The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 65 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.94% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 5.00% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £575 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +123.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -5.35%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.15% 18.78% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.53 £27.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.14 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Statistics
South West

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SPSS
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Civica
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (14.29%) MoSes
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) SPSS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MoSes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Research Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Research Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Actuary
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Civica