The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role 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 Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 239 235 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£115 - £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £110 £196
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -43.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9089 8546 7864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.37% 91.86% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5042 4732 3932
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 460 620
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graduate across the South East region.

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graduate across the South East region.

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Graduate
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 Graduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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 -3 8 £133 - 4
Oxfordshire -17 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 £75 - 3
Hampshire - 1 - - 10
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.18%) Marketing
4 5 (15.15%) MS Office
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Finance
6 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Statistics
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Banking
8 1 (3.03%) Asset Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) ATM
1 1 (3.03%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
1 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (6.06%) Logistics
1 2 (6.06%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
2 1 (3.03%) Time Management
2 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
2 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
2 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
2 1 (3.03%) Project Management
2 1 (3.03%) OO
2 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Change Management
2 1 (3.03%) Change Control
2 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.03%) Line Management
2 1 (3.03%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
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