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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 214 214 216
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Statistics 37 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.33% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 7
Average daily rate
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£334 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £100 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.99 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +55.17%
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
2865 2557 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 28.47% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1381 1067
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 £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 150 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.60 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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
Surrey +20 11 £388 +46.22% 2
Hampshire +2 7 £343 +48.10%
Berkshire -4 7 £513 +64.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £225 -30.76% 1
Oxfordshire -17 3 £200 - 1
West Sussex -18 3 £165 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £620 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (29.63%) MS Office
2 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
5 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (13.58%) Finance
6 11 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (11.11%) Degree
7 9 (11.11%) Network Planning
7 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.11%) GSM
7 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.11%) LTE
8 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.88%) SAS
8 8 (9.88%) ITIL
8 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.64%) RNC
9 7 (8.64%) 3G
9 7 (8.64%) AutoCAD
9 7 (8.64%) UNIX
9 7 (8.64%) Oracle
9 7 (8.64%) Performance Engineering

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (9.88%) SAS
2 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (29.63%) MS Office
2 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 11 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (8.64%) AutoCAD
5 3 (3.70%) SPSS
5 3 (3.70%) MS Project
6 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) GSM
1 9 (11.11%) LTE
2 7 (8.64%) RNC
2 7 (8.64%) 3G
3 6 (7.41%) Intranet
4 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.70%) SNMP
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) VoIP
5 3 (3.70%) SMTP
5 3 (3.70%) ATM
5 3 (3.70%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.47%) GPON
6 2 (2.47%) HSPA
6 2 (2.47%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.47%) CDMA
6 2 (2.47%) GPRS
6 2 (2.47%) SDH
6 2 (2.47%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.47%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) QlikView
4 2 (2.47%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.58%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Front Office
4 4 (4.94%) Back Office
5 3 (3.70%) Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Korean Language
6 2 (2.47%) Games
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Analyst
2 8 (9.88%) DBA
2 8 (9.88%) Administrator
2 8 (9.88%) Data Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.94%) Developer
4 4 (4.94%) MI Analyst
4 4 (4.94%) Technical Administrator
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) Back Office Engineer
6 2 (2.47%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (2.47%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (2.47%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (2.47%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) XML
1 4 (4.94%) EDI
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.47%) D3.js
3 2 (2.47%) Raphaël
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) BAPI
4 1 (1.23%) Ajax
4 1 (1.23%) MDX
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.23%) XHTML
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) CSS3
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) NHS
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 3 (3.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Life Science
6 1 (1.23%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Social Network
6 1 (1.23%) Economics
6 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) UNIX
2 5 (6.17%) HPUX
3 4 (4.94%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.11%) Network Planning
1 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (9.88%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
2 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
3 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.64%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (7.41%) Analytics
4 6 (7.41%) Line Management
4 6 (7.41%) Time Management
4 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.17%) Validation
5 5 (6.17%) Network Design
5 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.17%) Project Management
5 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.17%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) R
4 4 (4.94%) VBA
5 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) ABAP
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) CISSP
4 3 (3.70%) CISA
4 3 (3.70%) CISM
4 3 (3.70%) CRISC
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.23%) PMP
6 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.23%) PhD
6 1 (1.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
1 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) CDISC
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.23%) Samba
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 3 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (3.70%) Huawei
6 2 (2.47%) Actix
6 2 (2.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Tableau