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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 332 373 337
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -36
Contract jobs citing Statistics 268 195 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.50% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 112 119
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £173 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.05% +5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £22.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
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
13101 12966 13810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.05% 26.59% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7930 8100 8184
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 576 556 734
Average hourly rate £18.56 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +25 148 £415 +10.66% 61
South East -4 35 £315 +5.00% 21
East of England -4 24 £270 -16.92% 14
North West +6 16 £363 +19.83% 16
East Midlands +11 13 £325 - 3
West Midlands -2 13 £343 +53.93% 2
South West -34 11 £383 +128.35% 9
North East -17 5 £313 +4.16% 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £288 -10.71% 15
Midlands - - - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 162 (29.62%) SQL
2 123 (22.49%) Mathematics
3 115 (21.02%) Degree
4 105 (19.20%) Finance
5 95 (17.37%) Microsoft
6 88 (16.09%) Oracle
7 85 (15.54%) Analytics
8 80 (14.63%) Windows
9 79 (14.44%) Management Information System
10 74 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 74 (13.53%) Data Analysis
11 69 (12.61%) ITIL
11 69 (12.61%) MS Excel
12 61 (11.15%) SAS
12 61 (11.15%) Security Cleared
13 55 (10.05%) Data Mining
14 54 (9.87%) Service Management
15 53 (9.69%) Java
16 51 (9.32%) Marketing
17 50 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (8.96%) Linux
19 46 (8.41%) SLA
20 45 (8.23%) Oracle Reports
21 43 (7.86%) MS Office
21 43 (7.86%) R
22 42 (7.68%) Python
23 40 (7.31%) Service Delivery
24 39 (7.13%) VBA
24 39 (7.13%) SC Cleared
24 39 (7.13%) Oracle Database

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (11.15%) SAS
2 13 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.19%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.01%) ArcGIS
5 9 (1.65%) IIS
6 7 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.10%) Mule
7 6 (1.10%) CMS
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.73%) Apache
10 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.55%) Node.js
10 3 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
Applications
1 69 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.86%) MS Office
3 33 (6.03%) SPSS
4 26 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (2.38%) MS Visio
7 11 (2.01%) Stata
8 4 (0.73%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.37%) MS Project
9 2 (0.37%) FastStats
10 1 (0.18%) Weka
10 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.65%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Summit
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.55%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) MoSes
6 1 (0.18%) assyst
6 1 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.11%) DNS
2 16 (2.93%) Internet
3 15 (2.74%) LAN
4 13 (2.38%) DHCP
5 12 (2.19%) Firewall
6 10 (1.83%) Intranet
7 9 (1.65%) VPN
8 8 (1.46%) WAN
8 8 (1.46%) SAN
9 7 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.28%) Network Security
10 6 (1.10%) IPv4
11 5 (0.91%) 4G
12 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.73%) SMTP
12 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.73%) ATM
12 4 (0.73%) GPRS
12 4 (0.73%) Multicast
13 3 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.05%) Data Mining
3 45 (8.23%) Oracle Reports
4 39 (7.13%) Oracle Database
5 30 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 27 (4.94%) Big Data
7 26 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (3.29%) Relational Database
11 17 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.74%) MySQL
13 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (2.38%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.19%) Apache Hive
16 11 (2.01%) KDB
17 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Maven
2 7 (1.28%) PVCS
3 6 (1.10%) JIRA
4 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.91%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) RSpec
7 1 (0.18%) Mocha
7 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.18%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.18%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) Introscope
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 105 (19.20%) Finance
2 51 (9.32%) Marketing
3 37 (6.76%) Banking
4 25 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.39%) Back Office
6 19 (3.47%) Front Office
7 11 (2.01%) Retail
8 10 (1.83%) Legal
8 10 (1.83%) Publishing
9 6 (1.10%) Advertising
9 6 (1.10%) Law
9 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Games
10 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.73%) Billing
11 4 (0.73%) Electronics
11 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (34.55%) Analyst
2 57 (10.42%) Developer
3 44 (8.04%) Data Analyst
4 33 (6.03%) DBA
5 25 (4.57%) Administrator
6 24 (4.39%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.20%) Support Analyst
8 20 (3.66%) Performance Manager
9 19 (3.47%) Data Scientist
9 19 (3.47%) Service Analyst
9 19 (3.47%) Network Engineer
9 19 (3.47%) Information Analyst
10 17 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
11 15 (2.74%) Consultant
11 15 (2.74%) Tester
11 15 (2.74%) Network Support
12 14 (2.56%) Performance Analyst
12 14 (2.56%) SQL DBA
13 12 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.85%) .NET
2 18 (3.29%) HTML
3 15 (2.74%) CSS
4 13 (2.38%) jQuery
5 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.83%) SciPy
6 10 (1.83%) NumPy
6 10 (1.83%) Pandas
7 7 (1.28%) Pyramid
7 7 (1.28%) Web Services
7 7 (1.28%) XML
8 6 (1.10%) Middleware
9 5 (0.91%) WSH
9 5 (0.91%) ArcObjects
9 5 (0.91%) WCF
10 4 (0.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.73%) HTML5
10 4 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.73%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 123 (22.49%) Mathematics
2 79 (14.44%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.03%) Economics
4 25 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.84%) GIS
6 20 (3.66%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.74%) NHS
8 14 (2.56%) Open Source
8 14 (2.56%) Data Extraction
9 11 (2.01%) Social Media
9 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.83%) Replication
11 8 (1.46%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.46%) Derivative
11 8 (1.46%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.28%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.28%) Informatics
12 7 (1.28%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (1.28%) CESG
13 6 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.63%) Windows
2 49 (8.96%) Linux
3 26 (4.75%) UNIX
4 23 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.10%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.37%) AIX
7 2 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.54%) Analytics
2 74 (13.53%) Data Analysis
3 69 (12.61%) ITIL
4 54 (9.87%) Service Management
5 50 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (7.31%) Service Delivery
7 36 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (5.67%) Project Management
10 29 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (4.94%) PRINCE2
12 25 (4.57%) ETL
13 24 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (3.84%) Statistical Modelling
14 21 (3.84%) Workflow
14 21 (3.84%) ITSM
14 21 (3.84%) Statistical Analysis
15 20 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (3.66%) Performance Management
16 19 (3.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 162 (29.62%) SQL
2 53 (9.69%) Java
3 43 (7.86%) R
4 42 (7.68%) Python
5 39 (7.13%) VBA
6 34 (6.22%) C++
7 25 (4.57%) C#
8 21 (3.84%) C
9 19 (3.47%) JavaScript
10 18 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.19%) MATLAB
12 11 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.10%) Ruby
15 5 (0.91%) Scala
15 5 (0.91%) VBScript
15 5 (0.91%) VB
16 4 (0.73%) Perl
16 4 (0.73%) PHP
17 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (21.02%) Degree
2 61 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 30 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 28 (5.12%) PhD
6 20 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.47%) MCP
8 15 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.10%) CCNP
10 6 (1.10%) CCNA
10 6 (1.10%) ISEB
10 6 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.91%) MCSE
12 2 (0.37%) MCSA
12 2 (0.37%) MCT
12 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (0.37%) CNA
12 2 (0.37%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.41%) SLA
2 12 (2.19%) QA
3 5 (0.91%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) WAI
4 2 (0.37%) CDISC
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
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 27 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.28%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) UAG
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) GPFS
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (1.83%) OpenView
2 7 (1.28%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.10%) DameWare
3 6 (1.10%) OVSD
4 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.73%) HP NNM
5 4 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.73%) SCOM
6 3 (0.55%) SCCM
7 2 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) nmon
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) WMI
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 88 (16.09%) Oracle
3 25 (4.57%) HP
3 25 (4.57%) Tableau
4 24 (4.39%) Cisco
5 21 (3.84%) VMware
6 15 (2.74%) Google
7 12 (2.19%) IBM
7 12 (2.19%) Adobe
8 10 (1.83%) Citrix
8 10 (1.83%) ESRI
9 9 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.46%) SAP
10 8 (1.46%) Teradata
11 7 (1.28%) TSYS
11 7 (1.28%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.28%) Informatica
12 6 (1.10%) Nokia
12 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.10%) F5
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