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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 602 589 583
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.078% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£625 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
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
4580 5108 4672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.03% 9.34% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 2607 2398
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 78
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.82 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.99% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £43.20 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%

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 2 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 28 July 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 +6 9 £625 +21.95% 5
England -21 9 £625 +21.95% 5

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Asset Management
3 19 (46.34%) Back Office
3 19 (46.34%) Charles River
4 17 (41.46%) Front Office
5 15 (36.59%) Fixed Income
6 14 (34.15%) Data Structures
7 12 (29.27%) Investment Management
8 11 (26.83%) thinkFolio
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (21.95%) Data Management
10 9 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (19.51%) Markit EDM
11 8 (19.51%) Cash Management
11 8 (19.51%) Equities
12 7 (17.07%) Eagle PACE
13 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
13 6 (14.63%) DTCC
13 6 (14.63%) Murex
13 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (14.63%) Oracle
14 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (12.20%) BPR
14 5 (12.20%) Derivative
14 5 (12.20%) CFA
14 5 (12.20%) LatentZero
14 5 (12.20%) Sophis
15 4 (9.76%) Metastorm

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) thinkFolio
2 8 (19.51%) Markit EDM
3 7 (17.07%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (12.20%) LatentZero
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (4.88%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (2.44%) PORTIA
7 1 (2.44%) SunGard APT
7 1 (2.44%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (46.34%) Back Office
2 17 (41.46%) Front Office
3 11 (26.83%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Analyst
2 18 (43.90%) Business Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Fixed Income
2 14 (34.15%) Data Structures
3 10 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (19.51%) Equities
5 6 (14.63%) DTCC
6 5 (12.20%) Derivative
7 2 (4.88%) Wiki
8 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
8 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Asset Management
2 12 (29.27%) Investment Management
3 9 (21.95%) Data Management
3 9 (21.95%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (19.51%) Cash Management
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) BPR
7 4 (9.76%) Test Management
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) CFA
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 19 (46.34%) Charles River
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Murex
4 5 (12.20%) Sophis
5 4 (9.76%) Metastorm
5 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.88%) Remedy
6 2 (4.88%) Avaloq
7 1 (2.44%) Yardi
7 1 (2.44%) BI-SAM
7 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.44%) SunGard