The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Actimize products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actimize over the 3 months to 16 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Actimize Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actimize
Rank 587 557 591
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Contract jobs citing Actimize 19 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 10
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£425 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £450 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Actimize
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Actimize within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Actimize Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Actimize within the UK.

Actimize Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Actimize within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Actimize Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Actimize within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
England -21 16 £463 -13.95% 1
London -3 15 £500 -6.97% 1
County Antrim - 2 £316 - 1
Belfast - 2 £316 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £316 - 1
City of London +1 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -

Actimize
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actimize 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 Actimize.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) UNIX
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Mantas
7 3 (12.00%) Norkom
7 3 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) MS Project
7 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actimize 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 Actimize. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.00%) Mantas
3 3 (12.00%) Norkom
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
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