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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 542 577 533
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -44
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 52 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.042% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 10 21
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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 £470 £475 £435
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
4355 4206 3340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.62% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2416 1915
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 155 169
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £35.00
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +34 52 £525 -6.66% 3
England +28 52 £525 -6.66% 4
City of London +20 10 £525 - 1

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (60.00%) Java
1 45 (60.00%) Windows
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 44 (58.67%) Oracle
3 42 (56.00%) Linux
4 38 (50.67%) Fixed Income
5 34 (45.33%) UNIX
5 34 (45.33%) C++
6 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 31 (41.33%) Banking
8 30 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 30 (40.00%) Firewall
8 30 (40.00%) Release Management
9 29 (38.67%) Python
10 28 (37.33%) Capacity Management
11 27 (36.00%) .NET
12 26 (34.67%) IIS
12 26 (34.67%) Apache
12 26 (34.67%) Problem Management
13 24 (32.00%) ITIL
14 23 (30.67%) Red Hat
14 23 (30.67%) Front Office
14 23 (30.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (29.33%) Maven
15 22 (29.33%) Ant
16 21 (28.00%) TIBCO
16 21 (28.00%) Bash Shell
17 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
17 20 (26.67%) Splunk
18 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (34.67%) IIS
1 26 (34.67%) Apache
2 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) RMDS
2 5 (6.67%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) BIG-IP
3 5 (6.67%) Multicast
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.00%) KDB
4 2 (2.67%) QlikView
5 1 (1.33%) HBase
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Maven
1 22 (29.33%) Ant
2 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 19 (25.33%) TeamCity
4 18 (24.00%) Mercurial
4 18 (24.00%) Gradle
4 18 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (24.00%) MSBuild
4 18 (24.00%) Subversion
5 16 (21.33%) JIRA
6 9 (12.00%) Introscope
7 8 (10.67%) JMeter
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.33%) Selenium
8 1 (1.33%) PVCS
8 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (41.33%) Banking
2 23 (30.67%) Front Office
3 18 (24.00%) Finance
4 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Games
6 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Applications Support
3 18 (24.00%) Support Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Release Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Business Process Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) Django
2 18 (24.00%) Rendezvous
3 17 (22.67%) Middleware
4 14 (18.67%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (10.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.33%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.33%) QuickFIX
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.67%) Fixed Income
2 15 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (12.00%) Derivative
4 4 (5.33%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (5.33%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.00%) Equities
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Wiki
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Linux
3 34 (45.33%) UNIX
4 23 (30.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 30 (40.00%) Release Management
2 28 (37.33%) Capacity Management
3 26 (34.67%) Problem Management
4 24 (32.00%) ITIL
5 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (17.33%) Project Management
7 13 (17.33%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (14.67%) Low Latency
9 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.67%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Workflow
11 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.67%) DevOps
13 4 (5.33%) OOP
13 4 (5.33%) OO
13 4 (5.33%) ITSM
13 4 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Java
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) C++
4 29 (38.67%) Python
5 21 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (16.00%) C#
7 11 (14.67%) Perl
8 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.33%) VBA
9 4 (5.33%) VBScript
10 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Oracle
2 23 (30.67%) Red Hat
3 21 (28.00%) TIBCO
4 20 (26.67%) Splunk
5 8 (10.67%) F5
6 7 (9.33%) ION Trading
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) Bloomberg
8 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
9 3 (4.00%) Sybase
9 3 (4.00%) Reuters
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) Fidessa
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Radianz
11 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
11 1 (1.33%) Nimsoft
11 1 (1.33%) Metastorm
11 1 (1.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.33%) Charles River