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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 237 226 205
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Economics 18 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£398 £308 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.36% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £410 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £308 £330
% change year-on-year
+29.36% -6.66%
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
2567 2224 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 26.46% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1169 822
Average daily rate £375 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 137 177
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -7 13 £390 -10.34% 1
Surrey - 3 £470 -
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (72.50%) Project Management
2 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Change Management
3 24 (60.00%) Project Planning
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (20.00%) Demand Management
5 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 5 (12.50%) Military
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (7.50%) SAP
10 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
11 2 (5.00%) Ariba
11 2 (5.00%) PMI
11 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.00%) HND
11 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.00%) Primavera
11 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
11 2 (5.00%) Security Management
11 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
11 2 (5.00%) SAP MDM
11 2 (5.00%) Validation
11 2 (5.00%) Banking

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) 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 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
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%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Project Management
2 24 (60.00%) Change Management
2 24 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 8 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
4 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) QMS
6 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.00%) HND
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Ariba
2 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.00%) Primavera
3 1 (2.50%) BT
3 1 (2.50%) Huawei
3 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects