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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 139 143 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.35% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 13
Median daily rate £219 £290 £728
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -60.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £234 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £340 £828
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £16.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -25.33%
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
1171 1035 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.91% 27.41% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 604 486
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 55
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -15 4 £300 +1.69% 7
Lancashire -5 3 £138 -50.00%
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) SAS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SPSS
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) CHAID
5 2 (14.29%) ECDL
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software License Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet

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 5 (35.71%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SPSS
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
1 1 (7.14%) TACACS
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Telnet
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Bid Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) CHAID
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Linear Regression
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software License Management
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ECDL
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) IAS 39
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys