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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 558 555 543
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 33 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
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
4463 3667 3159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2785 2205 1668
Average daily rate £418 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 139 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.06 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.84 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 December 2014.

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 29 December 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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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 +30 33 £525 - 2
England +8 33 £525 - 2
City of London - 5 £550 -
West Midlands - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 48 (77.42%) Banking
2 42 (67.74%) Front Office
3 39 (62.90%) UNIX
4 36 (58.06%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) Java
6 24 (38.71%) Oracle
6 24 (38.71%) Windows
7 23 (37.10%) Fixed Income
8 22 (35.48%) Investment Banking
9 20 (32.26%) FIX Protocol
10 19 (30.65%) Python
10 19 (30.65%) C++
10 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
11 18 (29.03%) C#
11 18 (29.03%) ITIL
11 18 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (29.03%) Derivative
12 17 (27.42%) Linux
12 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.81%) Control-M
14 15 (24.19%) Middleware
14 15 (24.19%) VB
15 14 (22.58%) Electronic Trading
15 14 (22.58%) Capacity Management
16 13 (20.97%) Credit Derivative
17 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
18 10 (16.13%) Perl
19 9 (14.52%) LDAP

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 8 (12.90%) IIS
1 8 (12.90%) Apache
1 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 8 (12.90%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (9.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Kondor+
2 1 (1.61%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.61%) Global One
2 1 (1.61%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) LDAP
2 8 (12.90%) Intranet
2 8 (12.90%) BIG-IP
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) KDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
1 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 48 (77.42%) Banking
2 42 (67.74%) Front Office
3 22 (35.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (14.52%) Finance
5 4 (6.45%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.61%) International Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 22 (35.48%) Support Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Web Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Business Process Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Process Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Business Process Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Release Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) FX Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Build and Release Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.61%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (24.19%) Middleware
3 8 (12.90%) Java EE
3 8 (12.90%) .NET
3 8 (12.90%) WCF
4 6 (9.68%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) Django
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Fixed Income
2 18 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (29.03%) Derivative
3 13 (20.97%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Equities
6 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.61%) Wiki
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) UNIX
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 17 (27.42%) Linux
4 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SUSE
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) Electronic Trading
2 14 (22.58%) Capacity Management
3 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Low Latency
4 9 (14.52%) Release Management
4 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
5 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.90%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (11.29%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) BPMN
8 5 (8.06%) BCP
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.84%) OOP
10 3 (4.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 28 (45.16%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) C++
3 19 (30.65%) Python
3 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
4 18 (29.03%) C#
5 15 (24.19%) VB
6 10 (16.13%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) Ruby
8 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) C
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Control-M
2 9 (14.52%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.84%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.61%) WMI
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.52%) Altiris
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.68%) Splunk
6 5 (8.06%) Sybase
6 5 (8.06%) 29West
7 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) Informatica
8 3 (4.84%) IBM
8 3 (4.84%) ION Trading
9 2 (3.23%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) Tradeweb
9 2 (3.23%) MarketAxess
9 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.61%) VMware
10 1 (1.61%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
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