The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 371 369 360
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Economics 43 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £610 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £51.50
Economics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7310 8071 8222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.49% 32.27% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4846 5560 5618
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £628 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in London

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Economics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +5 7 £469 -6.25% 12
Docklands, London - 2 £538 -
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 62 (60.19%) Finance
2 59 (57.28%) Degree
3 40 (38.83%) Mathematics
4 37 (35.92%) SQL
5 29 (28.16%) Banking
6 27 (26.21%) Statistics
7 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
8 19 (18.45%) Analytics
9 18 (17.48%) Investment Banking
10 16 (15.53%) Information Security
10 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
11 13 (12.62%) Project Management
11 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
11 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
12 12 (11.65%) CISSP
12 12 (11.65%) Security Management
12 12 (11.65%) CISA
12 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
13 11 (10.68%) Market Risk
13 11 (10.68%) CISM
13 11 (10.68%) Financial Institution
13 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
13 11 (10.68%) Information Security Management
13 11 (10.68%) PhD
13 11 (10.68%) Windows
13 11 (10.68%) VBA
13 11 (10.68%) Big Data
14 10 (9.71%) C#
14 10 (9.71%) Quality Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.74%) SAS
2 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) Joomla!
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Documentum
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.83%) MS Office
4 5 (4.85%) SPSS
5 4 (3.88%) Stata
6 2 (1.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.97%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.97%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Intranet
2 4 (3.88%) SAN
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) VLAN
2 4 (3.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.88%) NAS
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) Big Data
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.97%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (60.19%) Finance
2 29 (28.16%) Banking
3 18 (17.48%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.68%) Financial Institution
5 10 (9.71%) Marketing
6 7 (6.80%) Front Office
7 4 (3.88%) Retail
8 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.91%) Publishing
9 2 (1.94%) Games
9 2 (1.94%) Legal
10 1 (0.97%) Automotive
10 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.97%) French Language
10 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Analyst
2 16 (15.53%) Data Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.80%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Quantitative Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Tester
9 4 (3.88%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Statistician
9 4 (3.88%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) XML
2 3 (2.91%) WPF
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) WCF
4 1 (0.97%) J2EE
4 1 (0.97%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) EJB
4 1 (0.97%) JDBC
4 1 (0.97%) JSP
4 1 (0.97%) Servlets
4 1 (0.97%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) Mathematics
2 27 (26.21%) Statistics
3 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
4 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
5 11 (10.68%) Market Risk
6 9 (8.74%) Derivative
7 8 (7.77%) E-Learning
8 7 (6.80%) Fixed Income
9 5 (4.85%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.88%) NHS
10 4 (3.88%) Psychology
11 3 (2.91%) FMCG
11 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.91%) PMI
11 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.94%) Physics
12 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
12 2 (1.94%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) UNIX
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Analytics
2 16 (15.53%) Information Security
3 13 (12.62%) Project Management
4 12 (11.65%) Security Management
4 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.68%) Information Security Management
6 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.71%) Quality Management
6 10 (9.71%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.83%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) Change Management
8 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.83%) Stress Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.85%) Quantitative Analysis
9 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.92%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) VBA
3 10 (9.71%) C#
4 7 (6.80%) C++
4 7 (6.80%) R
5 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
5 5 (4.85%) Java
6 4 (3.88%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
8 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (57.28%) Degree
2 12 (11.65%) CISSP
2 12 (11.65%) CISA
3 11 (10.68%) CISM
3 11 (10.68%) PhD
4 5 (4.85%) MBA
5 3 (2.91%) CFA
5 3 (2.91%) PMP
5 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ACCA
6 1 (0.97%) CIMA
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.97%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (6.80%) QA
3 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) HP
3 4 (3.88%) Dell
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco
3 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
3 4 (3.88%) SonicWALL
3 4 (3.88%) NETGEAR
4 3 (2.91%) Tableau
4 3 (2.91%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) Sybase
5 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.97%) Talend
6 1 (0.97%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.97%) Hitwise
6 1 (0.97%) Omniture
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
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