The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.53% 24.00% 16.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 90.00% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4 20 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 5.06% 26.67% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
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 Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Knutsford

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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Typography
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Audit Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriter
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Copywriter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Development
1 1 (33.33%) Content Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft