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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITRS Geneos
Rank 549 554 565
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 31 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.056% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 0.65% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 2
Average daily rate £550 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £473
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
4013 3978 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.50% 8.63% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 2385 1965
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 134 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £43.55 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 31 £550 +4.76% 2
ITRS Geneos
UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (67.57%) Splunk
2 42 (56.76%) Linux
2 42 (56.76%) Python
3 38 (51.35%) Unix
3 38 (51.35%) Banking
4 34 (45.95%) Electronic Trading
5 33 (44.59%) Windows
6 32 (43.24%) Oracle
6 32 (43.24%) DevOps
7 31 (41.89%) SQL
8 30 (40.54%) TIBCO
9 26 (35.14%) ION Trading
10 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 24 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (31.08%) Firewall
12 22 (29.73%) Investment Banking
12 22 (29.73%) ION MarketView
12 22 (29.73%) Multicast
13 21 (28.38%) Rendezvous
13 21 (28.38%) Perl
14 20 (27.03%) Project Management
15 19 (25.68%) Release Management
16 18 (24.32%) Problem Management
16 18 (24.32%) Front Office
17 16 (21.62%) Finance
17 16 (21.62%) Java
17 16 (21.62%) Low Latency
18 14 (18.92%) logstash
19 13 (17.57%) Puppet
20 12 (16.22%) Capacity Management

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (29.73%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) Firewall
2 22 (29.73%) Multicast
3 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) KDB
3 2 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (51.35%) Banking
2 22 (29.73%) Investment Banking
3 18 (24.32%) Front Office
4 16 (21.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Support Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (21.62%) Applications Support
4 16 (21.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (17.57%) Banking Analyst
6 13 (17.57%) FX Support Analyst
7 10 (13.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (13.51%) Unix Analyst
8 9 (12.16%) Unix Support
8 9 (12.16%) Unix Support Analyst
9 8 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Geneos Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Grid Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Splunk Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) Rendezvous
2 10 (13.51%) ELK Stack
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.05%) Middleware
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (13.51%) Fintech
3 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.41%) Equities
4 4 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.05%) Derivative
5 3 (4.05%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.05%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Economics
6 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Eurex
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) Linux
2 38 (51.35%) Unix
3 33 (44.59%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Electronic Trading
2 32 (43.24%) DevOps
3 20 (27.03%) Project Management
4 19 (25.68%) Release Management
5 18 (24.32%) Problem Management
6 16 (21.62%) Low Latency
7 12 (16.22%) Capacity Management
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL
9 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 10 (13.51%) Market Making
10 9 (12.16%) Algorithmic Trading
10 9 (12.16%) Data Management
10 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.05%) API Design
13 3 (4.05%) SDLC
13 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) Python
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) Perl
4 16 (21.62%) Java
5 12 (16.22%) C#
6 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) C
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) logstash
2 13 (17.57%) Puppet
3 11 (14.86%) Nagios
4 10 (13.51%) Ganglia
4 10 (13.51%) Kibana
5 4 (5.41%) Icinga
6 1 (1.35%) Netcool
6 1 (1.35%) OpenView
6 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (67.57%) Splunk
2 32 (43.24%) Oracle
3 30 (40.54%) TIBCO
4 26 (35.14%) ION Trading
5 11 (14.86%) Sybase
6 9 (12.16%) DataSynapse
7 3 (4.05%) Fidessa
7 3 (4.05%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft