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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistical Analysis
England / South West
Rank 133 139 136
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Statistical Analysis 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.034% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.043% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +33.00%  

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 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistical Analysis in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistical Analysis in the South West

Statistical Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (57.14%) SAS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Software AG
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) webMethods
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) ESRI
2 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) vCloud
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) vRealize
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) GPG13
3 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring

Statistical Analysis
Top Related 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 4 (57.14%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lumira
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Adaptive Security
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GPG13
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) IFRS
2 1 (14.29%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) ESRI
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Software AG
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) webMethods