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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 131 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Statistics 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 0.62% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £95 £286 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.81% +4.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.98 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.62% -36.10%
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
778 643 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.96% 27.13% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 391 300
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 £208 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 61
Median hourly rate £15.21 £16.60 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% -47.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -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
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 29 June 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
Shropshire -30 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
Dudley - 3 £95 -
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 6 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) PVCS
6 4 (14.81%) SAP
6 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) PLM
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.11%) Validation

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.70%) MS Project
5 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.70%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) DWDM
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.11%) MS Access
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) OLTP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) Roambi
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) PVCS
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.70%) Economics
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) PLM
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.11%) RMADS
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) HL7
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.70%) Siemens
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO