Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.50% 5.02% 5.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.39% 50.00% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Luton median daily rate £350 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +34.62% -23.53%
10th Percentile £284 £278 £213
90th Percentile £403 £456 £365
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £438 £343
% change year-on-year -20.00% +27.74% -19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Luton median hourly rate - - £40.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £42.50
% change year-on-year +142.72% -75.76% -10.93%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Luton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 24 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 21.33% 10.04% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 51
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +18.24% -22.11%
10th Percentile £140 £288 £238
90th Percentile £575 £482 £538
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £370
% change year-on-year -3.03% +11.49% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Luton median hourly rate - - £50.54
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £10.30 £42.50
% change year-on-year +86.89% -75.76% +55.96%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Luton over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Parquet
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Oozie
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Kafka
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Sqoop
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Avro
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (30.00%) HBase
2 3 (30.00%) HDFS
2 3 (30.00%) Impala
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon QuickSight
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon QuickSight
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) HBase
1 3 (30.00%) Impala
1 3 (30.00%) Parquet
1 3 (30.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Avro
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Active Listening
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oozie
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) CommVault
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas
1 2 (20.00%) VMware