The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 138 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.44% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.83% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 23
Median daily rate £400 £110 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -68.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £110 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%
Statistics
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
816 712 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.92% 23.84% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 464 450
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 58 60
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +93.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £45.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Statistics
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 Statistics within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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 0 2 £275 +150.00% 1
Devon -3 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) R
3 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 4 (28.57%) D3.js
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Data Munging
4 4 (28.57%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (28.57%) Office Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SPSS
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) Physics

Statistics
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) GSM
2 1 (7.14%) LTE
2 1 (7.14%) UMTS
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
2 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.14%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Reinsurance
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Data Munging
2 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Linear Algebra
2 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Office Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) R
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Lua
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) MapBasic
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Actix
2 1 (7.14%) Anite
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
2 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
2 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata