The first table below looks at the demand for Statistical Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 524 497 526
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 79 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 29
Average daily rate £375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £259 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

Statistical Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Statistical Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Statistical Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -18 73 £375 +25.00% 41
London -41 32 £456 +35.18% 16
South East +4 28 £365 +0.68% 9
Berkshire +4 18 £318 -25.29% 2
Reading +1 13 £371 - 2
City of London -7 13 £650 +92.59% 5
Surrey - 7 £413 -
Yorkshire - 4 £369 - 6
West Midlands -5 3 £238 -13.63%
South West - 3 £475 - 1
Scotland - 3 £200 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 4
Somerset - 3 £475 -
Bath - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 3 £200 - 1
Hampshire -2 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £200 -
Manchester -15 1 - - 1
North West -22 1 - - 2
East of England -32 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £230 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £230 - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 4
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Crawley - - - - 1

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 58 (41.43%) SQL
2 29 (20.71%) Analytics
3 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 27 (19.29%) Finance
5 26 (18.57%) Mathematics
6 24 (17.14%) Data Analysis
7 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
8 21 (15.00%) Business Objects
8 21 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.57%) Marketing
10 18 (12.86%) Degree
10 18 (12.86%) Data Mining
10 18 (12.86%) SAS
11 17 (12.14%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (10.71%) Management Information System
12 15 (10.71%) SPSS
12 15 (10.71%) Linux
12 15 (10.71%) C++
13 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 13 (9.29%) Derivative
14 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
15 12 (8.57%) Validation
15 12 (8.57%) PhD
16 11 (7.86%) MS Access
16 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
16 11 (7.86%) Oracle
16 11 (7.86%) XML
16 11 (7.86%) MBA
17 10 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.86%) SAS
2 10 (7.14%) Apache
3 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.71%) SPSS
3 6 (4.29%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) FastStats
5 2 (1.43%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.43%) Stata
5 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Metrica
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) 3G
2 7 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.86%) LTE
3 4 (2.86%) VoIP
4 2 (1.43%) SSL
4 2 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (1.43%) FTP
4 2 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) SNMP
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) TELNET
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) Data Mining
3 17 (12.14%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.86%) MS Access
6 10 (7.14%) MySQL
7 8 (5.71%) Big Data
8 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.14%) DB2
11 3 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.14%) Data Mart
11 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.43%) QlikView
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Toad
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) PVCS
2 1 (0.71%) Selenium
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Marketing
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Retail
5 6 (4.29%) Banking
6 4 (2.86%) Front Office
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (62.86%) Analyst
2 36 (25.71%) Data Analyst
3 17 (12.14%) Business Analyst
4 16 (11.43%) Developer
5 14 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Information Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Network Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Information Manager
10 4 (2.86%) OSS Architect
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) XML
2 8 (5.71%) Smarty
2 8 (5.71%) jQuery
2 8 (5.71%) Ajax
2 8 (5.71%) XHTML
2 8 (5.71%) HTML
2 8 (5.71%) CSS
3 5 (3.57%) REST
4 4 (2.86%) .NET
4 4 (2.86%) SOAP
5 3 (2.14%) Web Services
6 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.43%) Spring
6 2 (1.43%) JSON
6 2 (1.43%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.43%) SAML
6 2 (1.43%) J2EE
6 2 (1.43%) ODBC
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Mathematics
2 15 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.29%) Derivative
4 9 (6.43%) Data Extraction
5 7 (5.00%) Statistics
5 7 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.86%) NHS
7 3 (2.14%) Economics
7 3 (2.14%) FMCG
8 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.43%) DataPower
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) CentOS
3 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.43%) SUSE
3 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.43%) HPUX
3 2 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.71%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Analytics
2 24 (17.14%) Data Analysis
3 21 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.57%) Validation
5 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
6 10 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.14%) Project Management
7 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.71%) MVC
8 8 (5.71%) OOP
8 8 (5.71%) OO
8 8 (5.71%) CRM
9 7 (5.00%) Data Management
9 7 (5.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.29%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (4.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.43%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) C++
3 10 (7.14%) PHP
4 8 (5.71%) PHP5
4 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.29%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) VBA
7 4 (2.86%) R
7 4 (2.86%) Perl
8 3 (2.14%) Python
8 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.14%) C#
8 3 (2.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.43%) VB
9 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Degree
2 12 (8.57%) PhD
3 11 (7.86%) MBA
4 4 (2.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 4 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.71%) GAMP
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.43%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.43%) StatsD
2 2 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Business Objects
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) SAP
5 4 (2.86%) Minitab
6 3 (2.14%) HP
7 2 (1.43%) Splunk
7 2 (1.43%) Tableau
7 2 (1.43%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.43%) EMC
7 2 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
7 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) Siebel
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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