The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistical Analysis
Rank 545 496 485
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 60 85 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 17
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£425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £285
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £13.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -24.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.02 £10.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41941 39670 34556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.12% 75.31% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26586 25081 20645
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1173 1034
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.07 £48.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Statistical Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 53 £425 +13.33% 43
London -11 28 £450 -0.55% 21
North West -12 10 £350 - 4
City of London -4 6 £475 +2.70% 7
Lancashire - 6 £319 -
South East -26 5 £566 +78.34% 8
Scotland - 5 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £513 +64.00%
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Milton Keynes +4 3 £513 +64.00%
East of England 0 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Dunstable - 3 - -
Blackpool - 3 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - - 4
Manchester -13 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -17 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Lichfield - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £319 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
South West +4 1 £495 +4.21% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £495 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £620 - 1
Preston - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £495 - 1
Brighton - 1 £620 - 1

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 45 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (31.21%) Finance
3 43 (30.50%) SAS
4 36 (25.53%) SQL
5 33 (23.40%) Analytics
6 25 (17.73%) Statistics
7 22 (15.60%) Degree
8 21 (14.89%) Data Analysis
9 20 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 17 (12.06%) Data Management
11 17 (12.06%) MS Office
12 16 (11.35%) Banking
13 15 (10.64%) MATLAB
13 15 (10.64%) Project Management
13 15 (10.64%) Visualisation
14 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
14 14 (9.93%) SAS Certification
14 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
14 14 (9.93%) Data Mining
15 13 (9.22%) Marketing
16 12 (8.51%) Validation
16 12 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (8.51%) UML
17 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
17 11 (7.80%) Credit Risk
18 10 (7.09%) Change Management
18 10 (7.09%) SAP
18 10 (7.09%) VBA

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 43 (30.50%) SAS
2 3 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.42%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.06%) MS Office
3 8 (5.67%) SPSS
4 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.42%) MS Project
6 2 (1.42%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.71%) Radian6
2 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) NGN
1 2 (1.42%) FTP
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) Data Mining
2 12 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.67%) QlikView
3 8 (5.67%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.67%) Big Data
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 4 (2.84%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.84%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.13%) MS Access
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.42%) Clementine
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.42%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.71%) ProC
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (31.21%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Banking
3 13 (9.22%) Marketing
4 8 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.13%) Law
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Billing
7 2 (1.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (45.39%) Analyst
2 20 (14.18%) Business Analyst
3 18 (12.77%) Data Analyst
4 11 (7.80%) Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Data Scientist
7 7 (4.96%) SAS Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Senior Data Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Risk Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Quantitative Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Process Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Administrator
11 3 (2.13%) Insight Analyst
11 3 (2.13%) Programmer
11 3 (2.13%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) SOAP
2 2 (1.42%) JSON
2 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.42%) XML
2 2 (1.42%) XSD
2 2 (1.42%) REST
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) ODBC
3 1 (0.71%) J2EE
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) Java EE
3 1 (0.71%) Ajax
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.73%) Statistics
3 15 (10.64%) Visualisation
4 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.80%) Credit Risk
6 10 (7.09%) User Experience
7 9 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (4.26%) Data Integration
9 5 (3.55%) NHS
9 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.84%) Data Extraction
11 3 (2.13%) FMCG
11 3 (2.13%) EPoS
11 3 (2.13%) Ontologies
11 3 (2.13%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.42%) Replication
12 2 (1.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.13%) Windows
1 3 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) SUSE
2 2 (1.42%) HPUX
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) Analytics
2 21 (14.89%) Data Analysis
3 20 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.06%) Data Management
5 15 (10.64%) Project Management
6 12 (8.51%) Validation
6 12 (8.51%) UML
7 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.09%) Change Management
8 10 (7.09%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.38%) OO
9 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.67%) Requirements Management
10 8 (5.67%) Business Development
10 8 (5.67%) Quantitative Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Predictive Modelling
11 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 15 (10.64%) MATLAB
3 10 (7.09%) VBA
4 9 (6.38%) R
4 9 (6.38%) Python
5 6 (4.26%) Java
6 4 (2.84%) Ruby
7 3 (2.13%) Clojure
7 3 (2.13%) VB
7 3 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (1.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.42%) C
8 2 (1.42%) C#
8 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (15.60%) Degree
2 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) SAS Certification
4 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) ISEB
6 2 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.42%) MBA
6 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.42%) PMP
6 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.42%) ACCA
6 2 (1.42%) CIMA
6 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.71%) IIBA
7 1 (0.71%) CBAP
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.84%) AIFMD
3 3 (2.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.42%) CDISC
5 1 (0.71%) Basel II
5 1 (0.71%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.13%) Graphite
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) SAP
3 8 (5.67%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.26%) HP
5 5 (3.55%) Tableau
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle
6 3 (2.13%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) Cognos
7 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.42%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.42%) Splunk
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee
8 1 (0.71%) Northgate
8 1 (0.71%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.71%) Netezza
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