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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 406 466 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.34% 5.20% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.48% 19.06% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 213 141
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 33
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.78 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +33.76%
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
2323 2445 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 27.30% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1185 1070
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 95 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +9 96 £400 +18.51% 60
Berkshire -29 88 £400 +15.94% 96
Surrey -2 56 £375 +16.27% 89
Oxfordshire +10 54 £460 +36.29% 42
Buckinghamshire +4 46 £350 +6.06% 34
West Sussex +12 31 £325 -17.46% 32
Kent +11 19 £425 - 24
Middlesex -14 8 £326 -27.50%
East Sussex -15 8 £275 -4.34% 32
Home Counties - 2 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 207 (22.14%) Telecoms
2 202 (21.60%) Computer Science
3 180 (19.25%) Microsoft
4 173 (18.50%) Finance
5 170 (18.18%) Project Management
6 161 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
7 146 (15.61%) MS Excel
8 128 (13.69%) SQL
9 126 (13.48%) ITIL
10 120 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (12.30%) Windows
12 111 (11.87%) MS Office
13 99 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 82 (8.77%) PRINCE2
15 81 (8.66%) Linux
16 79 (8.45%) Java
17 73 (7.81%) Management Information System
18 69 (7.38%) HTML
19 67 (7.17%) Service Delivery
20 66 (7.06%) SC Cleared
21 65 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 63 (6.74%) Service Management
23 62 (6.63%) Change Management
23 62 (6.63%) JavaScript
24 58 (6.20%) Active Directory
25 57 (6.10%) C
25 57 (6.10%) XML
26 55 (5.88%) Marketing
27 54 (5.78%) Project Planning
27 54 (5.78%) SAP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.67%) IIS
3 21 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.60%) Apache
5 15 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.50%) CMS
7 13 (1.39%) JBoss
8 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.18%) Lync
9 9 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.75%) SAS
10 7 (0.75%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.53%) GroupWise
12 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.43%) Drupal
13 4 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 146 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 111 (11.87%) MS Office
3 53 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (4.06%) MS Project
5 20 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.43%) Simulink
11 3 (0.32%) Maya
11 3 (0.32%) ZBrush
11 3 (0.32%) InDesign
11 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.21%) CATIA
12 2 (0.21%) SPSS
13 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 12 (1.28%) SAP SRM
2 10 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.43%) Primavera
6 3 (0.32%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.21%) Maximo
7 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.11%) Unica
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.18%) Office 365
2 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.43%) SaaS
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
5 2 (0.21%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.11%) Boomi
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.74%) TCP/IP
1 35 (3.74%) Firewall
2 32 (3.42%) DNS
3 26 (2.78%) VPN
4 25 (2.67%) LAN
4 25 (2.67%) SAN
5 23 (2.46%) Wireless
6 22 (2.35%) Internet
6 22 (2.35%) LTE
7 21 (2.25%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (2.14%) 3G
9 19 (2.03%) WAN
9 19 (2.03%) 4G
10 15 (1.60%) IPsec
11 14 (1.50%) NAS
11 14 (1.50%) Network Security
12 13 (1.39%) SSL
12 13 (1.39%) DHCP
13 12 (1.28%) VoIP
14 11 (1.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.28%) DB2
8 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.96%) MySQL
10 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.75%) Big Data
11 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.64%) DbVisualizer
11 6 (0.64%) MS Access
12 5 (0.53%) QlikView
12 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.03%) Subversion
3 17 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.96%) Xcode
7 6 (0.64%) Toad
7 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.64%) JIRA
8 5 (0.53%) Selenium
8 5 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.43%) Maven
10 3 (0.32%) JBehave
10 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.32%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.32%) Grunt
General
1 207 (22.14%) Telecoms
2 173 (18.50%) Finance
3 55 (5.88%) Marketing
4 42 (4.49%) Electronics
5 32 (3.42%) Retail
6 31 (3.32%) Publishing
7 28 (2.99%) Military
8 27 (2.89%) Legal
9 23 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.46%) Banking
10 19 (2.03%) Automotive
11 17 (1.82%) Games
12 12 (1.28%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.28%) Spanish Language
13 10 (1.07%) Back Office
14 9 (0.96%) Advertising
15 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.75%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 159 (17.01%) Analyst
2 101 (10.80%) Developer
3 82 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 76 (8.13%) Architect
5 48 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 45 (4.81%) Consultant
7 39 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (3.74%) Design Engineer
9 29 (3.10%) Software Engineer
10 23 (2.46%) Administrator
11 22 (2.35%) Network Engineer
12 21 (2.25%) Designer
13 19 (2.03%) Senior Manager
13 19 (2.03%) Support Engineer
14 18 (1.93%) Support Analyst
15 17 (1.82%) Programme Manager
16 16 (1.71%) Field Engineer
17 13 (1.39%) Junior
18 12 (1.28%) Test Analyst
18 12 (1.28%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.38%) HTML
2 57 (6.10%) XML
3 52 (5.56%) .NET
3 52 (5.56%) Web Services
4 34 (3.64%) CSS
5 32 (3.42%) REST
6 27 (2.89%) Middleware
7 21 (2.25%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.25%) jQuery
8 20 (2.14%) SOAP
9 19 (2.03%) JSP
9 19 (2.03%) J2EE
10 17 (1.82%) JSON
11 16 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.60%) Ajax
12 15 (1.60%) HTML5
13 13 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.18%) RESTful
14 11 (1.18%) OpenGL
15 10 (1.07%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 202 (21.60%) Computer Science
2 161 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.32%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.57%) User Experience
5 24 (2.57%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.14%) Clustering
8 17 (1.82%) PKI
9 14 (1.50%) GIS
10 13 (1.39%) Economics
11 12 (1.28%) Physics
12 11 (1.18%) PMI
13 10 (1.07%) iPhone
13 10 (1.07%) Social Media
14 9 (0.96%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.96%) Replication
14 9 (0.96%) Statistics
14 9 (0.96%) Informatics
14 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.30%) Windows
2 81 (8.66%) Linux
3 50 (5.35%) UNIX
4 26 (2.78%) Solaris
5 21 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.18%) Android
9 11 (1.18%) AIX
10 10 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.32%) zOS
14 3 (0.32%) Fedora
14 3 (0.32%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (18.18%) Project Management
2 126 (13.48%) ITIL
3 120 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 67 (7.17%) Service Delivery
6 65 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (6.74%) Service Management
8 62 (6.63%) Change Management
9 54 (5.78%) Project Planning
10 49 (5.24%) Business Analysis
11 48 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 39 (4.17%) CRM
14 38 (4.06%) Validation
15 37 (3.96%) Data Modelling
16 34 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (3.64%) UML
17 33 (3.53%) OO
18 32 (3.42%) Workflow
18 32 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 128 (13.69%) SQL
2 79 (8.45%) Java
3 62 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 57 (6.10%) C
5 50 (5.35%) C++
6 46 (4.92%) C#
7 23 (2.46%) PowerShell
8 17 (1.82%) Python
9 13 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.39%) VBScript
9 13 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.18%) PHP
11 10 (1.07%) Perl
11 10 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.86%) VBA
12 8 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.75%) ABAP
14 6 (0.64%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.64%) Ruby
14 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (4.60%) HND
5 39 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (3.74%) PMI Certification
7 33 (3.53%) ISEB
7 33 (3.53%) PMP
8 25 (2.67%) MCITP
9 22 (2.35%) MCSE
10 19 (2.03%) CCNP
10 19 (2.03%) MCTS
11 18 (1.93%) CCNA
11 18 (1.93%) HNC
12 17 (1.82%) CISSP
13 13 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (1.39%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.18%) MBA
14 11 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.85%) QA
2 32 (3.42%) SLA
3 14 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.96%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.96%) DO-178B
6 8 (0.86%) DO-254
6 8 (0.86%) ARP4754
6 8 (0.86%) ARP4761
7 6 (0.64%) COBIT
7 6 (0.64%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.53%) GxP
9 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.43%) COSO
10 2 (0.21%) TickIT
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.21%) HL7
10 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 58 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.96%) vSphere
5 6 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.64%) Firmware
6 4 (0.43%) XenApp
7 3 (0.32%) Snort
8 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (1.28%) SCCM
2 9 (0.96%) SCOM
3 8 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.64%) Netcool
4 6 (0.64%) WSUS
5 5 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.43%) SCSM
7 3 (0.32%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.32%) WMI
7 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.21%) Nessus
8 2 (0.21%) Puppet
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.11%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 180 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.78%) SAP
3 49 (5.24%) Oracle
4 44 (4.71%) Cisco
5 40 (4.28%) HP
6 39 (4.17%) VMware
7 28 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 24 (2.57%) Adobe
9 20 (2.14%) Citrix
9 20 (2.14%) Ericsson
10 18 (1.93%) Remedy
11 17 (1.82%) Ariba
11 17 (1.82%) IBM
12 14 (1.50%) TOWER Software
13 13 (1.39%) Huawei
14 12 (1.28%) Sun
14 12 (1.28%) Veritas
14 12 (1.28%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.07%) Juniper
15 10 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Connectus
Rate: £28 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Engineering
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CHM Recruit
Rate: £ Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Next Move IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £8 - £14 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago