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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 144 142 134
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.58% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £363 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50
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
914 864 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 26.92% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 571 438
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 51
Median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -3 1 £400 +8.47%
Economics
England

Economics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 West region with a requirement for Economics.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) CMMI
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) UML

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) CMMI
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) BMC
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) VMware