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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 262 235 214
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Contract jobs citing Economics 14 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.41% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
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£398 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £336 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £494 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
3074 2703 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.52% 29.60% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1477 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -10 9 £398 +4.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £378 - 2
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (75.00%) Project Management
2 35 (67.31%) Change Management
3 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
4 25 (48.08%) Project Planning
5 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
6 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (32.69%) MS Office
8 15 (28.85%) Internet
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 14 (26.92%) Security Management
10 13 (25.00%) Programme Management
11 12 (23.08%) ITIL
11 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) Degree
11 12 (23.08%) SDLC
12 10 (19.23%) HP
12 10 (19.23%) ITSM
12 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
13 9 (17.31%) PMI
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 9 (17.31%) PMI Certification
13 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
13 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
13 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
13 9 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
15 7 (13.46%) Change Control
15 7 (13.46%) Migration
15 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
15 7 (13.46%) Service Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Office
2 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
3 9 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) 3G
3 4 (7.69%) 3GPP
3 4 (7.69%) LTE
4 2 (3.85%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
4 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.85%) ATM
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) SDH
4 2 (3.85%) DWDM
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) NGN
5 1 (1.92%) 4G
5 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Military
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.62%) PMO Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Architecture Manager
3 3 (5.77%) SAP Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Designer
4 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (3.85%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Designer
4 2 (3.85%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.31%) PMI
4 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Project Management
2 35 (67.31%) Change Management
3 25 (48.08%) Project Planning
4 14 (26.92%) Security Management
5 13 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 12 (23.08%) ITIL
6 12 (23.08%) SDLC
7 10 (19.23%) ITSM
8 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
10 7 (13.46%) Change Control
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 7 (13.46%) Migration
10 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.62%) Process Management
12 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.69%) SWOT Analysis
12 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
13 3 (5.77%) QMS
14 2 (3.85%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.08%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) PMI Certification
5 6 (11.54%) PMP
6 2 (3.85%) HNC
6 2 (3.85%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) HP
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) VMware