The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 BI-SAM.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BI-SAM
Rank 572 568 566
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing BI-SAM 8 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.004% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
City of London +30 2 £500 -16.66% 1
London +3 2 £500 -16.66% 2
England -13 2 £500 -16.66% 2

BI-SAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
5 5 (29.41%) Fund Management
5 5 (29.41%) Linedata
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) StatPro
7 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) Front Office
8 2 (11.76%) Back Office
8 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.76%) VBA
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) Sybase
8 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project

BI-SAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
5 5 (29.41%) Fund Management
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (17.65%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.76%) Use Case
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Linedata
2 3 (17.65%) StatPro
3 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) FactSet
4 1 (5.88%) Serena
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft