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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartStream
Rank 578 555 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 5 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.045% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SmartStream
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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 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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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 +12 5 £550 +2.32%
SmartStream
UK

SmartStream
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SunGard
4 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) OpenLink
4 1 (12.50%) Findur
4 1 (12.50%) FpML
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Microgen
4 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) SunGard
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLink
2 1 (12.50%) Microgen