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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 107 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.34% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £345 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.90 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -16.66%
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
816 747 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.93% 30.78% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 391 332
Average daily rate £408 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough - 6 £269 -
Reading -11 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Statistics
South East

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Network Design
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) SNMP
6 4 (16.00%) Huawei
6 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.00%) MDX
6 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) GIMP
4 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.00%) SPSS
4 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
2 4 (16.00%) SMTP
2 4 (16.00%) SNMP
2 4 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (8.00%) GPRS
3 2 (8.00%) GSM
3 2 (8.00%) UMTS
3 2 (8.00%) UTRAN
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) OLAP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (8.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
General
1 4 (16.00%) Front Office
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP BW Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) MDX
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) CSS3
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) BAPI
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Memcached
5 1 (4.00%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Network Design
6 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C-shell
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (8.00%) ABAP
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) SAPscript
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) Netcool
3 1 (4.00%) Control-M
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.00%) Cacti
3 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) collectd
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Salt
3 1 (4.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Huawei
3 3 (12.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow