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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 493 485 456
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing Economics 94 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 25 63
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£379 £510 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.66% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £339 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
Economics
UK

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
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -1 41 £469 -14.77% 25
South East -18 21 £348 -13.00% 10
East of England - 11 £270 -
North East - 6 £350 -
East Midlands 0 5 £425 +18.05%
West Midlands -15 5 £420 +52.72% 2
South West - 3 £415 -
North West -13 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 79 (42.02%) Project Management
2 76 (40.43%) Finance
3 66 (35.11%) Degree
4 58 (30.85%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (26.06%) Mathematics
6 48 (25.53%) Change Management
7 44 (23.40%) SQL
8 43 (22.87%) Banking
8 43 (22.87%) Security Cleared
9 33 (17.55%) SC Cleared
10 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
10 32 (17.02%) PRINCE2
11 28 (14.89%) Statistics
12 24 (12.77%) Investment Banking
13 23 (12.23%) Project Planning
13 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (11.70%) Windows
15 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
16 19 (10.11%) Programme Management
16 19 (10.11%) Analytics
17 17 (9.04%) Oracle
17 17 (9.04%) SQL Server
18 16 (8.51%) Data Analysis
19 15 (7.98%) UNIX
19 15 (7.98%) MS Office
19 15 (7.98%) SAS
19 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
20 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (7.45%) Information Security

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 15 (7.98%) SAS
2 3 (1.60%) CMS
2 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
2 3 (1.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Documentum
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Office
2 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.13%) SPSS
5 2 (1.06%) Stata
5 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.06%) MS Project
6 1 (0.53%) Weka
6 1 (0.53%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Intranet
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) VLAN
2 3 (1.60%) Network Security
2 3 (1.60%) NAS
2 3 (1.60%) SAN
3 2 (1.06%) IPv6
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) 3G
4 1 (0.53%) DWDM
4 1 (0.53%) MPLS
4 1 (0.53%) LTE
4 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.53%) 4G
4 1 (0.53%) Multicast
4 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) Big Data
2 11 (5.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 7 (3.72%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.06%) DB2
8 2 (1.06%) QlikView
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.53%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.53%) Toad
1 1 (0.53%) ERwin
1 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (40.43%) Finance
2 43 (22.87%) Banking
3 24 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.85%) Front Office
5 9 (4.79%) Marketing
6 7 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.72%) Military
7 5 (2.66%) Games
7 5 (2.66%) Legal
8 4 (2.13%) Retail
9 2 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 79 (42.02%) Project Manager
2 57 (30.32%) Analyst
3 20 (10.64%) Data Analyst
4 17 (9.04%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (4.79%) Developer
7 8 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Consultant
8 7 (3.72%) Insight Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) Data Scientist
9 6 (3.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Data Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.66%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.66%) Statistician
11 4 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.13%) .NET
1 4 (2.13%) XML
1 4 (2.13%) WPF
2 1 (0.53%) SciPy
2 1 (0.53%) Pandas
2 1 (0.53%) HTML
2 1 (0.53%) XSD
2 1 (0.53%) SAML
2 1 (0.53%) WCF
2 1 (0.53%) J2EE
2 1 (0.53%) COM
2 1 (0.53%) EJB
2 1 (0.53%) JDBC
2 1 (0.53%) JSP
2 1 (0.53%) Servlets
2 1 (0.53%) SOAP
2 1 (0.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.85%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (26.06%) Mathematics
3 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
4 28 (14.89%) Statistics
5 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.38%) Derivative
7 10 (5.32%) Market Risk
8 9 (4.79%) Algorithms
8 9 (4.79%) Credit Risk
9 8 (4.26%) Applied Mathematics
9 8 (4.26%) Fixed Income
10 6 (3.19%) Mainframe
10 6 (3.19%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.13%) PMI
12 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.60%) Psychology
12 3 (1.60%) Online Games
13 2 (1.06%) NHS
14 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.70%) Windows
2 15 (7.98%) UNIX
3 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.06%) Linux
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.02%) Project Management
2 48 (25.53%) Change Management
3 32 (17.02%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (12.23%) Project Planning
5 19 (10.11%) Programme Management
5 19 (10.11%) Analytics
6 16 (8.51%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 14 (7.45%) Information Security
8 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.91%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.38%) Predictive Modelling
11 11 (5.85%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.32%) ITIL
13 8 (4.26%) ETL
13 8 (4.26%) Quality Management
13 8 (4.26%) Operations Research
14 7 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.40%) SQL
2 12 (6.38%) Python
3 7 (3.72%) VBA
3 7 (3.72%) C#
3 7 (3.72%) Java
4 6 (3.19%) C
5 5 (2.66%) R
6 4 (2.13%) C++
7 3 (1.60%) VB
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.06%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (35.11%) Degree
2 43 (22.87%) Security Cleared
3 33 (17.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.32%) PhD
5 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.66%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.13%) CISA
7 4 (2.13%) CISSP
7 4 (2.13%) PMP
8 3 (1.60%) CISM
9 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.06%) MBA
10 1 (0.53%) GIAC
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.53%) CFA
10 1 (0.53%) CIMA
10 1 (0.53%) ACCA
10 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) CDISC
4 1 (0.53%) Basel III
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) vSphere
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Netcool
1 5 (2.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.53%) OPNET
2 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (9.04%) Oracle
2 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.79%) Cisco
4 8 (4.26%) HP
5 7 (3.72%) Informatica
5 7 (3.72%) Teradata
5 7 (3.72%) Tableau
6 6 (3.19%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.19%) SAP
7 5 (2.66%) EMC
8 4 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.60%) VMware
9 3 (1.60%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.60%) NETGEAR
9 3 (1.60%) CA
9 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.60%) Dell
10 2 (1.06%) Sybase
10 2 (1.06%) Omniture
10 2 (1.06%) Planview
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