The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics 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 Mathematics over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 201 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 51 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 2.76% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 36
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£340 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £173 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.49 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.71 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £33.75 £43.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Mathematics
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
2562 2171 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.74% 24.97% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1152 1139
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 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 119 185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.63 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.93% +17.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Mathematics
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 Mathematics within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Berkshire +8 10 £350 +65.68% 12
Oxfordshire +1 8 £330 - 10
Hampshire -14 8 £205 -25.45% 7
Surrey -14 7 £375 +54.63% 13
Kent -2 6 £225 -59.09% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £500 +455.55% 6
West Sussex +4 1 £203 - 2
East Sussex -13 1 - - 2
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 49 (55.68%) Degree
2 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
3 29 (32.95%) C
4 22 (25.00%) C++
4 22 (25.00%) Physics
5 17 (19.32%) Java
6 14 (15.91%) Linux
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) SQL
8 12 (13.64%) C#
8 12 (13.64%) Games
9 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.50%) Python
10 10 (11.36%) UNIX
10 10 (11.36%) Windows
10 10 (11.36%) PhD
10 10 (11.36%) HTML
10 10 (11.36%) .NET
10 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.23%) CSS
11 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.09%) Military
12 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.09%) Electronics
12 8 (9.09%) Web Services
12 8 (9.09%) XML
13 7 (7.95%) Oracle
13 7 (7.95%) MS Excel

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.14%) Resin
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.14%) Simulink
4 1 (1.14%) Maya
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) LDAP
3 4 (4.55%) HTTP
4 3 (3.41%) Network Security
5 2 (2.27%) DVB
5 2 (2.27%) LTE
5 2 (2.27%) 4G
5 2 (2.27%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 2 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) 3G
6 1 (1.14%) 2G
6 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.14%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.14%) UMTS
6 1 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (1.14%) SNMP
6 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) DTS
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) MS Access
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Ant
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.14%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (13.64%) Games
2 8 (9.09%) Military
2 8 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Finance
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Computer Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Systems Test Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) IT Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) XML
4 7 (7.95%) Spring
5 6 (6.82%) WPF
5 6 (6.82%) OpenGL
5 6 (6.82%) REST
6 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.41%) WinForms
7 3 (3.41%) HTML5
8 2 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.27%) Ajax
8 2 (2.27%) Java EE
8 2 (2.27%) Flash
8 2 (2.27%) SOAP
8 2 (2.27%) STL
8 2 (2.27%) LAMP
8 2 (2.27%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 22 (25.00%) Physics
3 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.55%) Statistics
5 4 (4.55%) Open Source
6 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.27%) DTV
7 2 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.27%) Interactive TV
7 2 (2.27%) Firmware
7 2 (2.27%) IPTV
7 2 (2.27%) Xbox
8 1 (1.14%) New Media
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.14%) Animation
8 1 (1.14%) SCADA
8 1 (1.14%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) UNIX
2 10 (11.36%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.95%) Data Management
4 6 (6.82%) Signal Processing
5 5 (5.68%) Change Control
5 5 (5.68%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (5.68%) Image Processing
5 5 (5.68%) Video Processing
5 5 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (5.68%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.68%) MVC
5 5 (5.68%) Workflow
5 5 (5.68%) Migration
5 5 (5.68%) CRM
6 4 (4.55%) SOA
6 4 (4.55%) Scrum
6 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) C
2 22 (25.00%) C++
3 17 (19.32%) Java
4 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.77%) SQL
5 12 (13.64%) C#
6 11 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (7.95%) MATLAB
8 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.27%) VBA
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) R
10 1 (1.14%) XAML
10 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (55.68%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) PhD
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.14%) MCSE
7 1 (1.14%) MCSA
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) HND
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCOM
2 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.41%) SCSM
4 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.14%) Puppet
4 1 (1.14%) Munin
4 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Lagan
3 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.27%) Nintex
4 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.27%) Autodesk
4 2 (2.27%) BT
4 2 (2.27%) Perforce
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Software AG
5 1 (1.14%) BMC
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.14%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.14%) Open Text
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
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