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 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
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 245 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -5
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 31 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 2.00% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 18
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£250 £276 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £193 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £358 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 15
Average hourly rate £31.75 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.55% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £12.33 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.95 £47.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
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
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%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 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
Surrey -8 8 £400 +28.51% 6
West Sussex -13 8 £120 -40.74% 3
Hampshire -13 5 - - 11
East Sussex -1 3 £620 - 2
Berkshire -10 3 £163 -53.57% 10
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £250 - 2
Middlesex +2 1 £307 -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
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 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 26 (44.83%) Degree
2 20 (34.48%) C
3 19 (32.76%) Windows
4 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.52%) C++
10 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 8 (13.79%) Physics
11 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.07%) Marketing
11 7 (12.07%) Statistics
11 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Back Office
12 6 (10.34%) Games
12 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.34%) HTML
12 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.34%) CSS
12 6 (10.34%) Xbox
13 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
13 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.62%) MS Office
13 5 (8.62%) Java

Mathematics
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 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.17%) MS Project
4 3 (5.17%) SPSS
5 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.45%) VPN
1 2 (3.45%) SSL
1 2 (3.45%) TACACS
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) QlikView
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
3 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.45%) OLTP
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Ant
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
1 2 (3.45%) Maven
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Marketing
3 6 (10.34%) Back Office
3 6 (10.34%) Games
4 5 (8.62%) Finance
5 4 (6.90%) Billing
6 3 (5.17%) Military
7 2 (3.45%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Banking
8 1 (1.72%) Retail
8 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Programmer
3 6 (10.34%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Graphics Programmer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Programmer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) CSS
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) CGI
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.17%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.45%) XACML
4 2 (3.45%) OpenID
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) LINQ
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) OAuth
4 2 (3.45%) SAML
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) XSL
4 2 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.79%) Physics
4 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.07%) Statistics
5 6 (10.34%) Xbox
6 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
6 3 (5.17%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (5.17%) PlayStation
7 2 (3.45%) NHS
7 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.45%) SecurID
7 2 (3.45%) PKI
7 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.90%) Analytics
6 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.17%) Coaching
6 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (5.17%) SDLC
6 3 (5.17%) MVC
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Operations Research
7 2 (3.45%) Web Development
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) C
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) C++
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) R
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.45%) CISA
5 2 (3.45%) CISM
5 2 (3.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) CIMA
6 1 (1.72%) PhD
6 1 (1.72%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.45%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (1.72%) Remedy
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos