The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £850 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -9.99% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2229 2361 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 78.91% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1557 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -3.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the South West

Statistical Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the South West

Statistical Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +4 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Statistical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Statistical Analysis.

1 6 (100.00%) SAS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ESRI
3 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (50.00%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Software AG
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) vCloud
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) vRealize
3 3 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (33.33%) REST

Statistical Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (33.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) WSDL
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) MODAF
3 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) R
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) ESRI
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Software AG
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods