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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp Dimension
Rank 618 605 587
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.22% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 August 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 +14 7 £625 +19.04% 3
England -16 7 £625 +19.04% 3

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 24 (64.86%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Asset Management
4 19 (51.35%) Back Office
5 18 (48.65%) Charles River
6 17 (45.95%) Front Office
7 14 (37.84%) Data Structures
8 13 (35.14%) Fixed Income
9 11 (29.73%) Investment Management
10 10 (27.03%) thinkFolio
10 10 (27.03%) Finance
10 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (24.32%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (24.32%) Data Management
12 8 (21.62%) Cash Management
12 8 (21.62%) Equities
13 7 (18.92%) Markit EDM
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle
14 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (16.22%) Eagle PACE
14 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
14 6 (16.22%) DTCC
15 5 (13.51%) Derivative
15 5 (13.51%) CFA
15 5 (13.51%) LatentZero
15 5 (13.51%) BPR
15 5 (13.51%) Sophis
15 5 (13.51%) Murex
16 4 (10.81%) Metastorm
16 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (27.03%) thinkFolio
2 7 (18.92%) Markit EDM
3 6 (16.22%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (13.51%) LatentZero
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (5.41%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (51.35%) Back Office
2 17 (45.95%) Front Office
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Business Analyst
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Environment Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Structures
2 13 (35.14%) Fixed Income
3 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (21.62%) Equities
5 6 (16.22%) DTCC
6 5 (13.51%) Derivative
7 2 (5.41%) Wiki
8 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Asset Management
2 11 (29.73%) Investment Management
3 9 (24.32%) Data Management
3 9 (24.32%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (21.62%) Cash Management
5 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) BPR
7 4 (10.81%) Test Management
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CFA
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 18 (48.65%) Charles River
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Murex
4 5 (13.51%) Sophis
5 4 (10.81%) Metastorm
5 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Avaloq
7 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg