The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 50 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.65% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +27.58%
Statistics
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.95% 19.82% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 46
Average daily rate £340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.70 £33.88
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 Birmingham

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Statistics
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (14.29%) French Language
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix