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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Analysis
Rank 548 542 534
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 78 70 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 38
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £259 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.75 £19.18 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.60% +6.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +136.11%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 75 £425 - 34
London +10 43 £425 -5.55% 19
East of England +16 15 £500 -
Essex - 14 £500 -
South East +21 13 £209 +4.50% 6
Chelmsford - 10 £500 -
City of London +31 7 £400 -3.03% 5
Berkshire +13 6 £213 - 1
Hampshire +8 5 £209 +12.97% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Glasgow +10 2 £600 +20.00%
Scotland -3 2 £600 +20.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 3
Wokingham - 2 £238 -
Havant - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £155 -22.50% 1
West Sussex +7 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes +2 1 £155 -22.50% 1
Reading -4 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 £420 +17.89%
North West -19 1 £420 +40.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £209 -
Slough - 1 £160 -
Luton - 1 £300 -
Bracknell - 1 £200 -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 49 (38.28%) Finance
2 39 (30.47%) SQL
3 35 (27.34%) Analytics
4 32 (25.00%) Degree
5 31 (24.22%) SAS
6 26 (20.31%) Data Analysis
7 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (14.84%) Statistics
8 19 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
9 17 (13.28%) Project Management
9 17 (13.28%) Banking
10 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 16 (12.50%) R
11 15 (11.72%) Statistical Modelling
11 15 (11.72%) Marketing
12 14 (10.94%) Visualisation
12 14 (10.94%) Data Mining
13 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
13 13 (10.16%) Credit Risk
13 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (10.16%) Machine Learning
14 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
14 12 (9.38%) User Experience
14 12 (9.38%) Hadoop
15 11 (8.59%) Six Sigma
15 11 (8.59%) Python
15 11 (8.59%) SPSS
15 11 (8.59%) Oracle
15 11 (8.59%) Big Data

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (24.22%) SAS
2 11 (8.59%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.59%) SPSS
3 6 (4.69%) MS Office
4 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.34%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.78%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.78%) Maple
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Radian6
1 6 (4.69%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) LAN
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) 2G
3 1 (0.78%) 3G
3 1 (0.78%) LTE
3 1 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) Data Mining
2 12 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.59%) Apache Hive
3 11 (8.59%) Big Data
4 10 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (6.25%) MySQL
6 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.34%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.34%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.34%) HBase
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (2.34%) Star Schema
7 3 (2.34%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.56%) MS Access
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
General
1 49 (38.28%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Banking
3 15 (11.72%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Law
5 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.34%) Games
6 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Billing
7 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (40.63%) Analyst
2 18 (14.06%) Data Scientist
3 15 (11.72%) SAS Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Data Analyst
5 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.81%) Consultant
6 10 (7.81%) Financial Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Credit Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Web Analytics Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Web Consultant
10 5 (3.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 5 (3.91%) Programmer
11 4 (3.13%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) XML
2 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.34%) D3.js
2 3 (2.34%) HTML
2 3 (2.34%) Swing
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.84%) Statistics
3 14 (10.94%) Visualisation
4 13 (10.16%) Credit Risk
5 12 (9.38%) User Experience
6 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.69%) NHS
9 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.13%) Data Extraction
10 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.34%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
11 3 (2.34%) Physics
11 3 (2.34%) Proteomics
12 2 (1.56%) Informatics
12 2 (1.56%) Life Science
12 2 (1.56%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Linux
1 8 (6.25%) Unix
2 6 (4.69%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Analytics
2 26 (20.31%) Data Analysis
3 19 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.28%) Project Management
5 15 (11.72%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.16%) Machine Learning
7 11 (8.59%) Six Sigma
8 10 (7.81%) Data Analytics
8 10 (7.81%) Predictive Modelling
9 9 (7.03%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.03%) ITIL
9 9 (7.03%) Process Improvement
9 9 (7.03%) Validation
10 7 (5.47%) Business Development
10 7 (5.47%) Change Management
10 7 (5.47%) OO
10 7 (5.47%) UML
10 7 (5.47%) Web Analytics
11 6 (4.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.47%) SQL
2 16 (12.50%) R
3 11 (8.59%) Python
4 10 (7.81%) Java
5 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.69%) MATLAB
6 6 (4.69%) VBA
7 5 (3.91%) Scala
8 4 (3.13%) Perl
8 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.34%) C
10 2 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (25.00%) Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.69%) PhD
5 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) CBAP
7 1 (0.78%) IIBA
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.13%) TickIT
4 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle
2 9 (7.03%) Adobe
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.69%) Coremetrics
3 6 (4.69%) HP
4 5 (3.91%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.34%) Dell
5 3 (2.34%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.34%) ILOG
5 3 (2.34%) New Relic
5 3 (2.34%) Splunk
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Alterian
6 1 (0.78%) F5
6 1 (0.78%) Huawei
6 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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