The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 27 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.48% 3.85% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 31.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £443 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.32% 12.24% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 4
Average daily rate £400 £250 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 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
Ipswich +3 3 £500 +21.21% 5
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £425 -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) IOS XR
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) ISDN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Frame Relay
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.88%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) UML Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) MI Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSD
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee