The table below looks at the statistics for the Murex Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Murex Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Murex Support
Rank 606 583 547
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Murex Support 6 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.008% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 27
Average daily rate
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£525 £613 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.76%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Murex Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Murex Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Murex Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Murex Support
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Murex Support within the UK.

Murex Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Murex Support
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 Murex Support within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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 +10 6 £525 -14.28%
England -33 6 £525 -14.28%
City of London - - - -

Murex Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Murex Support in their job title 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 with Murex Support in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Murex
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Front Office
3 5 (38.46%) Derivative
3 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Sybase
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Murex MxML
5 3 (23.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (7.69%) Calypso
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Windows

Murex Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Murex Support in their job title 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 with Murex Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 7 (53.85%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Derivative
1 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
2 3 (23.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Murex
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Calypso
4 1 (7.69%) Wall Street Systems