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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Analysis
Rank 520 481 481
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 84 84 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 53
Average daily rate
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£373 £310 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.24% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.90 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +4 84 £373 +14.76% 40
London -9 38 £443 +36.15% 21
City of London +8 11 £409 -3.82% 10
East Midlands - 10 £300 - 1
South East -18 9 £165 - 2
East of England -26 7 £450 - 1
North West - 7 £323 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 6
Manchester - 5 £323 - 2
Berkshire +8 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £239 -
South West -29 2 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £363 - 2
Surrey - 2 £148 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £313 -
Cheshire - 2 £340 -
Cambridge -10 1 £300 -
West Midlands -12 1 £275 -4.34% 3
Coventry -13 1 £275 +48.64%
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £300 -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Nuneaton - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (40.00%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) Analytics
3 41 (24.85%) Finance
4 37 (22.42%) Data Analysis
5 35 (21.21%) Marketing
5 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 30 (18.18%) SAS
7 28 (16.97%) Data Mining
8 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (15.76%) MS Excel
10 24 (14.55%) Oracle
10 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
11 21 (12.73%) Linux
11 21 (12.73%) Statistics
11 21 (12.73%) Degree
12 18 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (10.91%) SPSS
13 17 (10.30%) Project Management
13 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
13 17 (10.30%) C++
13 17 (10.30%) Mathematics
14 16 (9.70%) Performance Testing
15 15 (9.09%) Oracle Database
15 15 (9.09%) Derivative
15 15 (9.09%) MS Access
15 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
16 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
16 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (7.88%) VB
17 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling

Statistical Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (18.18%) SAS
2 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.45%) Apache
4 9 (5.45%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.21%) Drupal
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.91%) SPSS
3 8 (4.85%) MS Office
4 7 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) Stata
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) 3G
2 9 (5.45%) FTP
2 9 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.42%) Internet
3 4 (2.42%) LTE
3 4 (2.42%) VoIP
3 4 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.61%) VSAT
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) DVB
4 1 (0.61%) Telnet
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.97%) Data Mining
3 18 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 15 (9.09%) MS Access
5 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.24%) Big Data
8 5 (3.03%) KDB
9 4 (2.42%) Base SAS
9 4 (2.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.61%) Xcelsius
12 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) PVCS
2 1 (0.61%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) Selenium
2 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (24.85%) Finance
2 35 (21.21%) Marketing
3 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Publishing
6 5 (3.03%) Banking
7 4 (2.42%) French Language
7 4 (2.42%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Local Government
10 1 (0.61%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 94 (56.97%) Analyst
2 32 (19.39%) Data Analyst
3 13 (7.88%) Quantitative Analyst
4 11 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.67%) Tester
5 10 (6.06%) Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Information Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Network Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Information Manager
8 6 (3.64%) MI Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Non-Functional Tester
9 5 (3.03%) Performance Tester
9 5 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Architect
9 5 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.42%) OSS Architect
10 4 (2.42%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.64%) Web Services
2 4 (2.42%) XML
2 4 (2.42%) HTML
2 4 (2.42%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (0.61%) REST
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) COM
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Statistics
2 17 (10.30%) Mathematics
3 15 (9.09%) Derivative
4 13 (7.88%) Data Extraction
5 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.06%) NHS
7 9 (5.45%) N-Tier
8 8 (4.85%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.24%) Economics
9 7 (4.24%) Informatics
10 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.21%) FMCG
12 2 (1.21%) Open Source
12 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.61%) New Media
13 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.73%) Linux
2 10 (6.06%) Windows
3 9 (5.45%) HPUX
3 9 (5.45%) SUSE
4 8 (4.85%) UNIX
5 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) Analytics
2 37 (22.42%) Data Analysis
3 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.30%) Project Management
5 16 (9.70%) Performance Testing
6 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (6.06%) SOA
9 10 (6.06%) Security Testing
9 10 (6.06%) Release Management
10 9 (5.45%) Quantitative Analysis
11 8 (4.85%) CRM
11 8 (4.85%) Customer Segmentation
11 8 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.24%) Information Governance
12 7 (4.24%) Data Governance
12 7 (4.24%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.24%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (10.30%) C++
3 13 (7.88%) VB
4 10 (6.06%) Java
5 9 (5.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 8 (4.85%) C#
6 8 (4.85%) R
7 7 (4.24%) VBA
8 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.82%) Python
9 3 (1.82%) Perl
10 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.61%) Tcl
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) PhD
3 11 (6.67%) MBA
4 10 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.06%) ISEB
4 10 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.61%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.61%) DO-160
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Oracle
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 10 (6.06%) HP
4 9 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.03%) JBoss
5 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.21%) Tableau
6 2 (1.21%) Verint
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos
6 2 (1.21%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) Siebel
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Symantec
7 1 (0.61%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.61%) Omniture
7 1 (0.61%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.61%) Google
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