The table below looks at the statistics for ITRS Geneos skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 568 520 499
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -21
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 27 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 1.27% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 34
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£538 £525 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ITRS Geneos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4298 3950 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.34% 8.00% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2336 2030
Average daily rate £405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 123 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £31.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

ITRS Geneos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITRS Geneos across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ITRS Geneos Jobs Demand Trend in England

ITRS Geneos
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Trend in England

ITRS Geneos
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in England

ITRS Geneos
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 ITRS Geneos within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -23 27 £538 +2.38% 2
ITRS Geneos
UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos.

1 53 (66.25%) Oracle
2 52 (65.00%) Linux
3 49 (61.25%) Java
3 49 (61.25%) Windows
4 44 (55.00%) SQL
5 40 (50.00%) Python
6 36 (45.00%) C++
6 36 (45.00%) Fixed Income
7 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
7 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 35 (43.75%) Release Management
8 34 (42.50%) .NET
9 33 (41.25%) UNIX
9 33 (41.25%) Firewall
10 32 (40.00%) Finance
11 31 (38.75%) ITIL
11 31 (38.75%) Apache
11 31 (38.75%) IIS
12 30 (37.50%) Banking
13 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
14 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
14 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell
15 27 (33.75%) TIBCO
16 26 (32.50%) Red Hat
17 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (28.75%) BladeLogic
19 23 (28.75%) Splunk
19 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
19 23 (28.75%) Tomcat

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (38.75%) IIS
1 31 (38.75%) Apache
2 23 (28.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) RMDS
2 5 (6.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
1 4 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.25%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) BIG-IP
3 7 (8.75%) Multicast
4 3 (3.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) HBase
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) Informix
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) TeamCity
1 22 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.25%) MSBuild
2 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.25%) Subversion
3 20 (25.00%) Maven
3 20 (25.00%) Ant
3 20 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 20 (25.00%) Gradle
4 18 (22.50%) JIRA
5 12 (15.00%) Introscope
6 8 (10.00%) JMeter
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) PVCS
8 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.25%) NuGet
8 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (40.00%) Finance
2 30 (37.50%) Banking
3 22 (27.50%) Front Office
4 17 (21.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (10.00%) Back Office
6 3 (3.75%) French Language
7 2 (2.50%) Advertising
8 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Applications Support
2 20 (25.00%) Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Support Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Production Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) IT Support
10 2 (2.50%) Test Project Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) .NET
2 22 (27.50%) Rendezvous
3 20 (25.00%) Django
4 14 (17.50%) Middleware
5 11 (13.75%) Java EE
6 6 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (5.00%) JMX
8 3 (3.75%) XML
8 3 (3.75%) WCF
9 2 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.25%) Flash
10 1 (1.25%) HTML
10 1 (1.25%) QuickFIX
10 1 (1.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Fixed Income
2 12 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (12.50%) Derivative
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Equities
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.00%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) Windows
3 33 (41.25%) UNIX
4 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
1 35 (43.75%) Release Management
2 31 (38.75%) ITIL
3 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
4 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 16 (20.00%) Project Management
7 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (13.75%) DevOps
9 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.25%) Change Management
11 8 (10.00%) Load Testing
11 8 (10.00%) OOP
11 8 (10.00%) OO
11 8 (10.00%) Low Latency
12 7 (8.75%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.50%) ITSM
13 6 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) Java
2 44 (55.00%) SQL
3 40 (50.00%) Python
4 36 (45.00%) C++
5 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (18.75%) C#
7 11 (13.75%) Perl
8 7 (8.75%) VBA
9 4 (5.00%) C
9 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) BladeLogic
2 5 (6.25%) Control-M
3 4 (5.00%) Nagios
3 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.75%) SCOM
5 2 (2.50%) Puppet
5 2 (2.50%) logstash
5 2 (2.50%) Icinga
6 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (66.25%) Oracle
2 27 (33.75%) TIBCO
3 26 (32.50%) Red Hat
4 23 (28.75%) Splunk
5 11 (13.75%) F5
6 7 (8.75%) Sybase
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.50%) ION Trading
8 3 (3.75%) Altiris
8 3 (3.75%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.75%) Remedy
9 2 (2.50%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) Reuters
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) Sun
10 1 (1.25%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.25%) HP
10 1 (1.25%) BMC
10 1 (1.25%) Charles River
10 1 (1.25%) Metastorm