The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 113 90 123
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Contract jobs citing Summit 29 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.98% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.37% 13.64% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 10
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£398 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +27.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £455 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.08% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 -
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
255 154 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.39% 7.19% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 100 78
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £17.23 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Summit
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -8 22 £398 +13.16%
Bristol - - - -
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England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (98.04%) ISO 9001
1 50 (98.04%) ISO 14001
2 35 (68.63%) Security Cleared
3 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) Information Security
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.73%) HTML5
6 7 (13.73%) CSS3
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
7 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.84%) CISSP
9 4 (7.84%) Internet
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) SQL
9 4 (7.84%) Degree
9 4 (7.84%) Apache Flex
9 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) CESG

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (5.88%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.92%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Flex Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
1 7 (13.73%) CSS
1 7 (13.73%) HTML5
1 7 (13.73%) CSS3
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Flex
3 3 (5.88%) Dojo
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) JSP
4 2 (3.92%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) WCF
5 1 (1.96%) LINQ
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) CESG
2 3 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (5.88%) RIA
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) RMADS
3 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Information Security
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
3 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Information Assurance
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.92%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) SSCP
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (98.04%) ISO 9001
1 50 (98.04%) ISO 14001
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.88%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.92%) P3O
5 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Actuate
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe