The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 510 510 463
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Contract jobs citing Charles River 68 52 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 93
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £430 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+60.30% +0.76%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in England

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Charles River across the England region.

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in England

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in England

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Charles River across the England region.

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in England

Charles River
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 65 £568 +13.50% 22
South East - 3 £425 -
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UK

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 80 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 74 (51.39%) Front Office
3 67 (46.53%) Investment Management
4 57 (39.58%) SQL
5 47 (32.64%) Finance
6 34 (23.61%) Fund Management
7 32 (22.22%) thinkFolio
8 29 (20.14%) Fixed Income
9 27 (18.75%) Markit EDM
10 24 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 22 (15.28%) Banking
12 20 (13.89%) Derivative
13 19 (13.19%) LatentZero
13 19 (13.19%) Back Office
14 17 (11.81%) Bloomberg
14 17 (11.81%) Portfolio Management
15 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.03%) Sophis
17 12 (8.33%) Investment Banking
17 12 (8.33%) Equities
17 12 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (7.64%) ISO 9001
18 11 (7.64%) Test Scripting
19 10 (6.94%) iPad
19 10 (6.94%) Workflow
20 9 (6.25%) SimCorp
20 9 (6.25%) Oracle
20 9 (6.25%) Calypso
21 8 (5.56%) Business Objects
21 8 (5.56%) Java

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Markit EDM
2 19 (13.19%) LatentZero
3 6 (4.17%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (3.47%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.39%) Minerva
5 2 (1.39%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.69%) LongView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) FTP
1 1 (0.69%) HTTP
1 1 (0.69%) RIP
1 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.08%) QlikView
3 3 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (51.39%) Front Office
2 47 (32.64%) Finance
3 22 (15.28%) Banking
4 19 (13.19%) Back Office
5 12 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (66.67%) Analyst
2 51 (35.42%) Business Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Applications Support
4 21 (14.58%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 18 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 16 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Charles River Consultant
12 4 (2.78%) Charles River Support Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
13 3 (2.08%) Analyst Programmer
13 3 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.08%) Test Manager
13 3 (2.08%) Programmer
13 3 (2.08%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) .NET
1 7 (4.86%) XML
2 4 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (1.39%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.69%) LINQ
4 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.69%) Swing
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Fixed Income
2 20 (13.89%) Derivative
3 12 (8.33%) Equities
3 12 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.94%) iPad
5 5 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.47%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.08%) PMI
8 1 (0.69%) AS400
8 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.08%) UNIX
2 2 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 67 (46.53%) Investment Management
3 34 (23.61%) Fund Management
4 24 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 17 (11.81%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (7.64%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.94%) Workflow
8 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.86%) Project Management
9 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.17%) Data Management
9 6 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.47%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.47%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.78%) Migration
12 3 (2.08%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.08%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.58%) SQL
2 8 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.78%) VBA
4 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
5 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) UCITS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) thinkFolio
2 17 (11.81%) Bloomberg
3 13 (9.03%) Sophis
4 9 (6.25%) SimCorp
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
4 9 (6.25%) Calypso
5 8 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.17%) RIMES
7 4 (2.78%) FactSet
7 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.78%) Remedy
8 3 (2.08%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (2.08%) Murex
8 3 (2.08%) Misys
9 2 (1.39%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.39%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.69%) VMware
10 1 (0.69%) StatPro
10 1 (0.69%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + 12 months
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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