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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 577 547 519
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -28
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 23 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.99% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 34
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £443 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £525
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
4462 4148 3687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.28% 8.10% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2776 2463 2166
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 147 156
Average hourly rate £21.51 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.33 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -20 23 £525 - 9
ITRS Geneos
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ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (55.74%) Oracle
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Windows
3 30 (49.18%) UNIX
4 29 (47.54%) Java
5 28 (45.90%) Banking
6 27 (44.26%) Finance
6 27 (44.26%) SQL
7 24 (39.34%) .NET
7 24 (39.34%) Python
8 22 (36.07%) ITIL
8 22 (36.07%) C++
9 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
10 20 (32.79%) Release Management
11 19 (31.15%) TIBCO
11 19 (31.15%) Firewall
12 18 (29.51%) Fixed Income
12 18 (29.51%) Splunk
13 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
13 17 (27.87%) Load Balancing
13 17 (27.87%) TeamCity
13 17 (27.87%) Front Office
13 17 (27.87%) C#
14 16 (26.23%) IIS
14 16 (26.23%) Apache
15 15 (24.59%) Investment Banking
15 15 (24.59%) DevOps
16 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (22.95%) Rendezvous
17 13 (21.31%) Red Hat

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (26.23%) IIS
1 16 (26.23%) Apache
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) RMDS
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
1 4 (6.56%) PaaS
1 4 (6.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) BIG-IP
3 5 (8.20%) Multicast
4 3 (4.92%) LDAP
5 2 (3.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) QlikView
4 2 (3.28%) Informix
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) HBase
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) TeamCity
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.03%) MSBuild
4 11 (18.03%) Subversion
5 10 (16.39%) Maven
5 10 (16.39%) Ant
5 10 (16.39%) Mercurial
5 10 (16.39%) Gradle
6 7 (11.48%) Introscope
7 3 (4.92%) JMeter
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) PVCS
9 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.64%) NuGet
9 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (45.90%) Banking
2 27 (44.26%) Finance
3 17 (27.87%) Front Office
4 15 (24.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (13.11%) Back Office
6 3 (4.92%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
1 17 (27.87%) Applications Support
2 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) IT Support
9 2 (3.28%) Test Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Production Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) Rendezvous
3 10 (16.39%) Django
4 9 (14.75%) Middleware
5 7 (11.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (11.48%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (9.84%) Java EE
7 4 (6.56%) JMX
8 3 (4.92%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
9 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.64%) Flash
10 1 (1.64%) HTML
10 1 (1.64%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Fixed Income
2 9 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (13.11%) Derivative
4 7 (11.48%) Hedge funds
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Equities
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Windows
3 30 (49.18%) UNIX
4 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows NT
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Release Management
3 17 (27.87%) Load Balancing
4 15 (24.59%) DevOps
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
6 13 (21.31%) Capacity Management
7 12 (19.67%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (16.39%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (14.75%) Low Latency
10 8 (13.11%) Change Management
11 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.48%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) Workflow
12 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (9.84%) OOP
12 6 (9.84%) OO
12 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (8.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 22 (36.07%) C++
5 17 (27.87%) C#
5 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.75%) Perl
7 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.20%) VBA
9 4 (6.56%) C
9 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) BladeLogic
2 11 (18.03%) Nagios
3 7 (11.48%) Control-M
3 7 (11.48%) logstash
3 7 (11.48%) Icinga
4 5 (8.20%) SCOM
5 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.28%) Puppet
7 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Oracle
2 19 (31.15%) TIBCO
3 18 (29.51%) Splunk
4 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.48%) Sybase
6 6 (9.84%) F5
7 4 (6.56%) Remedy
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.92%) Altiris
9 2 (3.28%) VMware
9 2 (3.28%) Reuters
10 1 (1.64%) BMC
10 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.64%) Charles River
10 1 (1.64%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics