The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SimCorp products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SimCorp
Rank 586 542 556
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 10 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 22
Average daily rate £513 £975 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £675 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £975 £975
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £1,000
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

SimCorp
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 8 £513 -47.43% 1
England -51 8 £513 -47.43% 1
City of London -7 6 £513 -47.43%

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp 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.

1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
6 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
7 4 (23.53%) Back Office
7 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Charles River
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Bloomberg
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Fund Management
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Derivative
9 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Temenos
9 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) ETL
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimCorp 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (11.76%) Markit EDM
2 2 (11.76%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (11.76%) Temenos T24
3 1 (5.88%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (5.88%) Loan IQ
3 1 (5.88%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Back Office
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Supervisor
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
3 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
4 3 (17.65%) Fund Management
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Charles River
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Bloomberg
3 2 (11.76%) Temenos
3 2 (11.76%) FactSet
3 2 (11.76%) thinkFolio
4 1 (5.88%) Advent
4 1 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.88%) RIMES
4 1 (5.88%) Fiserv
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Reuters
4 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.88%) SunGard
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Sophis
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