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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 136 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.089% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 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 £323 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
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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
2393 1592 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.80% 71.17% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1072 1314
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 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) VSAT
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DO-160
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) VSAT
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RF Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DO-160