Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 August 2019 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 West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 193 193
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Statistics 22 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.53% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -5.66% +8.90%
10th Percentile £314 £283 £232
90th Percentile £534 £495 £513
England median daily rate £475 £422 £425
% change year-on-year +12.64% -0.77% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
South West median hourly rate £36.98 £15.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.64% - -
England median hourly rate £24.37 £22.93 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.28% +6.65% +65.38%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,406 4,688 4,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.21% 85.31% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,379 2,907 2,894
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 221 193
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.75 £12.83
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
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 Statistics in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
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 Statistics within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Bristol +2 11 £350 -6.67% 1
Somerset - 3 - - 6
Devon -10 2 £325 +12.07%
Gloucestershire -17 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 6 (27.27%) GSM
1 6 (27.27%) WCDMA
1 6 (27.27%) Nokia
1 6 (27.27%) 3G
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 6 (27.27%) 2G
1 6 (27.27%) Network Planning
1 6 (27.27%) Huawei
1 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
1 6 (27.27%) HSPA
1 6 (27.27%) LTE
1 6 (27.27%) Actix
1 6 (27.27%) 4G
1 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (27.27%) 5G
1 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Impala
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python

Statistics
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 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) 2G
1 6 (27.27%) 3G
1 6 (27.27%) 4G
1 6 (27.27%) 5G
1 6 (27.27%) GSM
1 6 (27.27%) HSPA
1 6 (27.27%) LTE
1 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (27.27%) WCDMA
1 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
2 3 (13.64%) Impala
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Capacity Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) D3.js
1 1 (4.55%) ggplot
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Kafka
1 1 (4.55%) NumPy
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (27.27%) Network Planning
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 3 (13.64%) Data Science
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.55%) R
2 1 (4.55%) Scala
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Actix
1 6 (27.27%) Huawei
1 6 (27.27%) Nokia
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.55%) Palantir