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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 391 359 332
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -27
Contract jobs citing Statistics 216 194 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.27% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 118
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £285 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 22
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -7.89%
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
16066 15242 14160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 32.19% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10426 9728 8425
Average daily rate £415 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 619 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 98 £450 +12.50% 60
South East -20 33 £300 +7.14% 18
North West +21 22 £344 +26.14% 10
East of England +4 20 £330 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire -4 14 £335 -14.10% 15
West Midlands -10 12 £325 +44.44% 3
North East -28 8 £438 +75.00% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £356 +5.55% 3
South West -38 3 £450 +38.46% 3
Midlands -1 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 163 (33.68%) SQL
2 107 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (21.90%) Mathematics
4 93 (19.21%) Degree
5 91 (18.80%) Oracle
6 79 (16.32%) Analytics
7 75 (15.50%) Finance
8 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
9 64 (13.22%) SAS
9 64 (13.22%) Data Analysis
10 63 (13.02%) MS Excel
11 58 (11.98%) Windows
12 53 (10.95%) SQL Server
13 51 (10.54%) Data Mining
14 49 (10.12%) Security Cleared
15 48 (9.92%) Oracle Database
16 46 (9.50%) Hadoop
16 46 (9.50%) R
16 46 (9.50%) ITIL
17 45 (9.30%) Linux
17 45 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (8.68%) ETL
19 41 (8.47%) Big Data
20 40 (8.26%) Python
20 40 (8.26%) Java
21 38 (7.85%) Management Information System
22 37 (7.64%) Service Management
22 37 (7.64%) UNIX
22 37 (7.64%) Computer Science
23 36 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 64 (13.22%) SAS
2 15 (3.10%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.65%) Apache
4 8 (1.65%) IIS
4 8 (1.65%) Oracle 10gAS
5 6 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.24%) ArcGIS
5 6 (1.24%) Mule
5 6 (1.24%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.62%) CMS
7 3 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.41%) Documentum
8 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 63 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.44%) MS Office
3 31 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (4.55%) SPSS
5 16 (3.31%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.65%) MS Project
7 8 (1.65%) Stata
8 4 (0.83%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.41%) InDesign
9 2 (0.41%) FastStats
9 2 (0.41%) Weka
10 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.31%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.86%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Maximo
4 2 (0.41%) Summit
5 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) Tridion
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.62%) Heroku
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.48%) VPN
1 12 (2.48%) Firewall
2 11 (2.27%) LAN
3 9 (1.86%) Network Security
3 9 (1.86%) SAN
3 9 (1.86%) ATM
4 8 (1.65%) WAN
4 8 (1.65%) DNS
5 7 (1.45%) Internet
6 6 (1.24%) FTP
6 6 (1.24%) Telnet
7 5 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.03%) DSL
7 5 (1.03%) Intranet
8 4 (0.83%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.83%) GPRS
8 4 (0.83%) 4G
8 4 (0.83%) Multicast
9 3 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.54%) Data Mining
3 48 (9.92%) Oracle Database
4 46 (9.50%) Hadoop
5 41 (8.47%) Big Data
6 36 (7.44%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
11 13 (2.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.07%) MySQL
12 10 (2.07%) Base SAS
12 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.07%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (1.24%) PVCS
2 5 (1.03%) JIRA
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.62%) RSpec
4 2 (0.41%) Toad
4 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.41%) Maven
4 2 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.21%) Mocha
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.21%) Introscope
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (15.50%) Finance
2 35 (7.23%) Marketing
3 25 (5.17%) Banking
4 23 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.93%) Retail
6 11 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.45%) Publishing
8 6 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.24%) Law
8 6 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.03%) Legal
9 5 (1.03%) Back Office
9 5 (1.03%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 155 (32.02%) Analyst
2 60 (12.40%) Developer
3 58 (11.98%) Data Analyst
4 40 (8.26%) DBA
5 32 (6.61%) Data Scientist
6 29 (5.99%) Administrator
7 21 (4.34%) Service Analyst
8 18 (3.72%) Consultant
9 16 (3.31%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (2.89%) Network Engineer
11 13 (2.69%) Information Analyst
12 12 (2.48%) SQL DBA
12 12 (2.48%) Data Manager
12 12 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
13 11 (2.27%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.07%) Applications Support
15 9 (1.86%) Service Performance Analyst
15 9 (1.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.40%) HTML
2 23 (4.75%) CSS
3 16 (3.31%) HTML5
4 15 (3.10%) jQuery
4 15 (3.10%) .NET
5 14 (2.89%) Middleware
6 10 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (2.07%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.86%) ODBC
8 7 (1.45%) RESTful
9 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.24%) WSH
10 5 (1.03%) XML
10 5 (1.03%) JSP
11 4 (0.83%) ActiveX
11 4 (0.83%) JavaBeans
11 4 (0.83%) CSS3
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (0.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (21.90%) Mathematics
3 38 (7.85%) Management Information System
4 37 (7.64%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.82%) Algorithms
6 32 (6.61%) Economics
7 21 (4.34%) User Experience
8 20 (4.13%) Visualisation
9 19 (3.93%) Replication
10 15 (3.10%) Data Extraction
10 15 (3.10%) NHS
11 13 (2.69%) Applied Mathematics
11 13 (2.69%) GIS
12 12 (2.48%) Informatics
13 11 (2.27%) Credit Risk
14 10 (2.07%) Mobile App
14 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.65%) Physics
16 7 (1.45%) Social Media
16 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.98%) Windows
2 45 (9.30%) Linux
3 37 (7.64%) UNIX
4 9 (1.86%) Solaris
5 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.24%) Android
8 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.62%) AIX
9 3 (0.62%) HPUX
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.32%) Analytics
2 64 (13.22%) Data Analysis
3 46 (9.50%) ITIL
4 45 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (8.68%) ETL
6 37 (7.64%) Service Management
7 36 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (5.37%) Data Management
10 26 (5.37%) Service Delivery
11 25 (5.17%) PRINCE2
11 25 (5.17%) Predictive Modelling
12 23 (4.75%) Project Management
12 23 (4.75%) Migration
13 22 (4.55%) Performance Management
14 21 (4.34%) Change Management
15 20 (4.13%) Line Management
15 20 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (3.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (33.68%) SQL
2 46 (9.50%) R
3 40 (8.26%) Python
3 40 (8.26%) Java
4 32 (6.61%) VBA
5 29 (5.99%) C++
6 26 (5.37%) PL/SQL
7 24 (4.96%) JavaScript
8 18 (3.72%) C
9 14 (2.89%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.69%) C#
11 11 (2.27%) Ruby
11 11 (2.27%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.65%) Scala
14 7 (1.45%) Perl
14 7 (1.45%) VB
15 6 (1.24%) VBScript
16 3 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (19.21%) Degree
2 49 (10.12%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.96%) PhD
5 15 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.86%) MCITP
8 9 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.65%) CCNP
9 8 (1.65%) CCNA
10 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.83%) ISEB
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.83%) SAS Certification
12 3 (0.62%) MCTS
12 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.62%) MCP
13 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.23%) SLA
2 11 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) CDISC
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
4 2 (0.41%) WCAG
4 2 (0.41%) WAI
4 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) Basel II
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) GPFS
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.24%) OpenView
2 5 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.83%) HP NNM
4 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.41%) Netcool
5 2 (0.41%) DameWare
5 2 (0.41%) OVSD
5 2 (0.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) YUM
6 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.21%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (18.80%) Oracle
2 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.58%) Tableau
4 24 (4.96%) HP
5 23 (4.75%) Cisco
6 21 (4.34%) Informatica
7 16 (3.31%) Google
8 15 (3.10%) Teradata
8 15 (3.10%) Citrix
9 10 (2.07%) Adobe
9 10 (2.07%) SAP
10 8 (1.65%) IBM
10 8 (1.65%) VMware
11 7 (1.45%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.24%) Cognos
12 6 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.24%) ESRI
13 5 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.03%) Red Gate
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £45 - 65 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + good day rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago