The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 3 months to 27 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.

Statistical Analysis
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 267 259
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.033% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.041% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £403 £475 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -23.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +316.66% -25.00%  

Statistical Analysis 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in the South East

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the South East

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Analysis in the South East

Statistical Analysis
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 Statistical Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the South East

Statistical Analysis
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 Statistical Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire - 5 £600 -
Hampshire +12 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £299 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £415 - 1
Surrey +8 1 £391 -
Statistical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis 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 Statistical Analysis.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 7 (31.82%) Time Management
3 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (31.82%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) GDPR
5 5 (22.73%) BPMN
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Big Data
6 4 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (13.64%) Motorola
7 3 (13.64%) SAS
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) VBScript
7 3 (13.64%) VB
7 3 (13.64%) Publishing
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms

Statistical Analysis
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 3 (13.64%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.64%) Publishing
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Report Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SAS Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Compliance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Insight Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Django
1 1 (4.55%) Flask
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 7 (31.82%) Time Management
2 7 (31.82%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 5 (22.73%) BPMN
5 4 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) VB
1 3 (13.64%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Cython
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) GDPR
2 3 (13.64%) PMO
3 2 (9.09%) CDISC
4 1 (4.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Motorola
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) ESRI
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Software AG
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods