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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 361 357 335
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Statistics 229 200 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.35% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 105
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £28.05 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +5 112 £450 +20.00% 45
South East -20 33 £300 -2.04% 21
North West +9 22 £350 +27.27% 5
East of England -3 15 £318 +64.93% 12
Yorkshire -8 14 £335 -14.10% 8
West Midlands -6 9 £283 +8.65% 6
North East -25 9 £445 +78.00% 1
East Midlands +8 7 £313 -7.40% 1
South West -29 7 £245 -21.60% 6
Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 158 (33.33%) SQL
2 108 (22.78%) Mathematics
3 107 (22.57%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (20.25%) Degree
5 88 (18.57%) Finance
6 86 (18.14%) Oracle
7 76 (16.03%) Analytics
8 73 (15.40%) Data Analysis
9 68 (14.35%) Microsoft
10 63 (13.29%) MS Excel
11 59 (12.45%) SAS
12 52 (10.97%) SQL Server
12 52 (10.97%) Windows
12 52 (10.97%) Hadoop
13 48 (10.13%) Security Cleared
13 48 (10.13%) Big Data
14 47 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (9.70%) R
16 45 (9.49%) Oracle Database
16 45 (9.49%) Data Mining
16 45 (9.49%) ETL
16 45 (9.49%) Python
16 45 (9.49%) Computer Science
17 41 (8.65%) Management Information System
18 39 (8.23%) ITIL
19 38 (8.02%) Linux
19 38 (8.02%) Java
20 37 (7.81%) MS Office
20 37 (7.81%) UNIX
21 34 (7.17%) Oracle Reports

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (12.45%) SAS
2 15 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.53%) Apache
4 12 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.11%) Oracle 10gAS
6 6 (1.27%) Mule
6 6 (1.27%) IIS
6 6 (1.27%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.42%) Documentum
10 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.81%) MS Office
3 30 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.74%) SPSS
5 11 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.90%) MS Project
7 6 (1.27%) Stata
8 3 (0.63%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.42%) FastStats
9 2 (0.42%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.21%) Weka
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.69%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.42%) Maximo
4 2 (0.42%) Summit
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Tridion
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.63%) Heroku
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) ATM
1 11 (2.32%) VPN
1 11 (2.32%) Firewall
2 8 (1.69%) Network Security
2 8 (1.69%) LAN
3 7 (1.48%) WAN
4 6 (1.27%) FTP
4 6 (1.27%) SAN
4 6 (1.27%) Internet
4 6 (1.27%) Telnet
5 5 (1.05%) LDAP
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.84%) DSL
7 3 (0.63%) Multicast
7 3 (0.63%) 4G
7 3 (0.63%) ISDN
7 3 (0.63%) GPRS
7 3 (0.63%) DNS
7 3 (0.63%) PPP
7 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.97%) SQL Server
1 52 (10.97%) Hadoop
2 48 (10.13%) Big Data
3 45 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 45 (9.49%) Data Mining
4 34 (7.17%) Oracle Reports
5 26 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (2.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.32%) MySQL
11 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.11%) Base SAS
12 9 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 9 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.05%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) RSpec
2 3 (0.63%) PVCS
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) Introscope
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) Mocha
4 1 (0.21%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (18.57%) Finance
2 30 (6.33%) Marketing
3 29 (6.12%) Banking
4 19 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.95%) Retail
6 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.69%) Publishing
8 6 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.27%) Law
9 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 4 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) French Language
10 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 147 (31.01%) Analyst
2 65 (13.71%) Developer
3 54 (11.39%) Data Analyst
4 36 (7.59%) DBA
5 33 (6.96%) Data Scientist
6 27 (5.70%) Administrator
7 20 (4.22%) Consultant
8 19 (4.01%) Service Analyst
9 13 (2.74%) Network Engineer
9 13 (2.74%) Business Analyst
9 13 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (2.74%) Oracle DBA
10 12 (2.53%) Support Analyst
10 12 (2.53%) Data Manager
11 11 (2.32%) Data Modeller
11 11 (2.32%) Information Analyst
11 11 (2.32%) SQL DBA
12 10 (2.11%) Performance Analyst
12 10 (2.11%) Senior Developer
13 9 (1.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.54%) HTML
2 24 (5.06%) CSS
3 17 (3.59%) .NET
3 17 (3.59%) Middleware
4 16 (3.38%) HTML5
5 15 (3.16%) jQuery
6 12 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.90%) ODBC
9 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.48%) RESTful
10 6 (1.27%) XML
10 6 (1.27%) WSH
11 5 (1.05%) JSP
11 5 (1.05%) D3.js
12 4 (0.84%) CSS3
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (0.84%) JavaBeans
12 4 (0.84%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 108 (22.78%) Mathematics
2 107 (22.57%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (9.49%) Computer Science
4 41 (8.65%) Management Information System
5 34 (7.17%) Algorithms
6 31 (6.54%) Economics
7 21 (4.43%) Visualisation
8 18 (3.80%) User Experience
9 17 (3.59%) Replication
9 17 (3.59%) Credit Risk
10 15 (3.16%) NHS
11 13 (2.74%) Applied Mathematics
11 13 (2.74%) GIS
12 12 (2.53%) Data Extraction
13 10 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 10 (2.11%) Physics
13 10 (2.11%) Informatics
14 8 (1.69%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.97%) Windows
2 38 (8.02%) Linux
3 37 (7.81%) UNIX
4 9 (1.90%) Solaris
5 6 (1.27%) Android
5 6 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.27%) HPUX
6 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.03%) Analytics
2 73 (15.40%) Data Analysis
3 47 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (9.49%) ETL
5 39 (8.23%) ITIL
6 33 (6.96%) Service Management
7 32 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (5.70%) Data Management
10 25 (5.27%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (5.06%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.06%) Data Modelling
12 23 (4.85%) Migration
12 23 (4.85%) Predictive Modelling
13 22 (4.64%) Performance Management
14 21 (4.43%) Project Management
14 21 (4.43%) Change Management
14 21 (4.43%) Line Management
15 20 (4.22%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.33%) SQL
2 46 (9.70%) R
3 45 (9.49%) Python
4 38 (8.02%) Java
5 30 (6.33%) C++
6 28 (5.91%) VBA
7 26 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 25 (5.27%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.80%) C
9 18 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.38%) C#
11 11 (2.32%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.32%) Scala
12 10 (2.11%) Ruby
12 10 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.48%) Perl
13 7 (1.48%) VB
14 6 (1.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (20.25%) Degree
2 48 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.43%) PhD
5 14 (2.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.69%) CCNP
8 8 (1.69%) CCNA
8 8 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.48%) MCITP
10 5 (1.05%) SAS Certification
11 4 (0.84%) ISEB
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.63%) MCTS
13 2 (0.42%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.42%) MCP
13 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.75%) SLA
2 14 (2.95%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) CDISC
4 2 (0.42%) COBIT
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Basel II
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.01%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.21%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.63%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.63%) OpenView
3 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) Netcool
4 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Mesos
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (18.14%) Oracle
2 68 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.27%) Tableau
4 22 (4.64%) Informatica
5 20 (4.22%) HP
6 19 (4.01%) Cisco
7 17 (3.59%) Teradata
8 16 (3.38%) Google
9 14 (2.95%) Citrix
10 12 (2.53%) SAP
11 10 (2.11%) IBM
11 10 (2.11%) Adobe
11 10 (2.11%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.69%) Cognos
12 8 (1.69%) VMware
13 6 (1.27%) ESRI
13 6 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.05%) Red Gate
14 5 (1.05%) Intergraph
15 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Imperial College London
Rate: From £34,270 to £42,380 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 60000 Per Annum Available as a contract role also
Posted: 22 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago