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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / South East
Rank 206 218 220
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 39 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 13
Median daily rate £338 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -11.18% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £17.30
% change year-on-year +200.00% -24.85%  

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 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 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Kent - 9 £338 - 2
Surrey +22 8 £550 +64.17% 5
Berkshire +22 8 £331 +26.79% 3
Hampshire +7 8 £331 -4.67% 4
West Sussex +4 2 £275 -21.42% 2
Middlesex +2 2 - -
Oxfordshire -19 1 £260 -52.72% 2
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 34 (36.17%) SQL
2 21 (22.34%) Degree
3 18 (19.15%) R
4 17 (18.09%) MS Excel
4 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (17.02%) Algorithms
5 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
6 15 (15.96%) Python
6 15 (15.96%) Validation
6 15 (15.96%) Visualisation
7 14 (14.89%) Mathematics
7 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.89%) Functional Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Analytics
8 13 (13.83%) Capacity Management
8 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.83%) Front Office
8 13 (13.83%) Back Office
8 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (13.83%) Fault Management
9 12 (12.77%) Data Management
9 12 (12.77%) Web Services
10 11 (11.70%) Migration
10 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
10 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
11 10 (10.64%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (10.64%) High Availability
11 10 (10.64%) Computer Science

Statistics
Top Related 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 8 (8.51%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) SAS
4 5 (5.32%) CMS
5 4 (4.26%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.26%) WordPress
6 3 (3.19%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.32%) Stata
4 4 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.19%) GIMP
5 3 (3.19%) MS Project
5 3 (3.19%) SPSS
6 2 (2.13%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DHCP
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
1 5 (5.32%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.19%) Skype
2 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.06%) 2G
3 1 (1.06%) 3G
3 1 (1.06%) 4G
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Junos
3 1 (1.06%) MRTG
3 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.51%) Big Data
5 7 (7.45%) Data Mining
5 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.26%) MS Access
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.19%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (3.19%) GIS
7 3 (3.19%) QlikView
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.19%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.13%) QGIS
8 2 (2.13%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.06%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.83%) Back Office
1 13 (13.83%) Front Office
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Analyst
2 18 (19.15%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Data Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Data Scientist
5 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Web Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Web Content Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Data Insight Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Insight Data Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Statistical Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Lync Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Technical Support Assistant
7 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Web Content Assistant
7 3 (3.19%) Web Content Designer
7 3 (3.19%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) Web Services
2 10 (10.64%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
2 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.19%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) CSS3
3 3 (3.19%) D3.js
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) HTML5
3 3 (3.19%) jQuery
3 3 (3.19%) JSON
3 3 (3.19%) Three.js
3 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.13%) Django
4 2 (2.13%) Flask
4 2 (2.13%) Pandas
4 2 (2.13%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.13%) Theano
4 2 (2.13%) Torch
4 2 (2.13%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.02%) Algorithms
3 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.38%) User Experience
6 4 (4.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.13%) Life Science
8 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.06%) FMCG
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) NHS
9 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Validation
1 15 (15.96%) Visualisation
2 14 (14.89%) Functional Testing
2 14 (14.89%) Mathematics
3 13 (13.83%) Analytics
3 13 (13.83%) Capacity Management
3 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
3 13 (13.83%) Fault Management
4 12 (12.77%) Data Management
5 11 (11.70%) Migration
6 10 (10.64%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (10.64%) High Availability
6 10 (10.64%) People Management
6 10 (10.64%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.51%) ITIL
9 6 (6.38%) Economics
9 6 (6.38%) Machine Learning
9 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.17%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) R
3 15 (15.96%) Python
4 6 (6.38%) VBA
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.26%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.19%) VB
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) Cython
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) C#
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Degree
2 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.13%) HND
5 2 (2.13%) PhD
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) PMO
1 6 (6.38%) QA
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.06%) OVSD
2 1 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Huawei
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.26%) Tableau
5 3 (3.19%) Sonus
6 2 (2.13%) Avaya
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) Cognos
6 2 (2.13%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.06%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.06%) ESRI
7 1 (1.06%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) Minitab
7 1 (1.06%) NetApp
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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