Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 190 215
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -45
Contract jobs citing Statistics 27 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 20
North West median daily rate £319 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +9.63% -3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £216 £224
90th Percentile £508 £487 £488
England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
North West median hourly rate - £9.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.88% +100.00%
England median hourly rate £24.98 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year +24.90% -13.87% +16.10%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,477 5,176 6,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.22% 84.46% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,904 3,355 4,245
North West median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £572
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 146 276
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% -28.32% +75.15%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.55 £50.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 9 £306 -18.60% 15
Cheshire +12 9 £313 +13.64% 3
Merseyside +6 6 £410 +64.00% 5
Lancashire +8 3 £450 - 2
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
4 5 (18.52%) Big Data
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (14.81%) Reference Data
5 4 (14.81%) Master Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Management
5 4 (14.81%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MicroStation
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Slack
2 4 (14.81%) Trello
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) 2G
1 3 (11.11%) 3G
1 3 (11.11%) 4G
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) GSM
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.70%) RNC
3 1 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) UMTS
3 1 (3.70%) VoLTE
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
2 4 (14.81%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Radio Planner
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Reference Data
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Master Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.81%) Reference Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) R
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CISA
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) Mapinfo
3 2 (7.41%) Meraki
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
3 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.70%) Darktrace
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Shadows
4 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau