The table below looks at the statistics for ITRS Geneos skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 549 554 522
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 22 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.010% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
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£525 £463 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -19.56%
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

ITRS Geneos
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ITRS Geneos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Daily Rate Trend

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

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 22 £525 +13.51% 5
England -1 22 £525 +13.51% 5
City of London +18 5 £550 +15.78% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos.

1 36 (75.00%) Banking
2 30 (62.50%) Front Office
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 30 (62.50%) UNIX
3 20 (41.67%) Fixed Income
4 18 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (35.42%) Windows
5 17 (35.42%) C++
6 16 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (31.25%) Derivative
8 14 (29.17%) C#
9 13 (27.08%) Oracle
9 13 (27.08%) Investment Banking
10 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (25.00%) Low Latency
11 11 (22.92%) ITIL
11 11 (22.92%) Perl
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.75%) Middleware
13 9 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
13 9 (18.75%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (16.67%) VB
14 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.67%) Linux
15 7 (14.58%) Control-M
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) RMDS
2 1 (2.08%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.08%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) KDB
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
1 4 (8.33%) Ant
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 36 (75.00%) Banking
2 30 (62.50%) Front Office
3 13 (27.08%) Investment Banking
4 9 (18.75%) Finance
5 4 (8.33%) Games
6 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Support Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Business Process Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Process Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Release Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Market Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) FX Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.08%) Geneos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (18.75%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
3 2 (4.17%) Java EE
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Fixed Income
2 16 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (31.25%) Derivative
4 9 (18.75%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (6.25%) Equities
7 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.08%) Wiki
8 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) UNIX
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Solaris
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
5 6 (12.50%) BPMN
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (10.42%) BCP
7 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
9 2 (4.17%) Time Management
9 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.17%) Release Management
9 2 (4.17%) Service Management
9 2 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (4.17%) DevOps
10 1 (2.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) C++
3 16 (33.33%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) C#
5 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (25.00%) Python
6 11 (22.92%) Perl
7 8 (16.67%) VB
8 7 (14.58%) Ruby
9 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (8.33%) VBScript
11 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (4.17%) C
12 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (2.08%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Control-M
2 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) ION Trading
4 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.25%) Splunk
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Altiris
6 2 (4.17%) MarketAxess
6 2 (4.17%) Tradeweb
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Reuters
6 2 (4.17%) Fidessa
6 2 (4.17%) Radianz
6 2 (4.17%) Sybase
6 2 (4.17%) 29West
7 1 (2.08%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
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