Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 48 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 8.30% 6.83% 6.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.17% 38.06% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 6
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £373 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% +4.93% +1.43%
10th Percentile £306 £242 £250
90th Percentile £558 £510 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.31 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.80% -22.07% +9.59%
10th Percentile £23.73 £21.13 £28.69
90th Percentile £34.48 £26.75 £36.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +4.11%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 134 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 15.92% 17.94% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 27
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £258 £239 £257
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.91 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.14% -22.07% +102.84%
10th Percentile £19.97 £13.13 £27.48
90th Percentile £34.47 £26.00 £35.52
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £18.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +64.86% -41.16% +25.76%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 12 £475 +35.71% 38
Leamington Spa - 5 £295 - 8
Gaydon 0 3 - - 1
Atherstone -7 3 £313 -28.57% 3
Nuneaton - 2 £450 - 6
Rugby - 1 - - 1
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 17 (35.42%) Automotive
2 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Firewall
4 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (27.08%) Information Security
4 13 (27.08%) ITIL
5 12 (25.00%) Windows
6 11 (22.92%) CCNP
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (22.92%) Network Security
7 10 (20.83%) CISSP
7 10 (20.83%) Cisco
7 10 (20.83%) Unix
7 10 (20.83%) Change Management
7 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 10 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (18.75%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) CCNA
8 9 (18.75%) SIEM
9 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 8 (16.67%) User Experience
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (16.67%) GDPR
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) Risk Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.17%) InVision
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Simulink
4 1 (2.08%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) Network Security
3 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) MPLS
4 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) SNMP
4 5 (10.42%) SSL
4 5 (10.42%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.25%) WLAN
6 2 (4.17%) 4G
6 2 (4.17%) 5G
6 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Android Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (2.08%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (35.42%) Automotive
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Developer
1 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Security Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 3 (6.25%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.25%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (6.25%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Software Development Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) jQuery
2 5 (10.42%) JSON
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) Ajax
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) Framer.js
4 2 (4.17%) Material Design
4 2 (4.17%) OAuth
4 2 (4.17%) OAuth2
4 2 (4.17%) WebKit
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) Core Data
5 1 (2.08%) GreenSock GSAP
5 1 (2.08%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
3 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (16.67%) User Experience
5 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
5 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.25%) Cyberattack
7 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.17%) Animation
7 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (4.17%) PKI
7 2 (4.17%) Robotics
7 2 (4.17%) SCADA
8 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (2.08%) NHS
8 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Android
5 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (27.08%) Information Security
2 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 10 (20.83%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) SIEM
5 8 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.58%) Information Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) Data Management
8 5 (10.42%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) Security Hardening
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) CCNP
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) CISSP
2 10 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (18.75%) CCNA
4 6 (12.50%) SANS
5 4 (8.33%) CCIE
5 4 (8.33%) CEH
5 4 (8.33%) CISM
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.25%) PMP
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE Security
7 2 (4.17%) GCIA
7 2 (4.17%) GIAC
7 2 (4.17%) GSEC
8 1 (2.08%) ISEB
8 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) GDPR
2 5 (10.42%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.08%) AQAP
4 1 (2.08%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 26262
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.08%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.08%) PMO
4 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Snort
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Lancope
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) NCR
7 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Tableau