The table below looks at the statistics for Summit 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 Summit over the 3 months to 2 October 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 197 209 196
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Summit 5 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.93% 2.03% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 22
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£538 £488 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £413 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £530 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £455 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.73% +65.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £26.11 £12.32
% change year-on-year
-22.45% +111.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
536 590 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.06% 8.27% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 397 484
Average daily rate £475 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £30.82 £14.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.94% -59.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £14.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £18.50 £57.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

Summit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Summit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Summit
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 Summit across the City of London region.

Summit Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Summit
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 Summit across the City of London region.

Summit Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Summit 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 Summit.

1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Murex
3 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Front Office
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (8.33%) FpML
7 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Summit 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 Summit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Trainer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FpML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Murex
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (8.33%) HP