The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills 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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / South West
Rank 125 142 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Statistics 11 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £250 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £223 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2237 2445 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.49% 81.69% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1669 1643
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 87
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £250 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +2 1 £145 -
Bristol -6 1 £190 -65.45% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) R
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) OLAP
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Unix

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 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (13.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Essbase
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) NeoLoad
2 1 (6.67%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Content Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Management
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) R
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel