The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 19 December 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 thinkFolio Limited.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 180 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 20 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.73% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
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
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 thinkFolio across the City of London region.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 26 (70.27%) Asset Management
2 25 (67.57%) Front Office
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) Charles River
5 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) Markit EDM
6 13 (35.14%) Investment Management
7 8 (21.62%) Equities
7 8 (21.62%) Bloomberg
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Fixed Income
8 7 (18.92%) Derivative
9 6 (16.22%) Fund Management
9 6 (16.22%) VBA
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 5 (13.51%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (10.81%) LatentZero
11 4 (10.81%) Control-M
12 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
12 3 (8.11%) Java
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) Back Office
12 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
13 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
13 2 (5.41%) Migration
13 2 (5.41%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Markit EDM
2 4 (10.81%) LatentZero
3 2 (5.41%) Sentinel
4 1 (2.70%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (2.70%) Global One
4 1 (2.70%) Tesseract
4 1 (2.70%) Minerva
4 1 (2.70%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (67.57%) Front Office
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Support Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Applications Support
5 7 (18.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Equities
2 7 (18.92%) Fixed Income
2 7 (18.92%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Asset Management
2 13 (35.14%) Investment Management
3 6 (16.22%) Fund Management
4 5 (13.51%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) VBA
3 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Charles River
2 8 (21.62%) Bloomberg
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Murex
4 2 (5.41%) Fidessa
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) BI-SAM
5 1 (2.70%) FactSet
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) StatPro
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago