Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 14 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 +13
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.69% - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £225 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £14.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year +45.96% -22.47% -5.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 518 253 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.77% 78.82% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 156 52
Northern Ireland median daily rate £414 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.21% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £100
90th Percentile £521 £430 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.88 £40.63 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Northern Ireland

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Northern Ireland

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in Northern Ireland

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
County Antrim - 4 £225 - 1
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
1 3 (75.00%) QlikView
1 3 (75.00%) SPSS
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft