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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 244 243 235
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Economics 13 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate £385 £394 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £335 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -
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
2618 2755 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.60% 29.09% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1443 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 184 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £338 -13.46%
Surrey +1 4 £413 -17.50%
Berkshire +6 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £398 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Project Planning
3 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Change Control
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (19.44%) SDLC
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
7 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) Security Management
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (11.11%) Psychology
9 4 (11.11%) Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) Demand Management
9 4 (11.11%) Product Management
9 4 (11.11%) ERP
9 4 (11.11%) SAP
10 3 (8.33%) Network Planning
10 3 (8.33%) Logistics
10 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) Process Management
10 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
10 3 (8.33%) Mathematics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) IT Manager
2 5 (13.89%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Officer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Pricing Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Psychology
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) Change Control
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Security Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (11.11%) Demand Management
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) Product Management
7 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (8.33%) Logistics
7 3 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Process Management
7 3 (8.33%) Product Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Brio
3 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) RedPrairie