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 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 541 513 570
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +57
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 31 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.083% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 1.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 9
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£500 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £513 -
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
3938 3518 3492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.66% 7.30% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2108 1867
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 153 159
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 September 2014.

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 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 +6 31 £500 -2.43% 3
West Midlands - - - -
ITRS Geneos
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ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 59 (73.75%) UNIX
2 52 (65.00%) Front Office
3 43 (53.75%) Linux
4 41 (51.25%) Python
5 40 (50.00%) Banking
6 34 (42.50%) Java
7 31 (38.75%) Perl
8 28 (35.00%) SQL
8 28 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (32.50%) Oracle
10 23 (28.75%) Investment Banking
10 23 (28.75%) Low Latency
11 21 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
12 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 19 (23.75%) Fixed Income
14 18 (22.50%) Derivative
15 16 (20.00%) Windows
16 15 (18.75%) ITIL
16 15 (18.75%) Middleware
17 14 (17.50%) FIX Protocol
18 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
19 12 (15.00%) Change Control
19 12 (15.00%) Migration
19 12 (15.00%) Control-M
19 12 (15.00%) C#
19 12 (15.00%) C++
20 11 (13.75%) Capacity Management

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (12.50%) Confluence
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
2 8 (10.00%) Apache
2 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Kondor+
2 1 (1.25%) RMDS
2 1 (1.25%) Global One
2 1 (1.25%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 9 (11.25%) LDAP
3 8 (10.00%) Intranet
3 8 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (6.25%) HTTP
4 5 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) QlikView
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) JIRA
1 9 (11.25%) TeamCity
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 52 (65.00%) Front Office
2 40 (50.00%) Banking
3 23 (28.75%) Investment Banking
4 21 (26.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.25%) International Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Analyst
2 35 (43.75%) Support Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Production Support Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 9 (11.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) FX Support Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Product Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Geneos Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Geneos Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (2.50%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Middleware
2 14 (17.50%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (11.25%) WebSockets
4 8 (10.00%) WCF
4 8 (10.00%) QuickFIX
4 8 (10.00%) .NET
4 8 (10.00%) Java EE
5 7 (8.75%) HTML
6 4 (5.00%) Django
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (23.75%) Fixed Income
3 18 (22.50%) Derivative
4 8 (10.00%) Equities
5 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 59 (73.75%) UNIX
2 43 (53.75%) Linux
3 21 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (20.00%) Windows
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) SUSE
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (28.75%) Low Latency
3 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.75%) ITIL
5 12 (15.00%) Change Control
5 12 (15.00%) Migration
6 11 (13.75%) Capacity Management
7 10 (12.50%) DevOps
8 9 (11.25%) Release Management
8 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.25%) Change Management
9 8 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.50%) OOP
10 6 (7.50%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Python
2 34 (42.50%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) Perl
4 28 (35.00%) SQL
5 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
6 12 (15.00%) C#
6 12 (15.00%) C++
7 10 (12.50%) VB
7 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Control-M
2 10 (12.50%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (6.25%) Nagios
4 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.75%) Puppet
5 2 (2.50%) Salt
6 1 (1.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.50%) Altiris
4 9 (11.25%) Splunk
5 8 (10.00%) Sybase
6 6 (7.50%) 29West
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix
8 3 (3.75%) Informatica
9 2 (2.50%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.50%) VMware
10 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.25%) Adobe
10 1 (1.25%) Sun