The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.68% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.88% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year -1.40% -5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +200.00% -8.77%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 797 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.50% 77.45% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 457 388
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -13.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Reading

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 9 (75.00%) Front Office
1 9 (75.00%) Back Office
1 9 (75.00%) Validation
1 9 (75.00%) Fault Management
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (50.00%) People Management
2 6 (50.00%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) MRTG
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (75.00%) Back Office
1 9 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (75.00%) Fault Management
1 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) R
1 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Aruba
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds