The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 64 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 6.25% 14.35% 15.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 18.55% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 35 8
Median daily rate £243 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.38% -6.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £215 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £436 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  

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 Renfrewshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 345 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 71.88% 77.35% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 229 57
Median daily rate £315 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -6.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £437 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 32 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Renfrewshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Renfrewshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Renfrewshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Paisley -1 2 £243 -32.63%
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) QMS
4 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
4 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCIP
5 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (33.33%) CCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 3 (33.33%) Aruba

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) QMS
3 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Content Development
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCDP
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CCIP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCSA
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HP ASE
2 3 (33.33%) HP MASE
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Aruba
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore