The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 495 474 487
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Economics 85 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 67
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£380 £503 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £373 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £651 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.89% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
Economics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16134 15314 16339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.82% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10047 9678 9683
Average daily rate £420 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 590 808
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in England

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Economics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Economics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Economics
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
London -7 41 £475 -9.52% 27
East of England -13 11 £270 - 2
South East -25 10 £348 -10.76% 9
North West -4 8 £500 -13.04%
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
South West - 4 £380 - 3
West Midlands -17 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £348 -
Yorkshire - 1 £290 - 2
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 78 (44.07%) Finance
2 76 (42.94%) Project Management
3 65 (36.72%) Degree
4 54 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (25.42%) Mathematics
6 44 (24.86%) Banking
7 42 (23.73%) SQL
8 39 (22.03%) Change Management
9 35 (19.77%) Security Cleared
10 31 (17.51%) Computer Science
11 30 (16.95%) Management Information System
11 30 (16.95%) PRINCE2
12 27 (15.25%) Statistics
13 26 (14.69%) Windows
14 24 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (12.43%) Information Security
15 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
16 20 (11.30%) Investment Banking
17 19 (10.73%) UNIX
18 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
18 17 (9.60%) Analytics
19 16 (9.04%) Oracle
19 16 (9.04%) SAS
19 16 (9.04%) Project Planning
20 14 (7.91%) Data Analysis
21 13 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
21 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
21 13 (7.34%) MS Office
22 12 (6.78%) Programme Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.04%) SAS
2 4 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Office
2 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.82%) SPSS
5 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.13%) Stata
5 2 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Network Security
1 4 (2.26%) NAS
1 4 (2.26%) VLAN
1 4 (2.26%) SAN
1 4 (2.26%) Intranet
1 4 (2.26%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) IPv6
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) 3G
3 1 (0.56%) DWDM
3 1 (0.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.56%) ATM
3 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.56%) Multicast
3 1 (0.56%) 4G
3 1 (0.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) Big Data
3 10 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.52%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.95%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.13%) QlikView
8 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.56%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 78 (44.07%) Finance
2 44 (24.86%) Banking
3 20 (11.30%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.08%) Marketing
5 8 (4.52%) Front Office
6 7 (3.95%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.82%) Retail
8 4 (2.26%) Legal
9 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.69%) Military
10 2 (1.13%) Games
10 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.56%) Advertising
11 1 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 70 (39.55%) Project Manager
2 49 (27.68%) Analyst
3 19 (10.73%) Data Analyst
4 14 (7.91%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.52%) Data Scientist
6 8 (4.52%) Developer
7 7 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.95%) Data Manager
8 6 (3.39%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.39%) Consultant
9 5 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Project Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Statistician
10 4 (2.26%) Risk Manager
10 4 (2.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.26%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) WPF
3 1 (0.56%) SAML
3 1 (0.56%) XSD
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) EJB
3 1 (0.56%) JDBC
3 1 (0.56%) JSP
3 1 (0.56%) Servlets
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) Struts
3 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (25.42%) Mathematics
3 31 (17.51%) Computer Science
4 30 (16.95%) Management Information System
5 27 (15.25%) Statistics
6 9 (5.08%) Mainframe
6 9 (5.08%) Derivative
6 9 (5.08%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.52%) Market Risk
7 8 (4.52%) Applied Mathematics
7 8 (4.52%) PMI
8 7 (3.95%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.82%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.26%) Psychology
11 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.69%) E-Learning
12 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.13%) NHS
13 1 (0.56%) Equities
13 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.69%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) UNIX
3 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) Project Management
2 39 (22.03%) Change Management
3 30 (16.95%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (12.43%) Information Security
6 17 (9.60%) Analytics
7 16 (9.04%) Project Planning
8 14 (7.91%) Data Analysis
9 13 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.78%) Programme Management
10 12 (6.78%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.21%) ITIL
12 10 (5.65%) Predictive Modelling
13 9 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (4.52%) Operations Research
14 8 (4.52%) Security Management
15 7 (3.95%) ETL
15 7 (3.95%) Quality Management
15 7 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.73%) SQL
2 11 (6.21%) Python
3 8 (4.52%) VBA
4 7 (3.95%) C#
5 6 (3.39%) R
6 5 (2.82%) C++
6 5 (2.82%) Java
7 2 (1.13%) C
7 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (36.72%) Degree
2 35 (19.77%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.21%) PhD
5 8 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.52%) PMP
5 8 (4.52%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.95%) CISSP
6 7 (3.95%) CISA
7 6 (3.39%) CISM
8 4 (2.26%) MBA
9 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.56%) CIMA
10 1 (0.56%) ACCA
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) GIAC
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) P3O
4 1 (0.56%) CDISC
4 1 (0.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) vSphere
1 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Netcool
1 4 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.56%) OPNET
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (9.04%) Oracle
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) HP
4 9 (5.08%) Cisco
5 8 (4.52%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) Informatica
6 7 (3.95%) Teradata
7 4 (2.26%) SonicWALL
7 4 (2.26%) NETGEAR
7 4 (2.26%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (2.26%) Tableau
7 4 (2.26%) VMware
7 4 (2.26%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.26%) Dell
7 4 (2.26%) EMC
7 4 (2.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.69%) Cognos
8 3 (1.69%) Sybase
9 2 (1.13%) Planview
9 2 (1.13%) Omniture
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