The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 134 158 180
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Contract jobs citing Statistics 16 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.72% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 17
Average daily rate £320 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £186 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £605 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
Statistics
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1266 1974 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.23% 38.55% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1540 1690
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
3 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.51%) VBA
5 8 (20.51%) SAS
6 7 (17.95%) Python
6 7 (17.95%) C++
7 6 (15.38%) R
7 6 (15.38%) Analytics
8 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco
9 4 (10.26%) WAN
9 4 (10.26%) SPSS
9 4 (10.26%) NHS
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.26%) LAN
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Economics
9 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.26%) Firewall
9 4 (10.26%) Validation

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (20.51%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SPSS
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Stata
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) DMZ
3 2 (5.13%) DWDM
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) NGN
3 2 (5.13%) Packet Switching
3 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) WLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 3 (7.69%) Pricing Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Qualitative Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Statistician
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Economics
3 4 (10.26%) NHS
4 3 (7.69%) Derivative
4 3 (7.69%) Physics
4 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Analytics
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Validation
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.69%) CRM
4 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (7.69%) Numerical Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Stochastic Calculus
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Stress Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) VBA
3 7 (17.95%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) R
5 2 (5.13%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PhD
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Avaya
3 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.13%) Juniper
3 2 (5.13%) Nortel
3 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
3 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.56%) Murex
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) WorldPay