The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SimCorp 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 SimCorp over the 3 months to 24 December 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 SimCorp.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SimCorp
Rank 400 415 386
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.018% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SimCorp
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SimCorp Jobs Demand Trend in London

SimCorp
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SimCorp Daily Rate Trend in London

SimCorp
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

SimCorp Daily Rate Histogram in London

SimCorp
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SimCorp Hourly Rate Trend in London

SimCorp
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 SimCorp within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London - 2 £588 - 2
SimCorp
England

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SimCorp 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 SimCorp.

1 17 (89.47%) Asset Management
2 11 (57.89%) SimCorp Dimension
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Markit EDM
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Data Mart
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Remedy
7 4 (21.05%) Charles River
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
8 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 3 (15.79%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
9 2 (10.53%) UNIX
10 1 (5.26%) Windows

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (42.11%) Markit EDM
3 3 (15.79%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (21.05%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) WCF
1 3 (15.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Asset Management
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Remedy
2 4 (21.05%) Charles River
3 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft