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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 521 503 464
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Contract jobs citing Charles River 55 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 50
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£550 £563 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £853
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £410
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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 7 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 27 February 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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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 -36 36 £563 - 9
London -36 33 £575 +2.22% 8
Scotland +6 19 £550 - 2
City of London +2 12 £638 +10.86% 4
Edinburgh -3 9 £550 - 2
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (54.46%) Asset Management
2 56 (50.00%) Finance
3 55 (49.11%) Investment Management
4 50 (44.64%) SQL
5 48 (42.86%) Front Office
6 29 (25.89%) thinkFolio
7 28 (25.00%) Markit EDM
8 17 (15.18%) Fixed Income
9 14 (12.50%) Banking
10 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
10 12 (10.71%) Bloomberg
11 11 (9.82%) Equities
12 10 (8.93%) Oracle
12 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
13 9 (8.04%) Change Management
13 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.04%) Fund Management
13 9 (8.04%) Investment Banking
14 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.14%) Windows
15 7 (6.25%) .NET
15 7 (6.25%) C#
15 7 (6.25%) Project Management
15 7 (6.25%) Data Management
15 7 (6.25%) Derivative
15 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
15 7 (6.25%) Wealth Management
16 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Management
16 6 (5.36%) Linux
16 6 (5.36%) OO

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Office
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (25.89%) thinkFolio
2 28 (25.00%) Markit EDM
3 5 (4.46%) LatentZero
4 2 (1.79%) Temenos Globus
4 2 (1.79%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.79%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.89%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.89%) Investran
5 1 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.89%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.89%) LongView
5 1 (0.89%) Global One
5 1 (0.89%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.89%) Minerva
5 1 (0.89%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Toad
2 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (50.00%) Finance
2 48 (42.86%) Front Office
3 14 (12.50%) Banking
4 9 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.46%) Back Office
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (59.82%) Analyst
2 29 (25.89%) Business Analyst
3 24 (21.43%) Applications Support
4 18 (16.07%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 12 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.71%) Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (9.82%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Charles River Support Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Charles River Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.57%) Programmer
9 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Support Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Applications Support Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) Middleware
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.89%) WCF
5 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Fixed Income
2 11 (9.82%) Equities
3 7 (6.25%) Derivative
4 5 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Kindle
6 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) AS400
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Open Source
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) AIX
3 5 (4.46%) Solaris
3 5 (4.46%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.46%) Asset Management
2 55 (49.11%) Investment Management
3 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (8.04%) Fund Management
4 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.04%) Change Management
5 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 7 (6.25%) Project Management
6 7 (6.25%) Data Management
7 6 (5.36%) OO
7 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Management
8 5 (4.46%) Database Tuning
8 5 (4.46%) ETL
8 5 (4.46%) Migration
8 5 (4.46%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) C#
3 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.68%) C
5 3 (2.68%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.89%) ISEB
1 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Bloomberg
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Sophis
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.68%) Murex
5 2 (1.79%) Calypso
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) RIMES
5 2 (1.79%) FactSet
6 1 (0.89%) Yardi
6 1 (0.89%) BI-SAM
6 1 (0.89%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.89%) Sun
6 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.89%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.89%) SunGard
6 1 (0.89%) HP
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) CODA
6 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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