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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 232 224 242
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Economics 11 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.27% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 1.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£375 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (85.19%) Project Management
2 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Project Planning
4 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (37.04%) Change Management
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.11%) Military
10 3 (11.11%) SAP
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL
11 2 (7.41%) BCP
11 2 (7.41%) SLA
11 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.41%) BS25999
11 2 (7.41%) Migration
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 1 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
12 1 (3.70%) Coaching
12 1 (3.70%) Informatics
12 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Continuity Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) Project Planning
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) QMS
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) BS25999
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Ariba
2 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.70%) Primavera
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects