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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 190 221 216
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.083% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% 1.45% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£500 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £513 -
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 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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Front Office
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
5 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (23.53%) Django
8 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (23.53%) Nagios
8 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
8 4 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (23.53%) HTTP
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Kondor+
2 1 (5.88%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) FX Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Django
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) BPMN
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (17.65%) Control-M
3 2 (11.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk