The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 106 109 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing Statistics 36 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.77% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 3.52% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 6
Average daily rate £350 £363 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £427 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -13.33%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
760 511 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.16% 21.78% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 261 363
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 67
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Statistics
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 23 £350 -
Bristol -20 5 £575 +35.29%
Wiltshire -24 4 £375 +42.04% 1
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (54.55%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 20 (45.45%) ITIL
4 20 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 19 (43.18%) Front Office
5 19 (43.18%) Back Office
6 18 (40.91%) MCP
6 18 (40.91%) Risk Analysis
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (34.09%) ITSM
7 15 (34.09%) Service Management
7 15 (34.09%) Service Delivery
8 14 (31.82%) SLA
8 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) Workflow
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
12 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
13 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
13 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.09%) ISEB
13 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.55%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) SPSS
3 1 (2.27%) FastStats
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MoSes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (43.18%) Front Office
1 19 (43.18%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Network Support
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Research Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 20 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (40.91%) Risk Analysis
4 15 (34.09%) ITSM
4 15 (34.09%) Service Management
4 15 (34.09%) Service Delivery
5 10 (22.73%) Workflow
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
8 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) MCP
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.82%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.55%) nmon
2 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) Unica
5 1 (2.27%) Civica
5 1 (2.27%) SmartFocus
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
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