63%) COBIT
5 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.42%) GxP
6 4 (0.42%) COSO
7 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.21%) TickIT
8 2 (0.21%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 54 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.63%) vSphere
5 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.53%) Firmware
6 4 (0.42%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.32%) Snort
7 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.26%) SCCM
2 10 (1.05%) SCOM
3 9 (0.95%) TrustSec
4 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.74%) SCSM
5 6 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.63%) WMI
6 5 (0.53%) Netcool
6 5 (0.53%) Puppet
7 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) WSUS
8 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.32%) MOM
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.21%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 177 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.10%) SAP
3 53 (5.57%) Cisco
4 52 (5.47%) Oracle
5 33 (3.47%) HP
6 31 (3.26%) VMware
7 25 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 22 (2.31%) Remedy
9 20 (2.10%) Citrix
9 20 (2.10%) Ariba
9 20 (2.10%) Ericsson
10 17 (1.79%) IBM
11 16 (1.68%) Adobe
12 15 (1.58%) TOWER Software
12 15 (1.58%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.58%) F5
13 13 (1.37%) Huawei
14 12 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.26%) Juniper
15 9 (0.95%) Fortinet
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £225.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
NES IT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Ramsgate, Kent
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sussex
Optimus Search
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + £500+
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Not specified
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: Not specified
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250.00 - £251.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago