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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 366 301 386
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +85
Contract jobs citing Statistics 221 286 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.90% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 179 80
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £230 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 5
Average hourly rate £16.43 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.40 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £106.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.65 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +55.17%
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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -43 112 £375 -21.05% 67
South East -5 43 £325 +4.00% 21
North West -21 18 £400 -27.43% 12
East of England +9 15 £225 -47.05% 13
South West -10 13 £110 -68.57% 11
West Midlands -6 7 £344 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -27 7 £380 +48.29% 5
East Midlands -14 5 £438 +150.00% 8
North East -11 1 £325 - 2
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 135 (29.48%) SQL
2 108 (23.58%) Degree
3 100 (21.83%) Finance
3 100 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (21.18%) Analytics
5 72 (15.72%) Data Analysis
6 69 (15.07%) Mathematics
7 61 (13.32%) R
8 58 (12.66%) Python
8 58 (12.66%) SAS
9 57 (12.45%) MS Excel
10 55 (12.01%) ITIL
11 51 (11.14%) Big Data
11 51 (11.14%) Hadoop
12 50 (10.92%) Microsoft
13 49 (10.70%) MS Office
14 46 (10.04%) Computer Science
15 44 (9.61%) Tableau
16 43 (9.39%) SQL Server
17 42 (9.17%) Banking
18 41 (8.95%) Windows
18 41 (8.95%) Management Information System
18 41 (8.95%) Telecoms
18 41 (8.95%) Visualisation
19 40 (8.73%) Data Modelling
20 39 (8.52%) Security Cleared
21 38 (8.30%) Oracle
22 36 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (7.42%) Java
23 34 (7.42%) Business Intelligence

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (12.66%) SAS
2 18 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.18%) Apache
5 9 (1.97%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) Lync
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 57 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.70%) MS Office
3 19 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.06%) SPSS
5 12 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.53%) AutoCAD
8 6 (1.31%) MS Project
9 4 (0.87%) Stata
9 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.87%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.44%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.22%) Weka
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
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 20 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (2.84%) Google Analytics
3 11 (2.40%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.18%) Heroku
5 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.44%) IaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.22%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.59%) 3G
2 17 (3.71%) GSM
3 16 (3.49%) LTE
4 15 (3.28%) LAN
4 15 (3.28%) WAN
5 14 (3.06%) RNC
6 12 (2.62%) Intranet
7 11 (2.40%) Firewall
8 8 (1.75%) LDAP
9 7 (1.53%) 4G
9 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.53%) 2G
9 7 (1.53%) Internet
10 6 (1.31%) VPN
10 6 (1.31%) SMS
11 5 (1.09%) MGW
11 5 (1.09%) VoIP
11 5 (1.09%) ISUP
11 5 (1.09%) SCCP
11 5 (1.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.14%) Big Data
1 51 (11.14%) Hadoop
2 43 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.21%) Data Mining
4 24 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.62%) MS Access
8 12 (2.62%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.18%) QlikView
10 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.22%) FishEye
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) ProC
3 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.22%) MSI
3 1 (0.22%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 100 (21.83%) Finance
2 42 (9.17%) Banking
3 41 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.77%) Marketing
5 16 (3.49%) Retail
6 14 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.06%) Legal
7 12 (2.62%) Publishing
8 9 (1.97%) Games
9 8 (1.75%) Back Office
10 7 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.09%) Front Office
11 5 (1.09%) Law
12 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.66%) Local Government
13 3 (0.66%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.44%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.44%) French Language
14 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (33.84%) Analyst
2 53 (11.57%) Data Analyst
3 50 (10.92%) Developer
4 29 (6.33%) Administrator
5 28 (6.11%) Data Scientist
6 24 (5.24%) Business Analyst
7 21 (4.59%) DBA
8 15 (3.28%) Performance Engineer
8 15 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (2.62%) Consultant
9 12 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (2.40%) Service Analyst
11 10 (2.18%) Report Analyst
11 10 (2.18%) MI Analyst
11 10 (2.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 9 (1.97%) Architect
12 9 (1.97%) Data Modeller
13 8 (1.75%) Performance Analyst
13 8 (1.75%) SQL Developer
13 8 (1.75%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.68%) HTML
2 18 (3.93%) CSS
3 14 (3.06%) HTML5
4 13 (2.84%) Middleware
5 12 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.62%) RESTful
6 11 (2.40%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.18%) .NET
8 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.09%) Web Services
9 4 (0.87%) WPF
9 4 (0.87%) EDI
9 4 (0.87%) Flash
9 4 (0.87%) XML
9 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.87%) D3.js
9 4 (0.87%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (0.66%) Android SDK
10 3 (0.66%) WinForms
11 2 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (15.07%) Mathematics
3 46 (10.04%) Computer Science
4 41 (8.95%) Management Information System
4 41 (8.95%) Visualisation
5 26 (5.68%) Credit Risk
6 20 (4.37%) NHS
7 13 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.62%) Physics
9 11 (2.40%) Economics
10 9 (1.97%) Open Source
10 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.53%) CMDB
13 6 (1.31%) Social Media
13 6 (1.31%) User Experience
14 5 (1.09%) Data Extraction
14 5 (1.09%) PKI
14 5 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.95%) Windows
2 22 (4.80%) Linux
3 21 (4.59%) UNIX
4 9 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.53%) Android
5 7 (1.53%) HPUX
6 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.18%) Analytics
2 72 (15.72%) Data Analysis
3 55 (12.01%) ITIL
4 40 (8.73%) Data Modelling
5 36 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (6.99%) Service Delivery
8 26 (5.68%) Incident Management
9 24 (5.24%) Service Management
9 24 (5.24%) ETL
10 23 (5.02%) Statistical Analysis
11 22 (4.80%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.59%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.37%) Machine Learning
13 20 (4.37%) Project Management
14 19 (4.15%) Change Management
14 19 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 135 (29.48%) SQL
2 61 (13.32%) R
3 58 (12.66%) Python
4 34 (7.42%) Java
5 31 (6.77%) VBA
6 26 (5.68%) MATLAB
6 26 (5.68%) Ruby
7 22 (4.80%) C++
8 16 (3.49%) C
8 16 (3.49%) C#
8 16 (3.49%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.84%) Scala
10 12 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.09%) Clojure
14 4 (0.87%) Go
14 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.66%) PHP
16 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 108 (23.58%) Degree
2 39 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.15%) PhD
5 10 (2.18%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.31%) HNC
7 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CCNP
8 4 (0.87%) ISEB
8 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) CRISC
9 3 (0.66%) CISSP
9 3 (0.66%) CCNA
9 3 (0.66%) CISA
9 3 (0.66%) CISM
9 3 (0.66%) RHCE
9 3 (0.66%) RHCA
10 2 (0.44%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.90%) SLA
2 12 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.44%) CDISC
6 1 (0.22%) BS25999
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.22%) TickIT
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 26 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) HDFS
4 3 (0.66%) Samba
4 3 (0.66%) Firmware
5 2 (0.44%) NFS
5 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) iptables
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.09%) Graphite
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.87%) SCCM
4 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.66%) Nagios
5 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.22%) Cacti
6 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.22%) WMI
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.61%) Tableau
3 38 (8.30%) Oracle
4 18 (3.93%) Remedy
5 16 (3.49%) Google
5 16 (3.49%) SAP
6 15 (3.28%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.84%) HP
8 10 (2.18%) VMware
8 10 (2.18%) Ericsson
9 9 (1.97%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.97%) McAfee
10 8 (1.75%) Cisco
10 8 (1.75%) IBM
11 7 (1.53%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.53%) Cognos
11 7 (1.53%) Symantec
11 7 (1.53%) CommVault
11 7 (1.53%) Novell
12 6 (1.31%) NetApp
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