The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SimCorp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SimCorp.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp
Rank 612 630 628
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 18 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.025% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.059% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22737 23708 25190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.61% 42.77% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 13904 14848
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 987 1211
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

SimCorp
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SimCorp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SimCorp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SimCorp
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SimCorp within the UK.

SimCorp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SimCorp within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SimCorp Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SimCorp
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp within the UK.

SimCorp Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SimCorp
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 18 £475 -13.63% 1
London +7 18 £475 -13.63% 1
City of London +4 6 - - 1

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SimCorp.

1 29 (80.56%) Asset Management
2 21 (58.33%) SimCorp Dimension
3 17 (47.22%) Investment Management
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 13 (36.11%) Front Office
6 12 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 10 (27.78%) Equities
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) Back Office
9 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 6 (16.67%) Minerva
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
10 5 (13.89%) ETL
10 5 (13.89%) Systematic Trading
10 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (13.89%) Derivative
11 4 (11.11%) Retail
11 4 (11.11%) Markit EDM
11 4 (11.11%) Fidessa
11 4 (11.11%) Bloomberg
11 4 (11.11%) Charles River

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (58.33%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (16.67%) Minerva
3 4 (11.11%) Markit EDM
4 3 (8.33%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (8.33%) thinkFolio
5 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
6 1 (2.78%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.78%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Front Office
3 6 (16.67%) Back Office
4 4 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) SimCorp Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Asset Management Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) SimCorp Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Fidessa Support
7 2 (5.56%) Junior
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 10 (27.78%) Equities
3 5 (13.89%) Derivative
4 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Asset Management
2 17 (47.22%) Investment Management
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Systematic Trading
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.56%) BPR
7 2 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (5.56%) Fund Management
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 4 (11.11%) Charles River
2 4 (11.11%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.78%) BISAM
3 1 (2.78%) SunGard