The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 29 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Statistics 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.46% 7.69% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +32.20%
Statistics
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.74% 23.08% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 4
Average daily rate £481 £200 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £365 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the Taunton region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 16 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (93.75%) SLA
2 15 (93.75%) Management Information System
3 12 (75.00%) Front Office
3 12 (75.00%) Back Office
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
3 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) MCP
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (68.75%) Service Management
5 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) ITSM
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (56.25%) Workflow
7 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (25.00%) Data Guard

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (75.00%) Front Office
1 12 (75.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Support
1 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (25.00%) DBA
5 3 (18.75%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Service Management
4 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 10 (62.50%) ITSM
5 9 (56.25%) Workflow
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) MCP
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix