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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 338 333 328
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Statistics 243 228 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.59% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 124 96
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £566 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Average hourly rate £19.18 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £152.50 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +58.33%
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
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -26 124 £414 +3.43% 65
South East -18 42 £300 -7.69% 30
North West -4 20 £375 +28.75% 18
Yorkshire -4 14 £400 +13.07% 7
South West -24 12 £363 -9.37% 7
East of England +12 10 £375 +82.92% 18
East Midlands +6 10 £350 +53.84% 6
West Midlands -7 8 £288 -16.05% 7
North East -4 1 £465 +61.73% 2
Midlands - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 135 (29.54%) SQL
2 102 (22.32%) Finance
3 101 (22.10%) Degree
4 99 (21.66%) Analytics
5 89 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (19.04%) Mathematics
7 60 (13.13%) SAS
8 58 (12.69%) Oracle
8 58 (12.69%) Data Analysis
9 57 (12.47%) Python
9 57 (12.47%) R
10 52 (11.38%) Hadoop
11 49 (10.72%) Windows
12 46 (10.07%) Computer Science
13 45 (9.85%) MS Excel
14 44 (9.63%) Microsoft
14 44 (9.63%) Big Data
15 43 (9.41%) VBA
16 42 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (8.97%) SQL Server
17 41 (8.97%) MS Office
18 40 (8.75%) Java
19 39 (8.53%) Data Mining
20 38 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (8.32%) Tableau
21 37 (8.10%) Telecoms
22 36 (7.88%) ITIL
22 36 (7.88%) Visualisation
22 36 (7.88%) Security Cleared
23 35 (7.66%) Oracle Database

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (13.13%) SAS
2 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.06%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.41%) Apache
5 10 (2.19%) Oracle 10gAS
6 7 (1.53%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.53%) IIS
7 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) TPMS
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.97%) MS Office
3 20 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.97%) MS Project
6 8 (1.75%) SPSS
7 6 (1.31%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.66%) Stata
9 2 (0.44%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.44%) Weka
10 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.53%) Heroku
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.22%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.72%) LTE
2 16 (3.50%) GSM
3 15 (3.28%) 3G
4 14 (3.06%) RNC
5 9 (1.97%) Firewall
6 8 (1.75%) ATM
7 7 (1.53%) FTP
8 6 (1.31%) LDAP
8 6 (1.31%) Telnet
8 6 (1.31%) VPN
9 5 (1.09%) Network Security
9 5 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.88%) SAN
10 4 (0.88%) Intranet
10 4 (0.88%) MPLS
10 4 (0.88%) DSL
10 4 (0.88%) WAN
10 4 (0.88%) LAN
11 3 (0.66%) ISDN
11 3 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.38%) Hadoop
2 44 (9.63%) Big Data
3 41 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 39 (8.53%) Data Mining
5 35 (7.66%) Oracle Database
6 27 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.19%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.97%) QlikView
11 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.75%) Base SAS
12 8 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 8 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Toad
3 2 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) PVCS
4 1 (0.22%) Introscope
4 1 (0.22%) Maven
4 1 (0.22%) RSpec
4 1 (0.22%) FishEye
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 102 (22.32%) Finance
2 37 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.22%) Banking
4 21 (4.60%) Retail
5 19 (4.16%) Marketing
6 13 (2.84%) Publishing
7 8 (1.75%) Games
8 7 (1.53%) Legal
8 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.31%) Law
9 6 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.66%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (29.32%) Analyst
2 65 (14.22%) Developer
3 56 (12.25%) Data Analyst
4 32 (7.00%) DBA
5 30 (6.56%) Data Scientist
6 20 (4.38%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.38%) Administrator
7 19 (4.16%) Consultant
8 15 (3.28%) Performance Engineer
9 14 (3.06%) SQL DBA
9 14 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.63%) Service Analyst
10 12 (2.63%) Data Modeller
11 11 (2.41%) MI Analyst
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.19%) Project Manager
13 9 (1.97%) Network Engineer
13 9 (1.97%) Performance Analyst
13 9 (1.97%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.47%) HTML
2 17 (3.72%) HTML5
3 16 (3.50%) CSS
3 16 (3.50%) Middleware
4 13 (2.84%) .NET
4 13 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (2.84%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.63%) RESTful
6 10 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (1.97%) ODBC
8 6 (1.31%) jQuery
9 5 (1.09%) Web Services
9 5 (1.09%) JSP
9 5 (1.09%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (1.09%) D3.js
10 4 (0.88%) CSS3
10 4 (0.88%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.88%) XML
10 4 (0.88%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (19.04%) Mathematics
3 46 (10.07%) Computer Science
4 36 (7.88%) Visualisation
5 33 (7.22%) Management Information System
6 27 (5.91%) Algorithms
7 24 (5.25%) Credit Risk
8 21 (4.60%) Economics
9 13 (2.84%) Physics
10 11 (2.41%) Applied Mathematics
11 10 (2.19%) NHS
11 10 (2.19%) User Experience
12 9 (1.97%) Replication
13 8 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.75%) Open Source
13 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (1.09%) Ontologies
15 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.72%) Windows
2 32 (7.00%) UNIX
3 30 (6.56%) Linux
4 9 (1.97%) Solaris
5 7 (1.53%) Android
5 7 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.53%) HPUX
6 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) AIX
7 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.66%) Analytics
2 58 (12.69%) Data Analysis
3 42 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (7.88%) ITIL
6 34 (7.44%) ETL
7 29 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 27 (5.91%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (5.47%) Service Management
10 25 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (5.25%) Predictive Modelling
12 22 (4.81%) Statistical Analysis
12 22 (4.81%) Change Management
13 21 (4.60%) Machine Learning
14 20 (4.38%) Line Management
14 20 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (4.38%) Data Management
15 19 (4.16%) Incident Management
16 18 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (29.54%) SQL
2 57 (12.47%) Python
2 57 (12.47%) R
3 43 (9.41%) VBA
4 40 (8.75%) Java
5 27 (5.91%) C++
6 23 (5.03%) Ruby
7 22 (4.81%) C
8 21 (4.60%) MATLAB
9 20 (4.38%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.94%) JavaScript
11 17 (3.72%) C#
12 15 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.06%) Scala
14 6 (1.31%) VB
15 5 (1.09%) Perl
16 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.88%) Clojure
16 4 (0.88%) Golang
17 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (22.10%) Degree
2 36 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.72%) PhD
5 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.53%) MCITP
6 7 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.09%) CCNP
8 5 (1.09%) CCNA
8 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.09%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.88%) VCP4
9 4 (0.88%) ISEB
10 3 (0.66%) CISSP
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.66%) CRISC
10 3 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.44%) SLA
2 10 (2.19%) QA
3 5 (1.09%) CDISC
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.22%) GCP
7 1 (0.22%) Basel II
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.66%) XenApp
6 2 (0.44%) Firmware
6 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.44%) Samba
6 2 (0.44%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.88%) SCCM
4 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.66%) Graphite
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.44%) Netcool
5 2 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (12.69%) Oracle
2 44 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.32%) Tableau
4 17 (3.72%) Google
5 16 (3.50%) HP
6 15 (3.28%) Informatica
7 12 (2.63%) Cisco
7 12 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 11 (2.41%) SAP
8 11 (2.41%) Teradata
9 10 (2.19%) IBM
10 9 (1.97%) Ericsson
10 9 (1.97%) Remedy
11 8 (1.75%) Citrix
12 7 (1.53%) Cognos
12 7 (1.53%) VMware
13 6 (1.31%) Alteryx
13 6 (1.31%) Novell
14 5 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.09%) McAfee
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