The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River 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 Charles River over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 548 497 487
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -10
Contract jobs citing Charles River 59 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 45
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£525 £575 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £625
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend

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

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Charles River
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London -31 43 £600 +2.12% 9
England -50 43 £600 +2.12% 10
City of London -15 14 £625 +4.16% 7
Scotland -11 11 £400 -23.80% 4
Glasgow - 7 £375 -
Edinburgh -9 4 £450 -30.76% 3
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Guernsey - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 59 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 55 (46.61%) Investment Management
3 52 (44.07%) Finance
4 45 (38.14%) SQL
5 34 (28.81%) Front Office
6 32 (27.12%) Markit EDM
7 26 (22.03%) thinkFolio
7 26 (22.03%) Fixed Income
8 19 (16.10%) Banking
9 17 (14.41%) Business Analysis
9 17 (14.41%) Derivative
10 15 (12.71%) Back Office
11 14 (11.86%) Equities
11 14 (11.86%) Investment Banking
11 14 (11.86%) Wealth Management
12 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (10.17%) Project Management
14 11 (9.32%) Oracle
14 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.32%) SimCorp
14 11 (9.32%) SimCorp Dimension
15 10 (8.47%) LatentZero
16 9 (7.63%) Fund Management
16 9 (7.63%) Eagle PACE
17 8 (6.78%) Data Structures
17 8 (6.78%) C#
17 8 (6.78%) Windows
17 8 (6.78%) Bloomberg
18 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
18 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (27.12%) Markit EDM
2 26 (22.03%) thinkFolio
3 11 (9.32%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (8.47%) LatentZero
5 9 (7.63%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (3.39%) Tesseract
6 4 (3.39%) Minerva
6 4 (3.39%) Sentinel
7 2 (1.69%) Eikon
7 2 (1.69%) Temenos T24
7 2 (1.69%) Agresso
7 2 (1.69%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (1.69%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.85%) PORTIA
8 1 (0.85%) LongView
8 1 (0.85%) SunGard APT
8 1 (0.85%) Investran
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) FTP
2 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Toad
2 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 52 (44.07%) Finance
2 34 (28.81%) Front Office
3 19 (16.10%) Banking
4 15 (12.71%) Back Office
5 14 (11.86%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (50.85%) Analyst
2 38 (32.20%) Business Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Applications Support
4 17 (14.41%) Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.63%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Charles River Support Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Charles River Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Support Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Data Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) .NET
1 5 (4.24%) Middleware
2 3 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Fixed Income
2 17 (14.41%) Derivative
3 14 (11.86%) Equities
4 8 (6.78%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.54%) DTCC
6 3 (2.54%) AS400
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) AIX
3 5 (4.24%) Solaris
3 5 (4.24%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 55 (46.61%) Investment Management
3 17 (14.41%) Business Analysis
4 14 (11.86%) Wealth Management
5 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.17%) Project Management
7 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.63%) Fund Management
9 7 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.08%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (5.08%) Database Tuning
10 6 (5.08%) ETL
10 6 (5.08%) Workflow
10 6 (5.08%) Data Management
11 5 (4.24%) OO
11 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Data Management
11 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) C#
3 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.54%) C
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) EMIR
2 2 (1.69%) FATCA
3 1 (0.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
1 11 (9.32%) SimCorp
2 8 (6.78%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.39%) Fidessa
3 4 (3.39%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.39%) Metastorm
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.54%) Murex
5 2 (1.69%) Avaloq
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Sophis
6 1 (0.85%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) Reuters
6 1 (0.85%) CODA
6 1 (0.85%) SunGard
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Yardi
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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