The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 372 336 389
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +53
Contract jobs citing Statistics 236 239 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.54% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 134 102
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £608 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Average hourly rate £19.72 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.02 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.44 £23.70 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.39 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.16% -
Statistics
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
15864 15545 15415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.92% 32.46% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9610 9344
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 598 675
Average hourly rate £18.95 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.20 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in England

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the England region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Statistics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the England region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Statistics
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 Statistics within the England region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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 -6 127 £360 -12.71% 80
South East +10 46 £334 +6.80% 20
East of England -13 21 £325 -3.70% 12
South West -4 13 £320 -6.90% 9
North West -22 12 £375 -48.45% 12
Yorkshire -23 8 £385 +28.33% 8
West Midlands -4 4 £286 +4.09% 4
East Midlands -12 2 £475 +80.95% 8
North East -27 1 £325 +8.33%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 154 (30.56%) SQL
2 109 (21.63%) Finance
2 109 (21.63%) Degree
3 107 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (20.63%) Analytics
5 77 (15.28%) Mathematics
6 73 (14.48%) Data Analysis
7 69 (13.69%) ITIL
8 68 (13.49%) MS Excel
9 62 (12.30%) R
10 59 (11.71%) Microsoft
11 56 (11.11%) Python
12 52 (10.32%) SQL Server
12 52 (10.32%) SAS
13 48 (9.52%) MS Office
13 48 (9.52%) Hadoop
14 47 (9.33%) Security Cleared
14 47 (9.33%) Management Information System
14 47 (9.33%) Telecoms
15 46 (9.13%) Banking
15 46 (9.13%) Big Data
16 45 (8.93%) Service Delivery
17 43 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (7.74%) Data Modelling
18 39 (7.74%) Java
18 39 (7.74%) Tableau
19 38 (7.54%) Visualisation
19 38 (7.54%) Oracle
19 38 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (7.54%) Computer Science

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 52 (10.32%) SAS
2 12 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
4 5 (0.99%) CMS
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.99%) Apache
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.40%) WordPress
6 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.40%) Lync
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 68 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.52%) MS Office
3 30 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.98%) SPSS
5 13 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.59%) MS Project
8 6 (1.19%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.79%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.79%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.60%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.60%) Maple
11 1 (0.20%) Weka
11 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 12 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.79%) Heroku
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.40%) Office 365
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Route 53
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.56%) 3G
2 20 (3.97%) GSM
3 16 (3.17%) LTE
4 15 (2.98%) LAN
4 15 (2.98%) WAN
5 14 (2.78%) Intranet
5 14 (2.78%) RNC
6 11 (2.18%) Firewall
7 10 (1.98%) Internet
8 9 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.79%) VPN
8 9 (1.79%) SMS
8 9 (1.79%) 2G
8 9 (1.79%) 4G
9 7 (1.39%) Network Security
9 7 (1.39%) VoIP
10 6 (1.19%) UMTS
10 6 (1.19%) RTP
10 6 (1.19%) SS7
10 6 (1.19%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 46 (9.13%) Big Data
4 34 (6.75%) Data Mining
5 33 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.98%) MS Access
9 15 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.98%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.38%) QlikView
11 12 (2.38%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.20%) Toad
3 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.20%) ProC
3 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.20%) MSI
3 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
3 1 (0.20%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.20%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.20%) FishEye
3 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (21.63%) Finance
2 47 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 46 (9.13%) Banking
4 35 (6.94%) Marketing
5 19 (3.77%) Retail
6 15 (2.98%) Legal
7 13 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.58%) Back Office
8 12 (2.38%) Law
9 11 (2.18%) Publishing
10 10 (1.98%) Games
11 8 (1.59%) Front Office
12 6 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.79%) Billing
14 3 (0.60%) Local Government
14 3 (0.60%) Advertising
14 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.60%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 177 (35.12%) Analyst
2 63 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 45 (8.93%) Developer
4 32 (6.35%) Administrator
5 29 (5.75%) Data Scientist
6 23 (4.56%) DBA
7 21 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) Information Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) Performance Engineer
10 14 (2.78%) Quantitative Analyst
11 13 (2.58%) NHS Information Analyst
12 12 (2.38%) Incident Manager
12 12 (2.38%) Service Analyst
13 11 (2.18%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.18%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (2.18%) Major Incident Manager
14 10 (1.98%) Performance Analyst
14 10 (1.98%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.36%) HTML
2 16 (3.17%) CSS
3 15 (2.98%) RESTful
3 15 (2.98%) HTML5
4 12 (2.38%) Middleware
5 11 (2.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (1.98%) .NET
6 10 (1.98%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.79%) XML
8 6 (1.19%) Web Services
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.79%) WPF
10 4 (0.79%) MDX
10 4 (0.79%) EDI
10 4 (0.79%) Flash
10 4 (0.79%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (0.60%) Android SDK
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (0.40%) OAuth2
12 2 (0.40%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 107 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (15.28%) Mathematics
3 47 (9.33%) Management Information System
4 38 (7.54%) Computer Science
4 38 (7.54%) Visualisation
5 28 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 27 (5.36%) NHS
7 14 (2.78%) Physics
8 13 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.98%) Economics
10 9 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (1.79%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.59%) Data Extraction
11 8 (1.59%) Informatics
11 8 (1.59%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.39%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (1.39%) CMDB
12 7 (1.39%) Social Media
13 6 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.94%) Windows
2 24 (4.76%) UNIX
3 20 (3.97%) Linux
4 10 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.39%) HPUX
5 7 (1.39%) Android
6 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) MVS
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.63%) Analytics
2 73 (14.48%) Data Analysis
3 69 (13.69%) ITIL
4 45 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 43 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.74%) Data Modelling
7 38 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (6.75%) Validation
9 31 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
10 28 (5.56%) ETL
10 28 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 28 (5.56%) Project Management
11 27 (5.36%) Service Management
12 26 (5.16%) Incident Management
13 24 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 24 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.37%) Information Management
14 22 (4.37%) Change Management
15 21 (4.17%) Business Analysis
15 21 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 154 (30.56%) SQL
2 62 (12.30%) R
3 56 (11.11%) Python
4 39 (7.74%) Java
5 29 (5.75%) VBA
6 28 (5.56%) Ruby
7 25 (4.96%) C++
8 24 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 18 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.37%) C
11 13 (2.58%) C#
12 11 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.59%) Perl
15 7 (1.39%) Scala
16 5 (0.99%) Clojure
16 5 (0.99%) PHP
17 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 109 (21.63%) Degree
2 47 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.57%) PhD
5 12 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.39%) HNC
6 7 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.79%) ISEB
8 4 (0.79%) CCNP
9 3 (0.60%) CCNA
9 3 (0.60%) HND
9 3 (0.60%) RHCE
9 3 (0.60%) ACCA
9 3 (0.60%) CIMA
9 3 (0.60%) RHCA
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.94%) SLA
2 10 (1.98%) QA
2 10 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) AIFMD
3 3 (0.60%) Basel II
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) BS25999
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
System Software
1 22 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.60%) Firmware
3 3 (0.60%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) iptables
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.99%) SCCM
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (0.99%) Graphite
3 3 (0.60%) Nagios
3 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.40%) Netcool
4 2 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.74%) Tableau
3 38 (7.54%) Oracle
4 25 (4.96%) Remedy
5 21 (4.17%) SAP
6 19 (3.77%) Business Objects
7 17 (3.37%) Google
8 11 (2.18%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.18%) Ericsson
9 10 (1.98%) Cisco
10 8 (1.59%) HP
10 8 (1.59%) McAfee
10 8 (1.59%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.59%) VMware
11 7 (1.39%) Citrix
12 6 (1.19%) Talend
12 6 (1.19%) Splunk
12 6 (1.19%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.99%) Mantas
13 5 (0.99%) Actimize
London
Cabinet Office
Rate: From £30,117 to £38,484 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £170.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Barclays
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £170.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
Which?
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £170.00 - £180.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + dependant on experience/location
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + dependant on experience/location
Posted: 26 days ago