The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 202 196 218
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.064% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.00% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £525 £473 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £439 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £475 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
400 406 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.19% 6.54% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 298 281
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
ITRS Geneos
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
7 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
7 2 (20.00%) Confluence
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Front Office
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
2 1 (10.00%) CGI
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) 29West