The table below looks at the statistics for SimCorp Dimension skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp Dimension over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 572 568 528
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -40
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 25 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
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£675 £600 £975
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4429 4528 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.63% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2501 2448 2073
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -35.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

SimCorp Dimension
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SimCorp Dimension Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Daily Rate Trend

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

SimCorp Dimension Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

SimCorp Dimension Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the UK.

SimCorp Dimension Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp Dimension
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 SimCorp Dimension within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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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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 +23 22 £700 +16.66% 7
England +1 22 £700 +16.66% 7
City of London - 2 £650 - 5

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp Dimension 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 SimCorp Dimension.

1 27 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 21 (77.78%) Asset Management
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) Back Office
5 14 (51.85%) Front Office
5 14 (51.85%) Data Structures
6 9 (33.33%) Charles River
7 8 (29.63%) Fixed Income
8 7 (25.93%) Equities
8 7 (25.93%) Cash Management
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) DTCC
9 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
10 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) Markit EDM
11 3 (11.11%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (11.11%) thinkFolio
12 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
12 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (7.41%) Test Management
12 2 (7.41%) Degree
12 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
12 2 (7.41%) Data Management
12 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp Dimension 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 SimCorp Dimension. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Markit EDM
1 3 (11.11%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (11.11%) thinkFolio
2 2 (7.41%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.70%) SunGard APT
3 1 (3.70%) Investran
3 1 (3.70%) PORTIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 16 (59.26%) Back Office
2 14 (51.85%) Front Office
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Business Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Data Structures
2 8 (29.63%) Fixed Income
3 7 (25.93%) Equities
4 6 (22.22%) DTCC
4 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.93%) Cash Management
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
3 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Test Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 9 (33.33%) Charles River
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.41%) Avaloq
5 1 (3.70%) BI-SAM
5 1 (3.70%) Yardi
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Murex
5 1 (3.70%) SunGard