The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 165 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £347 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1290 1199 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.99% 30.66% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 648 483
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +1 1 £400 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Economics.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) PMBOK
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) CMMI
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) PMI
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) BMC

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Service Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Technical Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware