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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 243 239 237
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Economics 19 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.99% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Median daily rate £525 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £294 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £448 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
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
2757 3023 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 32.03% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1605 1448
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 136 153
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 9 £550 -9.56% 1
Hampshire -11 4 £424 +11.44% 1
East Sussex - 2 £600 - 1
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £240 -10.94% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £265 -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Economics.

1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) MS Office
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
6 7 (23.33%) Programme Management
6 7 (23.33%) QA
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) Service Management
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.67%) Statistics
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.67%) MS Project
10 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Tableau
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Analytics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) MLlib
1 1 (3.33%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Psychology
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (23.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.33%) Game Development
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) R
1 1 (3.33%) Scala
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware