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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 367 338 388
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +50
Contract jobs citing Statistics 247 251 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.56% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 126 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Average hourly rate £19.36 £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.21 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -
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
16564 16053 15618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.50% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10637 9856 9462
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 622 677
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -6 123 £375 -6.25% 78
South East +6 55 £325 +6.55% 16
East of England +1 24 £285 -10.58% 5
North West -25 14 £283 -61.16% 14
South West -2 12 £350 - 9
Yorkshire -24 10 £375 +20.48% 4
West Midlands -5 4 £190 -30.90% 4
East Midlands -16 1 - - 4
North East -29 1 £325 +4.00%
South Coast - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 159 (31.55%) SQL
2 116 (23.02%) Finance
3 110 (21.83%) Degree
4 105 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (20.44%) Analytics
6 80 (15.87%) Mathematics
7 75 (14.88%) MS Excel
8 72 (14.29%) ITIL
9 69 (13.69%) Data Analysis
10 65 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 57 (11.31%) SQL Server
12 56 (11.11%) R
13 54 (10.71%) Python
14 52 (10.32%) MS Office
15 50 (9.92%) Banking
16 49 (9.72%) SAS
17 48 (9.52%) Service Delivery
18 47 (9.33%) Big Data
18 47 (9.33%) Hadoop
19 46 (9.13%) Windows
20 45 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (8.93%) Security Cleared
21 44 (8.73%) Management Information System
22 42 (8.33%) Data Modelling
23 39 (7.74%) Oracle
24 37 (7.34%) Java
24 37 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
24 37 (7.34%) Telecoms
25 35 (6.94%) Validation
25 35 (6.94%) SLA

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (9.72%) SAS
2 12 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.99%) Apache
6 5 (0.99%) CMS
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.60%) Lync
8 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
9 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.32%) MS Office
3 31 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.98%) SPSS
5 12 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.59%) MS Project
8 5 (0.99%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.79%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.60%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.60%) Maple
10 3 (0.60%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.20%) Stata
11 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.59%) Heroku
5 7 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.60%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Route 53
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.98%) LAN
1 15 (2.98%) WAN
2 14 (2.78%) VPN
2 14 (2.78%) 3G
3 13 (2.58%) Intranet
3 13 (2.58%) Firewall
4 12 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.38%) GSM
5 10 (1.98%) Internet
5 10 (1.98%) SNMP
5 10 (1.98%) Wireless
6 9 (1.79%) DNS
6 9 (1.79%) SMS
7 8 (1.59%) VoIP
7 8 (1.59%) 2G
7 8 (1.59%) LTE
7 8 (1.59%) 4G
8 7 (1.39%) Network Security
9 6 (1.19%) MGW
9 6 (1.19%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.33%) Hadoop
2 47 (9.33%) Big Data
3 34 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 24 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (3.17%) MS Access
10 15 (2.98%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (2.78%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.38%) QlikView
12 12 (2.38%) Apache Hive
13 11 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Toad
4 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.20%) ProC
4 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.20%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) PVCS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 116 (23.02%) Finance
2 50 (9.92%) Banking
3 37 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.75%) Marketing
5 16 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.17%) Legal
6 14 (2.78%) Back Office
7 13 (2.58%) Retail
8 12 (2.38%) Law
9 8 (1.59%) Front Office
9 8 (1.59%) Games
10 7 (1.39%) Publishing
11 6 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.79%) Billing
13 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.60%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 180 (35.71%) Analyst
2 66 (13.10%) Data Analyst
3 42 (8.33%) Developer
4 33 (6.55%) Administrator
5 28 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 20 (3.97%) DBA
7 18 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (3.17%) Information Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) Quantitative Analyst
10 13 (2.58%) NHS Information Analyst
11 12 (2.38%) Incident Manager
11 12 (2.38%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.18%) Major Incident Manager
13 10 (1.98%) SQL Developer
13 10 (1.98%) SQL DBA
13 10 (1.98%) Support Analyst
13 10 (1.98%) Service Analyst
13 10 (1.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.96%) HTML
2 15 (2.98%) CSS
2 15 (2.98%) Middleware
3 14 (2.78%) RESTful
3 14 (2.78%) HTML5
4 13 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.38%) .NET
5 12 (2.38%) XML
6 8 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.19%) Web Services
8 5 (0.99%) Spring
9 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.79%) Flash
9 4 (0.79%) EDI
9 4 (0.79%) MDX
10 3 (0.60%) WPF
10 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.60%) Grails
10 3 (0.60%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (15.87%) Mathematics
3 44 (8.73%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.55%) Computer Science
5 31 (6.15%) Credit Risk
6 30 (5.95%) Visualisation
7 29 (5.75%) NHS
8 16 (3.17%) Physics
9 11 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.18%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.18%) Data Extraction
10 9 (1.79%) Informatics
10 9 (1.79%) Economics
11 8 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
11 8 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
11 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.39%) Social Media
12 7 (1.39%) CMDB
12 7 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.13%) Windows
2 24 (4.76%) UNIX
3 21 (4.17%) Linux
4 12 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.39%) Android
6 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.19%) HPUX
7 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) MVS
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.44%) Analytics
2 72 (14.29%) ITIL
3 69 (13.69%) Data Analysis
4 48 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 45 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 37 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.94%) Validation
8 35 (6.94%) Project Management
9 31 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 31 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
10 28 (5.56%) Service Management
11 27 (5.36%) ETL
11 27 (5.36%) Problem Management
12 25 (4.96%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.56%) Change Management
13 23 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.17%) Information Management
16 20 (3.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 159 (31.55%) SQL
2 56 (11.11%) R
3 54 (10.71%) Python
4 37 (7.34%) Java
5 31 (6.15%) VBA
6 26 (5.16%) Ruby
7 24 (4.76%) C++
8 22 (4.37%) MATLAB
9 14 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.58%) C
11 12 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.38%) Perl
12 11 (2.18%) C#
13 8 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.19%) Scala
15 5 (0.99%) Clojure
15 5 (0.99%) PHP
16 4 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (21.83%) Degree
2 45 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.57%) PhD
5 13 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.59%) HNC
8 7 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.99%) HND
10 5 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.79%) CCNP
12 3 (0.60%) CCNA
12 3 (0.60%) ISEB
12 3 (0.60%) RHCE
12 3 (0.60%) ACCA
12 3 (0.60%) CIMA
12 3 (0.60%) RHCA
13 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.94%) SLA
2 11 (2.18%) QA
2 11 (2.18%) 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 24 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.79%) HDFS
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) Samba
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.20%) iptables
6 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 11 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.99%) SCCM
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (0.99%) Nagios
2 5 (0.99%) Graphite
3 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.79%) Puppet
3 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) Netcool
5 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.40%) WSUS
5 2 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.20%) Cacti
6 1 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 65 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.74%) Oracle
3 33 (6.55%) Tableau
4 25 (4.96%) Remedy
5 20 (3.97%) SAP
6 12 (2.38%) VMware
7 11 (2.18%) Cisco
7 11 (2.18%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.98%) Google
9 9 (1.79%) HP
9 9 (1.79%) Ericsson
10 8 (1.59%) Citrix
10 8 (1.59%) McAfee
10 8 (1.59%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.59%) Splunk
11 7 (1.39%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.19%) Talend
12 6 (1.19%) Adobe
13 5 (0.99%) Cognos
13 5 (0.99%) CommVault
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London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
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England
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Bristol
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Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
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Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £120 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
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Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Norwich
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Rate: £500+ per day
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London
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Preston
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Preston
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Rate: £170.00 - £200 per day
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