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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 36 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 469 437 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.11% 5.19% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.38% 20.89% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 196 101
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -47.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.62 £42.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
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
2551 2092 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.82% 24.84% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 991 728
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 129
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +8 182 £375 - 109
Hampshire -5 83 £350 -22.22% 75
Surrey -3 78 £380 +24.59% 102
Oxfordshire -7 36 £490 +12.00% 58
Buckinghamshire -17 33 £344 +14.58% 34
West Sussex -3 24 £270 -22.85% 22
East Sussex -4 17 £290 -3.33% 13
Middlesex -12 8 £484 +32.06% 5
Kent -17 6 £250 -28.57% 31
M4 Corridor 0 1 £400 -13.51%
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 213 (22.61%) Computer Science
2 208 (22.08%) Project Management
3 188 (19.96%) Telecoms
4 187 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 170 (18.05%) Finance
6 168 (17.83%) ITIL
7 157 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 156 (16.56%) Windows
9 142 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
10 119 (12.63%) SQL
11 108 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 102 (10.83%) MS Office
14 89 (9.45%) PRINCE2
15 83 (8.81%) SC Cleared
16 75 (7.96%) HTML
17 74 (7.86%) JavaScript
17 74 (7.86%) Change Management
18 67 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 65 (6.90%) Internet
20 64 (6.79%) Java
21 63 (6.69%) UNIX
22 62 (6.58%) Oracle
23 61 (6.48%) .NET
23 61 (6.48%) Management Information System
24 60 (6.37%) Linux
24 60 (6.37%) Active Directory
25 59 (6.26%) SAP
26 58 (6.16%) Validation
27 57 (6.05%) Marketing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (4.46%) IIS
2 27 (2.87%) Apache
3 24 (2.55%) CMS
4 22 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 21 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.27%) Lync
9 12 (1.27%) Drupal
10 10 (1.06%) WordPress
11 9 (0.96%) SAS
12 8 (0.85%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.74%) GroupWise
13 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.64%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.64%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.42%) uWSGI
15 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 157 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 102 (10.83%) MS Office
3 51 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (3.93%) MS Project
5 24 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.74%) ArcInfo
8 6 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.32%) SPSS
10 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.11%) Simulink
11 1 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (1.27%) SAP SRM
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.42%) assyst
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.06%) SaaS
2 7 (0.74%) Office 365
3 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.90%) Internet
2 54 (5.73%) 3G
3 43 (4.56%) Firewall
4 36 (3.82%) LTE
5 33 (3.50%) SAN
6 30 (3.18%) DNS
7 28 (2.97%) Network Security
7 28 (2.97%) 4G
8 26 (2.76%) SSL
9 25 (2.65%) Broadband
10 24 (2.55%) Wireless
11 23 (2.44%) VPN
12 22 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
13 20 (2.12%) LAN
14 19 (2.02%) DHCP
15 18 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.91%) VoLTE
16 17 (1.80%) IPsec
16 17 (1.80%) OSPF
16 17 (1.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.02%) MySQL
5 17 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (1.49%) MS Access
8 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.42%) DB2
12 4 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.32%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (2.12%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.91%) JIRA
3 15 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.49%) Subversion
5 12 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.85%) Selenium
6 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.53%) Maven
9 4 (0.42%) Toad
9 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.42%) JUnit
10 3 (0.32%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.32%) WatiN
10 3 (0.32%) Bower
10 3 (0.32%) Grunt
11 2 (0.21%) Moq
11 2 (0.21%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.21%) RSpec
General
1 188 (19.96%) Telecoms
2 170 (18.05%) Finance
3 57 (6.05%) Marketing
4 33 (3.50%) Publishing
5 30 (3.18%) Retail
6 29 (3.08%) Billing
7 27 (2.87%) Electronics
8 20 (2.12%) Banking
9 18 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.91%) Legal
10 17 (1.80%) Military
11 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.17%) Advertising
13 9 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.96%) German Language
14 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.64%) Law
15 5 (0.53%) Back Office
16 4 (0.42%) Games
17 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 151 (16.03%) Analyst
2 86 (9.13%) Project Manager
3 84 (8.92%) Developer
4 80 (8.49%) Architect
5 52 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 47 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (3.72%) Design Engineer
8 33 (3.50%) Administrator
8 33 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 31 (3.29%) Consultant
10 23 (2.44%) Field Engineer
11 22 (2.34%) Software Engineer
11 22 (2.34%) Technical Support
12 21 (2.23%) Junior
13 20 (2.12%) .NET Developer
14 19 (2.02%) Technical Support Engineer
14 19 (2.02%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.02%) Technical Engineer
15 17 (1.80%) Support Analyst
15 17 (1.80%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.96%) HTML
2 61 (6.48%) .NET
3 56 (5.94%) CSS
4 43 (4.56%) XML
5 36 (3.82%) Web Services
6 28 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 25 (2.65%) jQuery
8 23 (2.44%) HTML5
9 21 (2.23%) Middleware
10 20 (2.12%) SOAP
11 18 (1.91%) Hibernate
12 17 (1.80%) .NET Framework
12 17 (1.80%) WCF
13 15 (1.59%) J2EE
13 15 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.49%) REST
15 12 (1.27%) Spring
16 11 (1.17%) CSS3
17 10 (1.06%) RESTful
17 10 (1.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 213 (22.61%) Computer Science
2 142 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.97%) Clustering
4 28 (2.97%) User Experience
5 23 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 22 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.59%) SecurID
8 13 (1.38%) Replication
9 12 (1.27%) GIS
10 10 (1.06%) Informatics
11 9 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.85%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.74%) Statistics
13 7 (0.74%) FMCG
13 7 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.74%) Physics
13 7 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.56%) Windows
2 63 (6.69%) UNIX
3 60 (6.37%) Linux
4 29 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.38%) Windows 2000
6 13 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.27%) Windows NT
8 11 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.53%) Solaris
11 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.53%) CentOS
12 4 (0.42%) VMS
12 4 (0.42%) AIX
12 4 (0.42%) Debian
13 3 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (22.08%) Project Management
2 168 (17.83%) ITIL
3 108 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (9.45%) PRINCE2
5 74 (7.86%) Change Management
6 58 (6.16%) Validation
7 53 (5.63%) Service Management
8 52 (5.52%) Software Engineering
9 42 (4.46%) MVC
10 41 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 39 (4.14%) OO
11 39 (4.14%) Project Planning
12 38 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (3.82%) Business Analysis
14 35 (3.72%) TOGAF
14 35 (3.72%) Scrum
15 34 (3.61%) Customer Engagement
15 34 (3.61%) Mentoring
16 29 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (2.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (12.63%) SQL
2 74 (7.86%) JavaScript
3 64 (6.79%) Java
4 50 (5.31%) C#
5 35 (3.72%) C
6 28 (2.97%) C++
7 26 (2.76%) Python
8 24 (2.55%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.23%) PHP
10 19 (2.02%) VBScript
11 18 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.38%) VB
14 9 (0.96%) Perl
14 9 (0.96%) Embedded C
14 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.85%) Ruby
16 6 (0.64%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.64%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 83 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 67 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (3.82%) MCITP
5 35 (3.72%) CISSP
6 34 (3.61%) HND
7 31 (3.29%) MCTS
8 28 (2.97%) MCSE
9 26 (2.76%) CCNP
10 25 (2.65%) ISEB
10 25 (2.65%) PMI Certification
11 20 (2.12%) PMP
12 18 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (1.49%) CCNA
13 14 (1.49%) MBA
14 12 (1.27%) MCP
14 12 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.06%) GIAC
15 10 (1.06%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.14%) SLA
2 38 (4.03%) QA
3 21 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.64%) COBIT
5 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.21%) DO-254
7 2 (0.21%) ARP4754
7 2 (0.21%) ARP4761
7 2 (0.21%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.21%) CDISC
8 1 (0.11%) TickIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) COSO
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 60 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.96%) ISA Server
4 9 (0.96%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.53%) vSphere
6 4 (0.42%) Shibboleth
6 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.21%) Docker
8 2 (0.21%) vCloud
8 2 (0.21%) Postfix
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
8 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (2.34%) SCOM
2 11 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.17%) SCSM
3 10 (1.06%) BladeLogic
4 8 (0.85%) WMI
4 8 (0.85%) OpenView
5 6 (0.64%) Puppet
6 5 (0.53%) Netcool
6 5 (0.53%) SCCM
7 4 (0.42%) Ansible
7 4 (0.42%) MOM
7 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.58%) Oracle
3 59 (6.26%) SAP
4 42 (4.46%) Cisco
5 35 (3.72%) VMware
6 31 (3.29%) HP
7 28 (2.97%) IBM
8 27 (2.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 22 (2.34%) Business Objects
9 22 (2.34%) F5
10 21 (2.23%) Citrix
10 21 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 18 (1.91%) Ariba
11 18 (1.91%) Apple
12 16 (1.70%) Fortinet
12 16 (1.70%) Ericsson
13 15 (1.59%) Tufin
13 15 (1.59%) AlgoSec
14 13 (1.38%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.27%) Remedy
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £38 - 42 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Connectus
Rate: £33.68 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Canon
Rate: Up-to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East
Milton Keynes Council
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago