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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 545 519 486
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -33
Contract jobs citing Charles River 64 84 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 55
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £563 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +46.10%
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
25370 25639 22387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 45.59% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14428 14334 11885
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £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 1081 1087 1185
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £41.15 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -38 46 £625 +8.69% 26
London -17 45 £625 +8.69% 26
City of London +9 15 £650 +13.04% 16
Scotland -5 15 £525 -6.66% 4
Edinburgh -12 4 £375 -42.30% 3
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 55 (50.46%) Asset Management
2 51 (46.79%) Finance
2 51 (46.79%) SQL
3 46 (42.20%) Investment Management
4 35 (32.11%) Markit EDM
5 34 (31.19%) Front Office
6 26 (23.85%) thinkFolio
7 22 (20.18%) Fixed Income
8 16 (14.68%) Banking
9 14 (12.84%) Equities
9 14 (12.84%) Business Analysis
10 13 (11.93%) Back Office
10 13 (11.93%) Oracle
11 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
11 11 (10.09%) Wealth Management
11 11 (10.09%) SimCorp
11 11 (10.09%) SimCorp Dimension
12 10 (9.17%) Derivative
12 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.17%) Project Management
13 9 (8.26%) Bloomberg
13 9 (8.26%) Eagle PACE
14 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
14 8 (7.34%) Windows
14 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.42%) LatentZero
15 7 (6.42%) Data Management
15 7 (6.42%) Fund Management
15 7 (6.42%) C#
15 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (2.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Markit EDM
2 26 (23.85%) thinkFolio
3 11 (10.09%) SimCorp Dimension
4 9 (8.26%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (6.42%) LatentZero
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.83%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (1.83%) Temenos Globus
7 2 (1.83%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.92%) PORTIA
8 1 (0.92%) SunGard APT
8 1 (0.92%) Investran
8 1 (0.92%) Eikon
8 1 (0.92%) Agresso
8 1 (0.92%) LongView
8 1 (0.92%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.92%) Minerva
8 1 (0.92%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) FTP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) LAN
3 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Toad
2 4 (3.67%) Subversion
2 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (46.79%) Finance
2 34 (31.19%) Front Office
3 16 (14.68%) Banking
4 13 (11.93%) Back Office
5 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Business Analyst
3 24 (22.02%) Applications Support
4 18 (16.51%) Support Analyst
4 18 (16.51%) Developer
5 15 (13.76%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Charles River Support Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Charles River Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) Support Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Data Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Applications Support Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
1 5 (4.59%) Middleware
2 3 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Fixed Income
2 14 (12.84%) Equities
3 10 (9.17%) Derivative
4 7 (6.42%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.75%) DTCC
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) AS400
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) AIX
3 5 (4.59%) Solaris
3 5 (4.59%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) Asset Management
2 46 (42.20%) Investment Management
3 14 (12.84%) Business Analysis
4 11 (10.09%) Wealth Management
5 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.17%) Project Management
6 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.42%) Data Management
7 7 (6.42%) Fund Management
8 6 (5.50%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (5.50%) ETL
8 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Data Management
8 6 (5.50%) Database Tuning
9 5 (4.59%) OO
9 5 (4.59%) Workflow
9 5 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.67%) Cash Management
10 4 (3.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.67%) Test Management
10 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.79%) SQL
2 7 (6.42%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.75%) C
5 3 (2.75%) VBA
6 2 (1.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) EMIR
2 1 (0.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Control-M
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) SimCorp
3 9 (8.26%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.67%) Metastorm
4 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.67%) Sophis
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.75%) Murex
6 2 (1.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.83%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.83%) FactSet
7 1 (0.92%) Yardi
7 1 (0.92%) Splunk
7 1 (0.92%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.92%) Reuters
7 1 (0.92%) Calypso
7 1 (0.92%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.92%) SunGard
7 1 (0.92%) HP
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