Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 241 288
Rank change year-on-year -50 +47 -33
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 67 126 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.92% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 57
South East median daily rate £363 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +9.27% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £120
90th Percentile £474 £825 £430
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 27
South East median hourly rate £26.17 £27.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% -40.86% +165.71%
10th Percentile £19.34 £16.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £19.34 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.90% +20.00% +6.97%

Mathematics 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Thames Valley -43 28 £363 -19.44% 23
Hampshire +1 21 £425 -19.05% 3
Berkshire -13 20 £363 -23.68% 7
Surrey -10 12 £438 +12.90% 2
Oxfordshire -9 4 £313 +17.92% 15
West Sussex -21 4 £383 +0.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 4 £375 +32.83% 1
East Sussex -1 2 - - 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics 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 South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 51 (76.12%) Degree
2 33 (49.25%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (38.81%) Statistics
3 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
4 24 (35.82%) SQL
5 20 (29.85%) SAS
6 19 (28.36%) R
7 17 (25.37%) Python
8 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (20.90%) Economics
10 13 (19.40%) Big Data
11 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.42%) Finance
12 11 (16.42%) Physics
12 11 (16.42%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (14.93%) Banking
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
14 9 (13.43%) Linux
14 9 (13.43%) Project Management
14 9 (13.43%) GIS
14 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
15 8 (11.94%) Analytics
15 8 (11.94%) Machine Learning
15 8 (11.94%) Postgraduate
16 7 (10.45%) VMware
16 7 (10.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 7 (10.45%) Apache Spark
17 6 (8.96%) Credit Risk Modelling
17 6 (8.96%) IFRS

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (29.85%) SAS
2 7 (10.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) ArcGIS
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.96%) Stata
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (1.49%) GNU Octave
5 1 (1.49%) MicroStation
5 1 (1.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) DHCP
3 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Junos
4 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Big Data
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.43%) GIS
4 6 (8.96%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.97%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) QGIS
5 4 (5.97%) Spatial Data
5 4 (5.97%) Text Mining
6 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) MS Access
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.49%) Impala
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) FishEye
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Automotive
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Data Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Data Scientist
3 8 (11.94%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Spatial Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Statistical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) GIS Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.49%) Direct3D
4 1 (1.49%) DirectX
4 1 (1.49%) Mason
4 1 (1.49%) NumPy
4 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.49%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 33 (49.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Robotics
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
3 5 (7.46%) CentOS
3 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Statistics
2 14 (20.90%) Economics
3 11 (16.42%) Physics
4 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.94%) Analytics
5 8 (11.94%) Machine Learning
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.46%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (7.46%) Data Management
7 5 (7.46%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) R
3 17 (25.37%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) Korn
4 6 (8.96%) Perl
5 5 (7.46%) AWK
5 5 (7.46%) Bourne shell
5 5 (7.46%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) VBA
7 3 (4.48%) C
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) C-shell
9 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (76.12%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (11.94%) Postgraduate
4 5 (7.46%) OCA
4 5 (7.46%) OCP
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (7.46%) RHCE
4 5 (7.46%) RHCSA
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.48%) HNC
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) Basel II
1 6 (8.96%) IFRS
1 6 (8.96%) IFRS 9
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) GlusterFS
1 5 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Openswan
3 1 (1.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (7.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Brocade
3 6 (8.96%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.46%) StorageTek
4 5 (7.46%) Sun
4 5 (7.46%) Veritas
5 3 (4.48%) Blue Prism
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Cegedim Rx
6 2 (2.99%) Cognos
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) Tealium
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Serena