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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 229 230 211
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Economics 30 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.070% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.26% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 18
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£373 £435 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +42.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2844 2305 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 187
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +1 23 £357 -23.74%
Surrey - 4 £485 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 30 (75.00%) Project Management
2 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
3 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 23 (57.50%) Project Planning
5 22 (55.00%) Change Management
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) Demand Management
8 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.50%) Military
9 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
12 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.50%) SAP
12 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
13 2 (5.00%) HND
13 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 2 (5.00%) UNIX
13 2 (5.00%) Security Management
13 2 (5.00%) PMI
13 2 (5.00%) Validation
13 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
13 2 (5.00%) SAP MDM
13 2 (5.00%) QMS
13 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
13 2 (5.00%) Marketing
13 2 (5.00%) Banking

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) IPv6
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) 3G
1 1 (2.50%) LTE
1 1 (2.50%) 4G
1 1 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BI
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Applications Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Project Management
2 23 (57.50%) Project Planning
3 22 (55.00%) Change Management
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) Demand Management
5 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
7 2 (5.00%) QMS
7 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Ariba
2 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.50%) Primavera
2 1 (2.50%) BT
2 1 (2.50%) Huawei
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects