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 6 July 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.

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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 575 586 537
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Contract jobs citing Actimize 34 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.009% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.021% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 11
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £490 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -
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
24495 23893 23171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.64% 45.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14373 13388 12318
Average daily rate £390 £379 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1033 1237
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.82 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015.

Actimize Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 8 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 6 July 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
England +8 25 £550 - 3
London +24 24 £550 -4.34% 3
City of London +6 10 £588 -2.08% 2
County Antrim - 8 £430 -
Belfast - 8 £430 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £430 -
Scotland - 1 £405 -
Edinburgh - 1 £405 -

Actimize
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 40 (52.63%) Banking
2 38 (50.00%) Finance
3 34 (44.74%) Oracle
4 32 (42.11%) UNIX
5 24 (31.58%) SQL
6 21 (27.63%) Business Analysis
7 20 (26.32%) Java
8 16 (21.05%) XSL
9 14 (18.42%) Web Services
10 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
11 12 (15.79%) Mantas
12 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
12 11 (14.47%) Analytics
13 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
13 10 (13.16%) Change Management
13 10 (13.16%) Linux
14 9 (11.84%) Norkom
14 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
15 8 (10.53%) Degree
15 8 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (10.53%) Sybase
16 7 (9.21%) Front Office
16 7 (9.21%) Project Management
16 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
17 6 (7.89%) Workflow
17 6 (7.89%) AIX
17 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
17 6 (7.89%) Release Management
18 5 (6.58%) Business Development
18 5 (6.58%) Wealth Management

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.58%) SAS
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) DB2
1 4 (5.26%) Spotfire
1 4 (5.26%) QlikView
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
General
1 40 (52.63%) Banking
2 38 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.21%) Front Office
5 5 (6.58%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.95%) Retail
7 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.63%) Advertising
7 2 (2.63%) Back Office
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Technical Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Compliance Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.32%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) XSL
2 14 (18.42%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) JSP
4 3 (3.95%) Servlets
4 3 (3.95%) Struts
5 1 (1.32%) XSLT
5 1 (1.32%) J2SE
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Statistics
5 4 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.95%) Equities
6 3 (3.95%) Derivative
7 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) UNIX
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Business Analysis
2 11 (14.47%) Analytics
3 10 (13.16%) Change Management
3 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Workflow
5 6 (7.89%) Release Management
6 5 (6.58%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (6.58%) Business Development
6 5 (6.58%) Wealth Management
6 5 (6.58%) Business Transformation
6 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) C
4 4 (5.26%) COBOL
5 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Mantas
3 9 (11.84%) Norkom
4 8 (10.53%) Sybase
5 4 (5.26%) Cognos
5 4 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft