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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 117 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 22 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 0.37% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +111.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
852 804 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.53% 28.39% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cheshire +16 9 £375 - 1
Manchester -10 4 £375 +36.36% 4
Merseyside - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.59%) RESTful
3 7 (20.59%) HTML5
3 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) SLA
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Finance
4 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (11.76%) Android Development
6 4 (11.76%) QA
6 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) Android
7 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Mathematics

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Actuary
5 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (20.59%) RESTful
1 7 (20.59%) HTML5
1 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Life Science
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) DTV
4 2 (5.88%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
5 1 (2.94%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.94%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Android Development
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (8.82%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Ruby
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Ganglia
1 1 (2.94%) yum
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Trillium
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Siebel
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Google