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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 189 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +27
Contract jobs citing Statistics 57 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 2.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 15
Median daily rate £250 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.78 £25.44 £16.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £25.44 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £25.44 £19.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.44 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +51.88%
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
2281 3096 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.43% 32.45% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1775 1750
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 184 179
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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
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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 +24 24 £260 -23.67% 2
Hampshire +22 14 £225 -50.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £286 -0.69% 2
Surrey +16 5 £375 -11.76% 2
Kent +1 3 £338 -
East Sussex +7 1 - -
Oxfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 33 (33.33%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Degree
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 20 (20.20%) Front Office
5 19 (19.19%) R
6 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (18.18%) Marketing
7 17 (17.17%) Validation
8 15 (15.15%) Back Office
8 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.15%) Oracle
8 15 (15.15%) Fault Management
8 15 (15.15%) People Management
8 15 (15.15%) Capacity Management
8 15 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 15 (15.15%) Analytics
9 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
9 14 (14.14%) Mathematics
9 14 (14.14%) Windows
10 13 (13.13%) Java
10 13 (13.13%) Finance
10 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
11 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.12%) ITIL
11 12 (12.12%) SAS
12 11 (11.11%) Data Mining
12 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 11 (11.11%) Pandas
12 11 (11.11%) Windows Server

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 12 (12.12%) SAS
2 10 (10.10%) Apache Spark
3 9 (9.09%) CMS
4 7 (7.07%) Joomla!
4 7 (7.07%) WordPress
5 4 (4.04%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.04%) ArcGIS
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.09%) MS Office
3 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.06%) Stata
5 5 (5.05%) SPSS
6 3 (3.03%) GIMP
7 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) DHCP
1 10 (10.10%) DNS
2 8 (8.08%) Intranet
3 6 (6.06%) 2G
3 6 (6.06%) 3G
4 5 (5.05%) 4G
4 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.04%) SAN
6 3 (3.03%) Firewall
7 2 (2.02%) Junos
7 2 (2.02%) MRTG
7 2 (2.02%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.02%) SNMP
7 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.01%) LTE
8 1 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.01%) Skype
8 1 (1.01%) VoIP
8 1 (1.01%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 9 (9.09%) Big Data
3 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.05%) KDB
6 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.04%) GIS
7 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.04%) QGIS
7 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.04%) Text Mining
8 3 (3.03%) MS Access
8 3 (3.03%) Spatial Data
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.02%) OLAP
9 2 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Maven
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (20.20%) Front Office
2 18 (18.18%) Marketing
3 15 (15.15%) Back Office
4 13 (13.13%) Finance
5 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
6 8 (8.08%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Publishing
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Data Scientist
5 8 (8.08%) Web Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Web Content Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Designer
6 6 (6.06%) Statistical Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Support Assistant
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Assistant
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Designer
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Support Assistant
6 6 (6.06%) Web Content Assistant
6 6 (6.06%) Web Content Designer
6 6 (6.06%) Web Designer
6 6 (6.06%) Web Support Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Website Designer
7 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) Pandas
2 6 (6.06%) NumPy
2 6 (6.06%) SciPy
3 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.05%) Esper
3 5 (5.05%) Keras
3 5 (5.05%) Pyramid
3 5 (5.05%) scikit-learn
3 5 (5.05%) Theano
3 5 (5.05%) Torch
4 4 (4.04%) HTML
4 4 (4.04%) XGBoost
5 3 (3.03%) .NET
5 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.03%) CSS
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) jQuery
5 3 (3.03%) JSON
5 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.14%) Mathematics
2 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
3 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.08%) Driving Licence
6 5 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (5.05%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.03%) Economics
7 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
7 3 (3.03%) User Experience
8 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.01%) FMCG
9 1 (1.01%) Neural Network
9 1 (1.01%) Physics
9 1 (1.01%) Psychology
9 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.01%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.10%) Linux
3 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.04%) Unix
7 3 (3.03%) Solaris
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Android
8 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Validation
2 15 (15.15%) Analytics
2 15 (15.15%) Capacity Management
2 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.15%) Fault Management
2 15 (15.15%) Functional Testing
2 15 (15.15%) People Management
3 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
4 12 (12.12%) ITIL
5 10 (10.10%) Problem Management
6 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.09%) Content Management
6 9 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.08%) Data Protection
7 8 (8.08%) Document Management
7 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.07%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (6.06%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (6.06%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (22.22%) Python
3 19 (19.19%) R
4 13 (13.13%) Java
5 8 (8.08%) C++
6 6 (6.06%) C
7 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.04%) VBA
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.02%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) sed
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) Postgraduate
5 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) PhD
7 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) MCSE
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (8.08%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.03%) Netcool
2 3 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (2.02%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) Huawei
3 8 (8.08%) Rackspace
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.06%) Remedy
5 6 (6.06%) Veritas
6 5 (5.05%) HP
6 5 (5.05%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (2.02%) Avaya
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco
8 2 (2.02%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 2 (2.02%) Juniper
8 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.02%) Sonus
9 1 (1.01%) Aruba
9 1 (1.01%) F5
9 1 (1.01%) MapR
9 1 (1.01%) Tableau
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