The table below looks at the statistics for CGI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CGI over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 557 543 523
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing CGI 19 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

CGI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CGI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CGI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CGI
Daily Rate Trend

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

CGI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CGI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

CGI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CGI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CGI within the UK.

CGI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CGI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -19 19 £550 +46.66% 39
London -2 14 £550 - 11
South East -25 4 £410 +134.28% 19
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 7
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 10
City of London - - - - 3
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 3
Glasgow - - - - 8
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 10
Leicester - - - -
Scotland - - - - 9
East of England - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 4
South West - - - - 4
Wales - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 7
Southampton - - - -

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CGI 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 CGI.

1 29 (61.70%) Perl
2 27 (57.45%) UNIX
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Banking
4 20 (42.55%) Relational Database
5 19 (40.43%) Korn
5 19 (40.43%) Degree
5 19 (40.43%) ITIL
6 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
7 15 (31.91%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (31.91%) Python
8 14 (29.79%) Linux
9 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (25.53%) Service Management
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) OO
11 11 (23.40%) Java
11 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.28%) Apache
12 10 (21.28%) Low Latency
12 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
13 9 (19.15%) PHP
13 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.89%) Web Services
14 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.89%) HTML
14 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.89%) DNS
14 7 (14.89%) SAN
14 7 (14.89%) Shell Script

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CGI 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 CGI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Lync
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
1 7 (14.89%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) HTTP
3 5 (10.64%) SSL
4 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) WAN
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) Wireless
4 4 (8.51%) SSH
4 4 (8.51%) Ethereal
4 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.51%) PuTTY
5 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) SPDY
6 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.51%) JasperReports
3 4 (8.51%) Ingres
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.26%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (46.81%) Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Wholesale Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Front Office
5 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.38%) Retail
7 2 (4.26%) Back Office
8 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Applications Support
3 11 (23.40%) Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Applications Support Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Equity Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Perl Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) FastCGI
5 4 (8.51%) Laravel
5 4 (8.51%) JDBC
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.51%) DAO
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) Catalyst
6 3 (6.38%) Embperl
7 2 (4.26%) JSON
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) SWIFT
3 6 (12.77%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.38%) NHS
5 3 (6.38%) Derivative
6 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
7 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) UNIX
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) VMS
5 1 (2.13%) SUSE
5 1 (2.13%) Fedora
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Service Management
3 11 (23.40%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) MVC
6 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Validation
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Perl
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) Korn
4 15 (31.91%) Python
5 11 (23.40%) Java
6 9 (19.15%) PHP
7 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
8 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
9 5 (10.64%) C
10 3 (6.38%) C#
10 3 (6.38%) Ruby
11 2 (4.26%) C++
11 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) VCP4
4 2 (4.26%) IIBA
4 2 (4.26%) CBAP
4 2 (4.26%) MBA
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (8.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) F5
3 6 (12.77%) Misys
4 5 (10.64%) Sybase
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) McAfee
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Mitel
5 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Sun
7 2 (4.26%) Coverity
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
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