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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Global One
Rank 598 558 577
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Contract jobs citing Global One 2 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.040% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
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£550 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £378 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £710
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
5059 4731 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.86% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2494 2683
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 67
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

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 27 August 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 -18 2 £550 +4.76%
England -30 2 £550 +4.76%
City of London +17 1 £500 -

Global One
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Perl
5 7 (53.85%) SunGard
5 7 (53.85%) Equities
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) Sybase
7 5 (38.46%) Banking
8 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 4 (30.77%) Spring
8 4 (30.77%) JIRA
9 3 (23.08%) Front Office
10 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (7.69%) GWT
11 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (7.69%) System Testing
11 1 (7.69%) Wall Street Systems
11 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
11 1 (7.69%) Sencha
11 1 (7.69%) Database Security

Global One
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Informix
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) Log4j
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Front Office
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Perl Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) XMLBeans
2 1 (7.69%) JSTL
2 1 (7.69%) GWT
2 1 (7.69%) HornetQ
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) JAXB
2 1 (7.69%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Database Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SunGard
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Murex
4 1 (7.69%) Calypso
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Sophis
4 1 (7.69%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (7.69%) Sencha