The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 36 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 459 329 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.00% 3.90% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.02% 15.68% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 126 142
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 37
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.61% -27.85%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2413 2098 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.88% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1077 965
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 145
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -24.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
Degree
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +19 196 £350 -6.66% 85
Hampshire -3 73 £325 -7.14% 76
Surrey +1 53 £325 -23.52% 103
Buckinghamshire +14 44 £325 +4.83% 32
Middlesex +9 32 £484 +21.00% 3
Oxfordshire -22 13 £344 +7.42% 28
West Sussex -2 12 £290 -9.37% 17
East Sussex +3 11 £175 -51.72% 13
Kent -8 8 £425 +39.34% 16
Isle of Wight - 4 - - 2
Sussex -2 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 £368 -
Home Counties - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 216 (23.10%) Project Management
2 188 (20.11%) Microsoft
3 186 (19.89%) Computer Science
4 181 (19.36%) Telecoms
5 174 (18.61%) Finance
6 132 (14.12%) MS Excel
7 127 (13.58%) ITIL
8 113 (12.09%) Windows
9 98 (10.48%) PRINCE2
10 92 (9.84%) JavaScript
11 90 (9.63%) MS Office
12 89 (9.52%) HTML
13 87 (9.30%) SQL
14 85 (9.09%) Oracle
15 78 (8.34%) Marketing
16 77 (8.24%) Java
17 75 (8.02%) Security Cleared
18 73 (7.81%) Management Information System
19 67 (7.17%) C
20 64 (6.84%) .NET
21 60 (6.42%) SQL Server
21 60 (6.42%) Service Management
22 59 (6.31%) SAP
23 58 (6.20%) CSS
23 58 (6.20%) UNIX
24 55 (5.88%) Linux
25 53 (5.67%) SharePoint
25 53 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
26 51 (5.45%) Internet
26 51 (5.45%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.67%) IIS
3 23 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.71%) CMS
5 15 (1.60%) Apache
6 11 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.86%) Lync
7 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.64%) SAS
10 5 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.53%) Moodle
11 4 (0.43%) Drupal
11 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (0.43%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 132 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 90 (9.63%) MS Office
3 45 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.99%) MS Project
5 19 (2.03%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.60%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.86%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.64%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.32%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.32%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.21%) Vectorworks
12 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.21%) Simulink
13 1 (0.11%) SPSS
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.11%) Blender
Business Applications
1 16 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.96%) CSG Singleview
3 7 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.43%) Maximo
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.28%) SaaS
2 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
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
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.45%) Internet
2 35 (3.74%) Firewall
3 34 (3.64%) 3G
4 31 (3.32%) LTE
5 29 (3.10%) VPN
6 28 (2.99%) LAN
7 27 (2.89%) DNS
8 22 (2.35%) VoIP
9 21 (2.25%) WAN
10 19 (2.03%) Wireless
11 17 (1.82%) SSL
11 17 (1.82%) 4G
12 16 (1.71%) UMTS
13 14 (1.50%) Ethernet
13 14 (1.50%) HTTP
13 14 (1.50%) LDAP
14 13 (1.39%) GSM
14 13 (1.39%) 3GPP
14 13 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
15 12 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.60%) Data Mining
4 15 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.50%) MySQL
6 12 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.86%) Big Data
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.53%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (1.71%) Subversion
2 16 (1.71%) Rational Rose
3 14 (1.50%) Eclipse
4 13 (1.39%) JUnit
5 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.64%) Maven
9 4 (0.43%) TestNG
9 4 (0.43%) DbUnit
9 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.43%) Selenium
9 4 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.32%) JIRA
10 3 (0.32%) Mockito
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 181 (19.36%) Telecoms
2 174 (18.61%) Finance
3 78 (8.34%) Marketing
4 30 (3.21%) Electronics
5 27 (2.89%) Retail
5 27 (2.89%) Legal
6 23 (2.46%) Billing
7 22 (2.35%) Banking
8 21 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (2.03%) Publishing
10 18 (1.93%) Military
11 14 (1.50%) Games
12 13 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.07%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.96%) German Language
15 6 (0.64%) Korean Language
15 6 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.64%) Law
16 5 (0.53%) Automotive
16 5 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 160 (17.11%) Analyst
2 105 (11.23%) Developer
3 83 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 75 (8.02%) Architect
5 71 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 71 (7.59%) Consultant
6 40 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (3.85%) Designer
8 26 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 25 (2.67%) Administrator
10 24 (2.57%) Support Analyst
11 21 (2.25%) Software Engineer
12 20 (2.14%) Junior
12 20 (2.14%) Support Engineer
13 18 (1.93%) Design Engineer
13 18 (1.93%) Coordinator
14 16 (1.71%) UML Business Analyst
14 16 (1.71%) Web Developer
14 16 (1.71%) Network Engineer
15 15 (1.60%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.52%) HTML
2 64 (6.84%) .NET
3 58 (6.20%) CSS
4 50 (5.35%) XML
5 49 (5.24%) jQuery
6 38 (4.06%) Web Services
7 25 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 22 (2.35%) Spring
9 21 (2.25%) Hibernate
9 21 (2.25%) HTML5
10 20 (2.14%) SOAP
11 19 (2.03%) J2EE
11 19 (2.03%) Middleware
12 18 (1.93%) REST
12 18 (1.93%) Ajax
13 16 (1.71%) JSP
14 15 (1.60%) WCF
15 12 (1.28%) CSS3
16 10 (1.07%) Servlets
16 10 (1.07%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 186 (19.89%) Computer Science
2 73 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 49 (5.24%) Mathematics
4 22 (2.35%) Physics
5 19 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.93%) GIS
7 17 (1.82%) Social Media
8 15 (1.60%) Statistics
9 14 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.39%) Replication
11 12 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 12 (1.28%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.18%) CMDB
13 10 (1.07%) PMI
14 9 (0.96%) NHS
14 9 (0.96%) Firmware
14 9 (0.96%) Economics
14 9 (0.96%) CESG
14 9 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.09%) Windows
2 58 (6.20%) UNIX
3 55 (5.88%) Linux
4 27 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.50%) Android
8 11 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.32%) Solaris
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (23.10%) Project Management
2 127 (13.58%) ITIL
3 98 (10.48%) PRINCE2
4 60 (6.42%) Service Management
5 53 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 51 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (5.24%) Change Management
8 47 (5.03%) Risk Management
9 46 (4.92%) Migration
10 44 (4.71%) Workflow
11 42 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (3.96%) UML
12 37 (3.96%) Business Analysis
13 36 (3.85%) Data Analysis
13 36 (3.85%) SOA
14 35 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 35 (3.74%) Configuration Management
15 34 (3.64%) Analytics
16 30 (3.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 92 (9.84%) JavaScript
2 87 (9.30%) SQL
3 77 (8.24%) Java
4 67 (7.17%) C
5 48 (5.13%) C#
6 28 (2.99%) C++
7 25 (2.67%) PHP
8 18 (1.93%) Perl
9 14 (1.50%) Python
10 11 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.86%) VB
13 8 (0.86%) VBA
14 7 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.53%) Ruby
16 5 (0.53%) Groovy
17 4 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 75 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 32 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.10%) MCSE
7 28 (2.99%) PMP
8 27 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 26 (2.78%) ISEB
10 23 (2.46%) CISSP
11 21 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.93%) HND
13 15 (1.60%) CCNP
13 15 (1.60%) CCNA
13 15 (1.60%) MCTS
14 14 (1.50%) CISM
15 12 (1.28%) MCITP
16 10 (1.07%) CISA
16 10 (1.07%) MBA
17 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.60%) QA
2 29 (3.10%) SLA
3 22 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.64%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.43%) COBIT
8 4 (0.43%) BS25999
8 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.32%) CDISC
9 3 (0.32%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.21%) DO-254
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.21%) BS7799
10 2 (0.21%) GMP
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) HL7
11 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 41 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.53%) KVM
4 4 (0.43%) vSphere
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.86%) SCOM
2 7 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (0.64%) SCCM
4 5 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.43%) WMI
5 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.43%) Netcool
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.32%) Nagios
6 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.32%) WSUS
6 3 (0.32%) Netcool/Webtop
6 3 (0.32%) Ionix
6 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.21%) Munin
7 2 (0.21%) Puppet
7 2 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 188 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 85 (9.09%) Oracle
3 59 (6.31%) SAP
4 49 (5.24%) Cisco
5 27 (2.89%) HP
6 23 (2.46%) VMware
7 21 (2.25%) Remedy
8 16 (1.71%) IBM
9 13 (1.39%) BMC
10 12 (1.28%) Juniper
11 11 (1.18%) Nokia
11 11 (1.18%) Adobe
12 10 (1.07%) Citrix
12 10 (1.07%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.96%) Nortel
13 9 (0.96%) ESRI
13 9 (0.96%) F5
13 9 (0.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (0.86%) Google
14 8 (0.86%) Intel
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Low Cost Airlines
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: Salary: £33,515 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £20 - 40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago