The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 31 July 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 East of England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 143 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.042% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-59.52% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
673 558 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.10% 23.49% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 251 292
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 94
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Economics
England

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the East of England region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the East of England region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bedfordshire - 3 £600 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £283 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Economics
England

Economics
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Revenue Management
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Planview
2 2 (50.00%) CA Clarity
2 2 (50.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) OPNET
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) DNA
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) DWDM
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DNA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) Planview
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper