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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 134 137 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate £525 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £173 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £471 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%
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
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +6 9 £525 +191.66% 1
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) JIRA
6 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
6 4 (14.81%) R
6 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
6 4 (14.81%) D3.js
6 4 (14.81%) Big Data
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
6 4 (14.81%) Linear Algebra
6 4 (14.81%) Data Munging

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) ArcGIS
1 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) GSM
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) UMTS
4 1 (3.70%) 2G
4 1 (3.70%) 3G
4 1 (3.70%) 4G
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) LTE
4 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WCDMA
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Essbase
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Data Scientist
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modeller
3 3 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Collaboration Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Finance Modeller
5 1 (3.70%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) D3.js
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) CSS3
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) RSS
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) Physics
4 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (14.81%) Data Munging
2 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Linear Algebra
2 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
2 4 (14.81%) Office Automation
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) R
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (3.70%) MapBasic
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) UCITS
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) CommVault
4 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Actix
5 1 (3.70%) Anite
5 1 (3.70%) Civica
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.70%) Huawei
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.70%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.70%) Nokia
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto