The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 119 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Statistics 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 0.98% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%
Statistics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
735 711 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.18% 27.88% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 442 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 61
Median hourly rate £14.35 £22.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.21% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.70 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dudley +7 3 £95 -
Birmingham +3 3 £425 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £591 -
Shropshire -33 2 - -
Solihull -13 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 11 (35.48%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (25.81%) MS Office
3 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.13%) RMADS
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Service Continuity Management
6 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) WAN
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Dell

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.23%) MS Project
5 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) DWDM
3 1 (3.23%) Extranet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.68%) MS Access
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) OLTP
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) QlikView
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) HR Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.68%) NHS
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.23%) Economics
5 1 (3.23%) IVR
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Service Continuity Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
1 5 (16.13%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) HL7
2 1 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Dell
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.23%) Siemens
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO