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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 486 502 476
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 100 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 48
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£400 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.51 £23.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.56% -38.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%

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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 +2 99 £400 +23.07% 34
London +36 51 £450 +9.09% 19
South West - 16 £448 - 5
Bristol - 14 £440 - 4
City of London +4 12 £350 -28.20% 8
South East -26 8 £200 -42.85% 4
East Midlands +4 6 £319 - 5
West Yorkshire - 6 £313 -
Yorkshire - 6 £313 -
North West -4 5 £325 +8.33%
West Midlands -13 3 £140 -46.66% 1
Hampshire -18 3 £200 +33.33%
Leeds - 3 £275 -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £200 -42.85% 1
Milton Keynes -12 2 £200 -42.85% 1
East of England -20 2 - -
North East - 2 £314 -
Derbyshire - 2 £300 - 1
Reading +12 1 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
West Sussex -6 1 £425 -19.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - -
South Wales -16 1 £280 +211.11%
Wales -21 1 £280 +211.11%
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £370 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £370 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £280 -
Chesterfield - - - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 64 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (25.00%) SAS
2 47 (25.00%) Finance
3 46 (24.47%) MS Excel
4 43 (22.87%) SQL
4 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
5 33 (17.55%) Oracle
6 31 (16.49%) Data Analysis
7 30 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (13.30%) Analytics
10 24 (12.77%) MS Office
10 24 (12.77%) Performance Testing
11 23 (12.23%) Data Management
11 23 (12.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 22 (11.70%) Management Information System
12 22 (11.70%) Degree
13 20 (10.64%) Test Scripting
13 20 (10.64%) Oracle Database
13 20 (10.64%) User Experience
14 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 18 (9.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 18 (9.57%) Statistics
14 18 (9.57%) Performance Management
14 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.57%) Visualisation
15 17 (9.04%) VBA
15 17 (9.04%) Project Management
16 15 (7.98%) Windows
16 15 (7.98%) Marketing

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 47 (25.00%) SAS
2 10 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.66%) JBoss
3 5 (2.66%) Apache
3 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.66%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.77%) MS Office
3 23 (12.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.32%) SPSS
5 7 (3.72%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.66%) MS Project
7 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.53%) FastStats
9 1 (0.53%) Stata
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Teamcenter
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.06%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.06%) arcHouse
2 2 (1.06%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) HTTP
2 5 (2.66%) FTP
3 4 (2.13%) 3G
4 3 (1.60%) LTE
4 3 (1.60%) 4G
4 3 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.60%) MVNO
4 3 (1.60%) Internet
4 3 (1.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.53%) SDH
5 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) ATM
5 1 (0.53%) VSAT
5 1 (0.53%) MPLS
5 1 (0.53%) DVB
5 1 (0.53%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.45%) MS Access
5 10 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (5.32%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.72%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.19%) Base SAS
8 6 (3.19%) QlikView
8 6 (3.19%) Big Data
9 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.60%) FileMaker
12 2 (1.06%) MySQL
12 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) Yeoman
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Marketing
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 10 (5.32%) Banking
5 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.19%) Publishing
8 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.60%) Billing
10 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.06%) Back Office
10 2 (1.06%) Electronics
10 2 (1.06%) Military
11 1 (0.53%) Games
11 1 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (52.13%) Analyst
2 29 (15.43%) Data Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.57%) Tester
5 14 (7.45%) Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Performance Tester
7 11 (5.85%) MI Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) SAS Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Data Scientist
10 5 (2.66%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Consultant
11 4 (2.13%) Administrator
11 4 (2.13%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (2.13%) Non-Functional Tester
11 4 (2.13%) Senior Insight Analyst
12 3 (1.60%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.45%) .NET
2 10 (5.32%) SOAP
2 10 (5.32%) Ajax
2 10 (5.32%) ODBC
3 5 (2.66%) Web Services
4 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.06%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
6 1 (0.53%) SciPy
6 1 (0.53%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.53%) Cascalog
6 1 (0.53%) Pandas
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.70%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.64%) User Experience
4 18 (9.57%) Visualisation
4 18 (9.57%) Statistics
5 13 (6.91%) NHS
6 8 (4.26%) Data Extraction
7 7 (3.72%) Informatics
8 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.66%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.66%) Physics
10 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.60%) SCADA
11 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.06%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.98%) Windows
2 11 (5.85%) Linux
3 6 (3.19%) UNIX
3 6 (3.19%) HPUX
4 5 (2.66%) SUSE
4 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.49%) Data Analysis
2 30 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.30%) Analytics
4 24 (12.77%) Performance Testing
5 23 (12.23%) Data Management
6 20 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 18 (9.57%) Performance Management
7 18 (9.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 17 (9.04%) Project Management
9 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.45%) Test Management
10 13 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.91%) Change Management
11 12 (6.38%) CRM
12 11 (5.85%) ETL
13 10 (5.32%) Validation
13 10 (5.32%) Statistical Modelling
13 10 (5.32%) Propensity Modelling
14 9 (4.79%) Customer Segmentation
14 9 (4.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.87%) SQL
2 17 (9.04%) VBA
3 14 (7.45%) Java
4 10 (5.32%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.26%) VB
6 6 (3.19%) Python
7 5 (2.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 5 (2.66%) R
8 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.60%) C
9 1 (0.53%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) Tcl
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Degree
2 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.45%) SAS Certification
4 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (3.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (3.72%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.72%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PhD
6 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) HND
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) SLA
1 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.60%) GAMP
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) CDISC
4 1 (0.53%) DO-160
4 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) SCOM
1 5 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.60%) OpenView
2 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.55%) Oracle
3 11 (5.85%) HP
4 10 (5.32%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.66%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.66%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.66%) IBM
6 4 (2.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.60%) Siemens
7 3 (1.60%) BMC
7 3 (1.60%) Adobe
7 3 (1.60%) Verint
7 3 (1.60%) Huawei
8 2 (1.06%) Northgate
8 2 (1.06%) Civica
8 2 (1.06%) Comino
8 2 (1.06%) Capita
8 2 (1.06%) Orchard
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 60000 Per Annum Available as a contract role also
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago