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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 150 137 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.33% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £728
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -48.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £272 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £405 £828
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.99 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.99 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.68% -36.05%
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
1204 975 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.94% 26.79% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 576 481
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 55 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £46.32 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 28 June 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
Manchester -16 3 £300 - 4
Cheshire +1 1 £700 +75.00%
Lancashire -5 1 £138 -50.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) SAS
3 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 2 (13.33%) Telnet
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SMTP
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP

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 4 (26.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) TACACS
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Telnet
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) CHAID
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) IAS 39
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Qualys