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 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 BI-SAM.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BI-SAM
Rank 578 538 571
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +33
Contract jobs citing BI-SAM 9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.027% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate £550 £525 £663
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £585 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £575
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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BI-SAM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BI-SAM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BI-SAM
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 BI-SAM 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
London -20 9 £550 +4.76% 1
England -84 9 £550 +4.76% 1
City of London -14 2 £725 +45.00% 1

BI-SAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Asset Management
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 9 (45.00%) Fixed Income
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (20.00%) Back Office
7 4 (20.00%) Linedata
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
9 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
9 2 (10.00%) Front Office
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
9 2 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (10.00%) CFA
9 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (10.00%) Equities
10 1 (5.00%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
10 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
10 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting

BI-SAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.00%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Asset Management
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Business Development
8 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Linedata
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) StatPro
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Serena
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Nicoll Curtin
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