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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 575 560 521
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.043% 0.023% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
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 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
4611 4414 4130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.08% 9.07% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2292 1989
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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
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 January 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 +4 2 - - 1
England -25 2 - - 1
City of London - - - -

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 11 (84.62%) Asset Management
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (30.77%) Remedy
6 4 (30.77%) Charles River
6 4 (30.77%) Markit EDM
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
7 3 (23.08%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) UNIX
8 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 1 (7.69%) Wiki
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (7.69%) Use Case
9 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.69%) Derivative
9 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Markit EDM
2 3 (23.08%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Charles River
4 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft