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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 104 119 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing Statistics 11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.93% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
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
726 673 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.11% 25.68% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 338 287
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014. 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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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
Reading +15 5 £425 +72.58% 2
Bracknell - - - - 2
Statistics
South East

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 10 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (50.00%) ESRI
2 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) GIS
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) ArcObjects
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Data Validation
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) 3G
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) GSM
1 2 (10.00%) UMTS
1 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior GIS Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Clinical Statistician
4 1 (5.00%) SPSS Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) ArcObjects
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) JDBC
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) GIS
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ETL
1 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CNA
3 2 (10.00%) Novell Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) PhD
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) nmon
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) ESRI
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Ericsson