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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 179 195 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.069% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 1.10% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£525 £488 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £478 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £498 £466
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
360 364 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.11% 6.31% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 248 242
Average daily rate £450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -39.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (76.92%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) BPMN
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
5 3 (23.08%) Front Office
5 3 (23.08%) ION Trading
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Ant
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) RMDS
2 1 (7.69%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
1 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Front Office
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Process Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Process Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Business Process Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Market Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) FX Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Django
1 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) BPMN
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) ION Trading
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Fidessa
2 2 (15.38%) Reuters
2 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
2 2 (15.38%) Radianz
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sun