Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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.

Statistics
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 273 272
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 +39
Contract jobs citing Statistics 118 111 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 64
South East median daily rate £350 £286 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.59% -16.03% +8.80%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £224
90th Percentile £450 £425 £511
England median daily rate £411 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +14.29% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £19.53 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -23.25% +41.33%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £14.73 £20.36
% change year-on-year +45.96% -27.64% -5.31%

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 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 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
Hampshire +24 38 £388 +63.16% 4
Thames Valley -18 38 £275 +1.10% 13
Berkshire -16 28 £275 +2.23% 5
Kent +4 17 £350 +3.70% 2
Surrey -13 13 £458 +18.06% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 8 £351 +22.77% 2
East Sussex +6 6 £345 -
West Sussex -7 4 - -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £225 - 6
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 39 (33.05%) SQL
2 38 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (27.97%) Degree
4 32 (27.12%) R
5 31 (26.27%) Mathematics
6 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
7 27 (22.88%) Data Management
8 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
9 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (21.19%) High Availability
9 25 (21.19%) Python
10 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
11 22 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
11 22 (18.64%) Algorithms
12 21 (17.80%) Migration
13 20 (16.95%) .NET
13 20 (16.95%) Analytics
14 19 (16.10%) Web Services
14 19 (16.10%) Entity Framework
14 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
16 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
16 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Excel
17 15 (12.71%) SAS
18 14 (11.86%) Machine Learning
19 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
19 13 (11.02%) Big Data
20 12 (10.17%) Data Modelling

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 15 (12.71%) SAS
2 9 (7.63%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.24%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.24%) Jupyter
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Documentum
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.93%) Stata
3 5 (4.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) SPSS
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Primavera
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Intranet
2 6 (5.08%) 4G
3 5 (4.24%) 3G
3 5 (4.24%) WAN
4 4 (3.39%) DHCP
4 4 (3.39%) Firewall
4 4 (3.39%) VPN
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.54%) MPLS
5 3 (2.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.69%) WLAN
7 1 (0.85%) 2G
7 1 (0.85%) DNS
7 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) LTE
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.02%) Big Data
5 10 (8.47%) GIS
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (5.08%) Neo4j
8 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
9 5 (4.24%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.24%) QGIS
9 5 (4.24%) QlikView
9 5 (4.24%) Spatial Data
9 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.39%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.39%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Legal
3 6 (5.08%) Back Office
3 6 (5.08%) Front Office
4 5 (4.24%) Marketing
5 4 (3.39%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Electronics
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (27.97%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Analyst
3 24 (20.34%) SQL Developer
4 20 (16.95%) SSIS Developer
5 18 (15.25%) T-SQL Developer
6 16 (13.56%) Database Developer
6 16 (13.56%) SQL Database Developer
7 15 (12.71%) Data Scientist
8 9 (7.63%) Data Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Junior
10 5 (4.24%) Back Office Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) GIS Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Spatial Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Business Process Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Coordinator
12 3 (2.54%) DBA
12 3 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) .NET
2 19 (16.10%) Entity Framework
2 19 (16.10%) Web Services
3 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.93%) NumPy
5 6 (5.08%) D3.js
6 5 (4.24%) Matplotlib
6 5 (4.24%) Pandas
7 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (3.39%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (2.54%) MDX
9 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.69%) ggplot
9 2 (1.69%) OpenCV
10 1 (0.85%) CSS
10 1 (0.85%) HTML
10 1 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
3 22 (18.64%) Algorithms
4 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.63%) User Experience
6 7 (5.93%) CESG
7 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.54%) Social Media
9 2 (1.69%) Replication
9 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.85%) Life Science
10 1 (0.85%) Robotics
10 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Mathematics
2 27 (22.88%) Data Management
3 25 (21.19%) High Availability
4 21 (17.80%) Migration
5 20 (16.95%) Analytics
6 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
7 14 (11.86%) Machine Learning
8 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
9 12 (10.17%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.63%) Information Security
11 9 (7.63%) Service Management
11 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.63%) Time Management
11 9 (7.63%) Trend Analysis
11 9 (7.63%) Validation
12 8 (6.78%) Process Improvement
12 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.93%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) SQL
2 32 (27.12%) R
3 25 (21.19%) Python
4 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.54%) C#
5 3 (2.54%) VBA
6 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) Postgraduate
3 7 (5.93%) CISM
3 7 (5.93%) CISSP
3 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) ISEB
4 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) CCNP
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) COBIT
1 7 (5.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 4 (3.39%) PMO
4 2 (1.69%) GDPR
4 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Remedy
3 6 (5.08%) Huawei
4 5 (4.24%) Tableau
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle
6 3 (2.54%) Blue Prism
6 3 (2.54%) BMC
6 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.69%) RedGate
7 2 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.85%) Cramer
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee
8 1 (0.85%) Meridio
8 1 (0.85%) Polycom
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com