The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.19% 4.35% 6.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 11.21% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £269 £315 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.68% -23.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £239 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.51%  
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 Bracknell.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 107 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 34.21% 38.77% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 14
Median daily rate £300 £315 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -67.94%  
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 Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Bracknell

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Bracknell

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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Publishing
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Email Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Digital Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Photography
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Line Management
1 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) A/B Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Innovation Management
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) UX Design
3 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) PhD
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GAAP
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) Spredfast
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Snow
5 1 (5.00%) VMware