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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 535 512 496
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 78 72 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £339 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -20 73 £350 +6.06% 47
London -34 22 £360 +9.09% 24
Yorkshire - 14 £275 - 6
East Midlands - 9 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £268 - 3
South East +2 7 £209 - 9
East of England -25 7 £450 - 3
North West -2 5 £323 +12.17% 2
City of London +20 4 £260 -42.22% 10
Manchester -5 4 £323 +12.17%
Scotland - 4 £218 - 4
North Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Berkshire - 3 - - 2
West Midlands -14 2 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 3
Surrey - 2 £209 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £238 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - - 3
Cardiff -15 1 £280 - 3
South Wales -21 1 £280 - 3
Wales -26 1 £280 - 3
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £340 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - - 3
Slough - - - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (33.97%) SQL
3 33 (21.15%) Data Analysis
4 31 (19.87%) SAS
5 30 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 30 (19.23%) Finance
6 29 (18.59%) Marketing
6 29 (18.59%) Analytics
7 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
7 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 27 (17.31%) Oracle
9 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (15.38%) Data Mining
11 23 (14.74%) Degree
12 22 (14.10%) Statistics
13 21 (13.46%) Performance Testing
14 20 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (12.82%) Project Management
15 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database
16 18 (11.54%) User Experience
16 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
17 17 (10.90%) Linux
18 16 (10.26%) SPSS
18 16 (10.26%) Test Scripting
19 14 (8.97%) MS Access
19 14 (8.97%) Java
20 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
20 13 (8.33%) Performance Management
21 12 (7.69%) Tomcat

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (19.87%) SAS
2 12 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.49%) Apache
3 7 (4.49%) WebLogic Integration
4 3 (1.92%) CMS
4 3 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.26%) SPSS
3 12 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.49%) MS Office
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.92%) MS Project
6 2 (1.28%) Stata
6 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.64%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.69%) 3G
2 10 (6.41%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (4.49%) FTP
3 7 (4.49%) HTTP
4 6 (3.85%) LTE
5 5 (3.21%) Internet
6 4 (2.56%) VoIP
6 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.28%) MVNO
7 2 (1.28%) 4G
7 2 (1.28%) Broadband
8 1 (0.64%) SDH
8 1 (0.64%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.64%) MPLS
8 1 (0.64%) DVB
8 1 (0.64%) ATM
8 1 (0.64%) Wireless
8 1 (0.64%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 20 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.97%) MS Access
6 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.85%) Big Data
8 6 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.56%) KDB
10 4 (2.56%) Base SAS
10 4 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.92%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.28%) Mahout
12 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) PVCS
2 1 (0.64%) Toad
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) Selenium
2 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.64%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 29 (18.59%) Marketing
3 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.49%) Publishing
4 7 (4.49%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 4 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.56%) French Language
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Electronics
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Avionics
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (48.72%) Analyst
2 25 (16.03%) Data Analyst
3 15 (9.62%) Tester
4 11 (7.05%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.77%) Developer
5 9 (5.77%) Performance Tester
6 8 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Information Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Architect
8 6 (3.85%) Data Integrity Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) OSS Architect
9 5 (3.21%) Non-Functional Tester
9 5 (3.21%) Consultant
9 5 (3.21%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.56%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.56%) MI Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) .NET
1 6 (3.85%) SOAP
1 6 (3.85%) Web Services
1 6 (3.85%) ODBC
1 6 (3.85%) Ajax
2 4 (2.56%) XML
2 4 (2.56%) HTML
2 4 (2.56%) CSS
3 3 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (0.64%) SciPy
4 1 (0.64%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.64%) Cascalog
4 1 (0.64%) Pandas
4 1 (0.64%) COM
4 1 (0.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.10%) Statistics
3 18 (11.54%) User Experience
4 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.41%) NHS
6 9 (5.77%) Data Extraction
7 8 (5.13%) Informatics
8 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
9 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.85%) Economics
10 5 (3.21%) Derivative
10 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.92%) Firmware
12 3 (1.92%) SCADA
13 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.28%) Open Source
14 1 (0.64%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.90%) Linux
2 11 (7.05%) Windows
3 7 (4.49%) HPUX
3 7 (4.49%) SUSE
3 7 (4.49%) UNIX
4 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.15%) Data Analysis
2 29 (18.59%) Analytics
3 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 20 (12.82%) Project Management
6 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 13 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.41%) Change Management
10 10 (6.41%) Test Management
10 10 (6.41%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (5.77%) Security Testing
11 9 (5.77%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.77%) Validation
11 9 (5.77%) Release Management
12 8 (5.13%) SOA
12 8 (5.13%) ETL
12 8 (5.13%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) SQL
2 14 (8.97%) Java
3 11 (7.05%) VB
4 8 (5.13%) VBA
4 8 (5.13%) C#
5 7 (4.49%) C++
5 7 (4.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 6 (3.85%) R
7 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.56%) Python
8 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) Tcl
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (14.74%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) ISEB
2 9 (5.77%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (5.77%) ISTQB
2 9 (5.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) PhD
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.28%) MBA
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) HND
7 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.92%) GAMP
3 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.64%) DO-160
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.21%) SCOM
3 4 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.28%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.28%) OpenView
4 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 10 (6.41%) HP
4 7 (4.49%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.21%) JBoss
5 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (1.92%) Verint
6 3 (1.92%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.28%) Cognos
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 2 (1.28%) BMC
7 2 (1.28%) IBM
7 2 (1.28%) Huawei
8 1 (0.64%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
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