The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SimCorp products and/or services 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 SimCorp over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SimCorp.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SimCorp
Rank 192 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 8 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 11
Average daily rate
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£525 - £975
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2703 3322 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.10% 46.20% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1926 2306 2317
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 100
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SimCorp
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SimCorp Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SimCorp
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 SimCorp across the City of London region.

SimCorp Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SimCorp 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 SimCorp.

1 12 (80.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) Markit EDM
7 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Charles River
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) Remedy
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) ETL
8 2 (13.33%) Temenos
8 2 (13.33%) Temenos T24
8 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
8 2 (13.33%) WCF
8 2 (13.33%) WPF
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 1 (6.67%) LatentZero

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SimCorp 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 SimCorp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 12 (80.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (26.67%) Markit EDM
3 2 (13.33%) Temenos T24
4 1 (6.67%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Charles River
3 2 (13.33%) Temenos
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Reuters
4 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
4 1 (6.67%) RIMES