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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 104 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.47% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.95% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.10 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.41% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.66%
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
637 513 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.37% 24.05% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 288 201
Average daily rate £360 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.35 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Coventry -3 4 - - 1
Birmingham -4 2 £225 -30.76% 2
Warwickshire -7 2 - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) VBA
3 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (20.83%) ITSM
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Data Entry
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
5 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.50%) SLA
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) BGP
1 2 (8.33%) DSL
1 2 (8.33%) X.21
1 2 (8.33%) MPLS
1 2 (8.33%) OSPF
1 2 (8.33%) ATM
1 2 (8.33%) ISDN
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.33%) PPP
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) IPsec
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PVCS
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Statistician
7 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Struts
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Service Management
1 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITSM
3 5 (20.83%) Data Entry
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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