The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 2.13% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 7.14% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £190 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% -30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +35.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
145 154 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.45% 29.79% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 115 92
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £209 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £18.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.48 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Cardiff +7 3 £190 -39.20% 1
Newport - 2 £190 -
Statistics
Wales

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 6 (42.86%) R
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Stata
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) SAS
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) QGIS
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
3 1 (7.14%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Spatial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Economics
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Munging
3 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) R
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
3 1 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory