The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills 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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / South East
Rank 204 201 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing Statistics 39 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.87% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 7
Median daily rate £260 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £296 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -32.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+98.38% +8.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6241 7043 7728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.98% 81.22% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3704 4359 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 271 258
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +11 16 £331 -17.18% 5
Hampshire +6 9 £173 -57.53% 7
Surrey +12 6 £550 +64.17% 5
Kent - 4 £331 - 2
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £275 -20.28% 3
East Sussex +7 1 £145 -
West Sussex -10 1 £200 -42.85% 3
Oxfordshire -15 1 £260 -49.26%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 31 (31.31%) SQL
2 26 (26.26%) Degree
3 17 (17.17%) Validation
4 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (15.15%) Functional Testing
5 15 (15.15%) Analytics
5 15 (15.15%) R
5 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
5 15 (15.15%) Marketing
6 14 (14.14%) Fault Management
6 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
6 14 (14.14%) Python
6 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
6 14 (14.14%) Front Office
6 14 (14.14%) Back Office
6 14 (14.14%) Capacity Management
7 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
8 12 (12.12%) Visualisation
8 12 (12.12%) Windows
8 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 12 (12.12%) Management Information System
9 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 11 (11.11%) People Management
10 10 (10.10%) Windows Server
10 10 (10.10%) Oracle
10 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.09%) Data Mining

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 9 (9.09%) SAS
1 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) CMS
3 7 (7.07%) Joomla!
3 7 (7.07%) WordPress
4 5 (5.05%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.03%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.02%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
3 5 (5.05%) Stata
4 3 (3.03%) GIMP
4 3 (3.03%) SPSS
5 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.02%) MS Project
6 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.01%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) DHCP
1 8 (8.08%) DNS
1 8 (8.08%) Intranet
2 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.03%) 2G
3 3 (3.03%) 3G
3 3 (3.03%) 4G
3 3 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.03%) Skype
3 3 (3.03%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) Firewall
5 1 (1.01%) Junos
5 1 (1.01%) MRTG
5 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.07%) Big Data
6 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.05%) MS Access
7 3 (3.03%) GIS
7 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.03%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.02%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.02%) QGIS
8 2 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.02%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.01%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (15.15%) Marketing
2 14 (14.14%) Back Office
2 14 (14.14%) Front Office
3 9 (9.09%) Finance
4 8 (8.08%) Legal
5 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Automotive
7 1 (1.01%) Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Developer
3 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Web Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Web Content Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Designer
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Developer
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 4 (4.04%) Data Scientist
7 4 (4.04%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Pandas
1 6 (6.06%) Web Services
2 5 (5.05%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.05%) Entity Framework
2 5 (5.05%) Keras
2 5 (5.05%) scikit-learn
2 5 (5.05%) Theano
2 5 (5.05%) Torch
3 4 (4.04%) XGBoost
4 3 (3.03%) CSS
4 3 (3.03%) CSS3
4 3 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) HTML5
4 3 (3.03%) jQuery
4 3 (3.03%) JSON
4 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.01%) Django
5 1 (1.01%) NumPy
5 1 (1.01%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 7 (7.07%) Driving Licence
6 6 (6.06%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Life Science
8 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) FMCG
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (1.01%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.03%) Unix
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Solaris
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Validation
2 15 (15.15%) Analytics
2 15 (15.15%) Functional Testing
3 14 (14.14%) Capacity Management
3 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.14%) Fault Management
4 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
5 12 (12.12%) Visualisation
6 11 (11.11%) People Management
7 9 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 8 (8.08%) Content Management
8 8 (8.08%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.07%) Data Management
9 7 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (7.07%) Document Management
9 7 (7.07%) ITIL
10 6 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) SQL
2 15 (15.15%) R
3 14 (14.14%) Python
4 6 (6.06%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.03%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) VB
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) Cython
7 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.01%) Perl
7 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) Postgraduate
5 3 (3.03%) PhD
6 2 (2.02%) HND
7 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
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%) PMO
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 8 (8.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.03%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) Netcool
2 2 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.01%) OVSD
3 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Huawei
4 8 (8.08%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.04%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.04%) Veritas
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 3 (3.03%) Sonus
6 3 (3.03%) Tableau
7 2 (2.02%) Avaya
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) Cognos
7 2 (2.02%) EMC
7 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) Juniper
8 1 (1.01%) NetApp
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
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