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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 213 207 214
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Statistics 47 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 2.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 20
Median daily rate £375 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 - £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 - £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.19 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-59.15% +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
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
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 £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +4 15 £388 +16.54% 6
Hampshire +10 12 £338 -12.90% 2
Surrey +14 9 £381 +57.21% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £218 -31.41% 4
East Sussex +3 1 - -
Middlesex -2 1 £375 +22.14%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 41 (34.45%) SQL
2 29 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (23.53%) Visualisation
3 28 (23.53%) Python
4 27 (22.69%) Windows
5 26 (21.85%) Oracle
6 25 (21.01%) Degree
6 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
7 24 (20.17%) R
8 23 (19.33%) Analytics
8 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
8 23 (19.33%) Finance
8 23 (19.33%) Active Directory
9 22 (18.49%) Java
9 22 (18.49%) Front Office
10 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
11 19 (15.97%) Problem Management
11 19 (15.97%) Algorithms
12 18 (15.13%) Pandas
12 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.45%) MS Office
14 16 (13.45%) Data Visualisation
15 15 (12.61%) Machine Learning
15 15 (12.61%) SciPy
15 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (11.76%) Veritas
16 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
16 14 (11.76%) Linux

Statistics
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 14 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 12 (10.08%) SAS
3 10 (8.40%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (5.04%) CMS
6 5 (4.20%) Apache Pig
6 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.36%) IIS
7 4 (3.36%) Joomla!
7 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.36%) WordPress
8 3 (2.52%) Apache
8 3 (2.52%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.52%) Documentum
8 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Office
2 12 (10.08%) SPSS
3 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
4 8 (6.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.52%) Stata
6 2 (1.68%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Cognos Planning
1 5 (4.20%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (4.20%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) DHCP
1 12 (10.08%) DNS
2 11 (9.24%) SAN
3 5 (4.20%) 2G
3 5 (4.20%) 3G
3 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.36%) 4G
4 4 (3.36%) Intranet
5 3 (2.52%) Firewall
6 2 (1.68%) Junos
6 2 (1.68%) MRTG
6 2 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.68%) SNMP
6 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.84%) LTE
7 1 (0.84%) Network Security
7 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.84%) VoIP
7 1 (0.84%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.92%) Data Mining
3 12 (10.08%) Big Data
3 12 (10.08%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.24%) MS Access
5 10 (8.40%) KDB
5 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.04%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.20%) Spotfire
9 4 (3.36%) GIS
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.52%) MySQL
10 3 (2.52%) QlikView
10 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Maven
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.84%) PVCS
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Front Office
3 14 (11.76%) Marketing
4 12 (10.08%) Back Office
5 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Legal
7 3 (2.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Developer
4 16 (13.45%) Data Scientist
5 12 (10.08%) Data Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Quantitative Developer
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) DBA
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (4.20%) Problem Manager
9 5 (4.20%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.20%) Web Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Web Support Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Support Assistant
10 4 (3.36%) Web Content Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Web Content Assistant
10 4 (3.36%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) Pandas
2 15 (12.61%) SciPy
3 14 (11.76%) NumPy
4 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.40%) Esper
4 10 (8.40%) Pyramid
5 7 (5.88%) scikit-learn
6 6 (5.04%) XML
7 4 (3.36%) HTML
7 4 (3.36%) Theano
8 3 (2.52%) XGBoost
9 2 (1.68%) .NET
9 2 (1.68%) CSS
9 2 (1.68%) CSS3
9 2 (1.68%) HTML5
9 2 (1.68%) jQuery
9 2 (1.68%) JSON
9 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.84%) Cascading
10 1 (0.84%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (23.53%) Visualisation
3 19 (15.97%) Algorithms
4 17 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 14 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.40%) Hedge funds
7 7 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (5.88%) Fat Client
7 7 (5.88%) Thin Client
8 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
8 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.36%) Economics
9 4 (3.36%) Smart Energy
10 3 (2.52%) Data Extraction
10 3 (2.52%) Smart Meter
10 3 (2.52%) User Experience
11 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.68%) Frameworx
11 2 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Windows
2 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.76%) Linux
5 14 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.40%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.36%) Unix
8 3 (2.52%) Solaris
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.84%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Analytics
2 19 (15.97%) Problem Management
3 16 (13.45%) Data Visualisation
4 15 (12.61%) Machine Learning
5 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.76%) Validation
6 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.92%) ITIL
7 12 (10.08%) Capacity Management
7 12 (10.08%) Fault Management
7 12 (10.08%) Functional Testing
8 11 (9.24%) People Management
8 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.24%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.40%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.40%) Network Design
9 10 (8.40%) OO
9 10 (8.40%) Refactoring
9 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) SQL
2 28 (23.53%) Python
3 24 (20.17%) R
4 22 (18.49%) Java
5 13 (10.92%) C++
6 12 (10.08%) C
7 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.88%) VBA
8 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.52%) Scala
8 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.68%) C#
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.84%) sed
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (21.01%) Degree
1 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.20%) ACCA
4 5 (4.20%) CIMA
4 5 (4.20%) PhD
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 2 (1.68%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCNA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) MCP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSE
7 1 (0.84%) MCTS
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (19.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) NetBackup
2 10 (8.40%) Netcool
2 10 (8.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (7.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (5.88%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.52%) SCOM
6 2 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle
2 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.76%) Veritas
4 11 (9.24%) HP
5 10 (8.40%) EMC
6 7 (5.88%) Citrix
6 7 (5.88%) Meridio
6 7 (5.88%) Tableau
7 6 (5.04%) Cognos
7 6 (5.04%) Intel Security
7 6 (5.04%) Remedy
8 5 (4.20%) Anaplan
8 5 (4.20%) Hyperion
8 5 (4.20%) SAP
9 4 (3.36%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.52%) Cisco
10 3 (2.52%) Juniper
11 2 (1.68%) Avaya
11 2 (1.68%) IBM
11 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
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