Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 February 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 267 260
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 +49
Contract jobs citing Statistics 113 95 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.74% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 61
South East median daily rate £375 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £174 £138 £263
90th Percentile £528 £448 £513
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.04% -11.56% +22.60%
England median hourly rate £24.98 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +20.93% +10.26%

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 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 13,943 12,759 15,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.19% 81.88% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,370 7,564 9,009
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 519 615
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.65
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
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 Statistics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the South East

Statistics
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 Statistics within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Hampshire +26 45 £425 +112.50% 9
Thames Valley -30 32 £263 -4.55% 20
Berkshire -24 21 £250 -8.09% 6
Surrey -15 19 £450 +5.88% 6
Kent -9 10 £350 +5.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 9 £275 - 2
East Sussex -1 4 £500 +244.83% 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £200 -23.08% 12
Middlesex - 1 - -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 44 (38.94%) Mathematics
2 42 (37.17%) Python
3 41 (36.28%) Degree
4 40 (35.40%) R
4 40 (35.40%) Data Science
5 38 (33.63%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (31.86%) SQL
7 32 (28.32%) Analytics
8 29 (25.66%) Data Analysis
9 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
9 27 (23.89%) Machine Learning
10 25 (22.12%) Visualisation
11 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.35%) Data Management
13 22 (19.47%) Trend Analysis
13 22 (19.47%) Data Mining
14 20 (17.70%) Data Cleansing
14 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
15 19 (16.81%) NumPy
15 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.81%) Games
15 19 (16.81%) Algorithms
16 18 (15.93%) Pandas
16 18 (15.93%) Matplotlib
16 18 (15.93%) Tableau
16 18 (15.93%) Jupyter
17 17 (15.04%) Collaborative Working
17 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
18 16 (14.16%) Open Source
18 16 (14.16%) Predictive Analysis

Statistics
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 18 (15.93%) Jupyter
2 14 (12.39%) SAS
3 10 (8.85%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.42%) Apache
6 4 (3.54%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.77%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.42%) Stata
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.65%) SPSS
6 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Slack
1 4 (3.54%) Trello
2 3 (2.65%) Office 365
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Intranet
2 7 (6.19%) 4G
3 6 (5.31%) 3G
4 3 (2.65%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (2.65%) SMS
5 2 (1.77%) 2G
5 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.77%) LAN
5 2 (1.77%) RNC
5 2 (1.77%) WAN
5 2 (1.77%) WLAN
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.88%) LTE
6 1 (0.88%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.88%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) Data Mining
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.50%) Big Data
3 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.08%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.54%) GIS
7 4 (3.54%) QGIS
7 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.54%) Spatial Data
8 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.65%) MS Access
8 3 (2.65%) Power BI
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.65%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (16.81%) Games
2 12 (10.62%) Legal
3 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Marketing
5 5 (4.42%) Finance
5 5 (4.42%) Military
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Data Scientist
2 30 (26.55%) Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Data Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) SQL Developer
6 12 (10.62%) SSIS Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Database Developer
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Database Developer
7 10 (8.85%) T-SQL Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Spatial Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Statistical Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (1.77%) Communications Manager
11 2 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
11 2 (1.77%) Report Analyst
11 2 (1.77%) Security Specialist
11 2 (1.77%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) NumPy
2 18 (15.93%) Matplotlib
2 18 (15.93%) Pandas
3 15 (13.27%) D3.js
4 14 (12.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 14 (12.39%) Unreal Engine
5 10 (8.85%) .NET
5 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.85%) Entity Framework
5 10 (8.85%) Web Services
6 4 (3.54%) XML
7 2 (1.77%) PySpark
7 2 (1.77%) scikit-learn
7 2 (1.77%) Seaborn
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) ggplot
8 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) HTML5
8 1 (0.88%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (23.89%) Computer Science
3 19 (16.81%) Algorithms
4 10 (8.85%) User Experience
5 9 (7.96%) CESG
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Social Media
7 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.77%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.77%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (1.77%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) Mathematics
2 40 (35.40%) Data Science
3 32 (28.32%) Analytics
4 29 (25.66%) Data Analysis
5 27 (23.89%) Machine Learning
6 25 (22.12%) Visualisation
7 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (20.35%) Data Management
9 22 (19.47%) Trend Analysis
10 20 (17.70%) Data Cleansing
11 17 (15.04%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (14.16%) Open Source
12 16 (14.16%) Predictive Analysis
12 16 (14.16%) Sentiment Analysis
13 15 (13.27%) Migration
13 15 (13.27%) Quantitative Analysis
13 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
14 13 (11.50%) High Availability
14 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.62%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) Python
2 40 (35.40%) R
3 36 (31.86%) SQL
4 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.19%) Java
6 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.65%) VBA
8 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.77%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (36.28%) Degree
2 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
3 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.85%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (7.96%) CISM
5 9 (7.96%) CISSP
6 7 (6.19%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.77%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) COBIT
1 9 (7.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (7.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (7.96%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.54%) PMO
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) NFS
2 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Tableau
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle
4 2 (1.77%) BMC
4 2 (1.77%) MapR
4 2 (1.77%) NetApp
4 2 (1.77%) Nokia
4 2 (1.77%) RedGate
4 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.77%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Amdocs
5 1 (0.88%) Capita
5 1 (0.88%) Cramer
5 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) iManage
5 1 (0.88%) Polycom
5 1 (0.88%) Symantec
5 1 (0.88%) Trend Micro