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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 39 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 423 454 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.44% 4.94% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.99% 19.16% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 207 127
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 23
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.33 £47.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
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
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Berkshire -22 114 £380 +8.57% 92
Hampshire +16 97 £400 +25.98% 62
Surrey +7 76 £330 +1.53% 87
Oxfordshire +6 47 £425 +21.42% 35
Buckinghamshire +2 42 £378 +16.15% 29
West Sussex +3 24 £325 +12.06% 15
Kent -1 11 £338 -20.58% 23
East Sussex -8 8 £275 +57.14% 15
Middlesex -19 4 £188 -61.26% 2
Isle of Wight +1 1 £220 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 190 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 187 (20.26%) Project Management
4 161 (17.44%) Finance
5 159 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
6 157 (17.01%) Microsoft
7 136 (14.73%) SQL
8 135 (14.63%) MS Excel
9 133 (14.41%) ITIL
10 131 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (12.03%) Windows
12 106 (11.48%) Security Cleared
13 99 (10.73%) MS Office
14 87 (9.43%) Linux
15 80 (8.67%) PRINCE2
16 78 (8.45%) Java
17 71 (7.69%) SC Cleared
18 70 (7.58%) Management Information System
19 69 (7.48%) JavaScript
19 69 (7.48%) HTML
20 64 (6.93%) Oracle
20 64 (6.93%) Service Management
21 63 (6.83%) Change Management
21 63 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
22 62 (6.72%) Service Delivery
22 62 (6.72%) C
23 58 (6.28%) SQL Server
23 58 (6.28%) .NET
24 54 (5.85%) XML
24 54 (5.85%) Active Directory

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.60%) IIS
3 17 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.41%) Apache
7 12 (1.30%) JBoss
7 12 (1.30%) CMS
8 8 (0.87%) Lync
9 7 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.54%) SAS
10 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 135 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 99 (10.73%) MS Office
3 51 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (4.01%) MS Project
5 22 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.87%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.43%) Simulink
11 3 (0.33%) Maya
11 3 (0.33%) InDesign
11 3 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.33%) ZBrush
11 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.22%) SPSS
12 2 (0.22%) CATIA
13 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.65%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.43%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.33%) Primavera
6 3 (0.33%) SAP MII
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Maximo
7 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.98%) Office 365
2 6 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 2 (0.22%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.11%) Boomi
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.23%) Firewall
2 34 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.47%) DNS
3 32 (3.47%) LAN
4 30 (3.25%) VPN
5 27 (2.93%) WAN
6 25 (2.71%) Internet
6 25 (2.71%) Radio Access Network
7 24 (2.60%) LTE
7 24 (2.60%) Wireless
8 23 (2.49%) SAN
9 20 (2.17%) 3G
9 20 (2.17%) 4G
10 19 (2.06%) IPsec
11 16 (1.73%) NAS
12 15 (1.63%) Network Security
12 15 (1.63%) SSL
13 12 (1.30%) DHCP
13 12 (1.30%) MPLS
14 10 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.08%) DB2
10 9 (0.98%) MySQL
11 8 (0.87%) OLAP
12 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.76%) MS Access
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.76%) Big Data
13 6 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
13 6 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.95%) Subversion
3 17 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.98%) Xcode
6 6 (0.65%) Maven
6 6 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.54%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.43%) Toad
8 4 (0.43%) JIRA
8 4 (0.43%) Selenium
8 4 (0.43%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.33%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.33%) JBehave
9 3 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.22%) CaliberRM
General
1 190 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 161 (17.44%) Finance
3 49 (5.31%) Marketing
4 41 (4.44%) Electronics
5 31 (3.36%) Publishing
6 29 (3.14%) Legal
7 27 (2.93%) Military
8 26 (2.82%) Retail
8 26 (2.82%) Automotive
9 23 (2.49%) Manufacturing
10 22 (2.38%) Banking
11 19 (2.06%) Games
12 14 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (1.41%) Back Office
14 11 (1.19%) Spanish Language
15 10 (1.08%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.76%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.76%) German Language
17 5 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 163 (17.66%) Analyst
2 103 (11.16%) Developer
3 82 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 73 (7.91%) Architect
5 55 (5.96%) Business Analyst
6 44 (4.77%) Consultant
7 36 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (3.58%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.03%) Network Engineer
10 25 (2.71%) Design Engineer
11 21 (2.28%) Designer
12 18 (1.95%) Administrator
13 17 (1.84%) Support Engineer
13 17 (1.84%) Programme Manager
14 15 (1.63%) Senior Manager
14 15 (1.63%) Support Analyst
14 15 (1.63%) Java Developer
15 14 (1.52%) Test Analyst
16 13 (1.41%) Data Analyst
17 12 (1.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.48%) HTML
2 58 (6.28%) .NET
3 54 (5.85%) XML
4 50 (5.42%) Web Services
5 35 (3.79%) CSS
6 34 (3.68%) REST
7 29 (3.14%) Middleware
8 26 (2.82%) jQuery
9 24 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 22 (2.38%) J2EE
10 22 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.06%) JSON
11 19 (2.06%) SOAP
12 17 (1.84%) Ajax
12 17 (1.84%) HTML5
13 15 (1.63%) JSP
14 13 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (1.19%) WCF
15 11 (1.19%) OpenGL
16 10 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 207 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 159 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.77%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.17%) User Experience
8 19 (2.06%) PKI
9 15 (1.63%) GIS
9 15 (1.63%) PMI
10 14 (1.52%) Economics
10 14 (1.52%) Clustering
10 14 (1.52%) Statistics
11 13 (1.41%) Physics
12 12 (1.30%) Replication
12 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.19%) Social Media
14 10 (1.08%) iPhone
15 9 (0.98%) Informatics
15 9 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.03%) Windows
2 87 (9.43%) Linux
3 53 (5.74%) UNIX
4 26 (2.82%) Solaris
5 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.19%) Android
9 10 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.98%) AIX
11 6 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.33%) VMS
13 2 (0.22%) zOS
13 2 (0.22%) Fedora
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (20.26%) Project Management
2 133 (14.41%) ITIL
3 131 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (8.67%) PRINCE2
5 64 (6.93%) Service Management
6 63 (6.83%) Change Management
6 63 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (6.72%) Service Delivery
8 50 (5.42%) Project Planning
9 49 (5.31%) Business Analysis
9 49 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 47 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 44 (4.77%) CRM
12 39 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (4.12%) Data Modelling
14 37 (4.01%) OO
15 36 (3.90%) UML
16 35 (3.79%) Validation
17 34 (3.68%) Migration
18 33 (3.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 136 (14.73%) SQL
2 78 (8.45%) Java
3 69 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 62 (6.72%) C
5 52 (5.63%) C#
5 52 (5.63%) C++
6 22 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.06%) Python
8 18 (1.95%) Perl
9 17 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.19%) PHP
12 10 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.08%) VBScript
13 9 (0.98%) VBA
13 9 (0.98%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.87%) Ruby
14 8 (0.87%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 106 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 71 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 46 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (4.66%) HND
5 39 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (3.47%) PMI Certification
7 29 (3.14%) PMP
7 29 (3.14%) ISEB
8 24 (2.60%) CCNA
9 22 (2.38%) CCNP
9 22 (2.38%) HNC
10 18 (1.95%) MCSE
11 17 (1.84%) CISSP
12 16 (1.73%) MCITP
13 14 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (1.41%) CCIE
15 12 (1.30%) ISTQB
16 11 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.68%) QA
2 32 (3.47%) SLA
3 15 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.87%) IEC 61508
5 8 (0.87%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.76%) DO-254
6 7 (0.76%) ARP4754
6 7 (0.76%) ARP4761
6 7 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.76%) GxP
6 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.65%) COBIT
8 3 (0.33%) HL7
8 3 (0.33%) COSO
9 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) Basel II
9 2 (0.22%) TickIT
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 54 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.08%) vSphere
5 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.76%) Firmware
6 4 (0.43%) XenApp
7 3 (0.33%) Snort
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) NDS
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.19%) SCCM
2 8 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (0.76%) SCOM
4 6 (0.65%) Netcool
5 5 (0.54%) WSUS
5 5 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.33%) Nessus
7 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.33%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.22%) OPNET
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 157 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.93%) Oracle
3 47 (5.09%) Cisco
4 46 (4.98%) VMware
5 42 (4.55%) HP
6 41 (4.44%) SAP
7 23 (2.49%) Adobe
8 20 (2.17%) Citrix
9 17 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.63%) Ericsson
11 14 (1.52%) Juniper
11 14 (1.52%) Remedy
12 13 (1.41%) Sun
12 13 (1.41%) IBM
13 12 (1.30%) Veritas
13 12 (1.30%) Huawei
14 11 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.08%) Nokia
15 10 (1.08%) Ariba
16 9 (0.98%) CheckPoint
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
AQA
Rate: Competitive + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Rate: £31,342 - £37,394 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £201 per annum + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £201 per annum + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 24 days ago