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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITRS Geneos
Rank 600 566 522
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -44
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 28 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.11% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 33
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£550 £525 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
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
4652 4341 3927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 7.93% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2845 2556 2185
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 131 170
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.56 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -29 28 £550 +4.76% 2
London -33 28 £550 +3.52% 2
City of London -17 5 £563 -2.59% 2

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 50 (65.79%) Oracle
2 48 (63.16%) Linux
3 46 (60.53%) Java
4 44 (57.89%) Windows
5 41 (53.95%) SQL
6 36 (47.37%) Python
7 34 (44.74%) C++
8 33 (43.42%) UNIX
8 33 (43.42%) Fixed Income
9 32 (42.11%) Finance
10 31 (40.79%) Firewall
10 31 (40.79%) Load Balancing
10 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
10 31 (40.79%) .NET
10 31 (40.79%) Release Management
11 28 (36.84%) IIS
11 28 (36.84%) ITIL
11 28 (36.84%) Apache
11 28 (36.84%) Banking
12 26 (34.21%) Capacity Management
13 25 (32.89%) Bash Shell
13 25 (32.89%) TIBCO
14 24 (31.58%) Problem Management
15 23 (30.26%) Red Hat
16 22 (28.95%) Front Office
16 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
17 21 (27.63%) BladeLogic
17 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (36.84%) IIS
1 28 (36.84%) Apache
2 21 (27.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) RMDS
2 4 (5.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
1 4 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) BIG-IP
3 7 (9.21%) Multicast
4 3 (3.95%) LDAP
5 2 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) QlikView
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) HBase
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Informix
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 19 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 19 (25.00%) Subversion
4 18 (23.68%) Maven
4 18 (23.68%) Ant
4 18 (23.68%) Gradle
4 18 (23.68%) Mercurial
5 16 (21.05%) JIRA
6 11 (14.47%) Introscope
7 7 (9.21%) JMeter
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.32%) Selenium
9 1 (1.32%) PVCS
9 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.32%) NuGet
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 28 (36.84%) Banking
3 22 (28.95%) Front Office
4 16 (21.05%) Investment Banking
5 8 (10.53%) Back Office
6 3 (3.95%) French Language
7 2 (2.63%) Advertising
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Applications Support
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Developer
9 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Production Support Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Support Manager
12 2 (2.63%) Applications Support Manager
12 2 (2.63%) Applications Manager
12 2 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) IT Support
12 2 (2.63%) Test Project Manager
12 2 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
12 2 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) Rendezvous
3 18 (23.68%) Django
4 13 (17.11%) Middleware
5 10 (13.16%) Java EE
6 7 (9.21%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (5.26%) JMX
9 3 (3.95%) XML
9 3 (3.95%) WCF
10 2 (2.63%) WebSockets
10 2 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (1.32%) Flash
11 1 (1.32%) HTML
11 1 (1.32%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Fixed Income
2 12 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (13.16%) Derivative
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) Equities
6 2 (2.63%) Wiki
6 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Linux
2 44 (57.89%) Windows
3 33 (43.42%) UNIX
4 22 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Load Balancing
1 31 (40.79%) Release Management
2 28 (36.84%) ITIL
3 26 (34.21%) Capacity Management
4 24 (31.58%) Problem Management
5 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.42%) Technical Analysis
6 14 (18.42%) Project Management
7 12 (15.79%) DevOps
8 11 (14.47%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
9 10 (13.16%) Change Management
10 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.84%) Low Latency
11 8 (10.53%) OOP
11 8 (10.53%) OO
12 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Load Testing
13 6 (7.89%) ITSM
13 6 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 41 (53.95%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) Python
4 34 (44.74%) C++
5 25 (32.89%) Bash Shell
6 15 (19.74%) C#
7 11 (14.47%) Perl
8 7 (9.21%) VBA
9 4 (5.26%) C
9 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.89%) Control-M
3 4 (5.26%) Nagios
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (2.63%) logstash
4 2 (2.63%) Icinga
5 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Oracle
2 25 (32.89%) TIBCO
3 23 (30.26%) Red Hat
4 20 (26.32%) Splunk
5 10 (13.16%) F5
6 7 (9.21%) Sybase
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.58%) ION Trading
9 3 (3.95%) Altiris
9 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 2 (2.63%) VMware
10 2 (2.63%) Reuters
11 1 (1.32%) IBM
11 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
11 1 (1.32%) HP
11 1 (1.32%) BMC
11 1 (1.32%) Charles River
11 1 (1.32%) Metastorm
11 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics