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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 214 227 231
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Economics 40 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 4
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£345 £327 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £295 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £384 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -26.66%
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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +8 20 £347 +6.18% 2
Berkshire +4 11 £608 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £270 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (73.58%) Project Management
2 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
3 29 (54.72%) Change Management
4 24 (45.28%) Project Planning
5 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
6 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (26.42%) Finance
8 13 (24.53%) Degree
9 11 (20.75%) Internet
10 10 (18.87%) MS Office
10 10 (18.87%) Security Management
11 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.98%) Programme Management
11 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) HP
13 7 (13.21%) ITSM
13 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (11.32%) PMI
14 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
14 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
14 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
15 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
15 5 (9.43%) 3G
15 5 (9.43%) Service Management
15 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
15 5 (9.43%) Military
15 5 (9.43%) Critical Success Factor
16 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
3 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) 3G
3 4 (7.55%) LTE
3 4 (7.55%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.77%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.77%) ATM
4 2 (3.77%) SDH
4 2 (3.77%) DWDM
5 1 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) NGN
5 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Military
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.43%) Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) Programme Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (5.66%) SAP Manager
3 3 (5.66%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Applications Manager
3 3 (5.66%) Architecture Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Project Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) PMO Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Project Planner
5 1 (1.89%) Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (1.89%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) PMI
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Project Management
2 29 (54.72%) Change Management
3 24 (45.28%) Project Planning
4 10 (18.87%) Security Management
5 9 (16.98%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 5 (9.43%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Change Control
9 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.55%) SWOT Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.66%) Migration
10 3 (5.66%) QMS
11 2 (3.77%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (3.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.66%) PMP
6 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) HP
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Ariba
4 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) VMware