The table below looks at the statistics for Summit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Summit over the 3 months to 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 124 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Summit 18 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.89% 5.69% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
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£384 £458 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +57.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £403 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £579 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £458 £283
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +61.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.32
% change year-on-year
- +184.03%
Summit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
228 123 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.96% 5.61% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 70 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £33.75 £8.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+321.87% -69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £8.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £13.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -37.50%

Summit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Summit across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Summit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Summit
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Summit Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Summit
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Summit across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Summit Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Summit
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Summit Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Summit
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Summit within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Devon -10 17 £393 -14.20%
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Summit 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 Summit.

1 47 (97.92%) ISO 9001
1 47 (97.92%) ISO 14001
2 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Information Security
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Java
6 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.67%) HTML
7 8 (16.67%) CSS
7 8 (16.67%) HTML5
7 8 (16.67%) CSS3
8 7 (14.58%) Information Assurance
8 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) User Stories
10 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Degree
10 5 (10.42%) CISSP
11 4 (8.33%) Windows
11 4 (8.33%) SSCP
11 4 (8.33%) HP
11 4 (8.33%) ISEB
11 4 (8.33%) ITIL
11 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Summit 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 Summit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) OSPF
2 1 (2.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
1 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Local Government
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Flex Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) CSS
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
1 8 (16.67%) HTML5
1 8 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (6.25%) JSP
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) LINQ
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) CESG
2 2 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.17%) RMADS
2 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Robotics
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) zOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Information Security
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (14.58%) Information Assurance
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) User Stories
5 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (8.33%) Security Management
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Delphi
4 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) CISSP
4 4 (8.33%) SSCP
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (97.92%) ISO 9001
1 47 (97.92%) ISO 14001
2 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.25%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.08%) Sun