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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 33 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 487 370 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.27% 4.26% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.39% 18.56% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 172 198
Average daily rate
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£375 £364 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £497 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 37
Average hourly rate £29.95 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.55% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.97 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.20 £40.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
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
2388 1994 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.86% 22.93% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1049 1064
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 100 152
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 217 £375 -4.76% 57
Hampshire +10 82 £354 -25.46% 78
Surrey +5 52 £350 -11.94% 104
Buckinghamshire +13 44 £335 -0.74% 29
Middlesex +11 24 £350 -27.46% 5
West Sussex +11 21 £290 +13.61% 27
Oxfordshire -12 20 £465 +37.26% 33
Kent +1 14 £519 +60.85% 29
East Sussex -15 4 £450 +24.13% 11
Isle of Wight - 3 £300 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £368 -
Sussex - 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 224 (23.28%) Computer Science
2 220 (22.87%) Project Management
3 196 (20.37%) Telecoms
4 181 (18.81%) Finance
5 174 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 135 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (13.62%) Windows
8 123 (12.79%) MS Excel
9 121 (12.58%) ITIL
10 110 (11.43%) SQL
11 108 (11.23%) PRINCE2
12 99 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
13 95 (9.88%) Security Cleared
14 94 (9.77%) HTML
15 92 (9.56%) MS Office
16 90 (9.36%) JavaScript
17 88 (9.15%) Java
18 80 (8.32%) .NET
19 79 (8.21%) Marketing
20 78 (8.11%) Oracle
21 74 (7.69%) Internet
22 71 (7.38%) UNIX
23 68 (7.07%) Management Information System
24 67 (6.96%) Linux
25 65 (6.76%) Software Engineering
26 64 (6.65%) C
27 63 (6.55%) SQL Server
28 62 (6.44%) 3G
29 61 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
30 59 (6.13%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.22%) IIS
3 25 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.08%) Apache
5 19 (1.98%) CMS
6 16 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.94%) ArcGIS
9 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.73%) Lync
10 7 (0.73%) Drupal
10 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.73%) SAS
11 6 (0.62%) WordPress
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 123 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 92 (9.56%) MS Office
3 42 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.43%) MS Project
5 17 (1.77%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.83%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.62%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.42%) ArcInfo
12 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.31%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.21%) Vectorworks
14 1 (0.10%) Blender
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.42%) Maximo
6 3 (0.31%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.21%) Cordys
7 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.73%) SaaS
3 3 (0.31%) Office 365
3 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.10%) Taleo
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.69%) Internet
2 62 (6.44%) 3G
3 45 (4.68%) LTE
4 40 (4.16%) Firewall
5 28 (2.91%) 4G
6 26 (2.70%) DNS
7 25 (2.60%) SAN
8 24 (2.49%) Broadband
9 23 (2.39%) Wireless
10 22 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
11 21 (2.18%) LAN
12 20 (2.08%) UMTS
12 20 (2.08%) HTTP
13 18 (1.87%) GSM
14 17 (1.77%) VoLTE
15 16 (1.66%) VoIP
15 16 (1.66%) VPN
16 15 (1.56%) SSL
16 15 (1.56%) Ethernet
16 15 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 19 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.87%) MySQL
5 17 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.66%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.62%) Big Data
12 6 (0.62%) MS Access
13 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.31%) Informix
15 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.77%) Rational Rose
3 14 (1.46%) Subversion
4 10 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.94%) JUnit
6 8 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (0.73%) Selenium
7 7 (0.73%) JIRA
7 7 (0.73%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.52%) Maven
10 3 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.31%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.31%) TestNG
10 3 (0.31%) WatiN
10 3 (0.31%) DbUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.21%) Moq
11 2 (0.21%) Mockito
General
1 196 (20.37%) Telecoms
2 181 (18.81%) Finance
3 79 (8.21%) Marketing
4 37 (3.85%) Billing
5 32 (3.33%) Electronics
6 26 (2.70%) Retail
7 24 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (2.29%) Legal
9 21 (2.18%) Banking
10 17 (1.77%) Military
10 17 (1.77%) Publishing
11 16 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.94%) German Language
14 7 (0.73%) Korean Language
14 7 (0.73%) Back Office
15 6 (0.62%) Games
16 5 (0.52%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (15.28%) Analyst
2 111 (11.54%) Developer
3 92 (9.56%) Project Manager
4 91 (9.46%) Architect
5 68 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 57 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
7 44 (4.57%) Consultant
8 35 (3.64%) Designer
9 31 (3.22%) Administrator
10 26 (2.70%) Software Engineer
11 21 (2.18%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.08%) Support Engineer
13 19 (1.98%) Network Engineer
13 19 (1.98%) Design Engineer
14 18 (1.87%) Java Developer
14 18 (1.87%) Test Engineer
15 17 (1.77%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (1.77%) Support Analyst
15 17 (1.77%) UML Business Analyst
15 17 (1.77%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (9.77%) HTML
2 80 (8.32%) .NET
3 59 (6.13%) CSS
4 48 (4.99%) jQuery
5 45 (4.68%) XML
6 36 (3.74%) Web Services
7 34 (3.53%) ASP.NET
8 26 (2.70%) HTML5
9 23 (2.39%) Middleware
10 22 (2.29%) REST
11 21 (2.18%) SOAP
11 21 (2.18%) Hibernate
12 20 (2.08%) Spring
13 18 (1.87%) Ajax
14 16 (1.66%) WCF
14 16 (1.66%) J2EE
15 15 (1.56%) JSP
15 15 (1.56%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.25%) WPF
17 11 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 224 (23.28%) Computer Science
2 135 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.09%) Mathematics
5 32 (3.33%) User Experience
6 29 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.39%) GIS
8 18 (1.87%) Social Media
9 16 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.66%) Physics
10 14 (1.46%) Clustering
11 13 (1.35%) Statistics
12 12 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.25%) Replication
12 12 (1.25%) NHS
13 11 (1.14%) iPad
14 10 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.04%) PMI
14 10 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.94%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 131 (13.62%) Windows
2 71 (7.38%) UNIX
3 67 (6.96%) Linux
4 32 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.25%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.14%) Windows 2000
8 11 (1.14%) Android
9 10 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (1.04%) Windows NT
10 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.52%) Debian
13 4 (0.42%) VMS
14 3 (0.31%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) SUSE
15 2 (0.21%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (22.87%) Project Management
2 121 (12.58%) ITIL
3 108 (11.23%) PRINCE2
4 99 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 56 (5.82%) Change Management
7 51 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (4.57%) Mentoring
9 42 (4.37%) MVC
10 41 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 41 (4.26%) Service Management
11 40 (4.16%) OO
11 40 (4.16%) Migration
11 40 (4.16%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.05%) Workflow
13 38 (3.95%) Validation
14 36 (3.74%) UML
14 36 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (3.64%) Business Analysis
16 34 (3.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 110 (11.43%) SQL
2 90 (9.36%) JavaScript
3 88 (9.15%) Java
4 64 (6.65%) C
5 59 (6.13%) C#
6 31 (3.22%) C++
7 27 (2.81%) PHP
8 21 (2.18%) Python
9 17 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.66%) Perl
11 11 (1.14%) VBScript
12 9 (0.94%) VB
12 9 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.94%) Ruby
13 8 (0.83%) VBA
14 6 (0.62%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 61 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 39 (4.05%) MCSE
5 31 (3.22%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.01%) CISSP
8 24 (2.49%) ISEB
8 24 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (2.29%) PMP
10 20 (2.08%) HND
11 19 (1.98%) CCNA
12 17 (1.77%) CCNP
12 17 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.66%) MCITP
14 13 (1.35%) CISM
15 12 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (1.25%) MCTS
16 11 (1.14%) CISA
16 11 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.37%) SLA
2 41 (4.26%) QA
3 22 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.18%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.73%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.31%) BS25999
8 3 (0.31%) CDISC
8 3 (0.31%) BS7799
8 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) GMP
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.10%) DO-254
System Software
1 54 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 9 (0.94%) vSphere
6 7 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.52%) KVM
8 3 (0.31%) vCloud
9 2 (0.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.21%) Postfix
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.77%) SCOM
2 7 (0.73%) BladeLogic
2 7 (0.73%) SCCM
3 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.62%) OpenView
3 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.42%) Netcool
4 4 (0.42%) WMI
4 4 (0.42%) WSUS
4 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) SCSM
6 2 (0.21%) Ansible
6 2 (0.21%) Puppet
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 174 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.11%) Oracle
3 53 (5.51%) SAP
4 40 (4.16%) Cisco
5 38 (3.95%) VMware
6 27 (2.81%) HP
7 23 (2.39%) IBM
8 18 (1.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 14 (1.46%) Citrix
10 13 (1.35%) Business Objects
10 13 (1.35%) Intel
11 12 (1.25%) Juniper
11 12 (1.25%) Ericsson
11 12 (1.25%) Nokia
12 11 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.04%) Remedy
13 10 (1.04%) Adobe
13 10 (1.04%) F5
14 9 (0.94%) Nortel
14 9 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £13 to £18 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
L'Oréal Careers
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston, Sussex
RB
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £225 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago