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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITRS Geneos
Rank 540 513 564
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +51
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 53 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 1.46% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 14
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£525 £435 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £523 £535
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
4133 3778 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2125 1942
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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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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 -30 53 £525 +20.68% 7
London -1 51 £525 +20.68% 7
City of London +12 9 £550 +26.43% 1

ITRS Geneos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 56 (73.68%) UNIX
2 46 (60.53%) Front Office
3 41 (53.95%) Linux
4 39 (51.32%) Python
5 37 (48.68%) Banking
6 32 (42.11%) Perl
7 30 (39.47%) Java
8 29 (38.16%) Electronic Trading
9 27 (35.53%) SQL
10 26 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (34.21%) Finance
11 24 (31.58%) Oracle
12 21 (27.63%) Low Latency
13 20 (26.32%) E-Commerce
14 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
14 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
14 19 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (23.68%) Derivative
15 18 (23.68%) Fixed Income
16 14 (18.42%) ITIL
17 13 (17.11%) Windows
17 13 (17.11%) FIX Protocol
17 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
17 13 (17.11%) Change Control
18 12 (15.79%) Migration
18 12 (15.79%) C++
19 11 (14.47%) Middleware
19 11 (14.47%) C#
19 11 (14.47%) Capacity Management
20 10 (13.16%) DevOps

ITRS Geneos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 9 (11.84%) Confluence
2 5 (6.58%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Kondor+
2 2 (2.63%) RMDS
3 1 (1.32%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.32%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) DNS
3 5 (6.58%) Intranet
3 5 (6.58%) LDAP
3 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 5 (6.58%) BIG-IP
3 5 (6.58%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) QlikView
4 1 (1.32%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) JIRA
1 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (60.53%) Front Office
2 37 (48.68%) Banking
3 26 (34.21%) Finance
4 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.32%) International Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Analyst
1 35 (46.05%) Support Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 12 (15.79%) Production Support Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) FX Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Product Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Geneos Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Web Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Geneos Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (14.47%) Middleware
3 9 (11.84%) QuickFIX
4 8 (10.53%) WebSockets
5 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 5 (6.58%) .NET
6 5 (6.58%) Java EE
6 5 (6.58%) WCF
7 4 (5.26%) Django
8 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.32%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (23.68%) Fixed Income
2 18 (23.68%) Derivative
3 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Equities
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 56 (73.68%) UNIX
2 41 (53.95%) Linux
3 19 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (17.11%) Windows
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (27.63%) Low Latency
3 20 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 14 (18.42%) ITIL
5 13 (17.11%) Change Control
6 12 (15.79%) Migration
7 11 (14.47%) Capacity Management
8 10 (13.16%) DevOps
9 8 (10.53%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) OO
11 6 (7.89%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Investment Management
11 6 (7.89%) Release Management
11 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
12 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
12 5 (6.58%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (6.58%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (6.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) Python
2 32 (42.11%) Perl
3 30 (39.47%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
5 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
6 12 (15.79%) C++
7 11 (14.47%) C#
8 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.21%) VB
9 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.63%) C
12 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Control-M
2 7 (9.21%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.58%) Nagios
3 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.58%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.95%) Puppet
4 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.63%) Salt
6 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.84%) Splunk
4 8 (10.53%) Sybase
5 7 (9.21%) Altiris
6 5 (6.58%) 29West
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Informatica
8 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
8 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.32%) Adobe
9 1 (1.32%) Sun
9 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.32%) Reuters