The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 227 216 230
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Economics 13 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.04% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
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£373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £383 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-62.38% -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1945 1731 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.62% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 831 823
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 133 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Economics
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (66.67%) Project Management
2 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
4 10 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.00%) Statistics
9 3 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Benchmarking
10 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.67%) Military
10 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.67%) MS Project
10 2 (6.67%) SAP
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL
10 2 (6.67%) SLA
10 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (6.67%) BS25999
10 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.67%) BCP

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Service Continuity Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Planner
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Project Management
2 11 (36.67%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) BCP
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (3.33%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) BS25999
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Ariba
2 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.33%) Primavera