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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SimCorp
UK
Rank 581 609 590
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.041% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
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
20285 21980 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 43.21% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12459 12911 13605
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 875 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +42 10 £475 -17.39% 2
London +18 10 £475 -17.39% 2
City of London -5 5 - - 2

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 25 (78.13%) Asset Management
2 18 (56.25%) SimCorp Dimension
3 16 (50.00%) Investment Management
4 13 (40.63%) Front Office
4 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Fixed Income
7 8 (25.00%) Equities
8 6 (18.75%) Minerva
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Back Office
9 5 (15.63%) Bloomberg
9 5 (15.63%) Charles River
10 4 (12.50%) Fidessa
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) thinkFolio
10 4 (12.50%) Derivative
10 4 (12.50%) Markit EDM
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 3 (9.38%) Retail
11 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (9.38%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) Data Management
11 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (6.25%) SOA

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (18.75%) Minerva
3 4 (12.50%) Markit EDM
3 4 (12.50%) thinkFolio
4 3 (9.38%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (6.25%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Front Office
2 5 (15.63%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Asset Management Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) SimCorp Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Business Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SimCorp Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Fidessa Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Fidessa Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.13%) WCF
1 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Fixed Income
2 8 (25.00%) Equities
3 4 (12.50%) Derivative
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Asset Management
2 16 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.25%) BPR
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (6.25%) Fund Management
5 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Bloomberg
1 5 (15.63%) Charles River
2 4 (12.50%) Fidessa
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle