The table below looks at the statistics for ITRS Geneos skills 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 ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 186 200 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.033% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ITRS Geneos
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
379 402 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.48% 6.68% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 274 197
Average daily rate £438 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.55 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £35.21 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

ITRS Geneos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ITRS Geneos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITRS Geneos
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 ITRS Geneos across the City of London region.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos.

1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (50.00%) Workflow
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) BPMN
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
5 2 (16.67%) RMDS
5 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Fidessa
5 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Reuters
5 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (16.67%) Radianz
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) RMDS
2 1 (8.33%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Business Process Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Market Data Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) FX Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Workflow
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Fidessa
1 2 (16.67%) Reuters
1 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 2 (16.67%) Radianz
1 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft