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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 122 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 1.03% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +112.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
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
761 774 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.50% 29.78% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 396 216
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 45
Average hourly rate £27.83 £21.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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
(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
Reading +16 2 £350 -9.96%
Slough -10 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Statistics
South East

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) ESRI
3 6 (37.50%) ArcGIS
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) GIS
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) MDX
7 1 (6.25%) ArcObjects
7 1 (6.25%) CDISC
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.25%) SCOM
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (37.50%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) xDSL
1 1 (6.25%) MRTG
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) ISDN
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) PPP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) FDDI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Clinical Statistician
4 1 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior 3G Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
1 1 (6.25%) ArcObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Password Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) CNA
3 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) CDISC
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) ESRI
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM