The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 87 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Statistics 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 1.40% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 4.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Average daily rate £445 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +20.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%
Statistics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
358 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.40% 32.33% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 208 107
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £600 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Chester - 1 £700 -
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software License Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linear Regression
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) CHAID
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Linear Regression
1 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software License Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo