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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 184 194 206
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.92% 1.63% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
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£500 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £445 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £635 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
417 429 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.69% 7.18% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 318 274
Average daily rate £450 £413 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.43 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £18.70 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
7 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (20.00%) Front Office
7 3 (20.00%) ION Trading
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Reuters
7 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) RMDS
2 1 (6.67%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (20.00%) Gradle
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Market Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (13.33%) Rendezvous
4 1 (6.67%) JMX
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.67%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (20.00%) Reuters
3 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
4 2 (13.33%) Radianz
5 1 (6.67%) Charles River
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
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