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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 68 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
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
217 199 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.12% 23.80% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 75 105
Average daily rate £460 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £14.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £37.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 22 August 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
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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 - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Statistics
North West

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) GPFS
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (20.00%) Biology
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (20.00%) Biology
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (20.00%) YUM
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Trillium
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat