The 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 137 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Economics 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.23% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.86% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £395 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.34% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
797 818 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 26.65% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 464 343
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 62
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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 1 April 2015. 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
Bristol -2 2 £300 -33.33%
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
5 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) EMC