The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 520 505 555
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +50
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 52 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 1.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 19
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£525 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3992 3748 3847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.57% 7.45% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2351 2111 1902
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 172 188
Average hourly rate £18.61 £22.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +13.88%

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 14 July 2014.

ITRS Geneos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 5 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 14 July 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
England -16 52 £525 +20.68% 2
London -2 50 £538 +23.56% 2
City of London +24 8 £544 +25.00%
Stirling - - - -
Scotland - - - -

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 52 (72.22%) UNIX
2 41 (56.94%) Front Office
3 39 (54.17%) Linux
4 37 (51.39%) Python
5 33 (45.83%) Banking
6 32 (44.44%) Perl
7 27 (37.50%) Finance
8 26 (36.11%) Electronic Trading
8 26 (36.11%) Java
9 25 (34.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (33.33%) SQL
11 22 (30.56%) Oracle
12 21 (29.17%) Low Latency
13 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
14 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
15 16 (22.22%) Derivative
15 16 (22.22%) Fixed Income
16 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
17 13 (18.06%) ITIL
18 12 (16.67%) Windows
18 12 (16.67%) Migration
18 12 (16.67%) Change Control
19 11 (15.28%) Capacity Management
19 11 (15.28%) FIX Protocol
20 10 (13.89%) C++
20 10 (13.89%) Middleware
21 9 (12.50%) C#
21 9 (12.50%) QuickFIX

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Kondor+
2 2 (2.78%) RMDS
3 1 (1.39%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.39%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) Intranet
3 4 (5.56%) LDAP
3 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) QlikView
4 1 (1.39%) KDB
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) JIRA
1 7 (9.72%) TeamCity
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 41 (56.94%) Front Office
2 33 (45.83%) Banking
3 27 (37.50%) Finance
4 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.39%) International Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Analyst
2 32 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 12 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) FX Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Product Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Geneos Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Web Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (13.89%) Middleware
3 9 (12.50%) QuickFIX
4 7 (9.72%) WebSockets
5 5 (6.94%) HTML
6 4 (5.56%) .NET
6 4 (5.56%) Java EE
6 4 (5.56%) WCF
7 3 (4.17%) Django
8 2 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.39%) CSS
9 1 (1.39%) XML
9 1 (1.39%) XSL
9 1 (1.39%) CGI
9 1 (1.39%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 16 (22.22%) Derivative
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.94%) Equities
5 2 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) UNIX
2 39 (54.17%) Linux
3 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (29.17%) Low Latency
3 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (18.06%) ITIL
5 12 (16.67%) Migration
5 12 (16.67%) Change Control
6 11 (15.28%) Capacity Management
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
8 7 (9.72%) Investment Management
8 7 (9.72%) Change Management
9 6 (8.33%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) OOP
10 5 (6.94%) Project Management
10 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.94%) Release Management
11 4 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Python
2 32 (44.44%) Perl
3 26 (36.11%) Java
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.89%) C++
7 9 (12.50%) C#
8 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.33%) VB
9 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.78%) C
12 1 (1.39%) VBA
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) EMIR
3 1 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Control-M
2 6 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.56%) Nagios
3 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.78%) Salt
6 1 (1.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.11%) Splunk
4 7 (9.72%) Sybase
5 6 (8.33%) Altiris
6 5 (6.94%) 29West
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) Informatica
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.78%) VMware
9 2 (2.78%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.39%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.39%) Adobe
10 1 (1.39%) Sun
10 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.39%) Reuters
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