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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 347 325 339
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 251 271 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.73% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 156 95
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 8
Average hourly rate £18.59 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £121.50 £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.30 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +30.76%
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
15511 15695 13416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.70% 31.82% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9612 9809 8274
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 £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 622 690
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -9 127 £375 -16.66% 67
South East -19 43 £311 +8.26% 26
North West -2 25 £375 +15.38% 13
East of England +18 13 £288 -30.30% 8
South West -16 12 £470 +34.28% 11
West Midlands -3 11 £300 - 3
Yorkshire -11 11 £400 +13.07% 9
East Midlands -6 9 £400 +79.77% 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 142 (30.41%) SQL
2 112 (23.98%) Degree
3 104 (22.27%) Analytics
4 100 (21.41%) Finance
5 98 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (16.92%) Mathematics
7 65 (13.92%) R
8 63 (13.49%) SAS
9 61 (13.06%) Data Analysis
10 59 (12.63%) Python
11 58 (12.42%) Oracle
12 54 (11.56%) Hadoop
13 51 (10.92%) Computer Science
14 48 (10.28%) Windows
14 48 (10.28%) Big Data
15 45 (9.64%) MS Office
16 44 (9.42%) VBA
16 44 (9.42%) ITIL
16 44 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (9.42%) Tableau
17 43 (9.21%) Visualisation
18 42 (8.99%) MS Excel
18 42 (8.99%) Java
19 41 (8.78%) SQL Server
19 41 (8.78%) Data Mining
20 40 (8.57%) Microsoft
20 40 (8.57%) Security Cleared
21 39 (8.35%) Banking
22 36 (7.71%) SLA
23 35 (7.49%) Telecoms

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.49%) SAS
2 18 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
5 12 (2.57%) Apache
6 8 (1.71%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.50%) IIS
8 5 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.43%) CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.21%) TPMS
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (9.64%) MS Office
2 42 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (2.14%) SPSS
5 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.71%) MS Project
7 7 (1.50%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.86%) Stata
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.43%) Weka
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (3.43%) Google Analytics
2 10 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (2.14%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.93%) Heroku
4 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Yammer
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.21%) Route 53
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.64%) LTE
2 16 (3.43%) GSM
3 15 (3.21%) 3G
4 14 (3.00%) RNC
5 12 (2.57%) Firewall
6 8 (1.71%) FTP
7 7 (1.50%) VPN
7 7 (1.50%) ATM
7 7 (1.50%) LDAP
8 6 (1.28%) Intranet
8 6 (1.28%) Telnet
9 5 (1.07%) LAN
9 5 (1.07%) WAN
10 4 (0.86%) Internet
11 3 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.64%) UMTS
11 3 (0.64%) Broadband
11 3 (0.64%) DSL
11 3 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.56%) Hadoop
2 48 (10.28%) Big Data
3 41 (8.78%) SQL Server
3 41 (8.78%) Data Mining
4 34 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.07%) Oracle Database
6 21 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.57%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.14%) QlikView
11 9 (1.93%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.71%) Base SAS
12 8 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (1.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) FishEye
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) RSpec
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) ProC
4 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.21%) Introscope
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 100 (21.41%) Finance
2 39 (8.35%) Banking
3 35 (7.49%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.14%) Marketing
5 23 (4.93%) Retail
6 13 (2.78%) Publishing
7 11 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.93%) Games
9 7 (1.50%) Legal
9 7 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.28%) Law
11 3 (0.64%) Local Government
11 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.43%) Korean Language
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 138 (29.55%) Analyst
2 69 (14.78%) Developer
3 55 (11.78%) Data Analyst
4 32 (6.85%) DBA
5 27 (5.78%) Data Scientist
6 26 (5.57%) Administrator
7 19 (4.07%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.07%) Consultant
8 15 (3.21%) Performance Engineer
9 14 (3.00%) Senior Developer
10 13 (2.78%) SQL DBA
11 11 (2.36%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (2.36%) Data Modeller
11 11 (2.36%) MI Analyst
12 9 (1.93%) SAS Developer
12 9 (1.93%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (1.71%) Performance Analyst
13 8 (1.71%) Report Analyst
13 8 (1.71%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.42%) HTML
2 22 (4.71%) Middleware
3 21 (4.50%) CSS
3 21 (4.50%) HTML5
4 15 (3.21%) AngularJS
4 15 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (3.00%) RESTful
6 13 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (2.78%) .NET
7 9 (1.93%) ODBC
8 7 (1.50%) jQuery
9 6 (1.28%) CSS3
10 5 (1.07%) D3.js
10 5 (1.07%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (1.07%) JSP
10 5 (1.07%) Web Services
11 4 (0.86%) WPF
11 4 (0.86%) ActiveX
11 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (16.92%) Mathematics
3 51 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 43 (9.21%) Visualisation
5 34 (7.28%) Management Information System
6 26 (5.57%) Credit Risk
7 23 (4.93%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.85%) Economics
9 14 (3.00%) Physics
10 11 (2.36%) NHS
11 10 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.93%) Open Source
12 9 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.93%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (1.71%) User Experience
13 8 (1.71%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (1.28%) Data Extraction
15 6 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.28%) Windows
2 31 (6.64%) UNIX
3 22 (4.71%) Linux
4 10 (2.14%) HPUX
5 9 (1.93%) Android
6 8 (1.71%) Solaris
6 8 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.27%) Analytics
2 61 (13.06%) Data Analysis
3 44 (9.42%) ITIL
3 44 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (7.28%) ETL
4 34 (7.28%) Data Modelling
5 28 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 24 (5.14%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.93%) Machine Learning
8 22 (4.71%) Predictive Modelling
8 22 (4.71%) Statistical Analysis
9 21 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (4.50%) Change Management
10 19 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (4.07%) Project Management
11 18 (3.85%) Validation
11 18 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 142 (30.41%) SQL
2 65 (13.92%) R
3 59 (12.63%) Python
4 44 (9.42%) VBA
5 42 (8.99%) Java
6 28 (6.00%) Ruby
7 27 (5.78%) C++
8 25 (5.35%) MATLAB
8 25 (5.35%) C
9 24 (5.14%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 18 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.43%) C#
13 14 (3.00%) Scala
14 5 (1.07%) Clojure
14 5 (1.07%) Perl
15 4 (0.86%) VB
15 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.86%) Golang
16 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (23.98%) Degree
2 40 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.64%) PhD
5 11 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.07%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.86%) MCITP
7 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.86%) CCNP
7 4 (0.86%) CCNA
7 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.64%) CRISC
8 3 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) ISEB
8 3 (0.64%) CISA
8 3 (0.64%) CISM
8 3 (0.64%) CISSP
9 2 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.71%) SLA
2 9 (1.93%) QA
3 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.64%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.64%) CDISC
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Basel II
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 28 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Firmware
4 3 (0.64%) Samba
5 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) iptables
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.07%) Graphite
5 4 (0.86%) SCCM
6 3 (0.64%) Nagios
6 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) Mesos
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.21%) Cacti
8 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.21%) Netcool
8 1 (0.21%) WMI
8 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (12.42%) Oracle
2 44 (9.42%) Tableau
3 40 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.07%) Google
5 15 (3.21%) SAP
5 15 (3.21%) HP
5 15 (3.21%) Remedy
6 12 (2.57%) Business Objects
7 11 (2.36%) Informatica
8 10 (2.14%) VMware
8 10 (2.14%) Ericsson
9 9 (1.93%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.93%) IBM
10 8 (1.71%) Teradata
10 8 (1.71%) Citrix
10 8 (1.71%) McAfee
11 7 (1.50%) Cisco
11 7 (1.50%) Cognos
11 7 (1.50%) Symantec
11 7 (1.50%) CommVault
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Posted: 23 hours ago
Trowbridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.84 - £16.43 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago