The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
Statistics
Rank 105 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 2.27% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
476 397 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.56% 20.12% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 195 186
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 36
Average hourly rate £30.20 £21.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.46% -12.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region.

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region.

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region 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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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
Warwickshire -1 6 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) VBA
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (40.00%) ITSM
4 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) Data Entry
4 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (26.67%) SPSS
6 2 (13.33%) PhD
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (13.33%) R
6 2 (13.33%) MapReduce

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (26.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Data Entry
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.67%) MapR
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