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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 560 506 499
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -7
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 26 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.30% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 38
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£525 £550 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.43%
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
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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
4189 3757 3423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.27% 7.85% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2618 2173 1953
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 117 159
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 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 3 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 -33 26 £525 -4.54% 2
ITRS Geneos
UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 51 (69.86%) Linux
2 50 (68.49%) Java
3 48 (65.75%) Oracle
4 47 (64.38%) Windows
5 41 (56.16%) Python
5 41 (56.16%) SQL
6 38 (52.05%) C++
7 36 (49.32%) Fixed Income
8 35 (47.95%) Load Balancing
8 35 (47.95%) Release Management
9 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
10 32 (43.84%) .NET
10 32 (43.84%) Firewall
11 31 (42.47%) IIS
11 31 (42.47%) ITIL
11 31 (42.47%) Apache
12 29 (39.73%) Banking
12 29 (39.73%) Bash Shell
12 29 (39.73%) Capacity Management
13 28 (38.36%) Problem Management
13 28 (38.36%) Finance
14 27 (36.99%) UNIX
15 25 (34.25%) Red Hat
15 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
17 23 (31.51%) TIBCO
17 23 (31.51%) Tomcat
17 23 (31.51%) BladeLogic
18 22 (30.14%) Splunk

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (42.47%) IIS
1 31 (42.47%) Apache
2 23 (31.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (15.07%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) RMDS
2 5 (6.85%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
1 4 (5.48%) PaaS
1 4 (5.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) BIG-IP
3 5 (6.85%) Multicast
4 3 (4.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) HBase
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.40%) TeamCity
2 20 (27.40%) Mercurial
2 20 (27.40%) MSBuild
2 20 (27.40%) Gradle
2 20 (27.40%) Jenkins
2 20 (27.40%) Ant
2 20 (27.40%) Subversion
2 20 (27.40%) Maven
3 17 (23.29%) JIRA
4 12 (16.44%) Introscope
5 8 (10.96%) JMeter
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.37%) Selenium
7 1 (1.37%) PVCS
7 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (39.73%) Banking
2 28 (38.36%) Finance
3 19 (26.03%) Front Office
3 19 (26.03%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.59%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) French Language
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Applications Support
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Production Support Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) IT Support
9 2 (2.74%) Market Data Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) Rendezvous
2 20 (27.40%) Django
3 14 (19.18%) Middleware
4 11 (15.07%) Java EE
5 5 (6.85%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (5.48%) JMX
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.11%) WCF
8 1 (1.37%) QuickFIX
8 1 (1.37%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Fixed Income
2 11 (15.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.96%) Derivative
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Equities
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Wiki
6 1 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Linux
2 47 (64.38%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) UNIX
4 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows NT
5 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Load Balancing
1 35 (47.95%) Release Management
2 31 (42.47%) ITIL
3 29 (39.73%) Capacity Management
4 28 (38.36%) Problem Management
5 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.55%) Technical Analysis
7 14 (19.18%) Project Management
8 11 (15.07%) Risk Management
9 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.70%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (12.33%) DevOps
10 9 (12.33%) Low Latency
11 8 (10.96%) OOP
11 8 (10.96%) OO
11 8 (10.96%) Change Management
11 8 (10.96%) Load Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
13 6 (8.22%) ITSM
13 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) Java
2 41 (56.16%) Python
2 41 (56.16%) SQL
3 38 (52.05%) C++
4 29 (39.73%) Bash Shell
5 13 (17.81%) Perl
5 13 (17.81%) C#
6 7 (9.59%) VBA
7 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.48%) C
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.11%) Control-M
3 2 (2.74%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Oracle
2 25 (34.25%) Red Hat
3 23 (31.51%) TIBCO
4 22 (30.14%) Splunk
5 11 (15.07%) F5
6 8 (10.96%) ION Trading
7 7 (9.59%) Sybase
8 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.85%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.48%) Reuters
11 3 (4.11%) Altiris
12 2 (2.74%) VMware
12 2 (2.74%) Radianz
12 2 (2.74%) Fidessa
13 1 (1.37%) HP
13 1 (1.37%) BMC
13 1 (1.37%) Sun
13 1 (1.37%) Charles River
13 1 (1.37%) Metastorm
13 1 (1.37%) Remedy