The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 132 117
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £95 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +242.10% -66.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £95 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £95 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2495 1842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.64% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1489 1158
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.05 £44.00
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 West Midlands

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

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham - 4 £338 - 1
Dudley +3 2 - - 1
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Qlik Sense

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ProC
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) PROC SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Nuix
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
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