The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SmartStream products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SmartStream over the 3 months to 30 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartStream
Rank 572 550 550
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.012% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.027% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £483 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23959 22340 24687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 46.30% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 12910 12943
Average daily rate £398 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1020 1287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

SmartStream
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SmartStream across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SmartStream Jobs Demand Trend in England

SmartStream
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SmartStream across the England region.

SmartStream Daily Rate Trend in England

SmartStream
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SmartStream across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SmartStream Daily Rate Histogram in England

SmartStream
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SmartStream across the England region.

SmartStream Hourly Rate Trend in England

SmartStream
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 SmartStream within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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 +15 7 £450 -10.00% 1
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UK

SmartStream
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
5 3 (27.27%) Equities
5 3 (27.27%) GoldenSource
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Reuters
5 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
5 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
5 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Fund Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (9.09%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Fund Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Reuters
1 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
1 3 (27.27%) GoldenSource
2 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) SunGard
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Microgen
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLink