The table below looks at the statistics for Statistical Analysis skills 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 Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 141 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +24
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.062% 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +184.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.21% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +60.71%
Statistical Analysis
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Statistical Analysis
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 Statistical Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
Devon - - - -
Statistical Analysis
England

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Avionics
3 1 (25.00%) VSAT
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) DO-160
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VSAT
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (25.00%) RF Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) Tcl
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe