The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse 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 DataSynapse over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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 DataSynapse Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 193 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 3 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.90% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 13
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

DataSynapse
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DataSynapse Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DataSynapse
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 DataSynapse across the City of London region.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataSynapse across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataSynapse 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 DataSynapse.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) NAS
5 5 (38.46%) Sybase
6 4 (30.77%) Derivative
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Front Office
7 3 (23.08%) Grid Computing
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (15.38%) Greeks

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataSynapse 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 DataSynapse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) FCoE
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
General
1 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (15.38%) STL
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Derivative
2 3 (23.08%) Grid Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Greeks
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) SRDF
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Sybase
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) 29West
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