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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 335 382 345
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -37
Contract jobs citing Statistics 229 161 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 1.29% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 107 91
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.75 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.50 £27.50
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
12277 12471 13119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.76% 27.37% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7553 7707 7766
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 547 653
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.11%
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 £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 +23 120 £413 +10.06% 54
East of England +7 23 £338 - 5
South East -24 23 £313 +4.16% 21
North West +9 18 £664 +105.81% 6
East Midlands - 13 £300 - 1
South West -23 11 £344 +105.22% 5
Yorkshire +7 10 £300 -20.00% 9
West Midlands -10 8 £275 +57.14% 2
North East -10 7 £313 +4.16%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 145 (27.62%) SQL
2 128 (24.38%) Degree
3 120 (22.86%) Mathematics
4 111 (21.14%) Finance
5 96 (18.29%) Windows
6 88 (16.76%) Microsoft
7 82 (15.62%) Analytics
8 72 (13.71%) SQL Server
9 71 (13.52%) Management Information System
10 69 (13.14%) Oracle
11 68 (12.95%) ITIL
12 66 (12.57%) SAS
13 57 (10.86%) Security Cleared
14 56 (10.67%) MS Excel
15 52 (9.90%) Data Analysis
16 50 (9.52%) Java
16 50 (9.52%) Service Management
17 49 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (9.14%) Service Delivery
19 47 (8.95%) VBA
19 47 (8.95%) Marketing
20 46 (8.76%) Data Mining
21 44 (8.38%) Linux
21 44 (8.38%) SC Cleared
22 42 (8.00%) R
22 42 (8.00%) MS Office
23 41 (7.81%) Python
24 40 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
25 39 (7.43%) SLA
26 37 (7.05%) SPSS

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 66 (12.57%) SAS
2 16 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.67%) Apache Pig
4 13 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.29%) IIS
6 10 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.95%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.95%) CMS
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.57%) Apache
9 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Lync
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Node.js
10 2 (0.38%) Documentum
10 2 (0.38%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (8.00%) MS Office
3 37 (7.05%) SPSS
4 15 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.71%) Stata
7 8 (1.52%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) FastStats
9 1 (0.19%) Weka
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.14%) ReMetrica
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) MoSes
4 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.19%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.81%) DNS
2 18 (3.43%) Internet
3 17 (3.24%) Firewall
3 17 (3.24%) LAN
4 14 (2.67%) DHCP
4 14 (2.67%) SAN
5 13 (2.48%) Intranet
6 12 (2.29%) VPN
7 9 (1.71%) WAN
8 8 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.33%) IPv4
10 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.95%) SMTP
11 5 (0.95%) DSL
11 5 (0.95%) 4G
12 4 (0.76%) PABX
12 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.76%) GPRS
13 3 (0.57%) Network Security
14 2 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.76%) Data Mining
3 32 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (5.90%) Oracle Database
5 29 (5.52%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.38%) Big Data
8 21 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 21 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (2.29%) MongoDB
14 11 (2.10%) KDB
15 10 (1.90%) Relational Database
16 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.33%) Maven
2 7 (1.33%) PVCS
3 6 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.76%) JIRA
5 3 (0.57%) Selenium
5 3 (0.57%) JMeter
5 3 (0.57%) JUnit
5 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.38%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) Introscope
7 1 (0.19%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
7 1 (0.19%) WinRunner
General
1 111 (21.14%) Finance
2 47 (8.95%) Marketing
3 31 (5.90%) Banking
4 29 (5.52%) Back Office
5 24 (4.57%) Front Office
6 20 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.48%) Legal
8 12 (2.29%) Games
9 11 (2.10%) Retail
10 10 (1.90%) Advertising
11 7 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.14%) Publishing
13 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.95%) Law
14 4 (0.76%) Billing
15 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.38%) Electronics
16 2 (0.38%) Russian Language
16 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (31.81%) Analyst
2 61 (11.62%) Developer
3 36 (6.86%) Data Analyst
4 27 (5.14%) DBA
5 23 (4.38%) Business Analyst
6 22 (4.19%) Information Analyst
7 19 (3.62%) Data Scientist
8 17 (3.24%) Performance Manager
8 17 (3.24%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.24%) Network Engineer
8 17 (3.24%) Administrator
9 16 (3.05%) Support Analyst
10 15 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (2.86%) Tester
10 15 (2.86%) SQL DBA
10 15 (2.86%) Network Support
11 14 (2.67%) Support Engineer
12 13 (2.48%) Service Analyst
12 13 (2.48%) Test Manager
12 13 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.67%) .NET
2 13 (2.48%) MapReduce
3 10 (1.90%) SciPy
3 10 (1.90%) NumPy
4 7 (1.33%) WCF
4 7 (1.33%) HTML
4 7 (1.33%) Middleware
4 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.14%) Web Services
5 6 (1.14%) XML
5 6 (1.14%) WPF
6 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.95%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (0.76%) MDX
7 4 (0.76%) ArcObjects
7 4 (0.76%) jQuery
7 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.57%) Apache CXF
8 3 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (0.57%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 120 (22.86%) Mathematics
2 71 (13.52%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.95%) Economics
5 18 (3.43%) NHS
5 18 (3.43%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.05%) Open Source
7 15 (2.86%) Data Extraction
8 11 (2.10%) GIS
8 11 (2.10%) Physics
9 10 (1.90%) Social Media
10 9 (1.71%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.71%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.71%) CESG
11 8 (1.52%) Informatics
11 8 (1.52%) Derivative
12 7 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.14%) Replication
13 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.29%) Windows
2 44 (8.38%) Linux
3 31 (5.90%) Windows 7
4 24 (4.57%) UNIX
5 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.62%) Analytics
2 68 (12.95%) ITIL
3 52 (9.90%) Data Analysis
4 50 (9.52%) Service Management
5 49 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (9.14%) Service Delivery
7 40 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.48%) Project Management
10 33 (6.29%) Capacity Planning
11 29 (5.52%) Statistical Modelling
12 25 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
12 25 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (4.57%) ITSM
14 23 (4.38%) Data Modelling
14 23 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (4.19%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
17 18 (3.43%) Workflow
17 18 (3.43%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 145 (27.62%) SQL
2 50 (9.52%) Java
3 47 (8.95%) VBA
4 42 (8.00%) R
5 41 (7.81%) Python
6 35 (6.67%) C++
7 32 (6.10%) C#
8 25 (4.76%) C
9 11 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.10%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.71%) Ruby
11 8 (1.52%) Scala
12 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.33%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.14%) VB
14 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.57%) Perl
15 2 (0.38%) PHP
16 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (24.38%) Degree
2 57 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.38%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.76%) PhD
5 23 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.00%) MCP
7 12 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.14%) ISEB
9 5 (0.95%) MCSE
10 4 (0.76%) CCNP
10 4 (0.76%) CCNA
10 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (0.38%) ECDL
11 2 (0.38%) MOS
11 2 (0.38%) MCITP
11 2 (0.38%) CFA
11 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.43%) SLA
2 10 (1.90%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) COBIT
4 2 (0.38%) WCAG
4 2 (0.38%) WAI
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) BS7666
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) CDISC
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 7 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.14%) UAG
6 5 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.38%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) OpenView
2 7 (1.33%) DameWare
2 7 (1.33%) OVSD
2 7 (1.33%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.76%) SCCM
4 4 (0.76%) SCOM
5 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.38%) nmon
6 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.19%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.19%) WMI
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.14%) Oracle
3 32 (6.10%) VMware
4 27 (5.14%) Cisco
5 22 (4.19%) HP
5 22 (4.19%) Tableau
6 16 (3.05%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.29%) IBM
8 8 (1.52%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.52%) Nokia
8 8 (1.52%) Clearswift
9 7 (1.33%) TSYS
9 7 (1.33%) F5
10 6 (1.14%) Talend
10 6 (1.14%) Google
10 6 (1.14%) Symantec
10 6 (1.14%) SAP
10 6 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.14%) Citrix
11 5 (0.95%) Adobe
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £35897.35 - £47863.14 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago