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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 34 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Degree 461 360 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.97% 4.06% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.68% 16.76% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 152 173
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 37
Average hourly rate £29.95 £17.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.62% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £41.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
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
2343 2148 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.25% 24.21% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1095 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.28 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +13 211 £375 +3.44% 64
Hampshire +11 73 £348 -22.66% 62
Surrey +14 53 £325 -18.75% 74
Buckinghamshire +5 35 £370 +19.35% 30
Middlesex +12 24 £417 +13.46% 5
Oxfordshire -12 17 £363 +6.61% 36
West Sussex +2 16 £290 -9.37% 16
Kent -7 12 £333 +16.66% 19
East Sussex -6 6 £450 +24.13% 15
Isle of Wight - 4 - - 3
Thames Valley - 2 £368 -
Sussex -2 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 214 (23.52%) Project Management
2 209 (22.97%) Computer Science
3 174 (19.12%) Telecoms
4 171 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 164 (18.02%) Finance
6 125 (13.74%) MS Excel
7 113 (12.42%) Windows
8 109 (11.98%) ITIL
9 97 (10.66%) PRINCE2
10 95 (10.44%) SQL
11 93 (10.22%) MS Office
12 90 (9.89%) HTML
13 87 (9.56%) JavaScript
14 84 (9.23%) Security Cleared
15 76 (8.35%) Marketing
16 75 (8.24%) Java
17 73 (8.02%) Oracle
17 73 (8.02%) .NET
18 63 (6.92%) SQL Server
19 62 (6.81%) UNIX
20 61 (6.70%) Internet
20 61 (6.70%) Management Information System
21 59 (6.48%) Linux
22 58 (6.37%) CSS
23 57 (6.26%) C
24 54 (5.93%) C#
25 53 (5.82%) Software Engineering
26 52 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
26 52 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
27 51 (5.60%) Service Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.53%) IIS
4 19 (2.09%) Apache
5 18 (1.98%) CMS
6 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.77%) Lync
10 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.77%) Drupal
11 6 (0.66%) SAS
11 6 (0.66%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.55%) WordPress
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 125 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 93 (10.22%) MS Office
3 46 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (3.30%) MS Project
5 17 (1.87%) Photoshop
6 11 (1.21%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.88%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.66%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.33%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.22%) Vectorworks
13 1 (0.11%) Blender
13 1 (0.11%) Simulink
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.99%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.66%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.55%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.44%) Maximo
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.33%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Cordys
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.99%) SaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.11%) Route 53
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.70%) Internet
2 47 (5.16%) 3G
3 38 (4.18%) Firewall
4 37 (4.07%) LTE
5 25 (2.75%) LAN
6 24 (2.64%) VPN
7 23 (2.53%) Wireless
8 22 (2.42%) DNS
9 20 (2.20%) 4G
9 20 (2.20%) UMTS
10 19 (2.09%) SAN
10 19 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
11 18 (1.98%) WAN
12 17 (1.87%) VoIP
12 17 (1.87%) GSM
13 14 (1.54%) 3GPP
13 14 (1.54%) HTTP
13 14 (1.54%) Broadband
14 13 (1.43%) GPRS
14 13 (1.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.87%) MySQL
4 17 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.66%) Big Data
13 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.33%) Firebird
14 3 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.09%) Rational Rose
3 12 (1.32%) Subversion
4 10 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.77%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.77%) JUnit
7 6 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.66%) Selenium
8 5 (0.55%) Maven
9 4 (0.44%) JIRA
9 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.33%) DbUnit
10 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.33%) TestNG
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 174 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 164 (18.02%) Finance
3 76 (8.35%) Marketing
4 28 (3.08%) Billing
5 27 (2.97%) Legal
5 27 (2.97%) Electronics
5 27 (2.97%) Retail
6 23 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (2.53%) Banking
7 21 (2.31%) Publishing
8 19 (2.09%) Military
9 11 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.10%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.99%) German Language
12 8 (0.88%) Games
13 7 (0.77%) Back Office
13 7 (0.77%) Korean Language
14 5 (0.55%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.44%) Automotive
15 4 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (16.37%) Analyst
2 102 (11.21%) Developer
3 85 (9.34%) Architect
4 82 (9.01%) Project Manager
5 68 (7.47%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
7 47 (5.16%) Consultant
8 35 (3.85%) Designer
9 26 (2.86%) Administrator
10 21 (2.31%) Support Analyst
11 20 (2.20%) Support Engineer
11 20 (2.20%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.09%) UML Business Analyst
13 18 (1.98%) .NET Developer
14 17 (1.87%) Java Developer
14 17 (1.87%) Network Engineer
15 16 (1.76%) Senior Architect
15 16 (1.76%) Junior
15 16 (1.76%) Test Engineer
15 16 (1.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.89%) HTML
2 73 (8.02%) .NET
3 58 (6.37%) CSS
4 51 (5.60%) jQuery
5 37 (4.07%) XML
6 35 (3.85%) Web Services
7 32 (3.52%) ASP.NET
8 24 (2.64%) HTML5
9 20 (2.20%) Spring
9 20 (2.20%) SOAP
10 19 (2.09%) Middleware
11 18 (1.98%) Ajax
12 17 (1.87%) REST
13 16 (1.76%) Hibernate
14 14 (1.54%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.54%) J2EE
14 14 (1.54%) JSP
15 12 (1.32%) WCF
16 11 (1.21%) CSS3
17 10 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 209 (22.97%) Computer Science
2 61 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.95%) Mathematics
4 25 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.20%) GIS
6 19 (2.09%) Physics
6 19 (2.09%) Social Media
7 13 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.43%) NHS
7 13 (1.43%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.32%) Statistics
9 11 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.21%) iPad
9 11 (1.21%) Clustering
9 11 (1.21%) Replication
10 9 (0.99%) Firmware
10 9 (0.99%) CESG
11 8 (0.88%) Blog
11 8 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.42%) Windows
2 62 (6.81%) UNIX
3 59 (6.48%) Linux
4 27 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.32%) Android
7 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.44%) Debian
13 3 (0.33%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) VMS
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (23.52%) Project Management
2 109 (11.98%) ITIL
3 97 (10.66%) PRINCE2
4 53 (5.82%) Software Engineering
5 52 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (5.60%) Service Management
6 51 (5.60%) Change Management
6 51 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (4.73%) Risk Management
8 40 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (4.29%) Migration
9 39 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 37 (4.07%) MVC
10 37 (4.07%) Workflow
11 36 (3.96%) UML
11 36 (3.96%) Business Analysis
12 35 (3.85%) Data Analysis
13 34 (3.74%) Time Management
14 32 (3.52%) Validation
14 32 (3.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (10.44%) SQL
2 87 (9.56%) JavaScript
3 75 (8.24%) Java
4 57 (6.26%) C
5 54 (5.93%) C#
6 25 (2.75%) PHP
7 24 (2.64%) C++
8 16 (1.76%) Python
9 15 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.43%) Perl
11 11 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.99%) VBA
13 8 (0.88%) VB
13 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.66%) Ruby
14 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.55%) VBScript
16 4 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.74%) MCSE
5 30 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (3.08%) PMI Certification
7 24 (2.64%) CISSP
7 24 (2.64%) ISEB
8 22 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (2.31%) PMP
10 17 (1.87%) CCNA
11 16 (1.76%) CCNP
12 15 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.43%) CISM
13 13 (1.43%) HND
14 11 (1.21%) CISA
14 11 (1.21%) MCITP
15 10 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (1.10%) MCTS
15 10 (1.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.18%) QA
2 32 (3.52%) SLA
3 24 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.66%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.44%) BS25999
8 4 (0.44%) COBIT
9 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.33%) BS7799
9 3 (0.33%) CDISC
10 2 (0.22%) GMP
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.11%) DO-254
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 45 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.77%) VMware ESX
3 7 (0.77%) Terminal Services
4 6 (0.66%) vSphere
5 5 (0.55%) KVM
6 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.54%) SCOM
2 7 (0.77%) SCCM
3 6 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.44%) WSUS
5 4 (0.44%) WMI
6 3 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.33%) SCSM
6 3 (0.33%) Nagios
6 3 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.33%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.22%) Munin
7 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.22%) Netcool
7 2 (0.22%) OpenView
7 2 (0.22%) Puppet
7 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 171 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.02%) Oracle
3 51 (5.60%) SAP
4 39 (4.29%) Cisco
5 28 (3.08%) VMware
6 27 (2.97%) HP
7 15 (1.65%) IBM
8 12 (1.32%) Nokia
8 12 (1.32%) Juniper
8 12 (1.32%) Remedy
8 12 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 11 (1.21%) Adobe
10 10 (1.10%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.10%) Citrix
10 10 (1.10%) ESRI
10 10 (1.10%) F5
11 9 (0.99%) Intel
12 8 (0.88%) Google
12 8 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.88%) Ericsson
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Ballard Chalmers
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £25 - £28 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £700 - £950 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago