Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 283 274
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 +22
Contract jobs citing Statistics 81 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.57% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 48
South East median daily rate £415 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -7.53% +16.80%
10th Percentile £127 £175 £253
90th Percentile £530 £478 £613
England median daily rate £425 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
South East median hourly rate £33.25 - £17.00
10th Percentile £17.30 - £13.00
90th Percentile £55.03 - £42.88
England median hourly rate £30.25 £21.69 £17.38
% change year-on-year +39.45% +24.85% -3.47%

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 14,056 12,917 14,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.75% 83.37% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,287 7,480 9,170
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £253
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 495 555
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.40 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 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
Thames Valley +3 32 £375 +5.26% 14
Hampshire 0 31 £473 +136.25% 3
Berkshire -6 17 £122 -65.82% 7
Surrey -29 13 £158 -57.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £463 +4.05% 3
Oxfordshire +9 3 £275 +5.77% 4
Kent -3 3 £350 +3.70% 1
East Sussex 0 2 £418 +21.01%
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 43 (53.09%) Mathematics
2 37 (45.68%) Degree
3 33 (40.74%) Python
3 33 (40.74%) Data Science
4 31 (38.27%) Analytics
5 30 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (32.10%) R
6 26 (32.10%) SQL
7 25 (30.86%) Computer Science
8 24 (29.63%) Data Analysis
9 23 (28.40%) Decision-Making
10 22 (27.16%) Machine Learning
11 20 (24.69%) Data Mining
12 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
12 19 (23.46%) Data Cleansing
13 18 (22.22%) Tableau
13 18 (22.22%) Predictive Analysis
14 17 (20.99%) Trend Analysis
15 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
15 16 (19.75%) Games
16 15 (18.52%) Sentiment Analysis
17 14 (17.28%) Jupyter
17 14 (17.28%) Pandas
17 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
17 14 (17.28%) NumPy
17 14 (17.28%) Open Source
17 14 (17.28%) Matplotlib
18 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
19 12 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)

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 14 (17.28%) Jupyter
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) SAS
4 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.17%) SPSS
4 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.23%) Simulink
6 1 (1.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Slack
2 4 (4.94%) Trello
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SMS
2 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.23%) 2G
3 1 (1.23%) 3G
3 1 (1.23%) 4G
3 1 (1.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.23%) RNC
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) Data Mining
2 10 (12.35%) Big Data
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.94%) DB2
6 4 (4.94%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (4.94%) HBase
6 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.94%) OLAP
6 4 (4.94%) Power BI
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.70%) Impala
7 3 (3.70%) KNIME
7 3 (3.70%) MySQL
7 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.23%) RStudio
General
1 16 (19.75%) Games
2 12 (14.81%) Marketing
3 10 (12.35%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Military
4 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 20 (24.69%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Data Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Database Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) NetApp Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Programme Administrator
8 2 (2.47%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) Matplotlib
1 14 (17.28%) NumPy
1 14 (17.28%) Pandas
2 12 (14.81%) D3.js
2 12 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (14.81%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (4.94%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.70%) Kafka
4 3 (3.70%) LAMP
4 3 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) PySpark
5 1 (1.23%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.23%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (30.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
4 11 (13.58%) User Experience
5 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) FMCG
6 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) Mathematics
2 33 (40.74%) Data Science
3 31 (38.27%) Analytics
4 24 (29.63%) Data Analysis
5 23 (28.40%) Decision-Making
6 22 (27.16%) Machine Learning
7 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (23.46%) Data Cleansing
7 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
8 18 (22.22%) Predictive Analysis
9 17 (20.99%) Trend Analysis
10 15 (18.52%) Sentiment Analysis
11 14 (17.28%) Open Source
11 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
12 12 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (14.81%) Economics
12 12 (14.81%) Quantitative Analysis
13 11 (13.58%) Data Management
14 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) Python
2 26 (32.10%) R
2 26 (32.10%) SQL
3 8 (9.88%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) Scala
5 3 (3.70%) C
5 3 (3.70%) HiveQL
5 3 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) PhD
6 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) CISM
7 1 (1.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.23%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) GDPR
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) NFS
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Tableau
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Splunk
4 3 (3.70%) Talend
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) MapR
6 1 (1.23%) Nokia
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com