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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 140 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.38% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.62% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 16
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£245 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £234 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £391 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
837 554 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.62% 23.48% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 344 336
Average daily rate £400 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 3 - -
Bristol -14 2 £245 -21.60% 1
Wiltshire -16 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) HP NNM
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) BT
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) McAfee
5 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) OpenView
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CommVault
5 3 (21.43%) ATM

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Multicast
2 3 (21.43%) ATM
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (14.29%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Database Security
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.14%) BCP
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OpenView
1 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (21.43%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) CommVault
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
2 3 (21.43%) BT
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat