The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 270 237 236
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing Economics 13 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £396 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £347 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £91.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
Economics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2975 3129 2754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.87% 30.99% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1662 1465
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 155 192
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -8 6 £350 +0.64% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £550 -
Surrey -8 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Economics.

1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Network Planning
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (11.11%) Logistics
8 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) QA
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Programme Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) ERP Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Applications Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MLlib
1 1 (3.70%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Psychology
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Logistics
5 3 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) R
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Brio
3 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) VMware