The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 377 370 357
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Charles River 49 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 50
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£550 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in London

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in London

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in London

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in London

Charles River
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
City of London +23 27 £550 - 12
Charles River
England

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 63 (52.94%) Asset Management
2 62 (52.10%) Front Office
3 57 (47.90%) SQL
3 57 (47.90%) Investment Management
4 46 (38.66%) Finance
5 31 (26.05%) thinkFolio
6 21 (17.65%) Fund Management
6 21 (17.65%) Fixed Income
7 20 (16.81%) Markit EDM
8 18 (15.13%) Business Analysis
8 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
9 17 (14.29%) Banking
10 15 (12.61%) Derivative
11 14 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (10.92%) Back Office
13 12 (10.08%) Equities
13 12 (10.08%) Bloomberg
14 11 (9.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (8.40%) Oracle
15 10 (8.40%) Investment Banking
15 10 (8.40%) Test Scripting
16 9 (7.56%) .NET
16 9 (7.56%) Business Objects
17 8 (6.72%) XML
17 8 (6.72%) ISO 9001
17 8 (6.72%) Sophis
17 8 (6.72%) LatentZero
17 8 (6.72%) SimCorp
17 8 (6.72%) Workflow

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Markit EDM
2 8 (6.72%) LatentZero
3 5 (4.20%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (3.36%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.68%) Minerva
5 2 (1.68%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.84%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.84%) LongView
6 1 (0.84%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) QlikView
4 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.84%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 62 (52.10%) Front Office
2 46 (38.66%) Finance
3 17 (14.29%) Banking
4 13 (10.92%) Back Office
5 10 (8.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (63.87%) Analyst
2 38 (31.93%) Business Analyst
3 21 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 20 (16.81%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 17 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.08%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.88%) Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Charles River Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Programmer
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (2.52%) Charles River Support Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Product Specialist
13 2 (1.68%) Charles River Project Manager
13 2 (1.68%) Applications Manager
13 2 (1.68%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) Middleware
4 2 (1.68%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.84%) LINQ
5 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.84%) WCF
5 1 (0.84%) WPF
5 1 (0.84%) Swing
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 15 (12.61%) Derivative
3 12 (10.08%) Equities
4 11 (9.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.04%) iPad
5 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.20%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.52%) PMI
9 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.84%) Kindle
10 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Asset Management
2 57 (47.90%) Investment Management
3 21 (17.65%) Fund Management
4 18 (15.13%) Business Analysis
5 14 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.40%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.72%) Workflow
9 7 (5.88%) Change Management
9 7 (5.88%) Project Management
10 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (5.04%) Line Management
11 5 (4.20%) Release Management
11 5 (4.20%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.36%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.90%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (4.20%) VBA
4 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.68%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) UCITS
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) thinkFolio
2 12 (10.08%) Bloomberg
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
4 9 (7.56%) Business Objects
5 8 (6.72%) Sophis
5 8 (6.72%) SimCorp
6 7 (5.88%) Calypso
7 4 (3.36%) Remedy
8 3 (2.52%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.52%) Misys
9 2 (1.68%) RIMES
9 2 (1.68%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.84%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.84%) FactSet
10 1 (0.84%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
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