The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 158 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.19% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.61% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£225 £320 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +156.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £15.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.40% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
Mathematics
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
1249 978 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.45% 31.69% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Manchester -17 3 £225 -29.68% 20
Lancashire - 2 - -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (9.09%) Modular Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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