The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 29 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 131 108 136
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Economics 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£359 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-59.52% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
597 420 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.53% 19.73% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 242 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Economics
England

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Economics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Bristol - 6 £328 -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) Change Management
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) EMC
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) Netcool
8 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.35%) SQL
11 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 1 (4.35%) SAS
11 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 1 (4.35%) APMP
11 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 15 (65.22%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Netcool
1 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco