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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 138 156 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Contract jobs citing Statistics 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.27% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Median daily rate £250 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £251 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £463 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £32.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.87% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £17.90 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-49.72% -4.53%
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
1140 1259 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.79% 29.11% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 775 526
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.44 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -2 5 £376 +29.74% 6
Merseyside +9 4 £238 -20.83%
Lancashire +13 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) SAS
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) SPSS
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (18.18%) SLA
4 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Google
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Big Data
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management

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 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SPSS
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) BGP
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) TACACS
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Telnet
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Change Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Assistant
4 1 (4.55%) Validation Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Economics
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITSM
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) CHAID
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Linear Regression
4 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software License Management
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) IAS 39
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Intel
4 1 (4.55%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau