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Senior Statistician - Data Linkage

Job Title: Senior Statistician - Data Linkage
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fareham
Salary: £300 - 450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 23487
Contact Name: Ben Tristram
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 14:19

Job Description

My client in Fareham, Hampshire, require a Statistical Methodologist to work on and lead methodological research projects relating to a range of statistical activities.

The data linkage methodology branch provides expertise on linking admin data & survey data, contributing to population statistics. Other activities include liaison with external data linkage researchers / practitioners and provision of training in data linkage methods.

This contract role is initially 6 months in duration, with extension probable.

A degree in a subject such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, engineering (or similar) is essential.

Relevant Skills & Experience;

  • Knowledge and experience of a range of analytical, or statistical techniques
  • Experience in manipulation and analysis of data and presenting research results
  • Computer literate with experience in at least one statistical package, preferably at least one of SAS, R or Stata, with an ability to pick up new languages as required.

Broader skills to include:

  • Demonstrated experience of carrying out complex analytical research work 
  • Ability to manage pieces of research or analytical work, working with others to deliver quality outcomes to time
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience of leading and managing a team of researchers, demonstrating an ability to motivate and develop staff

The daily rate on offer for this contract is £300.00 - £450.00 per day dependent on experience.

To apply, please send an up to date CV to