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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 180 176 180
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Charles River 16 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 19
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£550 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £315 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £855
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
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
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 25 (56.82%) Front Office
2 24 (54.55%) Asset Management
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) thinkFolio
4 15 (34.09%) Markit EDM
5 14 (31.82%) Investment Management
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
7 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
8 7 (15.91%) Equities
8 7 (15.91%) Banking
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 5 (11.36%) .NET
10 5 (11.36%) Java
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) Change Management
10 5 (11.36%) Middleware
10 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
10 5 (11.36%) Derivative
10 5 (11.36%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (9.09%) Fund Management
11 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) Advertising
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) C#
11 4 (9.09%) UNIX
12 3 (6.82%) ETL
12 3 (6.82%) VBA
12 3 (6.82%) AIX
12 3 (6.82%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.55%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (4.55%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (4.55%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.27%) Tesseract
3 1 (2.27%) Minerva
3 1 (2.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (2.27%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Toad
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (56.82%) Front Office
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Applications Support
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Charles River Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Equities
2 5 (11.36%) Derivative
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) Kindle
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) AIX
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 14 (31.82%) Investment Management
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) ETL
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Control-M
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) thinkFolio
2 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) RIMES
4 2 (4.55%) FactSet
4 2 (4.55%) Remedy
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Sophis
4 2 (4.55%) SimCorp
4 2 (4.55%) Murex
5 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft