The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 69 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.92% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 2.79% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +72.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Statistics
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
236 358 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.91% 32.93% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 216 101
Average daily rate £399 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.18 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (50.00%) ESRI
2 4 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) xDSL
5 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) MRTG
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) ArcObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
5 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) SPSS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) xDSL
1 1 (12.50%) MRTG
1 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) ISDN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) PPP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
1 1 (12.50%) FDDI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SPSS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
2 1 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ArcObjects
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) CHAID
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ESRI
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy