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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 354 367 343
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Statistics 251 203 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.35% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 109 133
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 21
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.05% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +32.20%
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
16162 14993 16176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9953 9408 9544
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 606 799
Average hourly rate £18.54 £18.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +15 134 £425 +13.33% 68
South East +2 37 £305 +32.60% 23
East of England -17 20 £270 -16.92% 10
North West +2 14 £325 +18.18% 7
West Midlands -14 14 £325 +85.71% 4
East Midlands +14 13 £325 -1.88% 5
South West -39 9 £415 +38.33% 7
Yorkshire +4 6 £350 +8.69% 11
North East - 3 £313 -
Midlands - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 155 (30.21%) SQL
2 116 (22.61%) Mathematics
2 116 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (19.49%) Degree
4 86 (16.76%) Finance
5 85 (16.57%) Oracle
6 84 (16.37%) Microsoft
7 79 (15.40%) Windows
8 75 (14.62%) Management Information System
9 72 (14.04%) Analytics
10 71 (13.84%) ITIL
11 70 (13.65%) Data Analysis
12 67 (13.06%) MS Excel
13 62 (12.09%) SQL Server
13 62 (12.09%) Security Cleared
14 58 (11.31%) SAS
15 57 (11.11%) Service Management
16 51 (9.94%) Data Mining
17 50 (9.75%) SLA
18 49 (9.55%) Marketing
19 48 (9.36%) Linux
20 46 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
21 44 (8.58%) Oracle Reports
22 43 (8.38%) Java
23 42 (8.19%) Service Delivery
24 41 (7.99%) MS Office
24 41 (7.99%) Oracle Database
25 39 (7.60%) R
26 37 (7.21%) SC Cleared
27 36 (7.02%) Python

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 58 (11.31%) SAS
2 12 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.14%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.14%) ArcGIS
4 10 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.36%) IIS
6 6 (1.17%) Mule
7 5 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.97%) CMS
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 67 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.99%) MS Office
3 30 (5.85%) SPSS
4 27 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.75%) Stata
7 4 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.78%) MS Project
8 2 (0.39%) FastStats
9 1 (0.19%) Weka
9 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.58%) Summit
3 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) MoSes
5 1 (0.19%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
5 1 (0.19%) Tridion
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.12%) LAN
1 16 (3.12%) Internet
2 15 (2.92%) DNS
3 12 (2.34%) Firewall
4 11 (2.14%) DHCP
5 10 (1.95%) Network Security
6 9 (1.75%) SAN
6 9 (1.75%) VPN
6 9 (1.75%) WAN
7 8 (1.56%) Intranet
8 7 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.17%) IPv4
10 5 (0.97%) 4G
11 4 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.78%) SMTP
11 4 (0.78%) ATM
11 4 (0.78%) GPRS
11 4 (0.78%) Multicast
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.94%) Data Mining
3 44 (8.58%) Oracle Reports
4 41 (7.99%) Oracle Database
5 30 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 26 (5.07%) Big Data
7 25 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.12%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.53%) MySQL
13 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.75%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.75%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.56%) KDB
16 7 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 7 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.56%) PVCS
2 7 (1.36%) Maven
3 5 (0.97%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.78%) JIRA
5 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.39%) Toad
6 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.39%) RSpec
7 1 (0.19%) Mocha
7 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.19%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.19%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Introscope
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 86 (16.76%) Finance
2 49 (9.55%) Marketing
3 32 (6.24%) Banking
4 24 (4.68%) Back Office
5 23 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.51%) Front Office
7 11 (2.14%) Retail
8 10 (1.95%) Legal
9 9 (1.75%) Publishing
10 7 (1.36%) Law
11 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.17%) Advertising
12 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.97%) Electronics
13 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.78%) Games
14 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
15 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (33.92%) Analyst
2 43 (8.38%) Data Analyst
3 39 (7.60%) Developer
4 33 (6.43%) DBA
5 22 (4.29%) Service Analyst
5 22 (4.29%) Administrator
6 21 (4.09%) Network Engineer
7 20 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 20 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 20 (3.90%) Performance Manager
7 20 (3.90%) Data Scientist
8 17 (3.31%) Information Analyst
8 17 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (3.12%) Consultant
9 16 (3.12%) Network Support
10 14 (2.73%) SQL DBA
10 14 (2.73%) Performance Analyst
10 14 (2.73%) Tester
11 13 (2.53%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.29%) .NET
2 17 (3.31%) HTML
3 14 (2.73%) CSS
4 12 (2.34%) jQuery
5 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.17%) Middleware
6 6 (1.17%) SciPy
6 6 (1.17%) NumPy
6 6 (1.17%) Pandas
7 5 (0.97%) Pyramid
7 5 (0.97%) ArcObjects
7 5 (0.97%) WSH
7 5 (0.97%) XML
8 4 (0.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (0.78%) HTML5
9 3 (0.58%) D3.js
9 3 (0.58%) OLE
9 3 (0.58%) Web Services
9 3 (0.58%) STL
10 2 (0.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (22.61%) Mathematics
1 116 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (14.62%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.26%) Economics
4 23 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.09%) GIS
6 20 (3.90%) User Experience
7 15 (2.92%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.73%) NHS
9 13 (2.53%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.95%) Social Media
10 10 (1.95%) Replication
11 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.56%) Applied Mathematics
13 7 (1.36%) Informatics
13 7 (1.36%) Derivative
13 7 (1.36%) Open Source
13 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
14 6 (1.17%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.40%) Windows
2 48 (9.36%) Linux
3 27 (5.26%) UNIX
4 22 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.17%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.04%) Analytics
2 71 (13.84%) ITIL
3 70 (13.65%) Data Analysis
4 57 (11.11%) Service Management
5 46 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (8.19%) Service Delivery
7 32 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (5.65%) PRINCE2
11 28 (5.46%) Project Management
12 27 (5.26%) ETL
13 24 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (4.29%) Performance Management
15 21 (4.09%) ITSM
15 21 (4.09%) Statistical Modelling
16 19 (3.70%) Workflow
16 19 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
17 18 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (30.21%) SQL
2 43 (8.38%) Java
3 39 (7.60%) R
4 36 (7.02%) Python
5 31 (6.04%) VBA
6 27 (5.26%) C++
7 18 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.51%) C#
8 15 (2.92%) C
8 15 (2.92%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.36%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.97%) Ruby
11 5 (0.97%) VBScript
11 5 (0.97%) VB
12 4 (0.78%) Perl
12 4 (0.78%) PHP
12 4 (0.78%) Scala
13 2 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (19.49%) Degree
2 62 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 25 (4.87%) PhD
6 19 (3.70%) MCP
6 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.36%) CCNA
10 6 (1.17%) ISEB
10 6 (1.17%) CCNP
11 4 (0.78%) MCSE
12 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.58%) MOS
13 2 (0.39%) MCITP
13 2 (0.39%) CFA
13 2 (0.39%) ECDL
13 2 (0.39%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.75%) SLA
2 10 (1.95%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) WCAG
4 2 (0.39%) WAI
4 2 (0.39%) CDISC
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) BS7666
System Software
1 24 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.36%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) UAG
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) GPFS
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) OpenView
2 7 (1.36%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.17%) DameWare
3 6 (1.17%) OVSD
4 4 (0.78%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.78%) SCOM
5 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) nmon
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (16.57%) Oracle
2 84 (16.37%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.26%) HP
4 25 (4.87%) Cisco
5 22 (4.29%) VMware
5 22 (4.29%) Tableau
6 15 (2.92%) Google
7 12 (2.34%) Adobe
7 12 (2.34%) Citrix
8 11 (2.14%) IBM
9 10 (1.95%) Teradata
9 10 (1.95%) ESRI
10 9 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.75%) SAP
10 9 (1.75%) Informatica
11 8 (1.56%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.36%) F5
12 7 (1.36%) TSYS
13 6 (1.17%) Clearswift
13 6 (1.17%) ServiceNow
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: good day rates
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Volt
Rate: £9.98 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.00 - £511.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago