The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Minitab products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Minitab over the 3 months to 18 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Minitab, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Minitab
Rank 580 542 587
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +45
Contract jobs citing Minitab 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £340 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

Minitab
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Minitab within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Minitab Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Minitab
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Minitab within the UK.

Minitab Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Minitab
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Minitab within the UK.

Minitab Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Minitab
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minitab within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -82 7 £340 - 3
South East -13 2 £340 -
Buckinghamshire -19 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

Minitab
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Minitab 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 Minitab.

1 16 (59.26%) Six Sigma
2 13 (48.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 12 (44.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 8 (29.63%) Spotfire
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) SAS
6 8 (29.63%) SPSS
7 7 (25.93%) TIBCO
7 7 (25.93%) R
7 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
8 6 (22.22%) Workflow
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
9 5 (18.52%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
11 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
11 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 3 (11.11%) DMAIC

Minitab
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Minitab 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 Minitab. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SAS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (29.63%) SPSS
2 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Casewise Modeler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) Text Mining
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Spotfire Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Process Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Change Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Six Sigma
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
3 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Workflow
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) DMAIC
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) CMMI
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) BPR
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) R
3 1 (3.70%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 12 (44.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (7.41%) PMP
5 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (7.41%) HNC
5 2 (7.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) TIBCO
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.70%) Casewise
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