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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 525 504 479
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 81 75 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.21% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £22.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +60.71%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 77 £355 +10.85% 32
London -7 28 £370 +15.62% 14
Yorkshire - 10 £330 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £300 -
North West -5 7 £323 +12.17% 8
South East -11 7 £156 - 4
East of England -22 7 £450 - 2
City of London +15 6 £368 -18.33% 8
West Yorkshire - 6 £303 - 2
Manchester -7 5 £323 +12.17% 1
Scotland - 4 £218 - 4
Berkshire +11 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £300 -
Reading - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
South West -35 2 £400 +8.10% 1
Cheshire - 2 £340 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £300 - 1
Cambridge -13 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands -13 1 £375 +102.70% 1
Surrey - 1 £148 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £200 - 1
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 62 (37.58%) SQL
2 40 (24.24%) Data Analysis
3 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 34 (20.61%) Analytics
5 33 (20.00%) Finance
5 33 (20.00%) Marketing
6 31 (18.79%) SAS
7 29 (17.58%) MS Excel
8 28 (16.97%) Data Mining
9 27 (16.36%) Oracle
9 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.94%) Statistics
10 23 (13.94%) Degree
11 21 (12.73%) Project Management
11 21 (12.73%) Linux
12 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (11.52%) Performance Testing
14 18 (10.91%) MS Access
14 18 (10.91%) SPSS
15 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
15 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database
16 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
17 14 (8.48%) Data Modelling
17 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
17 14 (8.48%) Test Scripting
18 13 (7.88%) VB
19 12 (7.27%) Windows
19 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
20 11 (6.67%) ISEB

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.79%) SAS
2 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.45%) WebLogic Integration
4 9 (5.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.21%) Drupal
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.91%) SPSS
3 11 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.85%) MS Office
5 3 (1.82%) MS Project
5 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.61%) Stata
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) 3G
2 9 (5.45%) FTP
3 8 (4.85%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.42%) LTE
4 4 (2.42%) VoIP
4 4 (2.42%) Internet
4 4 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) DVB
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.61%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.97%) Data Mining
3 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (10.91%) MS Access
5 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.24%) Big Data
10 5 (3.03%) KDB
11 4 (2.42%) Base SAS
11 4 (2.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 2 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) PVCS
2 1 (0.61%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) Selenium
2 1 (0.61%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (20.00%) Finance
1 33 (20.00%) Marketing
2 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.24%) Retail
3 7 (4.24%) Publishing
4 6 (3.64%) Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.42%) French Language
6 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 87 (52.73%) Analyst
2 31 (18.79%) Data Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Tester
4 11 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.67%) Developer
5 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (4.24%) Information Analyst
7 6 (3.64%) Data Integrity Analyst
7 6 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (3.64%) Information Manager
7 6 (3.64%) Network Analyst
7 6 (3.64%) Performance Tester
7 6 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Consultant
8 5 (3.03%) Non-Functional Tester
8 5 (3.03%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.64%) Web Services
2 4 (2.42%) HTML
2 4 (2.42%) XML
2 4 (2.42%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) JSON
4 2 (1.21%) Ajax
4 2 (1.21%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) SOAP
4 2 (1.21%) ODBC
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) WinForms
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Statistics
2 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.06%) Data Extraction
4 10 (6.06%) NHS
5 9 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 9 (5.45%) Derivative
6 7 (4.24%) Economics
6 7 (4.24%) Informatics
7 6 (3.64%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.82%) Firmware
10 3 (1.82%) SCADA
11 2 (1.21%) Open Source
11 2 (1.21%) FMCG
11 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.61%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.73%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Windows
3 9 (5.45%) HPUX
3 9 (5.45%) SUSE
4 7 (4.24%) UNIX
5 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.24%) Data Analysis
2 34 (20.61%) Analytics
3 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (12.73%) Project Management
5 19 (11.52%) Performance Testing
6 14 (8.48%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.48%) Test Scripting
7 11 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 11 (6.67%) Release Management
8 10 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
8 10 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.06%) SOA
8 10 (6.06%) Change Management
9 9 (5.45%) Validation
9 9 (5.45%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.85%) Customer Segmentation
10 8 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.85%) CRM
10 8 (4.85%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.24%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.58%) SQL
2 13 (7.88%) VB
3 11 (6.67%) Java
3 11 (6.67%) C++
4 9 (5.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 8 (4.85%) R
5 8 (4.85%) C#
6 7 (4.24%) VBA
7 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) Tcl
10 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) ISEB
2 11 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 11 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (3.64%) PhD
4 5 (3.03%) MBA
5 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.82%) GAMP
3 2 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) DO-160
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.03%) SCOM
3 4 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) Oracle
1 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.67%) HP
3 10 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 9 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.03%) JBoss
5 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.82%) Verint
7 2 (1.21%) Tableau
7 2 (1.21%) Cognos
7 2 (1.21%) SAP
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe
8 1 (0.61%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) EMC
8 1 (0.61%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) Siemens
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec
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