Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.94% 2.13% 7.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 12.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 - £550
Scotland median daily rate £350 £330 £343
% change year-on-year +6.06% -3.65% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00% +49.25%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 50 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 37.31% 17.02% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 7
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -45.45% +77.42%
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £41.50 £40.25 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +37.98% -
10th Percentile £12.45 £37.28 £27.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.83 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -21.68% +30.28% +50.36%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Aberdeen

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Degree.

1 12 (75.00%) LAN
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) PMP
3 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
3 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (31.25%) CCNP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
5 5 (31.25%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Aruba
5 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
6 4 (25.00%) HP ASE
6 4 (25.00%) HP MASE
6 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
6 4 (25.00%) CCSE
6 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
6 4 (25.00%) CCIP

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
3 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) Indirect Procurement
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) PMP
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCDP
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCIP
4 4 (25.00%) CCSA
4 4 (25.00%) CCSE
4 4 (25.00%) HP ASE
4 4 (25.00%) HP MASE
4 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Aruba
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft