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 1 July 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Global One
Rank 592 602 540
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -62
Contract jobs citing Global One 16 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.002% 0.043%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.36% 0.021% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 12
Average daily rate
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£531 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £573
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
4445 4850 4506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.01% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2559 2280
Average daily rate £450 £425 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £49.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -20.63%

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 4 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 1 July 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
London +10 16 £531 -11.45%
England -4 16 £531 -11.45%
City of London - 6 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -

Global One
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) UNIX
2 13 (59.09%) Front Office
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 10 (45.45%) Perl
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 9 (40.91%) SunGard
7 8 (36.36%) VBA
7 8 (36.36%) UniBasic
8 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
9 6 (27.27%) Banking
10 5 (22.73%) Equities
10 5 (22.73%) UniData
11 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Derivative
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
12 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (9.09%) C#
13 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
13 2 (9.09%) Loanet
13 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (9.09%) SunGard Martini
13 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
14 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
14 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
14 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (4.55%) QA

Global One
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SunGard Martini
1 2 (9.09%) Loanet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) UniData
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 13 (59.09%) Front Office
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Business Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Equities
2 4 (18.18%) Derivative
3 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) VBA
3 8 (36.36%) UniBasic
4 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) SunGard
2 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle