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 3 months to 30 March 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.

Degree
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.13% - 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Academic & Professional Certification
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 1 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 9.38% 4.17% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Median daily rate £450 - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Conflict Management
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Conflict Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens