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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp
Rank 418 407 429
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 10 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.078% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.17% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
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£625 £525 £825
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10324 11079 11483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 45.53% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6809 6966 7371
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 236 261
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.05 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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 -3 2 £625 +19.04% 5
SimCorp
England

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 32 (86.49%) SimCorp Dimension
2 22 (59.46%) Asset Management
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) Back Office
5 15 (40.54%) Front Office
6 14 (37.84%) Charles River
6 14 (37.84%) Investment Management
7 13 (35.14%) Fixed Income
8 11 (29.73%) Data Structures
9 10 (27.03%) Data Management
9 10 (27.03%) thinkFolio
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (21.62%) Equities
11 7 (18.92%) Markit EDM
11 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (18.92%) Cash Management
12 6 (16.22%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) Test Management
12 6 (16.22%) Derivative
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle
12 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (13.51%) BPR
13 5 (13.51%) Murex
13 5 (13.51%) Sophis
13 5 (13.51%) LatentZero
13 5 (13.51%) CFA
14 4 (10.81%) DTCC
14 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 32 (86.49%) SimCorp Dimension
2 10 (27.03%) thinkFolio
3 7 (18.92%) Markit EDM
4 6 (16.22%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (13.51%) LatentZero
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (45.95%) Back Office
2 15 (40.54%) Front Office
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Environment Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Fixed Income
2 11 (29.73%) Data Structures
3 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (21.62%) Equities
5 6 (16.22%) Derivative
6 4 (10.81%) DTCC
7 2 (5.41%) Wiki
8 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Asset Management
2 14 (37.84%) Investment Management
3 10 (27.03%) Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Cash Management
4 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (16.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) BPR
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CFA
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Charles River
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Murex
3 5 (13.51%) Sophis
4 4 (10.81%) Metastorm
4 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg