The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Degree
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.50% 2.53% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 5.26% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £350 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +57.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.77% +9.37%  

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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 38 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 42.50% 48.10% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 13
Median daily rate £350 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.54 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Worcester +3 1 £388 +10.71%
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
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