The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.43% 7.14% 6.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 31.37% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Median daily rate £480 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.22% +3.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
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 Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 51 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 17.14% 22.77% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 29
Median daily rate £365 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.85% -18.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Slough

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Slough

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) IPTV
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) IGMP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) ICMP
1 2 (33.33%) IGMP
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) RSVP
2 1 (16.67%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Service Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) NetAct Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) OSS Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Customer Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Velocity
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) IPTV
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Groovy
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat