The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BI-SAM 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 BI-SAM over the 3 months to 19 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 BI-SAM.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BI-SAM
Rank 605 585 590
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing BI-SAM 7 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.004% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
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£500 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

BI-SAM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BI-SAM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BI-SAM
Daily Rate Trend

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

BI-SAM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BI-SAM
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BI-SAM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
London +17 4 £500 - 1
England -6 4 £500 - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -

BI-SAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BI-SAM 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 BI-SAM.

1 12 (92.31%) Asset Management
2 8 (61.54%) Data Management
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 6 (46.15%) Linedata
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Fund Management
5 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
5 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (23.08%) StatPro
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) VBA
8 2 (15.38%) Sybase
8 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (15.38%) MS Project
8 2 (15.38%) UML
8 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Front Office
8 2 (15.38%) Back Office
8 2 (15.38%) Markit EDM
8 2 (15.38%) FactSet
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning

BI-SAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BI-SAM 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 BI-SAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Asset Management
2 8 (61.54%) Data Management
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Fund Management
4 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Linedata
2 3 (23.08%) StatPro
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
3 2 (15.38%) FactSet
3 2 (15.38%) thinkFolio