The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 April 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
North West / Cumbria
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 7.14% 11.36% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 14.49% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.91 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.79% +19.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.50 £31.85
% change year-on-year -22.87% +11.45%  

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 Cumbria.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 30 69 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 71.43% 78.41% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 16
Median daily rate £623 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.47% +12.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £540 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.91 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.60% -3.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria 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 Cumbria

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness -6 3 - - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Primavera
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) NHS Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft