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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 607 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% - 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£525 - £975
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
4823 4663 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 8.87% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2792 2511 2730
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 80 100
Average hourly rate £27.42 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £525 -
England - 11 £525 -
City of London - 7 £525 -

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 12 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Charles River
6 5 (31.25%) Markit EDM
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (25.00%) Remedy
7 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (12.50%) Back Office
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
10 1 (6.25%) Windows
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (6.25%) LDAP
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Markit EDM
2 3 (18.75%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (6.25%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Applications Support
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Charles River
4 4 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Fidessa
6 1 (6.25%) Reuters
6 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (6.25%) thinkFolio
6 1 (6.25%) RIMES