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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 535 491 479
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -12
Contract jobs citing Charles River 48 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 40
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £306 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.97%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -42 34 £550 +4.76% 15
London -32 31 £550 +4.76% 15
Scotland +1 14 £550 +10.00% 1
City of London -2 13 £550 +10.00% 6
Edinburgh +1 9 £588 +17.50%
South East - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (52.89%) Asset Management
2 59 (48.76%) Front Office
3 58 (47.93%) SQL
4 57 (47.11%) Investment Management
5 54 (44.63%) Finance
6 35 (28.93%) Markit EDM
7 34 (28.10%) thinkFolio
8 19 (15.70%) Bloomberg
9 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
10 14 (11.57%) Oracle
10 14 (11.57%) Fixed Income
10 14 (11.57%) Banking
11 12 (9.92%) Equities
12 10 (8.26%) Fund Management
12 10 (8.26%) Change Management
12 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.44%) Derivative
14 8 (6.61%) Middleware
14 8 (6.61%) Windows
15 7 (5.79%) .NET
15 7 (5.79%) UNIX
15 7 (5.79%) Project Management
15 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
15 7 (5.79%) Data Management
15 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Data Management
15 7 (5.79%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
15 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (4.96%) Portfolio Management
16 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Markit EDM
2 5 (4.13%) LatentZero
3 4 (3.31%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (3.31%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.83%) LongView
4 1 (0.83%) Global One
4 1 (0.83%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.83%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.83%) Minerva
4 1 (0.83%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.13%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Toad
2 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (48.76%) Front Office
2 54 (44.63%) Finance
3 14 (11.57%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (58.68%) Analyst
2 33 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 28 (23.14%) Business Analyst
4 21 (17.36%) Support Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (9.92%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (9.09%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
9 9 (7.44%) Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Charles River Project Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Support Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Applications Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Programmer
10 4 (3.31%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Applications Support Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Charles River Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Charles River Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Middleware
2 7 (5.79%) .NET
3 3 (2.48%) XML
3 3 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Fixed Income
2 12 (9.92%) Equities
3 9 (7.44%) Derivative
4 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.65%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.65%) Kindle
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) UNIX
3 6 (4.96%) Linux
4 5 (4.13%) AIX
4 5 (4.13%) Solaris
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.89%) Asset Management
2 57 (47.11%) Investment Management
3 10 (8.26%) Fund Management
3 10 (8.26%) Change Management
3 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.79%) Project Management
4 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
4 7 (5.79%) Data Management
4 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Data Management
4 7 (5.79%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.96%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (4.96%) ETL
6 5 (4.13%) OO
6 5 (4.13%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (4.13%) Migration
6 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.13%) Database Tuning
7 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
3 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) VBA
5 2 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) Degree
1 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Control-M
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) thinkFolio
2 19 (15.70%) Bloomberg
3 14 (11.57%) Oracle
4 6 (4.96%) Sophis
5 4 (3.31%) RIMES
5 4 (3.31%) SimCorp
5 4 (3.31%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.31%) Remedy
6 3 (2.48%) FactSet
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.65%) Murex
7 2 (1.65%) Calypso
8 1 (0.83%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) CODA
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Sun
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