The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 515 492 528
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 81 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 24
Average daily rate £375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £259 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -68.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 76 £375 +25.00% 19
London -19 38 £450 +33.33% 13
South East -2 27 £318 -12.41% 1
Berkshire +15 18 £318 -25.29%
City of London -3 14 £650 +92.59% 4
Reading - 13 £318 -
Surrey - 7 £413 -
West Midlands -19 3 £238 -13.63%
South West - 3 £475 - 1
Scotland - 3 £200 - 1
Somerset - 3 £475 -
Bath - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 3 £200 - 1
Hampshire -3 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £303 -
Birmingham - 2 £200 -
Uxbridge - 2 £375 -
Manchester -8 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
North West -25 1 - -
East of England -35 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £230 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Sheffield - 1 £230 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 61 (43.26%) SQL
2 31 (21.99%) Analytics
3 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
4 29 (20.57%) Finance
5 27 (19.15%) Mathematics
6 25 (17.73%) Data Analysis
7 23 (16.31%) Marketing
8 21 (14.89%) Degree
8 21 (14.89%) Business Objects
9 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
10 19 (13.48%) SAS
10 19 (13.48%) Data Mining
10 19 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 16 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (10.64%) C++
13 15 (10.64%) Linux
13 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
13 15 (10.64%) SPSS
14 14 (9.93%) Derivative
15 13 (9.22%) PhD
16 12 (8.51%) Validation
16 12 (8.51%) MBA
16 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
17 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
17 11 (7.80%) MS Access
17 11 (7.80%) XML
17 11 (7.80%) Oracle
17 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
18 10 (7.09%) Project Management

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (13.48%) SAS
2 10 (7.09%) Apache
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.42%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.64%) SPSS
3 6 (4.26%) MS Office
4 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.13%) FastStats
6 1 (0.71%) Stata
6 1 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) 3G
2 8 (5.67%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.84%) LTE
3 4 (2.84%) VoIP
4 2 (1.42%) FTP
4 2 (1.42%) HTTP
4 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) TELNET
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.71%) SNMP
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) Data Mining
3 16 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.80%) MS Access
6 10 (7.09%) MySQL
7 8 (5.67%) Big Data
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.13%) Data Mart
10 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.42%) DB2
11 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Selenium
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) PVCS
2 1 (0.71%) Toad
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Marketing
3 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.67%) Retail
5 5 (3.55%) Banking
6 4 (2.84%) Front Office
7 3 (2.13%) French Language
7 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.42%) Publishing
8 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Local Government
9 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (63.12%) Analyst
2 35 (24.82%) Data Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.64%) Quantitative Analyst
5 14 (9.93%) Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.67%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 5 (3.55%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) Network Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Information Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Information Manager
10 4 (2.84%) OSS Architect
11 3 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) XML
2 8 (5.67%) Smarty
2 8 (5.67%) XHTML
2 8 (5.67%) HTML
2 8 (5.67%) CSS
2 8 (5.67%) jQuery
2 8 (5.67%) Ajax
3 4 (2.84%) REST
4 3 (2.13%) SOAP
4 3 (2.13%) .NET
5 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 2 (1.42%) ODBC
5 2 (1.42%) JSON
5 2 (1.42%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.71%) Spring
6 1 (0.71%) LAMP
6 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Mathematics
2 14 (9.93%) Derivative
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.67%) Data Extraction
5 7 (4.96%) Statistics
6 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.26%) Economics
7 4 (2.84%) FMCG
7 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.13%) NHS
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Exalytics
9 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.71%) SCADA
10 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) CentOS
3 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.42%) HPUX
3 2 (1.42%) Solaris
3 2 (1.42%) SUSE
3 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.99%) Analytics
2 25 (17.73%) Data Analysis
3 19 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.51%) Validation
5 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.09%) Project Management
6 10 (7.09%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.09%) Quantitative Analysis
7 9 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.67%) MVC
8 8 (5.67%) CRM
8 8 (5.67%) OOP
8 8 (5.67%) OO
8 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.96%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.26%) ERP
11 5 (3.55%) Data Management
11 5 (3.55%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.26%) SQL
2 15 (10.64%) C++
3 10 (7.09%) PHP
4 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.67%) PHP5
5 6 (4.26%) VBA
6 5 (3.55%) Java
6 5 (3.55%) R
7 4 (2.84%) Perl
7 4 (2.84%) C#
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
8 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.13%) Python
9 2 (1.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.42%) VB
9 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) PhD
3 12 (8.51%) MBA
4 4 (2.84%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 4 (2.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.13%) ISEB
6 2 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.71%) GAMP
3 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.42%) StatsD
2 2 (1.42%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Business Objects
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) SAP
5 4 (2.84%) Minitab
6 3 (2.13%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) Cognos
7 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.42%) Splunk
7 2 (1.42%) EMC
7 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.71%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £330.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 27 days ago