The table below looks at the statistics for MTS 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 MTS over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 193 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MTS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% - 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.54
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
964 1011 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.52% 16.94% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 724 732
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £31.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MTS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MTS
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 MTS across the City of London region.

MTS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MTS across the City of London region.

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) eSpeed
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) ION Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Eurex
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (20.00%) MarketAxess
4 1 (20.00%) ION MarketView
4 1 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Real Time Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Eurex
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (60.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (40.00%) eSpeed
2 2 (40.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (20.00%) MarketAxess
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
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