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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 529 559 530
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 49 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.17% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 10 9
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£525 £563 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
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
4179 3929 3018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 7.49% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2533 2225 1732
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 169 171
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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 30 March 2015.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 7 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 30 March 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 +38 49 £525 -6.66% 4
England +17 49 £525 -6.66% 4
City of London +20 9 £525 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 49 (59.76%) SQL
2 47 (57.32%) Windows
3 45 (54.88%) Java
4 43 (52.44%) Fixed Income
5 41 (50.00%) Oracle
6 40 (48.78%) UNIX
7 39 (47.56%) C++
7 39 (47.56%) Banking
8 38 (46.34%) Linux
9 35 (42.68%) Front Office
10 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
11 31 (37.80%) Python
12 28 (34.15%) Capacity Management
13 26 (31.71%) Load Balancing
14 25 (30.49%) Firewall
14 25 (30.49%) ITIL
15 24 (29.27%) Release Management
16 23 (28.05%) .NET
17 22 (26.83%) IIS
17 22 (26.83%) Apache
17 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
18 21 (25.61%) C#
19 19 (23.17%) Derivative
20 18 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (21.95%) Electronic Trading
20 18 (21.95%) Maven
20 18 (21.95%) Ant
20 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
20 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (26.83%) IIS
1 22 (26.83%) Apache
2 14 (17.07%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) RMDS
2 6 (7.32%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.49%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) BIG-IP
3 4 (4.88%) Multicast
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.32%) KDB
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) HBase
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Ant
1 18 (21.95%) Maven
2 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.29%) TeamCity
4 14 (17.07%) Subversion
4 14 (17.07%) Mercurial
4 14 (17.07%) MSBuild
4 14 (17.07%) Gradle
4 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.41%) JIRA
6 9 (10.98%) Introscope
7 8 (9.76%) JMeter
8 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 39 (47.56%) Banking
2 35 (42.68%) Front Office
3 15 (18.29%) Finance
4 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Games
6 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Analyst
2 28 (34.15%) Applications Support
3 22 (26.83%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Support Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Release Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Business Process Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Process Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Business Process Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (20.73%) Middleware
4 14 (17.07%) Django
5 13 (15.85%) Rendezvous
6 8 (9.76%) Java EE
7 1 (1.22%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 43 (52.44%) Fixed Income
2 19 (23.17%) Derivative
3 17 (20.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (12.20%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.66%) Equities
6 3 (3.66%) Wiki
7 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (57.32%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) UNIX
3 38 (46.34%) Linux
4 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Capacity Management
2 26 (31.71%) Load Balancing
3 25 (30.49%) ITIL
4 24 (29.27%) Release Management
5 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
6 18 (21.95%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.85%) Low Latency
9 12 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.63%) Project Management
10 10 (12.20%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.98%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (9.76%) Load Testing
13 6 (7.32%) Workflow
14 5 (6.10%) BCP
14 5 (6.10%) DevOps
15 4 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (4.88%) Service Management
15 4 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) SQL
2 45 (54.88%) Java
3 39 (47.56%) C++
4 31 (37.80%) Python
5 21 (25.61%) C#
6 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
7 13 (15.85%) Perl
8 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
9 7 (8.54%) Ruby
10 6 (7.32%) VB
10 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
11 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.88%) VBA
12 4 (4.88%) VBScript
13 2 (2.44%) C
14 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
14 1 (1.22%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) BladeLogic
2 5 (6.10%) Control-M
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (1.22%) OpenView
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Oracle
2 18 (21.95%) Red Hat
3 16 (19.51%) TIBCO
3 16 (19.51%) Splunk
4 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.20%) ION Trading
5 8 (9.76%) F5
6 6 (7.32%) Bloomberg
7 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.66%) Sybase
8 3 (3.66%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) Reuters
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.44%) Tradeweb
9 2 (2.44%) MarketAxess
9 2 (2.44%) Radianz
10 1 (1.22%) Charles River
10 1 (1.22%) 29West
10 1 (1.22%) Nimsoft
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