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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITRS Geneos
Rank 149 189 210
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +21
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.06% 2.43% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate £563 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £459 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £558 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
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
388 453 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.11% 8.28% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 317
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (53.33%) Splunk
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (46.67%) logstash
5 7 (46.67%) Kibana
5 7 (46.67%) Ganglia
5 7 (46.67%) Puppet
5 7 (46.67%) ELK Stack
6 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (40.00%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Nagios
7 5 (33.33%) DataSynapse
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Front Office
8 4 (26.67%) Sybase
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) Derivative
9 3 (20.00%) API Design

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (6.67%) InfluxDB
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
1 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Grid Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Fidessa Support
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Grid Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) ELK Stack
2 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) API Design
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ganglia
1 7 (46.67%) Kibana
1 7 (46.67%) logstash
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 5 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Splunk
3 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 5 (33.33%) DataSynapse
5 4 (26.67%) Sybase
6 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
6 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft