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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics 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
Statistics
Rank 129 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 2.79% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£415 £300 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £162 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £320 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +50.00%
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
819 501 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.92% 22.40% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 311 415
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 57
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 2
Somerset -19 3 £383 -
Bristol -20 2 £433 +91.16% 2
Devon - 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 24 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
2 22 (56.41%) Management Information System
2 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
3 20 (51.28%) SLA
4 19 (48.72%) Windows
5 17 (43.59%) Front Office
5 17 (43.59%) Back Office
6 16 (41.03%) ITIL
6 16 (41.03%) MCP
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
6 16 (41.03%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (41.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 15 (38.46%) VMware
7 15 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (33.33%) Service Management
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.77%) ITSM
9 12 (30.77%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
11 10 (25.64%) Workflow
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
13 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server

Statistics
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 Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
1 4 (10.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Agresso
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
1 1 (2.56%) Changepoint
1 1 (2.56%) MoSes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) ATM
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
1 4 (10.26%) Network Security
1 4 (10.26%) Multicast
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (43.59%) Front Office
1 17 (43.59%) Back Office
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 12 (30.77%) Network Support
2 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) DBA
4 8 (20.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Lead Network Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) SQL DBA
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (10.26%) Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Technician
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (5.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (41.03%) Risk Analysis
2 16 (41.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) ITIL
3 13 (33.33%) Service Management
4 12 (30.77%) ITSM
5 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
6 10 (25.64%) Workflow
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
9 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (10.26%) Network Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 4 (10.26%) Line Management
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Change Management
11 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) MCP
2 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) CCNA
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.26%) OpenView
2 4 (10.26%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (10.26%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) BT
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Civica
7 1 (2.56%) Facebook
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) SAP