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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 531 557 518
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 49 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 0.49% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 10 18
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£525 £563 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
3944 3887 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.56% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2243 1751
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 159 158
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +35 49 £525 -6.66% 3
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ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 45 (58.44%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 43 (55.84%) Oracle
4 41 (53.25%) Fixed Income
5 40 (51.95%) Linux
6 36 (46.75%) C++
7 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 35 (45.45%) UNIX
8 33 (42.86%) Banking
9 29 (37.66%) Firewall
9 29 (37.66%) Load Balancing
9 29 (37.66%) Python
9 29 (37.66%) Capacity Management
10 27 (35.06%) Release Management
11 26 (33.77%) Front Office
11 26 (33.77%) .NET
12 25 (32.47%) Apache
12 25 (32.47%) IIS
12 25 (32.47%) ITIL
12 25 (32.47%) Problem Management
13 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
13 21 (27.27%) Ant
13 21 (27.27%) Maven
13 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
14 20 (25.97%) TIBCO
15 19 (24.68%) Splunk
15 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
16 18 (23.38%) TeamCity

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (32.47%) IIS
1 25 (32.47%) Apache
2 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) RMDS
2 6 (7.79%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.66%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) BIG-IP
3 5 (6.49%) Multicast
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.79%) KDB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) HBase
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Ant
1 21 (27.27%) Maven
2 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.38%) TeamCity
4 17 (22.08%) Subversion
4 17 (22.08%) Mercurial
4 17 (22.08%) MSBuild
4 17 (22.08%) Gradle
4 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
5 15 (19.48%) JIRA
6 9 (11.69%) Introscope
7 8 (10.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 33 (42.86%) Banking
2 26 (33.77%) Front Office
3 16 (20.78%) Finance
4 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Games
6 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Analyst
2 22 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 19 (24.68%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Process Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Release Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Process Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .NET
2 17 (22.08%) Rendezvous
2 17 (22.08%) Middleware
2 17 (22.08%) Django
3 14 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (10.39%) Java EE
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Axis
5 1 (1.30%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Fixed Income
2 16 (20.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (15.58%) Derivative
4 5 (6.49%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.90%) Wiki
6 3 (3.90%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Linux
3 35 (45.45%) UNIX
4 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Load Balancing
1 29 (37.66%) Capacity Management
2 27 (35.06%) Release Management
3 25 (32.47%) Problem Management
3 25 (32.47%) ITIL
4 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.48%) Electronic Trading
6 12 (15.58%) Technical Analysis
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.39%) Load Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Workflow
11 5 (6.49%) Service Management
11 5 (6.49%) DevOps
12 4 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.19%) BPMN
12 4 (5.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
1 45 (58.44%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) C++
3 29 (37.66%) Python
4 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
5 15 (19.48%) C#
6 11 (14.29%) Perl
7 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 4 (5.19%) VBA
9 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.19%) VBScript
10 3 (3.90%) VB
11 2 (2.60%) C
12 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.19%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Oracle
2 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 20 (25.97%) TIBCO
4 19 (24.68%) Splunk
5 8 (10.39%) ION Trading
5 8 (10.39%) F5
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.19%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.90%) Sybase
8 3 (3.90%) IBM
8 3 (3.90%) Reuters
9 2 (2.60%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Radianz
10 1 (1.30%) Charles River
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) 29West
10 1 (1.30%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.30%) Sun