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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 565 544 517
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 42 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.072% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 26
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£525 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 2015.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITRS Geneos
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 ITRS Geneos within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -2 42 £525 - 1
England -22 42 £525 +5.00% 1
City of London +10 8 £500 -4.76% 1

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 50 (62.50%) Java
2 50 (62.50%) Oracle
3 49 (61.25%) SQL
4 48 (60.00%) Linux
5 42 (52.50%) Fixed Income
6 38 (47.50%) Python
7 36 (45.00%) C++
8 35 (43.75%) Banking
8 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
8 35 (43.75%) Release Management
9 34 (42.50%) UNIX
10 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
11 32 (40.00%) .NET
11 32 (40.00%) Firewall
12 31 (38.75%) IIS
12 31 (38.75%) ITIL
12 31 (38.75%) Apache
13 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
14 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
15 27 (33.75%) Finance
16 25 (31.25%) Front Office
16 25 (31.25%) Red Hat
16 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (31.25%) Bash Shell
17 23 (28.75%) TIBCO
17 23 (28.75%) Tomcat
17 23 (28.75%) BladeLogic
18 22 (27.50%) Maven
18 22 (27.50%) Ant

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (38.75%) IIS
1 31 (38.75%) Apache
2 23 (28.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) RMDS
2 5 (6.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) BIG-IP
3 5 (6.25%) Multicast
4 3 (3.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.50%) KDB
4 3 (3.75%) QlikView
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) HBase
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Maven
1 22 (27.50%) Ant
2 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 20 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 20 (25.00%) Gradle
3 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 20 (25.00%) Subversion
4 17 (21.25%) JIRA
5 12 (15.00%) Introscope
6 8 (10.00%) JMeter
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.25%) PVCS
General
1 35 (43.75%) Banking
2 27 (33.75%) Finance
3 25 (31.25%) Front Office
4 18 (22.50%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.50%) Back Office
6 3 (3.75%) French Language
6 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Applications Support
2 23 (28.75%) Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Support Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Release Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) IT Support
9 2 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) Django
2 20 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 20 (25.00%) Middleware
3 11 (13.75%) Java EE
3 11 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.75%) WCF
6 1 (1.25%) QuickFIX
6 1 (1.25%) JMX
6 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (52.50%) Fixed Income
2 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.00%) Derivative
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Equities
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Linux
3 34 (42.50%) UNIX
4 25 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.75%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
1 35 (43.75%) Release Management
2 31 (38.75%) ITIL
3 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
4 28 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
7 13 (16.25%) Project Management
8 12 (15.00%) Low Latency
8 12 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
9 11 (13.75%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.00%) Change Management
11 8 (10.00%) Load Testing
12 7 (8.75%) OOP
12 7 (8.75%) OO
12 7 (8.75%) Workflow
12 7 (8.75%) ITSM
13 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) SQL
3 38 (47.50%) Python
4 36 (45.00%) C++
5 25 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 13 (16.25%) Perl
7 12 (15.00%) C#
8 7 (8.75%) VBA
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.50%) VBScript
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) Groovy
11 1 (1.25%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.75%) Control-M
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (62.50%) Oracle
2 25 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 23 (28.75%) TIBCO
4 22 (27.50%) Splunk
5 11 (13.75%) F5
6 8 (10.00%) ION Trading
7 7 (8.75%) Sybase
7 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.25%) Bloomberg
9 4 (5.00%) Reuters
10 3 (3.75%) Altiris
11 2 (2.50%) Radianz
11 2 (2.50%) Fidessa
11 2 (2.50%) HP
11 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.25%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.25%) Metastorm
12 1 (1.25%) BMC
12 1 (1.25%) IBM
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