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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 542 528 489
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs citing Charles River 75 62 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 87
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£575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £390 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +34.61%
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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 9 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 1 October 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
London +12 56 £575 +15.00% 16
England -19 56 £575 +15.00% 16
City of London +42 28 £571 +3.86% 9
Scotland +11 19 £600 +65.51% 4
Edinburgh - 18 £550 - 3
South East - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 113 (62.78%) Asset Management
2 87 (48.33%) Investment Management
3 82 (45.56%) Front Office
4 75 (41.67%) Finance
5 74 (41.11%) SQL
6 35 (19.44%) thinkFolio
7 32 (17.78%) Fund Management
8 31 (17.22%) Markit EDM
9 30 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 28 (15.56%) Business Analysis
11 25 (13.89%) Derivative
12 23 (12.78%) Banking
12 23 (12.78%) Bloomberg
13 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 18 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
14 16 (8.89%) Back Office
14 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (8.33%) Equities
16 14 (7.78%) LatentZero
17 13 (7.22%) Sophis
17 13 (7.22%) Investment Banking
18 12 (6.67%) Data Analysis
18 12 (6.67%) Test Scripting
18 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (6.67%) Calypso
18 12 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 12 (6.67%) ISO 9001
19 11 (6.11%) Project Management
19 11 (6.11%) Workflow
20 10 (5.56%) iPad

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (17.22%) Markit EDM
2 14 (7.78%) LatentZero
3 6 (3.33%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (2.22%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (1.67%) Minerva
5 3 (1.67%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.56%) LongView
6 1 (0.56%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.56%) Global One
6 1 (0.56%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.67%) QlikView
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.11%) MS Access
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 82 (45.56%) Front Office
2 75 (41.67%) Finance
3 23 (12.78%) Banking
4 16 (8.89%) Back Office
5 13 (7.22%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.78%) Advertising
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.11%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (62.78%) Analyst
2 61 (33.89%) Business Analyst
3 26 (14.44%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 24 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 18 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 15 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.67%) Consultant
9 11 (6.11%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Charles River Consultant
11 9 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.00%) Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.78%) Project Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (2.78%) Administrator
13 5 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) XML
1 9 (5.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.56%) WCF
4 1 (0.56%) WPF
4 1 (0.56%) LINQ
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 25 (13.89%) Derivative
3 15 (8.33%) Equities
4 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (5.56%) iPad
6 6 (3.33%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.67%) PMI
9 2 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Kindle
10 1 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (62.78%) Asset Management
2 87 (48.33%) Investment Management
3 32 (17.78%) Fund Management
4 28 (15.56%) Business Analysis
5 18 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 11 (6.11%) Project Management
8 11 (6.11%) Workflow
9 10 (5.56%) Data Management
10 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.44%) Change Management
12 7 (3.89%) Migration
13 6 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.33%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Management
13 6 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (41.11%) SQL
2 5 (2.78%) Java
3 4 (2.22%) VBA
3 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.11%) ISEB
3 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) UCITS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (19.44%) thinkFolio
2 23 (12.78%) Bloomberg
3 13 (7.22%) Sophis
4 12 (6.67%) Calypso
5 9 (5.00%) SimCorp
5 9 (5.00%) Oracle
5 9 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.44%) RIMES
7 5 (2.78%) Fidessa
8 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.22%) Remedy
8 4 (2.22%) FactSet
9 3 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (1.67%) Reuters
9 3 (1.67%) Misys
10 2 (1.11%) Murex
10 2 (1.11%) Algorithmics
11 1 (0.56%) Vermilion
11 1 (0.56%) StatPro
11 1 (0.56%) HP
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