The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 148 153 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.73% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £400 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £349 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.60 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.44 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +51.88%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
977 1240 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.42% 29.62% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 682 541
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £236 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Statistics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Statistics
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 Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 -3 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 4
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SAS
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) SPSS
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 4 (16.67%) Big Data
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) SLA
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Informix
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell

Statistics
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SPSS
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) G Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) 3G
1 2 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) 2G
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Node B
2 1 (4.17%) RNC
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Informix
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (8.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Service Representative
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) RIA
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) CHAID
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) R
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ECDL
4 2 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IDERA
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Intel
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com