The table below looks at the statistics for Eagle PACE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eagle PACE over the 3 months to 22 September 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eagle Investment Systems PACE
Rank 601 559 575
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Contract jobs citing Eagle PACE 5 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.028% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.099% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
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£525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5053 4685 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.74% 8.87% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2478 2779
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 80 85
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

Eagle PACE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Eagle PACE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Eagle PACE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Eagle PACE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Eagle PACE within the UK.

Eagle PACE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Eagle PACE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Eagle PACE within the UK.

Eagle PACE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Eagle PACE
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eagle PACE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 -1 5 £525 -11.57% 1
England -47 5 £525 +5.00% 1
City of London +21 1 £525 +16.66% 1

Eagle PACE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Eagle PACE 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 Eagle PACE.

1 10 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 10 (66.67%) Markit EDM
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Data Management
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Charles River
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (20.00%) SimCorp
6 3 (20.00%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (20.00%) Reuters
6 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (20.00%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (13.33%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Back Office

Eagle PACE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Eagle PACE 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 Eagle PACE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Markit EDM
2 3 (20.00%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (6.67%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Data Management
2 6 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Charles River
3 3 (20.00%) Reuters
3 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (20.00%) SimCorp
4 2 (13.33%) RIMES
4 2 (13.33%) Vermilion
5 1 (6.67%) FactSet
5 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) Serena