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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 140 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.40% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £444 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £17.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.72% -20.44%
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
915 860 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.99% 26.88% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 568 438
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 50
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 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 29 July 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 29 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
Wiltshire -1 2 - - 3
Bristol +5 1 £325 - 3
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) Lua
4 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 3 (25.00%) XCAP
4 3 (25.00%) Actix
4 3 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (25.00%) R
4 3 (25.00%) MapBasic
4 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Anite
4 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) SPSS
4 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) GSM
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) VBA

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 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SPSS
2 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) GSM
1 3 (25.00%) LTE
1 3 (25.00%) UMTS
1 3 (25.00%) XCAP
2 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) RF Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior RF Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Chart
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Lua
2 3 (25.00%) MapBasic
2 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) R
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Actix
1 3 (25.00%) Anite
1 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata