The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Advent 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 Advent over the 3 months to 23 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.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advent
Rank 576 556 532
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs citing Advent 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.004% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£500 £650 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Advent
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Advent Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Advent
Daily Rate Trend

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

Advent Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Advent
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 Advent within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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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
London +3 2 £500 -23.07% 4
England -23 2 £500 -23.07% 4
City of London - - - - 2

Advent
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Advent 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 Advent.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Advent Geneva
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) VBA

Advent
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Advent 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 Advent. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Advent Geneva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
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