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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 541 518 510
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing Charles River 54 64 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 34
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£550 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £297 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 5 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 19 December 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
England -53 36 £550 +10.00% 9
London -10 34 £550 +10.00% 8
Scotland +11 18 £550 +10.00%
Edinburgh +5 18 £550 +10.00%
City of London 0 17 £563 +12.50% 2

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 71 (54.62%) Asset Management
2 68 (52.31%) SQL
3 62 (47.69%) Front Office
4 56 (43.08%) Investment Management
5 53 (40.77%) Finance
6 34 (26.15%) Markit EDM
7 30 (23.08%) thinkFolio
8 16 (12.31%) Bloomberg
8 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
9 13 (10.00%) Oracle
9 13 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 13 (10.00%) Fund Management
10 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.23%) Banking
11 11 (8.46%) Equities
11 11 (8.46%) Change Management
11 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.69%) Derivative
13 9 (6.92%) .NET
14 8 (6.15%) Project Management
14 8 (6.15%) Middleware
14 8 (6.15%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.15%) Data Management
14 8 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Data Management
14 8 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (5.38%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (5.38%) Investment Banking
15 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.38%) Back Office

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.08%) LatentZero
2 4 (3.08%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (3.08%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.77%) Global One
3 1 (0.77%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.77%) Minerva
3 1 (0.77%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) FTP
2 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Toad
2 4 (3.08%) Subversion
2 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 62 (47.69%) Front Office
2 53 (40.77%) Finance
3 12 (9.23%) Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Back Office
5 6 (4.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (53.85%) Analyst
2 29 (22.31%) Applications Support
2 29 (22.31%) Business Analyst
3 19 (14.62%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.46%) Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Charles River Consultant
8 5 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.08%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Programmer
9 4 (3.08%) Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Charles River Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) .NET
2 8 (6.15%) Middleware
2 8 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.31%) XML
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.77%) WCF
5 1 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 11 (8.46%) Equities
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.69%) Derivative
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.54%) Kindle
6 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Wiki
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) iPad
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) UNIX
1 7 (5.38%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) AIX
2 5 (3.85%) Solaris
2 5 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (54.62%) Asset Management
2 56 (43.08%) Investment Management
3 13 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.46%) Change Management
6 8 (6.15%) Project Management
6 8 (6.15%) Data Analysis
6 8 (6.15%) Data Management
6 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Data Management
6 8 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (5.38%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.38%) ETL
8 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.85%) Workflow
9 5 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.85%) OO
10 4 (3.08%) Migration
10 4 (3.08%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (52.31%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) C#
3 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.85%) Java
5 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) ISEB
2 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) UCITS
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Control-M
2 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) thinkFolio
2 16 (12.31%) Bloomberg
3 13 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (3.85%) Sophis
5 4 (3.08%) Remedy
5 4 (3.08%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.08%) RIMES
5 4 (3.08%) SimCorp
6 3 (2.31%) FactSet
7 2 (1.54%) Calypso
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) Murex
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Sun
8 1 (0.77%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.77%) HP
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.77%) CODA
8 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.77%) StatPro
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