The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics 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 Statistics over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 213 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 35 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.62% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
Average daily rate
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£315 £243 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.89% -19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £139 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £353 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £22.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
Statistics
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
2080 1728 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.39% 19.76% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 914 870
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 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 111 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Statistics
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 Statistics within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +5 10 £400 +20.30% 5
Surrey +3 7 £466 +49.20% 6
West Sussex - 7 £290 -
Hampshire -17 3 - - 5
Oxfordshire -3 2 £301 - 4
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) Data Mining
2 19 (27.94%) Data Analysis
3 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
4 17 (25.00%) Oracle
5 16 (23.53%) ETL
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 13 (19.12%) GIS
6 13 (19.12%) Data Management
7 12 (17.65%) Degree
7 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (14.71%) MS Office
9 10 (14.71%) ESRI
9 10 (14.71%) ArcGIS
10 9 (13.24%) .NET
11 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (10.29%) Java
12 7 (10.29%) Windows
12 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
13 6 (8.82%) SLA
13 6 (8.82%) EAI
13 6 (8.82%) MySQL
13 6 (8.82%) Project Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.71%) ArcGIS
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Mule
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (7.35%) SAS
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) SPSS
4 2 (2.94%) FastStats
5 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) Intranet
3 3 (4.41%) PABX
4 2 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.94%) 3G
4 2 (2.94%) GSM
4 2 (2.94%) UMTS
5 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) DSL
5 1 (1.47%) 2G
5 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
1 19 (27.94%) Data Mining
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.82%) MySQL
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.47%) MS Access
10 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.47%) Big Data
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) PVCS
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.47%) Introscope
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.47%) Toad
2 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) DBA
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Database Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) GIS Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Trainer
8 2 (2.94%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) IT Trainer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) WSH
2 5 (7.35%) ArcObjects
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) LINQ
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.47%) XSL
5 1 (1.47%) ODBC
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) JDBC
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 13 (19.12%) GIS
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (7.35%) Replication
5 4 (5.88%) NHS
5 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) CESG
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.47%) LLPG
7 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Data Analysis
2 16 (23.53%) ETL
3 13 (19.12%) Data Management
4 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.82%) EAI
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) ERD
6 6 (8.82%) Network Management
7 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) Database Security
8 4 (5.88%) Data Validation
8 4 (5.88%) Service Management
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) ITIL
8 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) VBScript
4 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.35%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (4.41%) VBA
7 2 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.94%) MCT
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) CNA
4 2 (2.94%) Novell Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ECDL
4 2 (2.94%) MOS
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) PhD
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) BS7666
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.47%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) ESRI
4 5 (7.35%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.94%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.94%) Alterian
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco