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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 106 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Summit 33 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.00% 0.080%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.54% 17.48% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £423 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.61% -
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
227 143 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.22% 5.74% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 79 111
Average daily rate £438 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +126.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 January 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 January 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 +4 30 £400 -5.88%
Wiltshire - 1 £655 -
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 51 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 43 (84.31%) Security Cleared
3 40 (78.43%) SC Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (27.45%) Java
6 12 (23.53%) Degree
7 10 (19.61%) JIRA
7 10 (19.61%) User Stories
8 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 9 (17.65%) HP
9 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
9 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Information Security
10 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
10 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (13.73%) ISEB
10 7 (13.73%) Linux
10 7 (13.73%) SQL
11 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
11 6 (11.76%) Security Management
11 6 (11.76%) Internet
11 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.76%) RIA
11 6 (11.76%) Line Management
12 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (7.84%) HTML
12 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
1 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Spock
5 1 (1.96%) Toad
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.96%) Back Office
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Tester
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Security Officer
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) HTML5
1 4 (7.84%) CSS3
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.92%) Spring
3 2 (3.92%) RESTful
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) RIA
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Linked Data
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) zOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) User Stories
3 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security
5 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 6 (11.76%) Security Management
5 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.76%) Line Management
6 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) BDD
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C
6 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Delphi
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) Security Cleared
2 40 (78.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.73%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) SSCP
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCNP
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 51 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.88%) Remedy
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Fortinet