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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp
Rank 421 426 423
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.078% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £625 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £625 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SimCorp
England

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
9248 10297 10498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 43.73% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6268 6824 6594
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 248 225
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SimCorp
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SimCorp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SimCorp.

1 30 (78.95%) Asset Management
2 25 (65.79%) SimCorp Dimension
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 15 (39.47%) Fixed Income
5 14 (36.84%) Charles River
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) Oracle
7 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
8 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (23.68%) Front Office
10 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (18.42%) Project Management
11 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (15.79%) Systematic Trading
12 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 6 (15.79%) ETL
12 6 (15.79%) VLDB

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (65.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (13.16%) thinkFolio
3 3 (7.89%) Markit EDM
4 2 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (2.63%) LatentZero
5 1 (2.63%) Minerva
5 1 (2.63%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (15.79%) VLDB
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) DBA
3 10 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 9 (23.68%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
6 7 (18.42%) Asset Management Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (10.53%) Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management Project Manager
10 2 (5.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
10 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.53%) WCF
1 4 (10.53%) WPF
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Fixed Income
2 6 (15.79%) Equities
3 4 (10.53%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.89%) Derivative
5 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.79%) ETL
4 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
4 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (15.79%) Systematic Trading
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) MVVM
5 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Charles River
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) BISAM
4 2 (5.26%) Fidessa
4 2 (5.26%) SunGard
5 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.63%) Eze Castle Integration
5 1 (2.63%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.63%) Linedata
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau