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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 312 355 342
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -13
Contract jobs citing Statistics 295 175 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.52% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 118
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.00 £26.90 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -13.33%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13363 11476 13999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.09% 26.25% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8393 7084 8289
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 570 706
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +35 158 £475 +1.87% 28
South East -7 39 £295 -1.66% 18
South West +3 36 £350 -3.44% 1
Yorkshire -7 20 £275 -26.66% 2
North West -22 13 £220 -30.98% 3
East of England -26 11 £425 +13.25% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £220 - 5
West Midlands -20 6 £350 +62.79% 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 118 (23.89%) Finance
2 115 (23.28%) Degree
3 114 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 114 (23.08%) SQL
4 93 (18.83%) Microsoft
5 86 (17.41%) Windows
6 71 (14.37%) SQL Server
7 68 (13.77%) ITIL
8 61 (12.35%) Analytics
9 59 (11.94%) Oracle
10 57 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 55 (11.13%) MS Excel
12 54 (10.93%) Security Cleared
13 50 (10.12%) Service Management
14 48 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (9.51%) SC Cleared
16 46 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (9.11%) Service Delivery
17 45 (9.11%) C#
18 42 (8.50%) .NET
18 42 (8.50%) MS Office
19 41 (8.30%) SLA
20 40 (8.10%) Data Analysis
21 38 (7.69%) Java
22 37 (7.49%) Project Management
23 36 (7.29%) Computer Science
24 35 (7.09%) Data Mining
24 35 (7.09%) SAS
24 35 (7.09%) R
25 34 (6.88%) Windows 7

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 35 (7.09%) SAS
2 23 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.43%) Apache Pig
5 11 (2.23%) IIS
6 10 (2.02%) CMS
7 8 (1.62%) Drupal
8 4 (0.81%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
10 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.40%) Node.js
11 1 (0.20%) Lync
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
Applications
1 55 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.50%) MS Office
3 18 (3.64%) SPSS
4 17 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.23%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.81%) Stata
8 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.40%) MS Project
9 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.20%) FastStats
10 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) ReMetrica
2 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Agresso
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) MoSes
5 1 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.81%) SaaS
3 3 (0.61%) Taleo
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.66%) DNS
2 21 (4.25%) Internet
3 15 (3.04%) Intranet
3 15 (3.04%) LAN
4 14 (2.83%) Firewall
5 12 (2.43%) DHCP
6 10 (2.02%) SAN
7 9 (1.82%) DSL
7 9 (1.82%) VPN
8 8 (1.62%) WAN
8 8 (1.62%) SSL
9 7 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.01%) IPv4
10 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.81%) PABX
12 2 (0.40%) SMS
12 2 (0.40%) SMTP
12 2 (0.40%) FTP
12 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.09%) Data Mining
3 29 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (5.26%) Big Data
6 24 (4.86%) Hadoop
7 22 (4.45%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.85%) Apache Hive
10 18 (3.64%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.63%) MongoDB
14 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.23%) NoSQL
15 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (2.02%) Relational Database
16 8 (1.62%) HBase
16 8 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (1.82%) JIRA
1 9 (1.82%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.42%) Maven
3 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.81%) JMeter
4 4 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Selenium
5 3 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.61%) JUnit
6 2 (0.40%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.20%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.20%) Moq
General
1 118 (23.89%) Finance
2 34 (6.88%) Marketing
3 27 (5.47%) Banking
4 24 (4.86%) Front Office
4 24 (4.86%) Back Office
5 15 (3.04%) Games
6 14 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.02%) Legal
9 8 (1.62%) Advertising
10 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.21%) Publishing
12 5 (1.01%) Billing
13 4 (0.81%) Retail
14 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Law
15 2 (0.40%) Local Government
15 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.40%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (30.97%) Analyst
2 80 (16.19%) Developer
3 39 (7.89%) Data Analyst
4 37 (7.49%) Business Analyst
5 26 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.05%) C# Developer
7 17 (3.44%) Network Engineer
7 17 (3.44%) Support Analyst
7 17 (3.44%) SQL Developer
7 17 (3.44%) Data Scientist
8 16 (3.24%) DBA
9 14 (2.83%) Network Support
9 14 (2.83%) Support Engineer
10 13 (2.63%) Applications Support
10 13 (2.63%) Administrator
10 13 (2.63%) Test Manager
10 13 (2.63%) Consultant
10 13 (2.63%) SQL DBA
10 13 (2.63%) Report Analyst
10 13 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.50%) .NET
2 19 (3.85%) HTML
3 16 (3.24%) XML
4 13 (2.63%) CSS
5 12 (2.43%) MapReduce
6 10 (2.02%) SciPy
6 10 (2.02%) NumPy
7 8 (1.62%) WCF
8 7 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.42%) Middleware
8 7 (1.42%) Web Services
9 6 (1.21%) WPF
10 5 (1.01%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.81%) XSD
11 4 (0.81%) MDX
12 3 (0.61%) jQuery
12 3 (0.61%) Apache CXF
12 3 (0.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (0.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 114 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 57 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 36 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.06%) Economics
5 21 (4.25%) Visualisation
6 18 (3.64%) Machine Learning
7 17 (3.44%) Open Source
8 15 (3.04%) Physics
9 13 (2.63%) NHS
10 9 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.62%) Social Media
12 7 (1.42%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.42%) GIS
13 6 (1.21%) Derivative
13 6 (1.21%) Learning Management System
14 5 (1.01%) PKI
14 5 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.81%) Firmware
15 4 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
15 4 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.41%) Windows
2 34 (6.88%) Windows 7
3 29 (5.87%) Linux
4 20 (4.05%) UNIX
5 9 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.42%) Windows 2000
7 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.77%) ITIL
2 61 (12.35%) Analytics
3 50 (10.12%) Service Management
4 48 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (9.11%) Service Delivery
7 40 (8.10%) Data Analysis
8 37 (7.49%) Project Management
9 34 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (6.07%) Migration
11 29 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (5.87%) Risk Analysis
12 27 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (4.86%) Data Modelling
14 23 (4.66%) Risk Management
14 23 (4.66%) ITSM
15 21 (4.25%) PRINCE2
15 21 (4.25%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (4.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (23.08%) SQL
2 45 (9.11%) C#
3 38 (7.69%) Java
4 35 (7.09%) R
5 33 (6.68%) VBA
6 32 (6.48%) Python
7 30 (6.07%) C++
8 23 (4.66%) C
9 20 (4.05%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.02%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.82%) PHP
13 7 (1.42%) Scala
14 6 (1.21%) Ruby
14 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.01%) VB
16 4 (0.81%) Perl
17 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 115 (23.28%) Degree
2 54 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 47 (9.51%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.05%) PhD
5 20 (4.05%) MCP
6 12 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.21%) ISEB
8 3 (0.61%) MCITP
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.61%) CCNP
8 3 (0.61%) CCNA
8 3 (0.61%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (0.61%) MCSE
9 2 (0.40%) MCSA
9 2 (0.40%) MCT
9 2 (0.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ECDL
9 2 (0.40%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.30%) SLA
2 16 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) EMIR
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) CDISC
4 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) BS7666
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.21%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.01%) UAG
5 3 (0.61%) XenApp
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.01%) nmon
2 5 (1.01%) OVSD
2 5 (1.01%) DameWare
2 5 (1.01%) OpenView
3 4 (0.81%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.61%) SCCM
4 3 (0.61%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 93 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.94%) Oracle
3 31 (6.28%) VMware
4 19 (3.85%) Cisco
5 17 (3.44%) HP
6 14 (2.83%) SAP
6 14 (2.83%) Tableau
7 13 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.23%) IBM
9 8 (1.62%) Remedy
10 7 (1.42%) Clearswift
10 7 (1.42%) Nokia
11 6 (1.21%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.21%) Citrix
11 6 (1.21%) Symantec
11 6 (1.21%) Google
12 5 (1.01%) F5
12 5 (1.01%) Saba
12 5 (1.01%) Avaya
13 4 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £330.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £90 - £150 per annum + Perm option up to £25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £522.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago