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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 63 67 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.00% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 3.77% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £246 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +50.00%
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
213 265 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.60% 26.50% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 139 114
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Data Mining
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) ESRI
3 7 (46.67%) ArcGIS
3 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) GIS
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) ArcObjects
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) PABX
6 3 (20.00%) Firmware
6 3 (20.00%) Intranet
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Document Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (46.67%) ArcGIS
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
1 3 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (6.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Mining
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SPSS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) GIS
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
1 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft