The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Economics 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.14% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
249 282 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.78% 27.12% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 135 95
Average daily rate £400 £348 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the Reading region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA