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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SimCorp
Rank 197 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£588 - £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
2528 3177 2839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.54% 44.77% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 2253 2013
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 74
Average hourly rate £17.82 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SimCorp across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

SimCorp Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 8 (72.73%) SimCorp Dimension
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) Charles River
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (9.09%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
1 2 (18.18%) WPF
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Charles River
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects