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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 593 547 569
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 25 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.074% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 1.06% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 17
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
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
4637 3682 3639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.01% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2820 2232 1919
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 149 195
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £40.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -17 25 £500 -4.76% 7
England -43 25 £500 -4.76% 7
City of London +27 7 £500 +6.95%
West Midlands - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (73.08%) Front Office
2 56 (71.79%) UNIX
3 44 (56.41%) Banking
4 42 (53.85%) Python
5 36 (46.15%) Linux
6 33 (42.31%) Java
6 33 (42.31%) SQL
7 29 (37.18%) Perl
8 26 (33.33%) Derivative
8 26 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
9 25 (32.05%) Investment Banking
9 25 (32.05%) Oracle
10 24 (30.77%) Low Latency
11 23 (29.49%) Fixed Income
12 21 (26.92%) Windows
13 20 (25.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (24.36%) C#
14 19 (24.36%) C++
15 18 (23.08%) ITIL
16 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
16 16 (20.51%) FIX Protocol
16 16 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (19.23%) Middleware
18 14 (17.95%) Control-M
18 14 (17.95%) VB
18 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
19 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
19 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.67%) Finance
20 12 (15.38%) Migration

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (10.26%) IIS
1 8 (10.26%) Apache
1 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
1 8 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Kondor+
2 2 (2.56%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.28%) Global One
3 1 (1.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) LDAP
2 8 (10.26%) Intranet
2 8 (10.26%) BIG-IP
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) HTTP
5 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) QlikView
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
1 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 57 (73.08%) Front Office
2 44 (56.41%) Banking
3 25 (32.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Analyst
2 34 (43.59%) Support Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Applications Support
5 12 (15.38%) Production Support Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Support Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) FX Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Geneos Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) Product Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Business Process Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (19.23%) Middleware
3 8 (10.26%) Java EE
3 8 (10.26%) .NET
3 8 (10.26%) WCF
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
5 4 (5.13%) Django
6 3 (3.85%) QuickFIX
7 2 (2.56%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Derivative
2 23 (29.49%) Fixed Income
3 20 (25.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (11.54%) Credit Derivative
5 6 (7.69%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) UNIX
2 36 (46.15%) Linux
3 21 (26.92%) Windows
4 16 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (30.77%) Low Latency
3 18 (23.08%) ITIL
4 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 12 (15.38%) Capacity Management
5 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.54%) Release Management
6 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
7 8 (10.26%) Server Monitoring
8 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Change Control
8 7 (8.97%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.69%) DevOps
10 5 (6.41%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (5.13%) Web Development
11 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.85%) Workflow
12 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Python
2 33 (42.31%) Java
2 33 (42.31%) SQL
3 29 (37.18%) Perl
4 19 (24.36%) C#
4 19 (24.36%) C++
5 14 (17.95%) VB
5 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
6 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Control-M
2 10 (12.82%) BladeLogic
3 7 (8.97%) Nagios
4 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.28%) WMI
5 1 (1.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.28%) Salt
5 1 (1.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.82%) Altiris
4 8 (10.26%) Sybase
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.41%) Splunk
7 4 (5.13%) ION Trading
7 4 (5.13%) 29West
8 3 (3.85%) Informatica
9 2 (2.56%) Tradeweb
9 2 (2.56%) MarketAxess
9 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.56%) VMware
10 1 (1.28%) Sun
10 1 (1.28%) HP
10 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
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