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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 109 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Statistics 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.32% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £112 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £345 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%
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
703 606 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.55% 27.43% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 335 315
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -5 7 £480 +47.69% 1
Shropshire - 5 £395 -
Solihull - 1 £250 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (28.00%) XML
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Pega
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.00%) PVCS
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.00%) SAS
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) RMADS
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
7 3 (12.00%) Big Data

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SAS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Documentum
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) SPSS
5 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) 2G
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) GSM
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) UMTS
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) PVCS
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SAS Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Problem Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) RMADS
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Pega
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Amdocs
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) VMware