The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 214 193 199
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Statistics 35 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.81% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £139 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
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 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2007 1717 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.82% 20.21% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 834 845
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 £203 £200 £213
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 122 128 175
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Statistics
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 10 £313 -9.42% 3
Surrey +1 7 £466 +49.20% 7
West Sussex - 7 £290 - 2
Hampshire -16 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £313 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
4 18 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 15 (20.83%) Degree
6 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
6 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.06%) Data Mining
8 12 (16.67%) Data Management
9 11 (15.28%) ETL
9 11 (15.28%) Oracle
9 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (13.89%) .NET
10 10 (13.89%) MS Office
10 10 (13.89%) Windows
11 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.50%) GIS
12 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.11%) Java
12 8 (11.11%) Finance
12 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
13 7 (9.72%) C#
13 7 (9.72%) MySQL
13 7 (9.72%) Project Management
13 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
14 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) Mule
3 5 (6.94%) ArcGIS
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (5.56%) SAS
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.39%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) SPSS
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) FastStats
4 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
2 5 (6.94%) Intranet
3 4 (5.56%) PABX
4 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) 3G
4 1 (1.39%) DSL
4 1 (1.39%) 2G
4 1 (1.39%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) FTP
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.39%) GSM
4 1 (1.39%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Data Mining
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) PVCS
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.39%) Toad
2 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.39%) Introscope
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.39%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Developer
2 7 (9.72%) Administrator
2 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Database Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Data Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) DBA
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Information Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Desktop Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Programmer
7 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ArcObjects
3 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.56%) WSH
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) HTML
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.39%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) JDBC
6 1 (1.39%) XSD
6 1 (1.39%) XSL
6 1 (1.39%) ODBC
6 1 (1.39%) WCF
6 1 (1.39%) LINQ
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.50%) GIS
3 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.56%) Replication
5 4 (5.56%) Firmware
6 3 (4.17%) NHS
7 2 (2.78%) Economics
7 2 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (1.39%) New Media
8 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.39%) LLPG
8 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.39%) CESG
8 1 (1.39%) W3C
8 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) UNIX
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
2 12 (16.67%) Data Management
3 11 (15.28%) ETL
3 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) EAI
6 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.33%) ERD
6 6 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.33%) Network Management
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.94%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.56%) Validation
8 4 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) Java
3 7 (9.72%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.94%) Python
4 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.56%) VBScript
6 3 (4.17%) VBA
7 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) R
8 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.78%) MCT
4 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ECDL
4 2 (2.78%) MOS
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) PhD
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) CNA
5 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) BS7666
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.39%) nmon
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) ESRI
4 4 (5.56%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Alterian
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Ericsson
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