The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 94 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Statistics 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 1.53% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £313 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -35.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -
Statistics
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
458 327 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.18% 30.82% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 204 114
Average daily rate £385 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.98 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the Leeds region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Leeds region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) HNC
2 6 (46.15%) SMS
2 6 (46.15%) RTP
2 6 (46.15%) SS7
2 6 (46.15%) 3G
2 6 (46.15%) Remedy
2 6 (46.15%) ISUP
2 6 (46.15%) SCCP
2 6 (46.15%) 2G
2 6 (46.15%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (46.15%) MGW
2 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) 4G
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Research
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Economics
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) RTP
1 6 (46.15%) SS7
1 6 (46.15%) ISUP
1 6 (46.15%) SCCP
1 6 (46.15%) 2G
1 6 (46.15%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (46.15%) MGW
1 6 (46.15%) 4G
1 6 (46.15%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Economics
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Research
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) HNC
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft