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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 118 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing Summit 25 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.93% 0.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.59% 14.79% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 12
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£395 £440 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +64.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £283 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £458 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +41.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £12.32
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +39.78%
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
236 142 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 6.30% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 86 90
Average daily rate £375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £8.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -71.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £8.00 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £17.23 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -16 20 £394 -10.51%
Bristol - - - -
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (97.83%) ISO 9001
1 45 (97.83%) ISO 14001
2 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 29 (63.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) Information Security
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (19.57%) HTML
6 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
6 9 (19.57%) CSS3
7 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
8 7 (15.22%) Java
8 7 (15.22%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.87%) CISSP
11 4 (8.70%) Security Management
11 4 (8.70%) Change Management
11 4 (8.70%) Information Security Management
11 4 (8.70%) SSCP
11 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.52%) RIA
12 3 (6.52%) Dojo

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (4.35%) Drupal
1 2 (4.35%) Alfresco
1 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) OSPF
2 1 (2.17%) BGP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Flex Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
1 9 (19.57%) CSS
1 9 (19.57%) HTML5
1 9 (19.57%) CSS3
2 3 (6.52%) JSP
2 3 (6.52%) Dojo
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) LINQ
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) RIA
3 2 (4.35%) RMADS
3 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Information Security
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.22%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 4 (8.70%) Security Management
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Content Management
9 2 (4.35%) Document Management
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (63.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CISSP
5 4 (8.70%) SSCP
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (97.83%) ISO 9001
1 45 (97.83%) ISO 14001
2 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.35%) QA
5 1 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco