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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistical Analysis
Rank 556 535 517
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 69 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 31
Average daily rate
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£389 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +15.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.30% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+217.30% -42.22%

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 -24 65 £389 +9.65% 47
London +1 31 £425 +14.86% 26
East of England +12 13 £475 +5.55% 1
City of London +8 10 £488 +32.65% 5
South East -22 9 £400 +156.00% 10
Cambridge -1 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 5 - - 1
Manchester -10 5 £378 +17.20% 1
North West -22 5 £378 +17.20% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £475 -
Hampshire - 4 £350 - 3
Luton - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +1 3 - -
Yorkshire -37 3 £338 +2.27% 3
Stevenage - 3 - -
Leeds -24 2 £338 +68.75% 2
West Yorkshire -29 2 £338 +11.57% 3
Brighton - 2 £620 -
East Sussex - 2 £620 -
West Midlands +6 1 £260 -30.66% 2
Staines -4 1 £125 -15.25%
South West -6 1 £375 -6.25% 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
Berkshire -7 1 £450 - 3
Surrey -8 1 £125 -15.25% 2
North East -28 1 £328 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £328 -
Warwickshire - 1 £260 -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (40.46%) SQL
2 43 (32.82%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (32.06%) Finance
4 30 (22.90%) Degree
5 27 (20.61%) Statistics
6 23 (17.56%) SAS
6 23 (17.56%) Analytics
7 22 (16.79%) R
8 20 (15.27%) Data Analysis
9 19 (14.50%) Mathematics
10 18 (13.74%) Python
10 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
11 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
11 17 (12.98%) Banking
12 16 (12.21%) Validation
13 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
13 14 (10.69%) PhD
13 14 (10.69%) C++
13 14 (10.69%) ITIL
14 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
14 13 (9.92%) Relational Database
15 12 (9.16%) Statistical Modelling
15 12 (9.16%) HP
16 11 (8.40%) MATLAB
16 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
16 11 (8.40%) Perl
16 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.40%) Visualisation
17 10 (7.63%) Data Management
17 10 (7.63%) Marketing

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (17.56%) SAS
2 5 (3.82%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS Office
3 8 (6.11%) SPSS
4 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.05%) Maple
5 4 (3.05%) Mathematica
5 4 (3.05%) LaTeX
6 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.29%) Simulink
6 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.53%) MS Project
7 2 (1.53%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.53%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 2 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (1.53%) Radian6
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) FTP
1 2 (1.53%) NGN
2 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.76%) Broadband
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) SAN
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.11%) QlikView
3 8 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (6.11%) Big Data
4 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.58%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.58%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.58%) MySQL
6 5 (3.82%) MS Access
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (2.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.53%) Essbase
9 2 (1.53%) Clementine
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.76%) ProC
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
4 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.05%) Law
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Billing
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (45.04%) Analyst
2 24 (18.32%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.40%) Data Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Data Scientist
5 6 (4.58%) Test Leader
5 6 (4.58%) Quantitative Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) Architect
6 5 (3.82%) Developer
6 5 (3.82%) Planning Manager
7 4 (3.05%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.05%) Statistical Analyst
8 3 (2.29%) Statistician
8 3 (2.29%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (2.29%) Support Manager
8 3 (2.29%) Data Modeller
8 3 (2.29%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) J2EE
2 1 (0.76%) SOAP
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) ODBC
2 1 (0.76%) Ajax
2 1 (0.76%) CherryPy
2 1 (0.76%) jQuery
2 1 (0.76%) Flask
2 1 (0.76%) pytest
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.82%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (20.61%) Statistics
3 19 (14.50%) Mathematics
4 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
5 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
5 11 (8.40%) Visualisation
6 9 (6.87%) User Experience
6 9 (6.87%) NHS
7 8 (6.11%) Data Extraction
8 7 (5.34%) Credit Risk
9 5 (3.82%) Proteomics
9 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (3.05%) Physics
11 3 (2.29%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (2.29%) Equities
11 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.29%) EPoS
11 3 (2.29%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) HPUX
3 2 (1.53%) SUSE
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.56%) Analytics
2 20 (15.27%) Data Analysis
3 16 (12.21%) Validation
4 14 (10.69%) ITIL
5 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.16%) Statistical Modelling
7 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.63%) Project Management
8 10 (7.63%) Change Management
8 10 (7.63%) Data Management
9 9 (6.87%) Release Management
10 8 (6.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.11%) Use Case
10 8 (6.11%) Service Management
10 8 (6.11%) OO
10 8 (6.11%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.34%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (5.34%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (5.34%) UML
11 7 (5.34%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) R
3 18 (13.74%) Python
4 14 (10.69%) C++
5 11 (8.40%) Perl
5 11 (8.40%) MATLAB
6 9 (6.87%) VB
7 8 (6.11%) Java
8 5 (3.82%) C#
8 5 (3.82%) Ruby
9 3 (2.29%) F#
9 3 (2.29%) C
10 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.53%) VBA
10 2 (1.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.76%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (22.90%) Degree
2 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.69%) PhD
4 9 (6.87%) ISEB
5 7 (5.34%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.82%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.53%) ACCA
9 2 (1.53%) CIMA
9 2 (1.53%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.76%) IIBA
10 1 (0.76%) CBAP
10 1 (0.76%) MBA
10 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) CDISC
3 1 (0.76%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Graphite
2 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) HP
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) SAP
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
4 3 (2.29%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.53%) Cognos
5 2 (1.53%) Tableau
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe
5 2 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.76%) Netezza
6 1 (0.76%) F5
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Dell
6 1 (0.76%) EMC
6 1 (0.76%) Juniper
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec
6 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
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