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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 337 308 343
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Contract jobs citing Statistics 256 290 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.84% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 181 98
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 6
Average hourly rate £16.43 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £114.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +63.63%
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
15562 15770 13586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.75% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9679 9878 8321
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 623 618
Average hourly rate £18.47 £21.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.73 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -15 140 £400 -15.78% 70
South East -14 40 £334 +2.69% 21
North West -5 25 £400 +81.81% 16
South West -7 15 £310 -11.42% 10
East of England +15 12 £225 -47.05% 10
East Midlands -4 9 £400 +81.81% 5
Yorkshire -37 8 £400 +48.83% 10
West Midlands +1 7 £313 +4.16% 2
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 148 (31.83%) SQL
2 115 (24.73%) Degree
3 107 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (22.80%) Analytics
5 103 (22.15%) Finance
6 79 (16.99%) Mathematics
7 70 (15.05%) Data Analysis
8 66 (14.19%) R
9 63 (13.55%) SAS
10 60 (12.90%) Python
11 59 (12.69%) Hadoop
12 55 (11.83%) Oracle
12 55 (11.83%) Computer Science
13 54 (11.61%) Big Data
14 50 (10.75%) ITIL
15 48 (10.32%) Tableau
16 44 (9.46%) MS Office
16 44 (9.46%) MS Excel
16 44 (9.46%) Windows
17 43 (9.25%) VBA
17 43 (9.25%) Java
17 43 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (9.03%) Banking
18 42 (9.03%) Visualisation
19 41 (8.82%) Data Modelling
20 39 (8.39%) Data Mining
20 39 (8.39%) Telecoms
21 38 (8.17%) Management Information System
21 38 (8.17%) SQL Server
21 38 (8.17%) Security Cleared

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 63 (13.55%) SAS
2 18 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.01%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.80%) Oracle 10gAS
5 12 (2.58%) Apache
6 10 (2.15%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.65%) CMS
11 2 (0.43%) Confluence
11 2 (0.43%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.22%) TPMS
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Lync
12 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (9.46%) MS Office
1 44 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.58%) SPSS
5 11 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.72%) MS Project
7 7 (1.51%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.86%) Stata
8 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.86%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.22%) InDesign
10 1 (0.22%) Weka
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Unica
3 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.44%) Google Analytics
3 14 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.58%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.37%) Heroku
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Office 365
8 1 (0.22%) Route 53
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.44%) GSM
1 16 (3.44%) LTE
2 15 (3.23%) 3G
3 14 (3.01%) RNC
4 12 (2.58%) LAN
5 11 (2.37%) WAN
5 11 (2.37%) Intranet
5 11 (2.37%) Firewall
6 8 (1.72%) LDAP
7 7 (1.51%) Internet
8 6 (1.29%) VPN
9 5 (1.08%) ATM
10 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.65%) VoIP
11 3 (0.65%) Wireless
11 3 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.43%) HSPA
12 2 (0.43%) DSL
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.69%) Hadoop
2 54 (11.61%) Big Data
3 39 (8.39%) Data Mining
4 38 (8.17%) SQL Server
5 29 (6.24%) Oracle Database
6 27 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.01%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.37%) QlikView
12 8 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.22%) ProC
4 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.22%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) Maven
4 1 (0.22%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.22%) RSpec
4 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.22%) FishEye
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 103 (22.15%) Finance
2 42 (9.03%) Banking
3 39 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.67%) Marketing
5 20 (4.30%) Retail
6 12 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.37%) Publishing
8 9 (1.94%) Games
8 9 (1.94%) Legal
9 7 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.29%) Law
11 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Local Government
12 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.65%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.43%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.43%) Front Office
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (33.55%) Analyst
2 59 (12.69%) Data Analyst
3 58 (12.47%) Developer
4 30 (6.45%) Data Scientist
5 25 (5.38%) Administrator
6 24 (5.16%) DBA
7 21 (4.52%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.23%) Consultant
9 15 (3.23%) Performance Engineer
10 12 (2.58%) MI Analyst
11 10 (2.15%) Data Modeller
11 10 (2.15%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.15%) Service Analyst
11 10 (2.15%) Report Analyst
11 10 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 9 (1.94%) Architect
12 9 (1.94%) Project Manager
12 9 (1.94%) Performance Analyst
13 8 (1.72%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.88%) HTML
2 23 (4.95%) CSS
3 21 (4.52%) HTML5
4 20 (4.30%) Middleware
5 15 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (3.01%) RESTful
6 14 (3.01%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (2.58%) .NET
9 7 (1.51%) jQuery
10 6 (1.29%) CSS3
11 5 (1.08%) JSP
11 5 (1.08%) Web Services
11 5 (1.08%) D3.js
12 4 (0.86%) Task Parallel Library
12 4 (0.86%) XML
12 4 (0.86%) ActiveX
12 4 (0.86%) Flash
12 4 (0.86%) EDI
12 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (16.99%) Mathematics
3 55 (11.83%) Computer Science
4 42 (9.03%) Visualisation
5 38 (8.17%) Management Information System
6 28 (6.02%) Credit Risk
7 21 (4.52%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.87%) NHS
9 16 (3.44%) Physics
10 15 (3.23%) Economics
11 9 (1.94%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.94%) Applied Mathematics
11 9 (1.94%) Open Source
11 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.51%) User Experience
12 7 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.29%) Data Extraction
13 6 (1.29%) CMDB
13 6 (1.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.46%) Windows
2 22 (4.73%) UNIX
3 18 (3.87%) Linux
4 10 (2.15%) HPUX
5 9 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.72%) Android
7 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (22.80%) Analytics
2 70 (15.05%) Data Analysis
3 50 (10.75%) ITIL
4 43 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 35 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (6.88%) Service Delivery
8 30 (6.45%) ETL
9 26 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 24 (5.16%) Statistical Analysis
10 24 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.95%) Machine Learning
12 22 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.73%) Project Management
12 22 (4.73%) Service Management
12 22 (4.73%) Predictive Modelling
13 19 (4.09%) Data Governance
13 19 (4.09%) Time Management
13 19 (4.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.83%) SQL
2 66 (14.19%) R
3 60 (12.90%) Python
4 43 (9.25%) VBA
4 43 (9.25%) Java
5 28 (6.02%) Ruby
6 27 (5.81%) MATLAB
7 24 (5.16%) C++
8 22 (4.73%) JavaScript
9 20 (4.30%) C
10 18 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.66%) C#
12 15 (3.23%) Scala
13 6 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.08%) VB
14 5 (1.08%) Clojure
15 4 (0.86%) Go
16 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (24.73%) Degree
2 38 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.52%) PhD
5 10 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.08%) CCNP
7 4 (0.86%) CCNA
7 4 (0.86%) ISEB
7 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.65%) CRISC
8 3 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.65%) CISSP
8 3 (0.65%) CISA
8 3 (0.65%) CISM
9 2 (0.43%) CIMA
9 2 (0.43%) ACCA
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.45%) SLA
2 12 (2.58%) QA
3 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.43%) CDISC
6 1 (0.22%) BS25999
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) Firmware
4 3 (0.65%) Samba
4 3 (0.65%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) iptables
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.08%) Graphite
4 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.86%) SCCM
5 3 (0.65%) Nagios
5 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.22%) Cacti
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.22%) WMI
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (11.83%) Oracle
2 48 (10.32%) Tableau
3 37 (7.96%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.09%) Google
5 15 (3.23%) HP
6 14 (3.01%) Remedy
7 13 (2.80%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.80%) SAP
8 10 (2.15%) IBM
8 10 (2.15%) Ericsson
9 9 (1.94%) Cisco
9 9 (1.94%) VMware
9 9 (1.94%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.72%) Teradata
10 8 (1.72%) McAfee
10 8 (1.72%) Citrix
11 7 (1.51%) Cognos
11 7 (1.51%) Novell
12 6 (1.29%) CommVault
12 6 (1.29%) Adobe
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 430 per day + .
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + D.O.E
Posted: 19 days ago