The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Statistics
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 93 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 1.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.59% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £324 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +17.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £493 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

Statistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1884 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 79.93% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1037 955
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Statistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +9 6 £475 +137.50% 1
Bracknell -2 1 £325 +18.18%
Statistics
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 4 (26.67%) Remedy
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Front Office
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
1 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Huawei
2 3 (20.00%) PhD
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) UX Design
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (13.33%) Innovation Management
3 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Junos
2 1 (6.67%) MRTG
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
1 4 (26.67%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Django
1 1 (6.67%) Flask
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
1 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Innovation Management
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) UX Design
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Cython
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) PhD
2 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
4 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Lumension
4 1 (6.67%) Meridio
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Varonis