The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 43 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.75% 1.97% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 6.15% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£195 £205 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -39.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
91 65 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.86% 32.02% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 82
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 9
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
North East

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 £195 -4.87% 30
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 3
Gateshead - - - - 1
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (16.00%) Change Control
9 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) HPUX
10 3 (12.00%) Linux

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) 3G
1 2 (8.00%) DSL
1 2 (8.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) GSM
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) UMTS
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) GWT
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.00%) AppFabric
5 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) HPUX
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.00%) Android Development
5 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat