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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 337 387 345
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -42
Contract jobs citing Statistics 250 172 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.37% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 109
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12745 12519 13385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.86% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7805 7723 7829
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 553 709
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +26 132 £413 +11.17% 51
South East -6 34 £305 +1.66% 16
East of England -10 25 £319 -1.92% 5
North West +13 20 £728 +131.87% 10
East Midlands +4 10 £325 - 3
West Midlands -10 10 £275 +83.33% 5
South West -33 10 £383 +139.06% 6
Yorkshire +5 6 £311 -35.69% 10
North East -17 6 £313 +4.16%
Midlands - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 160 (29.09%) SQL
2 133 (24.18%) Degree
3 132 (24.00%) Mathematics
4 114 (20.73%) Finance
5 96 (17.45%) Microsoft
6 94 (17.09%) Windows
7 82 (14.91%) Oracle
7 82 (14.91%) SQL Server
8 81 (14.73%) Analytics
9 79 (14.36%) Management Information System
10 70 (12.73%) SAS
11 69 (12.55%) ITIL
12 68 (12.36%) Data Analysis
13 65 (11.82%) MS Excel
14 61 (11.09%) Security Cleared
15 54 (9.82%) Service Management
15 54 (9.82%) Java
16 53 (9.64%) Data Mining
17 52 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (9.09%) Marketing
19 48 (8.73%) VBA
19 48 (8.73%) Linux
20 45 (8.18%) SLA
20 45 (8.18%) R
21 44 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (8.00%) Service Delivery
22 43 (7.82%) SC Cleared
23 42 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
24 41 (7.45%) Python
24 41 (7.45%) .NET

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (12.73%) SAS
2 15 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.55%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.18%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.00%) IIS
5 11 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.09%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.09%) CMS
6 6 (1.09%) Mule
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (0.55%) Apache
8 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.36%) Node.js
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.36%) Documentum
9 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
Applications
1 65 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.09%) SPSS
2 39 (7.09%) MS Office
3 19 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.64%) Stata
7 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.36%) MS Project
9 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.18%) InDesign
9 1 (0.18%) FastStats
9 1 (0.18%) Weka
9 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
6 1 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) MoSes
6 1 (0.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.18%) assyst
6 1 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.45%) Internet
2 17 (3.09%) Firewall
2 17 (3.09%) DNS
3 16 (2.91%) LAN
4 13 (2.36%) VPN
4 13 (2.36%) DHCP
4 13 (2.36%) SAN
4 13 (2.36%) Intranet
5 10 (1.82%) WAN
6 6 (1.09%) IPv4
6 6 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (1.09%) Network Security
7 5 (0.91%) DSL
7 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.91%) 4G
8 4 (0.73%) PABX
8 4 (0.73%) SMTP
8 4 (0.73%) GPRS
8 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.55%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.64%) Data Mining
3 42 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
4 36 (6.55%) Oracle Database
5 32 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (5.82%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.09%) Big Data
7 26 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 19 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (3.27%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (2.36%) MySQL
15 11 (2.00%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.00%) KDB
16 8 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.27%) PVCS
1 7 (1.27%) Maven
2 6 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.91%) JIRA
3 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.91%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.36%) JUnit
5 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.36%) JMeter
5 2 (0.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.18%) Introscope
General
1 114 (20.73%) Finance
2 50 (9.09%) Marketing
3 35 (6.36%) Banking
4 28 (5.09%) Back Office
5 24 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.18%) Front Office
7 12 (2.18%) Retail
7 12 (2.18%) Legal
8 11 (2.00%) Games
9 9 (1.64%) Advertising
10 7 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.09%) Publishing
12 5 (0.91%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.73%) Billing
13 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.73%) Law
14 3 (0.55%) Electronics
15 2 (0.36%) International Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (34.18%) Analyst
2 59 (10.73%) Developer
3 49 (8.91%) Data Analyst
4 34 (6.18%) DBA
5 23 (4.18%) Business Analyst
6 22 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 22 (4.00%) Administrator
7 20 (3.64%) Information Analyst
8 19 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 19 (3.45%) Data Scientist
9 18 (3.27%) Performance Manager
9 18 (3.27%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (2.73%) Service Analyst
10 15 (2.73%) Project Manager
10 15 (2.73%) SQL DBA
10 15 (2.73%) Network Support
11 14 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (2.36%) Support Engineer
12 13 (2.36%) Tester
12 13 (2.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.45%) .NET
2 13 (2.36%) MapReduce
3 11 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.82%) HTML
4 10 (1.82%) SciPy
4 10 (1.82%) NumPy
5 7 (1.27%) XML
5 7 (1.27%) Middleware
5 7 (1.27%) WCF
6 6 (1.09%) WPF
6 6 (1.09%) jQuery
6 6 (1.09%) Web Services
6 6 (1.09%) CSS
7 5 (0.91%) ArcObjects
7 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.91%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (0.73%) MDX
8 4 (0.73%) WSH
9 3 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 132 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 79 (14.36%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.00%) Economics
4 29 (5.27%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.27%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.09%) GIS
7 16 (2.91%) NHS
7 16 (2.91%) Open Source
8 15 (2.73%) Data Extraction
9 12 (2.18%) Physics
10 11 (2.00%) Social Media
10 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.82%) Replication
12 9 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.64%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.45%) CESG
13 8 (1.45%) Derivative
13 8 (1.45%) Informatics
14 6 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (1.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.09%) Windows
2 48 (8.73%) Linux
3 29 (5.27%) Windows 7
4 26 (4.73%) UNIX
5 12 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.09%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.73%) Analytics
2 69 (12.55%) ITIL
3 68 (12.36%) Data Analysis
4 54 (9.82%) Service Management
5 52 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 44 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
8 33 (6.00%) Project Management
9 28 (5.09%) Statistical Modelling
10 27 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (4.91%) Data Modelling
11 26 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (4.55%) ITSM
13 23 (4.18%) PRINCE2
13 23 (4.18%) Risk Analysis
14 21 (3.82%) Statistical Analysis
15 19 (3.45%) Data Management
16 18 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 160 (29.09%) SQL
2 54 (9.82%) Java
3 48 (8.73%) VBA
4 45 (8.18%) R
5 41 (7.45%) Python
6 35 (6.36%) C++
7 32 (5.82%) C#
8 25 (4.55%) C
9 19 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.18%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.45%) Scala
13 8 (1.45%) Ruby
13 8 (1.45%) JavaScript
14 6 (1.09%) VB
15 4 (0.73%) VBScript
16 3 (0.55%) Perl
16 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (24.18%) Degree
2 61 (11.09%) Security Cleared
3 43 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.18%) PhD
5 32 (5.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (3.82%) MCP
8 14 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.09%) CCNP
10 6 (1.09%) CCNA
11 5 (0.91%) ISEB
12 4 (0.73%) MCSE
13 2 (0.36%) MCSA
13 2 (0.36%) MCT
13 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.36%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (0.36%) CNA
13 2 (0.36%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.18%) SLA
2 12 (2.18%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) WCAG
4 2 (0.36%) WAI
4 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) CDISC
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) BS7666
System Software
1 31 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.27%) ISA Server
4 7 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.91%) UAG
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.64%) OpenView
2 7 (1.27%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.09%) DameWare
3 6 (1.09%) OVSD
4 5 (0.91%) SCOM
4 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.73%) SCCM
6 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
6 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.18%) WMI
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.18%) nmon
Vendors
1 96 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.91%) Oracle
3 30 (5.45%) VMware
4 28 (5.09%) Cisco
5 27 (4.91%) Tableau
6 22 (4.00%) HP
7 14 (2.55%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.00%) IBM
9 8 (1.45%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.27%) SAP
10 7 (1.27%) Adobe
10 7 (1.27%) TSYS
11 6 (1.09%) F5
11 6 (1.09%) Talend
11 6 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.09%) Citrix
11 6 (1.09%) Nokia
11 6 (1.09%) Clearswift
12 5 (0.91%) ESRI
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