The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 536 499 524
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 21 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.053% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.81% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 41
Average daily rate £563 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3758 2854 3479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.61% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1669 1882
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 152 149
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.05 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
ITRS Geneos
UK

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 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -36 21 £563 +15.38% 1
West Midlands - - - -
ITRS Geneos
UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 13 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Banking
4 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) Front Office
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Perl
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
7 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) OO
8 5 (19.23%) Splunk
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 5 (19.23%) Firewall
8 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (19.23%) QuickFIX
8 5 (19.23%) Change Control
9 4 (15.38%) Confluence
9 4 (15.38%) TeamCity

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) RMDS
1 1 (3.85%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) KDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Front Office
4 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) FX Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Geneos Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Perl Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Product Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Market Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Geneos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) QuickFIX
2 4 (15.38%) WebSockets
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) CGI
4 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
5 2 (7.69%) Equities
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Physics
6 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Investment Management
3 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 5 (19.23%) Change Control
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Perl
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) C-shell
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) 29West
4 1 (3.85%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe