The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 122 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.08% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£300 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +27.58%
Statistics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
684 741 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.85% 28.49% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.11 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the Berkshire region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Berkshire region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +1 2 £300 -11.11%
Reading +4 1 - - 6
Slough -5 1 - -
Bracknell - - - - 3
Hungerford - - - - 4
Statistics
South East

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (33.33%) ESRI
2 5 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 5 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) GIS
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
5 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.67%) MDX
6 1 (6.67%) CDISC
6 1 (6.67%) FMCG
6 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) xDSL
6 1 (6.67%) MRTG
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) xDSL
1 1 (6.67%) MRTG
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.67%) FDDI
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) ISDN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) PPP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Clinical Statistician
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Statistician
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
1 1 (6.67%) BAPI
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Password Management
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
2 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) CDISC
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) ESRI
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft