The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 5 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.39% 7.23% 5.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.54% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £376 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 - £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
Degree
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.26% 21.69% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Average daily rate £398 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £274 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £328 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.19 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Livingston +8 7 £398 -
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Squid
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (20.00%) UAG
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Records Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (10.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Squid
1 2 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds