The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.11% 3.60% 7.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 50.00% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £275 £431 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.23% +35.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

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 Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 10 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.53% 7.19% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Watford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Watford

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

1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Legal
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
4 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (21.43%) QMS
6 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) QMS
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
2 1 (7.14%) Ariba
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) iManage
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
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