The first 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 333 377 355
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Contract jobs citing Statistics 245 171 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.36% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 108 108
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £164 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £15.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £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 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -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%
Statistics
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 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 +33 129 £395 +7.48% 51
South East -10 33 £290 -3.33% 21
East of England -5 23 £325 - 8
North West +9 18 £728 +131.87% 9
South West -22 12 £363 +116.41% 10
East Midlands +13 11 £325 - 2
West Midlands -13 9 £275 +57.14% 6
Yorkshire +5 7 £310 - 6
North East -18 7 £313 +4.16%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 152 (28.46%) SQL
2 131 (24.53%) Degree
2 131 (24.53%) Mathematics
3 113 (21.16%) Finance
4 93 (17.42%) Windows
5 91 (17.04%) Microsoft
6 82 (15.36%) Analytics
7 80 (14.98%) SQL Server
8 79 (14.79%) Oracle
9 78 (14.61%) Management Information System
10 68 (12.73%) SAS
11 67 (12.55%) ITIL
12 62 (11.61%) Data Analysis
13 60 (11.24%) MS Excel
13 60 (11.24%) Security Cleared
14 53 (9.93%) Service Management
15 51 (9.55%) Java
15 51 (9.55%) Data Mining
16 50 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (8.99%) Marketing
17 48 (8.99%) Linux
18 47 (8.80%) VBA
19 45 (8.43%) SC Cleared
20 44 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
21 43 (8.05%) SLA
21 43 (8.05%) Service Delivery
21 43 (8.05%) R
22 39 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
22 39 (7.30%) Python
23 38 (7.12%) Oracle Reports

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 68 (12.73%) SAS
2 15 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.62%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.06%) IIS
5 11 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.12%) CMS
6 6 (1.12%) Mule
7 5 (0.94%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.56%) Apache
9 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.37%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.37%) Node.js
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 60 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.12%) MS Office
2 38 (7.12%) SPSS
3 17 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.69%) Stata
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Weka
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) MoSes
6 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.19%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) Tridion
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.56%) Internet
2 17 (3.18%) DNS
3 16 (3.00%) Firewall
4 15 (2.81%) LAN
5 13 (2.43%) Intranet
5 13 (2.43%) DHCP
5 13 (2.43%) SAN
6 12 (2.25%) VPN
7 9 (1.69%) WAN
8 6 (1.12%) IPv4
8 6 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.94%) Network Security
9 5 (0.94%) 4G
9 5 (0.94%) DSL
9 5 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.75%) SMTP
10 4 (0.75%) GPRS
10 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.75%) PABX
11 2 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.55%) Data Mining
3 38 (7.12%) Oracle Reports
4 35 (6.55%) Oracle Database
5 31 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (5.81%) Hadoop
6 27 (5.06%) Big Data
7 26 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (3.93%) Apache Hive
11 18 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (3.18%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (2.43%) MySQL
15 11 (2.06%) KDB
15 11 (2.06%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Maven
1 7 (1.31%) PVCS
2 6 (1.12%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.56%) Selenium
4 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.56%) JIRA
4 3 (0.56%) JMeter
4 3 (0.56%) JUnit
5 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.37%) Subversion
5 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.19%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.19%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) RSpec
6 1 (0.19%) Moq
General
1 113 (21.16%) Finance
2 48 (8.99%) Marketing
3 34 (6.37%) Banking
4 28 (5.24%) Back Office
5 23 (4.31%) Front Office
6 22 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.25%) Retail
7 12 (2.25%) Legal
8 11 (2.06%) Games
9 9 (1.69%) Advertising
10 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.12%) Publishing
11 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.75%) Billing
12 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.75%) Law
13 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (33.33%) Analyst
2 58 (10.86%) Developer
3 46 (8.61%) Data Analyst
4 34 (6.37%) DBA
5 22 (4.12%) Business Analyst
6 21 (3.93%) Administrator
7 20 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 19 (3.56%) Information Analyst
9 18 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (3.37%) Performance Manager
9 18 (3.37%) Data Scientist
10 17 (3.18%) Network Engineer
11 15 (2.81%) Project Manager
11 15 (2.81%) SQL DBA
11 15 (2.81%) Network Support
12 14 (2.62%) Consultant
12 14 (2.62%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.62%) Tester
13 13 (2.43%) Support Engineer
14 12 (2.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.93%) .NET
2 13 (2.43%) MapReduce
3 10 (1.87%) SciPy
3 10 (1.87%) NumPy
4 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.50%) Middleware
6 7 (1.31%) WCF
6 7 (1.31%) HTML
6 7 (1.31%) XML
7 6 (1.12%) Web Services
7 6 (1.12%) WPF
8 5 (0.94%) jQuery
8 5 (0.94%) Task Parallel Library
8 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.75%) CSS
9 4 (0.75%) WSH
9 4 (0.75%) MDX
9 4 (0.75%) ArcObjects
9 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 131 (24.53%) Mathematics
2 78 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.18%) Economics
4 29 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.00%) NHS
6 16 (3.00%) Open Source
7 14 (2.62%) GIS
7 14 (2.62%) Data Extraction
8 12 (2.25%) Physics
9 11 (2.06%) Social Media
9 11 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.87%) Replication
11 9 (1.69%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.69%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.50%) CESG
12 8 (1.50%) Derivative
12 8 (1.50%) Informatics
13 6 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.42%) Windows
2 48 (8.99%) Linux
3 28 (5.24%) Windows 7
4 25 (4.68%) UNIX
5 12 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.50%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.12%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.36%) Analytics
2 67 (12.55%) ITIL
3 62 (11.61%) Data Analysis
4 53 (9.93%) Service Management
5 50 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (8.05%) Service Delivery
8 39 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (6.18%) Capacity Planning
10 31 (5.81%) Project Management
11 29 (5.43%) Statistical Modelling
12 27 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (4.87%) Data Modelling
14 25 (4.68%) ITSM
14 25 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (4.31%) Risk Analysis
16 22 (4.12%) PRINCE2
17 21 (3.93%) Statistical Analysis
18 19 (3.56%) Data Management
19 18 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (28.46%) SQL
2 51 (9.55%) Java
3 47 (8.80%) VBA
4 43 (8.05%) R
5 39 (7.30%) Python
6 34 (6.37%) C++
7 29 (5.43%) C#
8 25 (4.68%) C
9 14 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.25%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.50%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.50%) Ruby
13 8 (1.50%) Scala
14 6 (1.12%) VB
15 4 (0.75%) VBScript
16 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) Perl
17 2 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (24.53%) Degree
2 60 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 45 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.37%) PhD
5 31 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (3.93%) MCP
8 13 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.94%) CCNP
10 5 (0.94%) CCNA
10 5 (0.94%) ISEB
10 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.75%) MCSE
12 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.37%) MCSA
12 2 (0.37%) MCT
12 2 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (0.37%) ECDL
12 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.05%) SLA
2 10 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) WAI
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) CDISC
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) BS7666
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.31%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.94%) UAG
6 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) OpenView
2 7 (1.31%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.12%) DameWare
3 6 (1.12%) OVSD
4 5 (0.94%) SCOM
5 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.75%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.37%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) nmon
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.19%) WMI
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.79%) Oracle
3 30 (5.62%) VMware
4 27 (5.06%) Cisco
5 26 (4.87%) Tableau
6 20 (3.75%) HP
7 14 (2.62%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.06%) IBM
9 8 (1.50%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.31%) TSYS
10 7 (1.31%) SAP
11 6 (1.12%) Clearswift
11 6 (1.12%) Nokia
11 6 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.12%) F5
11 6 (1.12%) Talend
11 6 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.94%) Google
12 5 (0.94%) Symantec
12 5 (0.94%) Adobe
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 - £25780 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, The City
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day 6 mths
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £17 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
DP Connect
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago