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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 61 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.18% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.74% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£248 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +38.46%
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
206 135 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.89% 24.28% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £137 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 March 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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001