The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 75 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £480 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -4.09%
Mathematics
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
272 212 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.56% 24.71% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 112 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £234 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.65 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.63% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Reading region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) SAN

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Pensions Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) NetWare
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec