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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 525 516 472
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -44
Contract jobs citing Charles River 87 58 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 98
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£550 £490 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+60.30% +0.76%
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
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 11 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 28 August 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 0 68 £550 +10.00% 23
London +26 65 £568 +13.50% 23
City of London +41 32 £559 +1.59% 12
Scotland -3 19 £575 +75.57% 1
Edinburgh +3 17 £613 - 1
South East - 3 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £475 -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (60.67%) Asset Management
2 85 (47.75%) Front Office
3 81 (45.51%) Investment Management
4 71 (39.89%) SQL
5 70 (39.33%) Finance
6 36 (20.22%) Fixed Income
7 35 (19.66%) Fund Management
8 34 (19.10%) thinkFolio
8 34 (19.10%) Markit EDM
9 28 (15.73%) Derivative
9 28 (15.73%) Business Analysis
10 26 (14.61%) Banking
11 22 (12.36%) Back Office
12 20 (11.24%) LatentZero
13 19 (10.67%) Bloomberg
13 19 (10.67%) Portfolio Management
14 16 (8.99%) SQL Server
15 15 (8.43%) Investment Banking
16 13 (7.30%) Calypso
16 13 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (7.30%) Sophis
16 13 (7.30%) Equities
17 11 (6.18%) Workflow
17 11 (6.18%) Project Management
17 11 (6.18%) PRINCE2
17 11 (6.18%) ISO 9001
17 11 (6.18%) Data Management
17 11 (6.18%) Test Scripting
18 10 (5.62%) iPad
18 10 (5.62%) SimCorp

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (19.10%) Markit EDM
2 20 (11.24%) LatentZero
3 7 (3.93%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (2.81%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.12%) Minerva
5 2 (1.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.56%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.56%) LongView
6 1 (0.56%) Eagle STAR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) FTP
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
1 1 (0.56%) RIP
1 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.69%) QlikView
3 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.12%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 85 (47.75%) Front Office
2 70 (39.33%) Finance
3 26 (14.61%) Banking
4 22 (12.36%) Back Office
5 15 (8.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Advertising
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (61.80%) Analyst
2 62 (34.83%) Business Analyst
3 25 (14.04%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 24 (13.48%) Applications Support
5 18 (10.11%) Support Analyst
5 18 (10.11%) Test Analyst
6 16 (8.99%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.74%) Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Data Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) Consultant
9 9 (5.06%) Charles River Consultant
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.81%) Project Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.25%) Charles River Support Analyst
12 4 (2.25%) Senior Business Analyst
12 4 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (1.69%) Test Manager
13 3 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.93%) .NET
1 7 (3.93%) XML
2 4 (2.25%) Middleware
3 2 (1.12%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.56%) LINQ
4 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.56%) Swing
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.22%) Fixed Income
2 28 (15.73%) Derivative
3 13 (7.30%) Equities
3 13 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (5.62%) iPad
5 6 (3.37%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.81%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) AS400
9 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) UNIX
2 3 (1.69%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.67%) Asset Management
2 81 (45.51%) Investment Management
3 35 (19.66%) Fund Management
4 28 (15.73%) Business Analysis
5 19 (10.67%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (6.18%) Test Scripting
6 11 (6.18%) Data Management
6 11 (6.18%) PRINCE2
6 11 (6.18%) Project Management
6 11 (6.18%) Workflow
7 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.93%) Migration
8 7 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.37%) Software Testing
9 6 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Data Management
10 5 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.89%) SQL
2 8 (4.49%) Java
3 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.25%) VBA
4 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.93%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) UCITS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (19.10%) thinkFolio
2 19 (10.67%) Bloomberg
3 13 (7.30%) Sophis
3 13 (7.30%) Calypso
4 10 (5.62%) SimCorp
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle
6 8 (4.49%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.37%) RIMES
8 4 (2.25%) FactSet
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.25%) Fidessa
8 4 (2.25%) Remedy
9 3 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (1.69%) Murex
9 3 (1.69%) Misys
9 3 (1.69%) Reuters
10 2 (1.12%) Algorithmics
11 1 (0.56%) VMware
11 1 (0.56%) StatPro
11 1 (0.56%) HP
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