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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 234 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Economics 29 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
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£389 £365 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% -8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £309 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £423 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £361 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -52.38%
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
2962 2622 2364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.48% 28.74% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1569 1424 1142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 169
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.80 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 17 £389 +6.64% 1
Berkshire +9 10 £608 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £270 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (72.55%) Project Management
2 30 (58.82%) Change Management
3 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 25 (49.02%) Project Planning
5 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
6 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) Degree
9 12 (23.53%) Security Management
9 12 (23.53%) Internet
10 10 (19.61%) MS Office
10 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
12 8 (15.69%) HP
12 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
12 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
12 8 (15.69%) SDLC
13 7 (13.73%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (13.73%) ITSM
14 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) PMI
14 6 (11.76%) PMI Certification
14 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
14 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
15 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
15 5 (9.80%) 3G
15 5 (9.80%) Service Management
15 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
15 5 (9.80%) Military

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Office
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) 3G
3 4 (7.84%) 3GPP
3 4 (7.84%) LTE
4 2 (3.92%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.92%) ATM
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) SDH
4 2 (3.92%) DWDM
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) NGN
5 1 (1.96%) 4G
5 1 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Programme Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 3 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
3 3 (5.88%) SAP Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Designer
4 2 (3.92%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (3.92%) PMO Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Architect
4 2 (3.92%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
4 2 (3.92%) Technical Designer
4 2 (3.92%) Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (1.96%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.76%) PMI
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Project Management
2 30 (58.82%) Change Management
3 25 (49.02%) Project Planning
4 12 (23.53%) Security Management
5 9 (17.65%) ITIL
6 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) ITSM
8 5 (9.80%) Service Management
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.80%) Critical Success Factor
8 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) Change Control
9 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) SWOT Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) QMS
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 2 (3.92%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (25.49%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.88%) PMP
6 2 (3.92%) HNC
6 2 (3.92%) HND
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) HP
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Ariba
4 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos