The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 170 212 171
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -41
Contract jobs citing Charles River 28 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.24% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.51% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 50
Average daily rate
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£571 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Charles River across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Charles River across the City of London region.

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Charles River across the City of London region.

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Charles River also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Charles River.

1 44 (65.67%) Asset Management
2 36 (53.73%) Front Office
3 24 (35.82%) SQL
4 23 (34.33%) Investment Management
5 22 (32.84%) Finance
6 14 (20.90%) Markit EDM
7 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
7 13 (19.40%) Fund Management
7 13 (19.40%) thinkFolio
8 11 (16.42%) Banking
8 11 (16.42%) ISO 9001
8 11 (16.42%) Bloomberg
9 10 (14.93%) iPad
10 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
10 7 (10.45%) Equities
10 7 (10.45%) LatentZero
10 7 (10.45%) Derivative
11 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
11 6 (8.96%) .NET
11 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
12 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.46%) RIMES
12 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Reference Data
13 4 (5.97%) Advertising
13 4 (5.97%) Oracle
14 3 (4.48%) Java
14 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
14 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Charles River also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Markit EDM
2 7 (10.45%) LatentZero
3 3 (4.48%) Minerva
3 3 (4.48%) Sentinel
3 3 (4.48%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (2.99%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (1.49%) Global One
5 1 (1.49%) Tesseract
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (53.73%) Front Office
2 22 (32.84%) Finance
3 11 (16.42%) Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Advertising
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Applications Support
4 11 (16.42%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Charles River Support Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Charles River Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.49%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Support Specialist
10 1 (1.49%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) iPad
2 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.45%) Equities
2 7 (10.45%) Derivative
3 4 (5.97%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Asset Management
2 23 (34.33%) Investment Management
3 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
3 13 (19.40%) Fund Management
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (4.48%) Line Management
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.99%) Data Management
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.99%) Change Management
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.49%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) ISEB
1 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) UCITS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) thinkFolio
2 11 (16.42%) Bloomberg
3 5 (7.46%) RIMES
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.48%) SimCorp
6 2 (2.99%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Reuters
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) Murex
7 1 (1.49%) Calypso
7 1 (1.49%) Vermilion
7 1 (1.49%) FactSet
7 1 (1.49%) Sophis
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