The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 356 354 387
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Contract jobs citing Economics 45 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £463 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7206 7948 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.79% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4849 5486 5516
Average daily rate £450 £463 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 175 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Economics
England

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Economics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 10 £521 +9.63% 9
Docklands, London - 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (57.27%) Finance
2 61 (55.45%) Degree
3 42 (38.18%) Mathematics
4 41 (37.27%) SQL
5 30 (27.27%) Statistics
6 24 (21.82%) Banking
7 21 (19.09%) Analytics
8 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
9 18 (16.36%) Information Security
9 18 (16.36%) Computer Science
10 16 (14.55%) Investment Banking
11 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.73%) SAS
12 13 (11.82%) CISSP
12 13 (11.82%) Security Management
12 13 (11.82%) CISA
13 12 (10.91%) CISM
13 12 (10.91%) Information Security Management
13 12 (10.91%) Financial Institution
13 12 (10.91%) PhD
13 12 (10.91%) VBA
13 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
14 11 (10.00%) Windows
14 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
14 11 (10.00%) Big Data
15 10 (9.09%) R
15 10 (9.09%) Intranet
15 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (9.09%) Microsoft

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (12.73%) SAS
2 8 (7.27%) Joomla!
2 8 (7.27%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) SPSS
2 9 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.55%) Stata
4 3 (2.73%) MS Office
5 2 (1.82%) MS Project
6 1 (0.91%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Intranet
2 4 (3.64%) VLAN
2 4 (3.64%) NAS
2 4 (3.64%) Network Security
2 4 (3.64%) Firewall
2 4 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) Big Data
3 7 (6.36%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.64%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.91%) MS Access
8 1 (0.91%) OLAP
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.91%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 63 (57.27%) Finance
2 24 (21.82%) Banking
3 16 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.91%) Financial Institution
5 9 (8.18%) Marketing
6 5 (4.55%) Front Office
7 4 (3.64%) Retail
7 4 (3.64%) Games
7 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.73%) Publishing
9 2 (1.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.91%) Automotive
10 1 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.91%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (45.45%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) Data Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Consultant
5 7 (6.36%) Information Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Quantitative Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Test Leader
7 5 (4.55%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.64%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Statistician
8 4 (3.64%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) COM
3 1 (0.91%) CSS
3 1 (0.91%) WCF
3 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.18%) Mathematics
2 30 (27.27%) Statistics
3 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
4 18 (16.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.18%) E-Learning
6 8 (7.27%) Market Risk
7 5 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 5 (4.55%) Derivative
8 4 (3.64%) Psychology
8 4 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.64%) NHS
9 3 (2.73%) PMI
9 3 (2.73%) FMCG
9 3 (2.73%) Physics
10 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.82%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Analytics
2 18 (16.36%) Information Security
3 13 (11.82%) Security Management
4 12 (10.91%) Information Security Management
4 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.18%) Project Management
8 8 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.36%) Stress Testing
9 7 (6.36%) Econometrics
10 6 (5.45%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.45%) Quantitative Analysis
10 6 (5.45%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.45%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) VBA
3 10 (9.09%) R
4 9 (8.18%) C#
5 8 (7.27%) C++
6 6 (5.45%) MATLAB
6 6 (5.45%) Python
6 6 (5.45%) Java
7 3 (2.73%) C
7 3 (2.73%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (55.45%) Degree
2 13 (11.82%) CISSP
2 13 (11.82%) CISA
3 12 (10.91%) CISM
3 12 (10.91%) PhD
4 5 (4.55%) MBA
5 4 (3.64%) Postgraduate
5 4 (3.64%) PMP
5 4 (3.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.73%) CFA
7 1 (0.91%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.91%) ACCA
7 1 (0.91%) GIAC
7 1 (0.91%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Tableau
4 4 (3.64%) SonicWALL
4 4 (3.64%) NETGEAR
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
4 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.64%) Cognos
4 4 (3.64%) HP
4 4 (3.64%) Dell
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) Talend
5 3 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) Sybase
6 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.91%) Informatica
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