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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 350 341 388
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +47
Contract jobs citing Statistics 282 269 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 138 105
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £239 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £582 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £13.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £32.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.90 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -16.66%
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
17421 16845 16017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.33% 32.91% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11150 10253 9878
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 703 651
Average hourly rate £20.91 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 138 £388 -6.62% 60
South East +9 68 £325 +3.17% 16
East of England 0 18 £313 +15.74% 3
North West -18 18 £338 -6.89% 13
South West -1 16 £350 -15.66% 13
Yorkshire -27 7 £338 +17.39% 5
West Midlands -1 6 £260 -24.08% 6
East Midlands -19 4 £325 - 4
North East -27 3 £341 +9.20% 3
Midlands - 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 151 (30.82%) SQL
2 118 (24.08%) Finance
2 118 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (20.41%) Degree
4 91 (18.57%) Analytics
5 86 (17.55%) MS Excel
6 77 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 77 (15.71%) Mathematics
7 68 (13.88%) Data Analysis
8 62 (12.65%) SQL Server
9 61 (12.45%) ITIL
10 53 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (10.41%) SAS
12 50 (10.20%) Oracle
12 50 (10.20%) Python
13 49 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 48 (9.80%) MS Office
14 48 (9.80%) Security Cleared
14 48 (9.80%) R
15 46 (9.39%) Banking
16 45 (9.18%) Validation
17 43 (8.78%) Windows
18 42 (8.57%) Hadoop
19 39 (7.96%) Java
19 39 (7.96%) Data Modelling
20 38 (7.76%) UNIX
20 38 (7.76%) Service Delivery
21 37 (7.55%) Big Data
22 35 (7.14%) Project Management
23 34 (6.94%) Linux

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (10.41%) SAS
2 16 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.43%) Apache
5 7 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.22%) CMS
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.61%) Lync
9 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 86 (17.55%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.80%) MS Office
3 32 (6.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (4.69%) SPSS
5 11 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.43%) MS Project
6 7 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.82%) Maple
7 4 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.82%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.82%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.41%) GIMP
10 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) Summit
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.63%) SoftLayer
2 8 (1.63%) Sumo Logic
3 5 (1.02%) Heroku
3 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.67%) VPN
2 16 (3.27%) SNMP
3 14 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.86%) WAN
3 14 (2.86%) LAN
4 13 (2.65%) 3G
4 13 (2.65%) Firewall
4 13 (2.65%) Wireless
4 13 (2.65%) 2G
4 13 (2.65%) 4G
5 12 (2.45%) Intranet
5 12 (2.45%) DNS
6 9 (1.84%) VoIP
7 8 (1.63%) SMS
7 8 (1.63%) GSM
7 8 (1.63%) SSL
7 8 (1.63%) UMTS
8 7 (1.43%) Network Security
8 7 (1.43%) MGW
8 7 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 37 (7.55%) Big Data
4 32 (6.53%) BusinessObjects
5 28 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.67%) Data Mining
10 16 (3.27%) MS Access
10 16 (3.27%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.45%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.84%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.63%) OLAP
15 7 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.61%) JIRA
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.20%) ProC
6 1 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.20%) FindBugs
General
1 118 (24.08%) Finance
2 46 (9.39%) Banking
3 31 (6.33%) Marketing
4 21 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.67%) Back Office
6 15 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.45%) Front Office
8 11 (2.24%) Retail
8 11 (2.24%) Legal
9 8 (1.63%) Law
10 5 (1.02%) Advertising
10 5 (1.02%) Billing
11 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) International Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 182 (37.14%) Analyst
2 61 (12.45%) Data Analyst
3 54 (11.02%) Developer
4 28 (5.71%) Administrator
5 24 (4.90%) Data Scientist
6 20 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (3.88%) Business Analyst
8 17 (3.47%) Information Analyst
9 16 (3.27%) Quantitative Analyst
10 14 (2.86%) SQL Developer
11 13 (2.65%) Architect
11 13 (2.65%) NHS Information Analyst
12 12 (2.45%) DBA
12 12 (2.45%) Incident Manager
13 11 (2.24%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.24%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (2.24%) Major Incident Manager
13 11 (2.24%) SQL Data Analyst
14 10 (2.04%) Service Manager
14 10 (2.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.69%) HTML
2 22 (4.49%) XML
3 17 (3.47%) Spring
4 16 (3.27%) CSS
5 14 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (2.86%) HTML5
6 12 (2.45%) Middleware
7 10 (2.04%) .NET
7 10 (2.04%) RESTful
8 8 (1.63%) Grails
9 7 (1.43%) JSON
9 7 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 7 (1.43%) J2EE
10 6 (1.22%) CSS3
11 5 (1.02%) MDX
11 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.82%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.82%) Web Services
12 4 (0.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 118 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (15.71%) Mathematics
3 49 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 32 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 30 (6.12%) NHS
6 29 (5.92%) Credit Risk
7 21 (4.29%) Visualisation
8 19 (3.88%) Physics
9 14 (2.86%) Data Extraction
10 12 (2.45%) Informatics
10 12 (2.45%) Economics
11 10 (2.04%) Cryptography
11 10 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.84%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.63%) Neural Network
13 8 (1.63%) Freedom of Information
13 8 (1.63%) PKI
13 8 (1.63%) Applied Mathematics
14 7 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.78%) Windows
2 38 (7.76%) UNIX
3 34 (6.94%) Linux
4 12 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.61%) HPUX
8 3 (0.61%) Android
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) MVS
10 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.57%) Analytics
2 68 (13.88%) Data Analysis
3 61 (12.45%) ITIL
4 53 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (9.18%) Validation
6 39 (7.96%) Data Modelling
7 38 (7.76%) Service Delivery
8 35 (7.14%) Project Management
9 32 (6.53%) Configuration Management
9 32 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (5.31%) Statistical Analysis
11 25 (5.10%) Problem Management
12 24 (4.90%) Service Management
12 24 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (4.69%) Migration
14 22 (4.49%) Business Analysis
15 21 (4.29%) ETL
16 20 (4.08%) E-Commerce
16 20 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (30.82%) SQL
2 50 (10.20%) Python
3 48 (9.80%) R
4 39 (7.96%) Java
5 28 (5.71%) C++
6 26 (5.31%) VBA
7 22 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.29%) Perl
9 20 (4.08%) Ruby
10 18 (3.67%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.24%) MATLAB
13 10 (2.04%) C
14 8 (1.63%) PHP
14 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.22%) C#
16 6 (1.22%) VB
17 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 100 (20.41%) Degree
2 48 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.06%) PhD
5 12 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.63%) HNC
8 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.02%) HND
10 4 (0.82%) CCNP
10 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.61%) RHCA
11 3 (0.61%) RHCE
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.61%) CCNA
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB
12 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.41%) MCSE
12 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.69%) SLA
2 15 (3.06%) QA
3 13 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.41%) Basel II
5 2 (0.41%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.20%) UCITS
6 1 (0.20%) TickIT
6 1 (0.20%) BS25999
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.82%) HDFS
5 3 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.20%) iptables
7 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.45%) Tivoli
2 10 (2.04%) Nagios
3 9 (1.84%) Puppet
3 9 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.63%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.82%) SCCM
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.61%) WSUS
7 2 (0.41%) Cacti
7 2 (0.41%) SCOM
7 2 (0.41%) WMI
7 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.41%) Netcool
7 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.41%) Graphite
8 1 (0.20%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 77 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.20%) Oracle
3 26 (5.31%) SAP
4 20 (4.08%) Remedy
5 17 (3.47%) Tableau
6 13 (2.65%) VMware
7 11 (2.24%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.24%) Cognos
8 10 (2.04%) Cisco
9 9 (1.84%) Splunk
10 8 (1.63%) IBM
10 8 (1.63%) Citrix
10 8 (1.63%) McAfee
11 7 (1.43%) Teradata
11 7 (1.43%) HP
11 7 (1.43%) Google
11 7 (1.43%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.22%) Adobe
12 6 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.02%) NetApp
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