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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 117 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.95% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£286 £275 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.24 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.05% +11.11%
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
593 633 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.03% 26.62% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 292 215
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.82 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
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 1 July 2015. 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 -6 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £260 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £313 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (7.14%) GSM

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.14%) FishEye
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITSM
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Amdocs