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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp
Rank 623 647 623
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 16 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.039% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Median daily rate £550 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £625 £504
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £625 £550
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
24055 25705 25836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.08% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14703 15197 14415
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 1098 1100
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 16 £550 -12.00% 4
London +3 16 £550 -12.00% 4
City of London +35 1 £375 -40.00% 2

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (81.08%) Asset Management
2 18 (48.65%) SimCorp Dimension
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) Charles River
4 12 (32.43%) Investment Management
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (27.03%) Fixed Income
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (18.92%) Front Office
8 7 (18.92%) thinkFolio
9 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (16.22%) Systematic Trading
9 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (16.22%) VLDB
9 6 (16.22%) ETL

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 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (48.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (18.92%) thinkFolio
3 3 (8.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (2.70%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (2.70%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (16.22%) VLDB
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Front Office
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Business Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) DBA
1 10 (27.03%) SQL DBA
2 8 (21.62%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Asset Management Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.81%) WCF
1 4 (10.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Fixed Income
2 4 (10.81%) Derivative
2 4 (10.81%) Equities
2 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Asset Management
2 12 (32.43%) Investment Management
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) ETL
3 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (16.22%) Systematic Trading
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) MVVM
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
3 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Charles River
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.41%) BISAM
5 1 (2.70%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.70%) SunGard
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau