The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 102 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £356 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -27.02%
Statistics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 373 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.50% 26.30% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 221 190
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £201 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (35.71%) SLA
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) Aruba
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) SNMP
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Python

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) BGP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
1 4 (28.57%) OSPF
1 4 (28.57%) SMTP
1 4 (28.57%) SNMP
1 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
1 4 (28.57%) TACACS
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) Telnet
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) OLAP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Economics
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Research
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Aruba
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia