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 5 March 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 121 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Summit 20 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.06% -
As % of the Business Applications category 8.55% 19.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -
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
234 151 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.54% 5.34% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 78 105
Average daily rate £410 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.08 £12.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% -29.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 18 £413 -2.94%
Wiltshire - 1 £655 -
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 49 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 41 (83.67%) Security Cleared
3 38 (77.55%) SC Cleared
4 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) JIRA
7 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
7 10 (20.41%) User Stories
8 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) HP
10 7 (14.29%) ISEB
10 7 (14.29%) Linux
10 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.24%) RIA
11 6 (12.24%) Information Security
11 6 (12.24%) Internet
11 6 (12.24%) Line Management
12 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
12 5 (10.20%) Security Management
12 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
12 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
13 4 (8.16%) HTML

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) BGP
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) JIRA
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Spock
4 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Toad
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.04%) Marketing
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Tester
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Security Officer
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) RESTful
2 3 (6.12%) HTML5
2 3 (6.12%) CSS3
2 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) Spring
2 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.08%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) RIA
3 3 (6.12%) Linked Data
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) zOS
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) User Stories
3 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.24%) Information Security
5 6 (12.24%) Line Management
6 5 (10.20%) Security Management
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
7 3 (6.12%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 1 (2.04%) High Availability
9 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C
5 3 (6.12%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Delphi
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) Security Cleared
2 38 (77.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Degree
4 7 (14.29%) ISEB
4 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) SSCP
5 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) VCP4
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 49 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) HP
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Remedy
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Fortinet