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 26 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 559 516 513
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Contract jobs citing CGI 18 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.092% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 4
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£550 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
13731 13141 12896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9225 8312 8170
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 276 337
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 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 26 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -50 18 £550 +34.14% 38
London +7 14 £550 +10.00% 12
South East -30 3 £460 +17.94% 17
Berkshire -6 2 £460 +17.94% 8
Reading +4 1 £460 +17.94% 8
East of England -19 1 £325 -21.21% 1
Nottingham - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 9
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 8
Wales - - - - 11
West Midlands - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - - 8
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 9
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 1

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (61.54%) Perl
2 29 (55.77%) UNIX
3 26 (50.00%) Banking
4 24 (46.15%) SQL
5 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
6 18 (34.62%) Korn
6 18 (34.62%) Degree
6 18 (34.62%) Java
7 17 (32.69%) ITIL
8 15 (28.85%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 14 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (25.00%) Apache
10 13 (25.00%) Python
11 11 (21.15%) OO
12 10 (19.23%) Web Services
12 10 (19.23%) PHP
12 10 (19.23%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) Service Management
12 10 (19.23%) Low Latency
13 9 (17.31%) SWIFT
13 9 (17.31%) Loan IQ
13 9 (17.31%) Wholesale Banking
13 9 (17.31%) Investment Banking
13 9 (17.31%) Change Management
13 9 (17.31%) CSS
13 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
3 4 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
1 8 (15.38%) SAN
2 6 (11.54%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) HTTPS
3 5 (9.62%) SSL
3 5 (9.62%) SSH
3 5 (9.62%) PuTTY
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) Wireless
4 4 (7.69%) Ethereal
4 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.69%) SPDY
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) VoIP
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) JasperReports
3 5 (9.62%) Ingres
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 26 (50.00%) Banking
2 15 (28.85%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Investment Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Wholesale Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Front Office
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Applications Support
3 10 (19.23%) Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Perl Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Equity Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.92%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) Web Services
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) JDBC
4 5 (9.62%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.62%) DAO
4 5 (9.62%) Laravel
4 5 (9.62%) FastCGI
5 4 (7.69%) Apache Flex
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) Ajax
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) Flash
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.77%) Java EE
6 3 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) SWIFT
4 8 (15.38%) Clustering
5 5 (9.62%) N-Tier
6 4 (7.69%) Derivative
7 3 (5.77%) NHS
8 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
8 2 (3.85%) Open Source
9 1 (1.92%) CMDB
9 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) VMS
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) Service Management
3 10 (19.23%) Low Latency
4 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) Use Case
7 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) MVC
7 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
8 5 (9.62%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Change Control
8 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) Perl
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) Korn
4 13 (25.00%) Python
5 10 (19.23%) PHP
6 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) C
6 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.62%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CCNP
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) IIBA
3 2 (3.85%) CBAP
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) MBA
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (9.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.92%) Netcool
3 1 (1.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
1 9 (17.31%) Misys
2 7 (13.46%) Sybase
2 7 (13.46%) F5
3 5 (9.62%) Sun
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Mitel
4 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.69%) McAfee
4 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.92%) Huawei
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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