The table below looks at the statistics for PhD 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 PhD over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 253 - 238
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PhD 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.00%
PhD
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
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PhD
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 PhD within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 - 2 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £285 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £310 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 7
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Physics
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) Image Processing
3 7 (53.85%) Video Processing
3 7 (53.85%) Signal Processing
3 7 (53.85%) MATLAB
3 7 (53.85%) Games
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) DMZ
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) DMZ
1 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Statistician
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Clinical Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) STL
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
1 9 (69.23%) Physics
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Image Processing
1 7 (53.85%) Video Processing
1 7 (53.85%) Signal Processing
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) NetApp
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
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