The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 112 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Statistics 18 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 0.83% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
Average daily rate
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£728 £314 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+131.87% -23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 601 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.55% 22.56% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 279 300
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 68
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Statistics
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Lancashire - 7 £828 -
Manchester -2 3 - - 6
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 2
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Data Security
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 6 (19.35%) CESG
3 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) RMADS
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) CCNP
6 3 (9.68%) CCNA
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.68%) SAS
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) Electronics

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (9.68%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.23%) Weka
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) 4G
3 1 (3.23%) 2G
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
3 1 (3.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Security Advisor
3 4 (12.90%) Pricing Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Actuary
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Strategy Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Pricing Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) CESG
1 6 (19.35%) RMADS
2 5 (16.13%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) DTV
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.23%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) AIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Data Security
2 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Econometrics
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
2 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.23%) R
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Trillium
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £17 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago