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 3 months to 25 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.

Statistics
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 129 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.075% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £395 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.00% +58.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

Statistics 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 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
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 £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Statistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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
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 3 months to 25 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 1 £395 - 5
Bristol -7 1 - - 4
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) R
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Netcool
3 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (7.14%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) R Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) e-Health
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) OSINT
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) SABSA
3 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) R
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) Haskell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) GSEC
3 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) LXC
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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