The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 19 19 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.05% 6.12% 12.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.90% 24.32% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 15
Median daily rate £475 £289 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.50% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £229 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £340 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31 37 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.66% 25.17% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 49
Median daily rate £425 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.67% -14.27%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Guildford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Guildford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Guildford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) GPON
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) CRISC
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (27.78%) IT Governance
4 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (27.78%) CGEIT
5 4 (22.22%) Network Design
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (16.67%) PMP
6 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 3 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) NEC
7 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) GPON
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) IT Risk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Quantity Surveyor
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) Reinsurance
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) IT Governance
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CGEIT
1 5 (27.78%) CRISC
2 3 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) IIBA
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (11.11%) NEC
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Omniture
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com