The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 18 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 10.29% 19.85% 20.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.46% 22.13% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.40% +26.18%  

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 Erskine.

Academic & Professional Certification
Erskine
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 52 122 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 76.47% 89.71% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 92 46
Median daily rate £325 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £271 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Erskine

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Erskine over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Erskine

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Erskine

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Network Design
3 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (33.33%) Change Control
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) QMS
8 4 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Office Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Software Distribution
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
8 4 (22.22%) Server Building
9 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
9 3 (16.67%) CCSE
9 3 (16.67%) HP ASE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Network Design
2 6 (33.33%) Change Control
2 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (22.22%) Office Automation
3 4 (22.22%) QMS
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Server Building
3 4 (22.22%) Software Distribution
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Design
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCDP
2 3 (16.67%) CCIE
2 3 (16.67%) CCIP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCSA
2 3 (16.67%) CCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 3 (16.67%) HP MASE
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (11.11%) Netcool
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Aruba
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas