The first 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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 473 460 509
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +49
Contract jobs citing Economics 97 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.65% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £52.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +1.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-59.52% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Economics
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 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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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 -4 46 £438 -7.89% 28
South East -15 13 £370 -7.50% 2
South West -16 12 £359 -20.27% 1
North West +8 11 £475 +5.55% 7
West Midlands -10 6 £425 - 3
East of England -22 4 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 £290 - 2
Economics
UK

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 93 (43.87%) Finance
2 80 (37.74%) Degree
3 73 (34.43%) Project Management
4 46 (21.70%) Mathematics
4 46 (21.70%) Security Cleared
5 45 (21.23%) Change Management
6 42 (19.81%) SQL
7 41 (19.34%) Management Information System
8 39 (18.40%) Banking
9 34 (16.04%) PRINCE2
10 33 (15.57%) Statistics
11 30 (14.15%) Information Security
12 29 (13.68%) SC Cleared
13 27 (12.74%) Windows
14 25 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (11.32%) Computer Science
16 23 (10.85%) Analytics
16 23 (10.85%) Programme Management
17 21 (9.91%) SQL Server
17 21 (9.91%) Microsoft
18 20 (9.43%) UNIX
19 16 (7.55%) Project Planning
19 16 (7.55%) Investment Banking
19 16 (7.55%) SAS
19 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
20 15 (7.08%) ITIL
20 15 (7.08%) Data Analysis
20 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
21 14 (6.60%) Security Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.55%) SAS
2 9 (4.25%) CMS
3 8 (3.77%) Joomla!
4 4 (1.89%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.19%) MS Office
3 10 (4.72%) SPSS
4 9 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.36%) Stata
6 4 (1.89%) MS Project
7 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.47%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) Intranet
2 4 (1.89%) Firewall
2 4 (1.89%) VLAN
2 4 (1.89%) Network Security
2 4 (1.89%) NAS
2 4 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) DWDM
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) Multicast
4 1 (0.47%) ATM
4 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) Data Mining
3 11 (5.19%) Big Data
4 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) DB2
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 93 (43.87%) Finance
2 39 (18.40%) Banking
3 16 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 11 (5.19%) Marketing
6 7 (3.30%) Retail
7 6 (2.83%) Front Office
8 5 (2.36%) Games
9 4 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.42%) Publishing
11 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.94%) Automotive
11 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 2 (0.94%) Military
11 2 (0.94%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (36.32%) Project Manager
2 61 (28.77%) Analyst
3 20 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 14 (6.60%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (6.13%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.66%) Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 8 (3.77%) Consultant
8 7 (3.30%) Information Analyst
8 7 (3.30%) Data Manager
8 7 (3.30%) Quantitative Analyst
8 7 (3.30%) Test Leader
9 6 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.83%) Security Consultant
9 6 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.36%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (1.89%) Information Specialist
11 4 (1.89%) Project Delivery Manager
11 4 (1.89%) Statistician
11 4 (1.89%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.36%) .NET
2 2 (0.94%) HTML
2 2 (0.94%) WPF
2 2 (0.94%) CSS
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
2 2 (0.94%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) WCF
3 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.70%) Mathematics
2 41 (19.34%) Management Information System
3 33 (15.57%) Statistics
4 24 (11.32%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.72%) PMI
6 9 (4.25%) E-Learning
6 9 (4.25%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.77%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.83%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.83%) Derivative
8 6 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.89%) NHS
9 4 (1.89%) Psychology
10 3 (1.42%) FMCG
10 3 (1.42%) Physics
11 2 (0.94%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.74%) Windows
2 20 (9.43%) UNIX
3 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.30%) Linux
5 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.43%) Project Management
2 45 (21.23%) Change Management
3 34 (16.04%) PRINCE2
4 30 (14.15%) Information Security
5 25 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.85%) Programme Management
6 23 (10.85%) Analytics
7 16 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.08%) ITIL
8 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
8 15 (7.08%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.60%) Security Management
10 12 (5.66%) Information Security Management
11 10 (4.72%) Migration
12 9 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.25%) Service Management
12 9 (4.25%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.81%) SQL
2 12 (5.66%) VBA
3 10 (4.72%) C#
3 10 (4.72%) R
4 9 (4.25%) C++
5 6 (2.83%) Java
5 6 (2.83%) Python
5 6 (2.83%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.89%) C
7 3 (1.42%) Ruby
8 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (37.74%) Degree
2 46 (21.70%) Security Cleared
3 29 (13.68%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.13%) CISA
4 13 (6.13%) CISSP
5 12 (5.66%) PhD
5 12 (5.66%) CISM
6 11 (5.19%) PMP
6 11 (5.19%) PMI Certification
7 9 (4.25%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.83%) MBA
9 5 (2.36%) Postgraduate
10 3 (1.42%) CFA
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.47%) CIMA
12 1 (0.47%) GIAC
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.47%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.83%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.94%) BS25999
5 1 (0.47%) P3O
5 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (0.47%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Netcool
1 4 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.47%) OPNET
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) HP
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle
4 9 (4.25%) Cisco
5 6 (2.83%) SAP
6 5 (2.36%) Tableau
7 4 (1.89%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.89%) NETGEAR
7 4 (1.89%) VMware
7 4 (1.89%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (1.89%) Cognos
7 4 (1.89%) Sybase
7 4 (1.89%) Dell
7 4 (1.89%) EMC
7 4 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.42%) Talend
9 2 (0.94%) Google
9 2 (0.94%) Planview
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