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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 136 112 89
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Contract jobs citing Summit 14 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.60% 11.02% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 11
Average daily rate
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£403 £398 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £349 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £398 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.20% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
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%
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
212 254 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.34% 8.03% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 161 84
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% +69.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -9 13 £400 +0.94%
Bristol - 1 £708 -
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 30 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) UML
8 5 (16.67%) ISEB
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) User Stories
9 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) XPath
10 3 (10.00%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) JIRA
10 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
10 3 (10.00%) Usability Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (10.00%) Data Management

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.67%) LiveLink
2 2 (6.67%) Liferay
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) XSLT
5 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Wiki
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.00%) Web Development
3 5 (16.67%) UML
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) XQuery
4 3 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 30 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Actuate
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft