The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Contract jobs citing Degree 53 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.12% 6.37% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.46% 35.37% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 11
Median daily rate £315 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £197 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £504 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 103 82 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 25.50% 18.02% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 54
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £833 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +8.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £44.90 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £150.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Essex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Essex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Essex

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Basildon +2 7 £275 - 1
Colchester +5 4 £425 +70.00% 4
Brentwood - 3 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 3 - - 7
Degree
East of England

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

1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (25.32%) Java
3 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) Adobe
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.52%) Oracle
5 17 (21.52%) Unix
5 17 (21.52%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.25%) CRM
7 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.72%) Linux
8 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.72%) Finance
8 14 (17.72%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
9 13 (16.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (16.46%) Android
9 13 (16.46%) Automated Testing
9 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.46%) TDD
9 13 (16.46%) VMware
9 13 (16.46%) DevOps
10 12 (15.19%) VMware ESX
10 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (13.92%) Digital Forensics
11 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.86%) MS Project
4 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (6.33%) AutoCAD
6 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (6.33%) Unica
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
1 4 (5.06%) Yammer
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) DHCP
3 3 (3.80%) VLAN
4 1 (1.27%) BGP
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) HSRP
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) NAS
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) OSPF
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) SMTP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) VRRP
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) WebEx
4 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Hadoop
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) DB2
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.33%) OLAP
4 5 (6.33%) OLTP
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) QlikView
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Security Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Consultant
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) IT Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) ETL Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Facilities Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Data Insight Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) CSS
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
1 5 (6.33%) JSON
1 5 (6.33%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) COM
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) MDX
4 1 (1.27%) POSIX
4 1 (1.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.86%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.86%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.06%) Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) NHS
8 2 (2.53%) PMI
9 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.27%) e-Health
9 1 (1.27%) Life Science
9 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Unix
3 14 (17.72%) Linux
4 13 (16.46%) Android
4 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) Solaris
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Mentoring
3 16 (20.25%) CRM
4 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (17.72%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (16.46%) Automated Testing
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.46%) DevOps
5 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.46%) TDD
6 11 (13.92%) Analytics
6 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (13.92%) Digital Forensics
6 11 (13.92%) Forensic Analysis
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (12.66%) Android Development
7 10 (12.66%) iOS Development
7 10 (12.66%) Mathematics
8 9 (11.39%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Java
2 18 (22.78%) SQL
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) PHP
4 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.33%) VBScript
5 3 (3.80%) VB
5 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) Perl
6 2 (2.53%) Python
6 2 (2.53%) R
7 1 (1.27%) Go
7 1 (1.27%) Haskell
7 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) CISA
2 6 (7.59%) CISM
2 6 (7.59%) CISSP
3 4 (5.06%) MCITP
3 4 (5.06%) MCTS
4 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) GSEC
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) IFRS
2 2 (2.53%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) VMware ESX
1 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) LXC
5 1 (1.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) WSUS
2 1 (1.27%) Control-M
2 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.27%) Mesos
2 1 (1.27%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Adobe
2 17 (21.52%) Oracle
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.46%) VMware
5 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.06%) Infor
6 4 (5.06%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.27%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.27%) Dell
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Huawei
8 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) NetApp
8 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
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