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 19 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 111 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Summit 34 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.72% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.29% 12.88% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 3
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£399 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £423 £346
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +22.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +147.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £35.00 £12.15
% change year-on-year
-56.92% +188.18%
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
238 132 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.23% 5.59% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 79 121
Average daily rate £448 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £31.29 £30.00 £13.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +121.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £20.31 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.26 £39.50 £29.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +7 32 £398 -6.47%
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (98.31%) ISO 9001
1 58 (98.31%) ISO 14001
2 47 (79.66%) Security Cleared
3 44 (74.58%) SC Cleared
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Java
6 13 (22.03%) Degree
7 11 (18.64%) Information Security
7 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (15.25%) User Stories
9 7 (11.86%) HP
9 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
10 6 (10.17%) JIRA
10 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Security Management
10 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
10 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.17%) ISEB
10 6 (10.17%) Internet
10 6 (10.17%) CSS
10 6 (10.17%) HTML
10 6 (10.17%) Linux
10 6 (10.17%) CSS3
10 6 (10.17%) Line Management
10 6 (10.17%) RIA
10 6 (10.17%) HTML5
11 5 (8.47%) Information Assurance
11 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) BGP
3 1 (1.69%) MPLS
3 1 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Spock
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
1 8 (13.56%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Tester
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Security Officer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Web Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) CSS
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
1 6 (10.17%) CSS3
1 6 (10.17%) HTML5
2 3 (5.08%) JSP
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) RIA
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) CESG
4 2 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) RMADS
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) zOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Information Security
3 9 (15.25%) User Stories
4 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Security Management
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
4 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.17%) Line Management
5 5 (8.47%) Information Assurance
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Java
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Groovy
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (79.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (74.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) ISEB
5 5 (8.47%) SSCP
5 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.08%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (98.31%) ISO 9001
1 58 (98.31%) ISO 14001
2 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) HP
2 4 (6.78%) VMware
2 4 (6.78%) Remedy
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Sun
4 1 (1.69%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Fortinet