The table below looks at the statistics for Global One skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Global One over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Global One
Rank 610 562 596
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +34
Contract jobs citing Global One 3 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.059% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
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£550 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £378 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
5062 4616 5459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.80% 8.88% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2441 2716
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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 78 81
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 £10.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

Global One
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Global One Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Global One
Daily Rate Trend

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

Global One Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Global One
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Global One Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Global One
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 Global One within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -23 3 £550 +4.76%
England -49 3 £550 +4.76%
City of London +18 2 £500 -

Global One
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Global One 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 Global One.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Informix
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) Murex
4 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (20.00%) SunGard
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Control-M
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Charles River
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Global One
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Global One 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 Global One. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Tesseract
1 1 (20.00%) Minerva
1 1 (20.00%) Sentinel
1 1 (20.00%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) VBA Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Excel Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Murex
1 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (20.00%) SunGard
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) Charles River
1 1 (20.00%) Sophis
1 1 (20.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (20.00%) Wall Street Systems