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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 206 189 210
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 1.52% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
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£563 £578 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +32.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
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
449 527 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.73% 9.14% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 376 287
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 4 (28.57%) JMX
6 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
6 4 (28.57%) IaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) SaaS
6 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JMX
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (14.29%) Django
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) C
5 3 (21.43%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Charles River