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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 360 350 326
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing Statistics 208 197 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.42% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 108 98
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £212 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Average hourly rate £19.59 £27.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.40% +73.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £82.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-20.27% +27.58%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -25 99 £414 +8.52% 63
South East +5 35 £300 -11.11% 48
North West +5 22 £344 +1.85% 18
East of England +11 14 £330 +288.23% 11
Yorkshire -1 14 £375 -3.84% 15
West Midlands +1 8 £300 -7.69% 5
South West -17 8 £245 -21.60% 9
East Midlands +14 6 £313 +37.36% 1
North East -18 1 £465 +86.00% 2
Midlands - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 128 (29.63%) SQL
2 96 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (20.60%) Degree
4 85 (19.68%) Mathematics
4 85 (19.68%) Finance
5 78 (18.06%) Analytics
6 72 (16.67%) Oracle
7 58 (13.43%) Data Analysis
8 53 (12.27%) Microsoft
9 51 (11.81%) SAS
10 50 (11.57%) R
11 49 (11.34%) Hadoop
11 49 (11.34%) Python
11 49 (11.34%) MS Excel
12 46 (10.65%) Computer Science
13 45 (10.42%) Windows
14 40 (9.26%) Security Cleared
14 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
15 39 (9.03%) Management Information System
16 38 (8.80%) ETL
16 38 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (8.80%) Big Data
17 37 (8.56%) MS Office
18 36 (8.33%) Data Mining
19 35 (8.10%) Algorithms
20 34 (7.87%) Java
21 33 (7.64%) SQL Server
21 33 (7.64%) UNIX
21 33 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (7.41%) ITIL

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (11.81%) SAS
2 15 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.78%) Apache
4 11 (2.55%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.31%) Oracle 10gAS
5 10 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.62%) IIS
7 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.16%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.46%) CMS
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) TPMS
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.56%) MS Office
3 27 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.62%) MS Project
6 7 (1.62%) SPSS
7 4 (0.93%) Stata
8 3 (0.69%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.46%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.23%) Weka
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.23%) InDesign
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (4.86%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.85%) SiteCatalyst
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.46%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) Heroku
1 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.23%) Yammer
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.31%) Firewall
2 9 (2.08%) LTE
2 9 (2.08%) ATM
2 9 (2.08%) 3G
3 8 (1.85%) GSM
3 8 (1.85%) RNC
4 7 (1.62%) VPN
4 7 (1.62%) LDAP
5 6 (1.39%) Telnet
5 6 (1.39%) LAN
5 6 (1.39%) FTP
5 6 (1.39%) Network Security
6 5 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.16%) WAN
7 4 (0.93%) SAN
7 4 (0.93%) DSL
8 3 (0.69%) PPP
8 3 (0.69%) DNS
8 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.34%) Hadoop
2 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 38 (8.80%) Big Data
4 36 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 33 (7.64%) SQL Server
6 22 (5.09%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.01%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (3.01%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 10 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.85%) Base SAS
12 8 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.69%) Maven
3 2 (0.46%) Toad
3 2 (0.46%) RSpec
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.23%) FishEye
4 1 (0.23%) Mocha
4 1 (0.23%) Introscope
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) PVCS
4 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 85 (19.68%) Finance
2 25 (5.79%) Banking
3 23 (5.32%) Marketing
4 22 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.17%) Retail
6 12 (2.78%) Publishing
7 8 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.16%) Law
8 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Games
9 3 (0.69%) French Language
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (27.08%) Analyst
2 66 (15.28%) Developer
3 41 (9.49%) Data Analyst
4 34 (7.87%) Data Scientist
5 29 (6.71%) DBA
6 20 (4.63%) Administrator
7 19 (4.40%) Consultant
8 18 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.24%) Service Analyst
10 11 (2.55%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (2.55%) SQL DBA
10 11 (2.55%) Data Modeller
10 11 (2.55%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.31%) Network Engineer
11 10 (2.31%) Performance Analyst
12 9 (2.08%) SAS Developer
12 9 (2.08%) Data Manager
12 9 (2.08%) Performance Engineer
12 9 (2.08%) Architect
13 8 (1.85%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.48%) HTML
2 21 (4.86%) CSS
3 16 (3.70%) Middleware
4 15 (3.47%) HTML5
5 13 (3.01%) jQuery
6 11 (2.55%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.31%) .NET
7 10 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (2.08%) ODBC
9 8 (1.85%) RESTful
10 6 (1.39%) D3.js
11 5 (1.16%) JSP
11 5 (1.16%) XML
12 4 (0.93%) ActiveX
12 4 (0.93%) JavaBeans
12 4 (0.93%) CSS3
12 4 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
13 3 (0.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (0.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (19.68%) Mathematics
3 46 (10.65%) Computer Science
4 39 (9.03%) Management Information System
5 35 (8.10%) Algorithms
6 27 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 22 (5.09%) Economics
8 16 (3.70%) User Experience
8 16 (3.70%) Credit Risk
9 13 (3.01%) Applied Mathematics
10 11 (2.55%) Physics
11 10 (2.31%) NHS
11 10 (2.31%) Replication
12 8 (1.85%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.62%) GIS
14 5 (1.16%) FMCG
14 5 (1.16%) Open Source
14 5 (1.16%) Informatics
14 5 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.42%) Windows
2 33 (7.64%) UNIX
3 31 (7.18%) Linux
4 9 (2.08%) Solaris
5 7 (1.62%) HPUX
6 6 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.39%) Android
6 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.06%) Analytics
2 58 (13.43%) Data Analysis
3 38 (8.80%) ETL
3 38 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (7.41%) ITIL
6 28 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (6.02%) Service Management
8 23 (5.32%) Predictive Modelling
9 22 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (4.86%) Data Management
11 20 (4.63%) Change Management
11 20 (4.63%) Performance Management
11 20 (4.63%) Machine Learning
11 20 (4.63%) Line Management
12 19 (4.40%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.40%) Migration
13 18 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.94%) Data Modelling
15 16 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (29.63%) SQL
2 50 (11.57%) R
3 49 (11.34%) Python
4 34 (7.87%) Java
5 30 (6.94%) C++
6 28 (6.48%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.02%) VBA
8 21 (4.86%) C
9 20 (4.63%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.01%) Ruby
11 13 (3.01%) C#
12 12 (2.78%) Scala
13 11 (2.55%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.62%) VB
15 6 (1.39%) Perl
16 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.46%) VBScript
17 2 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (20.60%) Degree
2 40 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.01%) PhD
5 9 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.62%) MCITP
7 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.39%) ISEB
8 6 (1.39%) CCNP
8 6 (1.39%) CCNA
9 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.16%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.69%) MCTS
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CISA
11 2 (0.46%) CISM
11 2 (0.46%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.25%) SLA
2 13 (3.01%) QA
3 6 (1.39%) CDISC
4 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) GCP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.46%) NFS
6 2 (0.46%) Samba
7 1 (0.23%) GPFS
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.46%) Nagios
4 2 (0.46%) Netcool
4 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.46%) WSUS
4 2 (0.46%) Puppet
4 2 (0.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) Mesos
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) yum
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (16.67%) Oracle
2 53 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.32%) Tableau
3 23 (5.32%) Google
4 22 (5.09%) Informatica
5 17 (3.94%) HP
6 16 (3.70%) Teradata
7 14 (3.24%) Cisco
8 13 (3.01%) Citrix
9 11 (2.55%) IBM
10 10 (2.31%) SAP
10 10 (2.31%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.85%) Cognos
11 8 (1.85%) VMware
12 7 (1.62%) Adobe
13 6 (1.39%) Novell
14 5 (1.16%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.16%) Siebel
14 5 (1.16%) ESRI
14 5 (1.16%) Symantec
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arcus Global Partners
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 18 days ago
North Yorkshire
Technical Prospects
Rate: Competitive - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago