Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.08% 5.81% 5.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.85% 30.00% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 13
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -19.51% +36.67%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £197
90th Percentile £450 £431 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £375 £410
% change year-on-year -2.67% -8.64% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Slough median hourly rate - - £12.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.50 £11.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +156.52% -70.51% +105.26%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 52 60 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.63% 19.35% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 70
Slough median daily rate £400 £360 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.27% -3.21%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £204
90th Percentile £631 £450 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Slough median hourly rate £29.25 £38.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.03% +129.85% -12.99%
10th Percentile £19.80 £36.75 £9.38
90th Percentile £39.10 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Slough over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Slough

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) Logistics
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Datadog
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Data Technician
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Personalization
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCENT
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Lumension
4 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) PagerDuty
4 1 (6.67%) Pega
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Wonderware