The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actimize
Rank 575 527 575
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +48
Contract jobs citing Actimize 12 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.076% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £550 £575 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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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 18 April 2014.

Actimize Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 3 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -92 12 £550 -4.34% 1
London -33 7 £600 +4.34% 1
City of London -15 3 £600 +6.66% 1

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (80.00%) Finance
2 22 (48.89%) Banking
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) Sybase
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
5 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) WebSphere
6 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (24.44%) Derivative
7 10 (22.22%) UNIX
8 9 (20.00%) Workflow
8 9 (20.00%) JSP
8 9 (20.00%) Servlets
8 9 (20.00%) Struts
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) XML
8 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
9 8 (17.78%) Equities
9 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
10 7 (15.56%) Back Office
10 7 (15.56%) Norkom
11 6 (13.33%) Subversion
11 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.11%) ETL
12 5 (11.11%) Oracle
12 5 (11.11%) Retail
12 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (28.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 36 (80.00%) Finance
2 22 (48.89%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (15.56%) Back Office
5 5 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
7 2 (4.44%) Legal
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
3 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Sybase Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Fraud Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) JSP
1 9 (20.00%) Servlets
1 9 (20.00%) Struts
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (24.44%) Derivative
2 8 (17.78%) Equities
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Workflow
1 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) ETL
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Business Development
6 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Sybase
2 7 (15.56%) Norkom
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 2 (4.44%) Mantas
5 2 (4.44%) Pega
5 2 (4.44%) SmartStream