The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics 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 Merseyside 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
Statistics
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.75% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.72% 17.24% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 23
Average daily rate £425 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) DTV
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SPSS
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Pricing Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Actuary
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Pricing Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook