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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 119 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Statistics 15 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 3.51% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £29.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 - £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 - £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.99 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +55.17%
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
753 770 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.04% 25.99% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 484 279
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 41
Average hourly rate £31.04 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Statistics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 -2 6 - -
Bristol +9 4 £110 -80.86% 4
Wiltshire +4 2 £368 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £473 - 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) Middleware
5 7 (25.93%) Symantec
5 7 (25.93%) McAfee
5 7 (25.93%) CommVault
5 7 (25.93%) Change Control
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix
9 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) 2G
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Services Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Economics
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.93%) Change Control
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Database Security
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Symantec
2 7 (25.93%) McAfee
2 7 (25.93%) CommVault
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) InterSystems
6 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia