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 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 33 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 513 461 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.60% 4.95% 5.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.13% 19.07% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 213 197
Median daily rate £388 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 22
Median hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.79 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
2549 2418 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.83% 25.97% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1334 1217
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 99
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.94 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 174 £400 - 78
Hampshire +4 93 £375 +2.04% 50
Surrey 0 72 £425 +30.76% 62
West Sussex -4 54 £360 - 17
Oxfordshire -8 34 £410 -18.00% 36
Buckinghamshire -9 28 £455 +17.41% 22
East Sussex +23 26 £350 +27.27% 9
Kent -8 23 £380 -13.14% 9
Middlesex -13 4 £354 -17.82%
Home Counties 0 1 - -
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 281 (28.59%) Computer Science
2 200 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (18.82%) Finance
4 184 (18.72%) Microsoft
5 169 (17.19%) Project Management
6 138 (14.04%) SQL
7 137 (13.94%) Windows
8 129 (13.12%) MS Excel
9 126 (12.82%) ITIL
10 123 (12.51%) Linux
11 121 (12.31%) Java
12 119 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
13 114 (11.60%) Telecoms
14 98 (9.97%) Security Cleared
15 97 (9.87%) Oracle
16 96 (9.77%) SQL Server
17 90 (9.16%) Data Centre
18 89 (9.05%) C
19 85 (8.65%) HTML
19 85 (8.65%) CSS
20 84 (8.55%) Web Services
20 84 (8.55%) JavaScript
21 82 (8.34%) .NET
21 82 (8.34%) PRINCE2
21 82 (8.34%) SC Cleared
22 81 (8.24%) DNS
23 79 (8.04%) Cisco
24 70 (7.12%) C#
24 70 (7.12%) Mathematics
25 69 (7.02%) Service Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (3.15%) IIS
2 27 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.54%) Node.js
4 17 (1.73%) CMS
4 17 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.63%) JBoss
6 15 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.42%) OpenStack
7 14 (1.42%) SAS
8 13 (1.32%) Confluence
8 13 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.12%) Apache
10 8 (0.81%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.81%) nginx
11 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.31%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 129 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.61%) MS Office
3 46 (4.68%) MS Project
4 23 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.41%) SPSS
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.20%) Weka
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.10%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Hyperion Planning
1 10 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.61%) HFM
5 5 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.51%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.41%) Maximo
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (0.31%) Aligne
7 3 (0.31%) Primavera
7 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.31%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.64%) Office 365
4 21 (2.14%) SaaS
5 6 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.41%) GitHub
8 3 (0.31%) FinancialForce.com
8 3 (0.31%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.20%) Boomi
9 2 (0.20%) IaaS
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.10%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.24%) DNS
2 45 (4.58%) DHCP
3 42 (4.27%) Firewall
3 42 (4.27%) LAN
3 42 (4.27%) VPN
4 40 (4.07%) HTTP
5 35 (3.56%) WAN
6 34 (3.46%) SSL
6 34 (3.46%) TCP/IP
7 32 (3.26%) IPsec
8 29 (2.95%) Wireless
9 28 (2.85%) Internet
10 27 (2.75%) SAN
11 23 (2.34%) 3G
11 23 (2.34%) MPLS
11 23 (2.34%) SNMP
12 22 (2.24%) Network Security
13 21 (2.14%) BGP
14 20 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (2.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (3.46%) Big Data
4 30 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 30 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.24%) MySQL
6 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.92%) HPCC
11 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (0.92%) MS Access
11 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 30 (3.05%) Maven
4 25 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.14%) JUnit
5 21 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (2.03%) Eclipse
6 20 (2.03%) Selenium
7 18 (1.83%) JIRA
8 16 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
9 15 (1.53%) Ant
10 11 (1.12%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.12%) StarTeam
10 11 (1.12%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.02%) RSpec
12 9 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.92%) Gradle
12 9 (0.92%) NUnit
13 8 (0.81%) Hudson
13 8 (0.81%) jMock
General
1 185 (18.82%) Finance
2 114 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.09%) Marketing
4 30 (3.05%) Electronics
4 30 (3.05%) Retail
5 20 (2.03%) German Language
6 19 (1.93%) Legal
7 17 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.32%) Automotive
8 13 (1.32%) Back Office
9 11 (1.12%) Publishing
10 10 (1.02%) Advertising
10 10 (1.02%) Banking
10 10 (1.02%) Billing
10 10 (1.02%) French Language
10 10 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 9 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
12 7 (0.71%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (14.95%) Analyst
2 143 (14.55%) Developer
3 95 (9.66%) Architect
4 74 (7.53%) Project Manager
5 44 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 40 (4.07%) Support Engineer
7 39 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (3.87%) Business Analyst
9 37 (3.76%) Java Developer
10 32 (3.26%) Consultant
11 31 (3.15%) Designer
12 26 (2.64%) Administrator
13 23 (2.34%) Design Engineer
13 23 (2.34%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.24%) Junior
15 21 (2.14%) SQL Developer
15 21 (2.14%) Test Analyst
16 20 (2.03%) Field Engineer
17 19 (1.93%) Data Analyst
18 18 (1.83%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.65%) CSS
1 85 (8.65%) HTML
2 84 (8.55%) Web Services
3 82 (8.34%) .NET
4 57 (5.80%) XML
5 48 (4.88%) REST
6 40 (4.07%) HTML5
7 38 (3.87%) jQuery
8 30 (3.05%) ASP.NET
8 30 (3.05%) Middleware
9 23 (2.34%) J2EE
9 23 (2.34%) Spring
10 22 (2.24%) AngularJS
11 20 (2.03%) RESTful
12 19 (1.93%) Ajax
12 19 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (1.93%) Hibernate
13 15 (1.53%) JSON
14 14 (1.42%) CSS3
14 14 (1.42%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 281 (28.59%) Computer Science
2 119 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (9.16%) Data Centre
4 70 (7.12%) Mathematics
5 62 (6.31%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.97%) User Experience
7 37 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.75%) Physics
9 26 (2.64%) Statistics
10 24 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
11 23 (2.34%) PKI
12 22 (2.24%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 17 (1.73%) Smart Meter
15 16 (1.63%) Psychology
16 14 (1.42%) Clustering
16 14 (1.42%) Driving Licence
16 14 (1.42%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.42%) Social Media
16 14 (1.42%) STB
Operating Systems
1 137 (13.94%) Windows
2 123 (12.51%) Linux
3 65 (6.61%) Unix
4 34 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.05%) Android
6 23 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.24%) Solaris
8 21 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.81%) AIX
11 8 (0.81%) CentOS
11 8 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (17.19%) Project Management
3 126 (12.82%) ITIL
4 82 (8.34%) PRINCE2
5 69 (7.02%) Service Management
6 55 (5.60%) Scrum
7 54 (5.49%) Change Management
7 54 (5.49%) Software Engineering
8 51 (5.19%) Analytics
8 51 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 51 (5.19%) TOGAF
9 50 (5.09%) Configuration Management
9 50 (5.09%) Migration
10 48 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (4.68%) SDLC
12 44 (4.48%) Information Security
13 43 (4.37%) CRM
13 43 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (4.27%) Network Design
15 41 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 138 (14.04%) SQL
2 121 (12.31%) Java
3 89 (9.05%) C
4 84 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 70 (7.12%) C#
6 60 (6.10%) C++
7 53 (5.39%) Python
8 33 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.44%) VB
10 22 (2.24%) Perl
11 21 (2.14%) PHP
12 18 (1.83%) R
13 17 (1.73%) Ruby
14 16 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.63%) VBScript
15 14 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.32%) Assembly Language
17 11 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 98 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 82 (8.34%) SC Cleared
3 65 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (4.78%) CISSP
6 35 (3.56%) PMI Certification
7 34 (3.46%) MCTS
8 31 (3.15%) ISEB
9 29 (2.95%) CCNA
9 29 (2.95%) MCITP
10 28 (2.85%) PMP
11 27 (2.75%) MCSE
12 26 (2.64%) HND
13 25 (2.54%) CISM
14 24 (2.44%) CCNP
15 21 (2.14%) ACCA
15 21 (2.14%) CIMA
16 20 (2.03%) ISTQB
17 18 (1.83%) CISA
18 17 (1.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.41%) QA
2 31 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.14%) ISO 9001
5 20 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.83%) SLA
7 12 (1.22%) Data Quality
7 12 (1.22%) ISO27005
8 11 (1.12%) ISAE 3402
9 9 (0.92%) COBIT
10 8 (0.81%) GxP
11 4 (0.41%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.31%) COSO
12 3 (0.31%) FATCA
12 3 (0.31%) MiFID
12 3 (0.31%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.31%) TickIT
13 2 (0.20%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.61%) BitLocker
4 6 (0.61%) GlusterFS
4 6 (0.61%) qmail
4 6 (0.61%) Squid
4 6 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (0.61%) vSphere
5 5 (0.51%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.41%) Firmware
7 3 (0.31%) Docker
7 3 (0.31%) UAG
8 2 (0.20%) GridGain
8 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.10%) ClearTrust
9 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (1.83%) Puppet
2 11 (1.12%) SCOM
2 11 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (1.02%) SCCM
3 10 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.92%) WSUS
5 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.81%) Windows Intune
6 7 (0.71%) Graphite
6 7 (0.71%) logstash
6 7 (0.71%) Nagios
6 7 (0.71%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (0.61%) Cacti
7 6 (0.61%) collectd
7 6 (0.61%) Ganglia
7 6 (0.61%) Netcool
7 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 184 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 97 (9.87%) Oracle
3 79 (8.04%) Cisco
4 44 (4.48%) VMware
5 38 (3.87%) SAP
6 34 (3.46%) IBM
7 31 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 26 (2.64%) HP
9 25 (2.54%) EMC
9 25 (2.54%) Juniper
10 22 (2.24%) Hyperion
10 22 (2.24%) Sun
11 20 (2.03%) Citrix
12 19 (1.93%) Intel Security
13 16 (1.63%) F5
13 16 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.42%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (1.22%) Ericsson
17 11 (1.12%) Tripwire
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