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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 586 592 565
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.14% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
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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
4467 4876 4501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.05% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2581 2277
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -16.66%

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 30 June 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
England -3 14 £625 +21.95% 5
London -5 14 £625 +21.95% 5

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) Asset Management
4 19 (48.72%) Back Office
5 16 (41.03%) Charles River
5 16 (41.03%) Front Office
6 14 (35.90%) Data Structures
7 13 (33.33%) Fixed Income
8 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
9 10 (25.64%) thinkFolio
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (20.51%) Cash Management
11 8 (20.51%) Data Management
12 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
12 6 (15.38%) DTCC
12 6 (15.38%) Murex
12 6 (15.38%) Equities
13 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (12.82%) BPR
13 5 (12.82%) Derivative
13 5 (12.82%) CFA
13 5 (12.82%) LatentZero
13 5 (12.82%) Sophis
13 5 (12.82%) Eagle PACE
13 5 (12.82%) Markit EDM
14 4 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
14 4 (10.26%) Test Management

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (25.64%) thinkFolio
2 5 (12.82%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (12.82%) LatentZero
2 5 (12.82%) Markit EDM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (5.13%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (2.56%) PORTIA
5 1 (2.56%) SunGard APT
5 1 (2.56%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (48.72%) Back Office
2 16 (41.03%) Front Office
3 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Business Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Data Structures
2 13 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 10 (25.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (15.38%) Equities
4 6 (15.38%) DTCC
5 5 (12.82%) Derivative
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
3 9 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (20.51%) Cash Management
4 8 (20.51%) Data Management
5 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) BPR
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CFA
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 16 (41.03%) Charles River
3 6 (15.38%) Murex
4 5 (12.82%) Sophis
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
5 4 (10.26%) Metastorm
5 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.13%) Avaloq
7 1 (2.56%) Yardi
7 1 (2.56%) BI-SAM
7 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.56%) SunGard