The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SmartStream 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 SmartStream over the 3 months to 18 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 SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartStream
Rank 395 422 374
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -48
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.012% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.027% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £540 £565
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
10277 11172 9898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.42% 45.91% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7031 7350 6202
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 229 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SmartStream
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SmartStream Jobs Demand Trend in London

SmartStream
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SmartStream Daily Rate Trend in London

SmartStream
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SmartStream across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SmartStream Daily Rate Histogram in London

SmartStream
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SmartStream Hourly Rate Trend in London

SmartStream
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Equities
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Fixed Income
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Reference Data
4 4 (30.77%) Markit EDM
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) GoldenSource
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Reuters
4 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Back Office
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Global One
6 2 (15.38%) Derivative
6 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (15.38%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
7 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
7 1 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (7.69%) Microgen
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Markit EDM
2 2 (15.38%) Global One
3 1 (7.69%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (7.69%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) FpML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Equities
2 5 (38.46%) Fixed Income
3 4 (30.77%) Reference Data
4 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) GoldenSource
1 4 (30.77%) Reuters
1 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Microgen
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLink
2 1 (7.69%) SunGard
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects