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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 16.90% 4.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +1.42%  

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 27 4 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 38.03% 8.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £345 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £29.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Aruba
3 11 (73.33%) F5
3 11 (73.33%) Riverbed
3 11 (73.33%) BIG-IP
4 10 (66.67%) Juniper
4 10 (66.67%) CCIP
4 10 (66.67%) CCDP
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Network Design
6 8 (53.33%) HP ASE
6 8 (53.33%) HP MASE
6 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
6 8 (53.33%) JNCIA
6 8 (53.33%) JNCIE
6 8 (53.33%) CCSA
6 8 (53.33%) CCSE
6 8 (53.33%) Fortinet
6 8 (53.33%) CCIE
6 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (53.33%) Service Management

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 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
1 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 11 (73.33%) BIG-IP
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) Multicast
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Network Design
2 8 (53.33%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Conflict Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) QMS
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCDP
3 10 (66.67%) CCIP
4 8 (53.33%) CCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCSA
4 8 (53.33%) CCSE
4 8 (53.33%) HP ASE
4 8 (53.33%) HP MASE
4 8 (53.33%) JNCIA
4 8 (53.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Aruba
3 11 (73.33%) F5
3 11 (73.33%) Riverbed
4 10 (66.67%) Juniper
5 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
5 8 (53.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Siemens