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 18 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 Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 531 506 466
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -40
Contract jobs citing Charles River 57 52 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 96
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£559 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.87% +9.61%
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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +3 54 £575 +15.00% 15
South East - 3 £425 -
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Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 81 (55.86%) Asset Management
2 75 (51.72%) Front Office
3 66 (45.52%) Investment Management
4 60 (41.38%) SQL
5 53 (36.55%) Finance
6 32 (22.07%) Fund Management
6 32 (22.07%) thinkFolio
7 26 (17.93%) Markit EDM
7 26 (17.93%) Fixed Income
8 25 (17.24%) Business Analysis
9 21 (14.48%) Banking
10 19 (13.10%) Derivative
10 19 (13.10%) Bloomberg
11 18 (12.41%) Back Office
12 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
12 16 (11.03%) LatentZero
12 16 (11.03%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (9.66%) Sophis
13 14 (9.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (8.28%) Equities
14 12 (8.28%) Test Scripting
15 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (7.59%) Investment Banking
15 11 (7.59%) ISO 9001
16 10 (6.90%) Calypso
16 10 (6.90%) iPad
17 9 (6.21%) Workflow
17 9 (6.21%) SimCorp
17 9 (6.21%) Oracle
17 9 (6.21%) XML

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Markit EDM
2 16 (11.03%) LatentZero
3 6 (4.14%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (2.76%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (2.07%) Minerva
5 3 (2.07%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.69%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.69%) LongView
6 1 (0.69%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) QlikView
4 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.38%) 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 75 (51.72%) Front Office
2 53 (36.55%) Finance
3 21 (14.48%) Banking
4 18 (12.41%) Back Office
5 11 (7.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Advertising
7 3 (2.07%) Legal
8 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (66.21%) Analyst
2 52 (35.86%) Business Analyst
3 23 (15.86%) Applications Support
4 21 (14.48%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 17 (11.72%) Test Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Charles River Consultant
11 4 (2.76%) Charles River Support Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.07%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
12 3 (2.07%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.07%) Programmer
12 3 (2.07%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) XML
2 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 4 (2.76%) Middleware
4 2 (1.38%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.69%) LINQ
5 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Fixed Income
2 19 (13.10%) Derivative
3 14 (9.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (8.28%) Equities
5 10 (6.90%) iPad
6 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.45%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.45%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.07%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) AS400
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) UNIX
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.86%) Asset Management
2 66 (45.52%) Investment Management
3 32 (22.07%) Fund Management
4 25 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 16 (11.03%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (8.28%) Test Scripting
7 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.21%) Workflow
9 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.83%) Project Management
10 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.14%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.45%) Data Management
11 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.45%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.45%) Line Management
12 4 (2.76%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (5.52%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.76%) VBA
4 2 (1.38%) 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 (2.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.38%) 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 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) UCITS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) thinkFolio
2 19 (13.10%) Bloomberg
3 14 (9.66%) Sophis
4 10 (6.90%) Calypso
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle
5 9 (6.21%) SimCorp
6 8 (5.52%) Business Objects
7 6 (4.14%) RIMES
8 4 (2.76%) FactSet
8 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.76%) Remedy
9 3 (2.07%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (2.07%) Murex
9 3 (2.07%) Misys
9 3 (2.07%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.38%) Algorithmics
11 1 (0.69%) VMware
11 1 (0.69%) StatPro
11 1 (0.69%) HP
11 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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