The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 61 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 1.07% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 4.30% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£445 £250 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.00% +143.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.66%
Statistics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
304 93 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.10% 24.93% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 42 34
Average daily rate £430 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.43% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £185 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Tyne and Wear -23 9 £445 +89.36% 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (100.00%) SAS
2 9 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
2 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (66.67%) Base SAS
3 8 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (66.67%) ODBC
3 8 (66.67%) ETL
4 7 (58.33%) Informatica
5 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (50.00%) Telnet
5 6 (50.00%) FTP
5 6 (50.00%) Solaris
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) SAS Certification
7 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) PVCS
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Documentum
10 1 (8.33%) Finance

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Telnet
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 8 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) SAS Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAS BI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Informatica