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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimCorp over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp
Rank 571 560 529
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 28 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.042% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£663 £500 £975
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -48.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +19 25 £675 +35.00% 12
England +8 25 £675 +35.00% 12
City of London +16 3 £650 +44.44% 6

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) SimCorp Dimension
2 26 (81.25%) Asset Management
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 18 (56.25%) Back Office
5 16 (50.00%) Front Office
6 15 (46.88%) Data Structures
7 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
7 9 (28.13%) Charles River
7 9 (28.13%) Cash Management
8 7 (21.88%) Equities
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) DTCC
9 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Markit EDM
11 3 (9.38%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (9.38%) thinkFolio
11 3 (9.38%) Data Management
12 2 (6.25%) Metastorm
12 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
12 2 (6.25%) Degree
12 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.25%) Business Objects

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (84.38%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (9.38%) thinkFolio
2 3 (9.38%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (9.38%) Markit EDM
3 2 (6.25%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.13%) PORTIA
4 1 (3.13%) SunGard APT
4 1 (3.13%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (56.25%) Back Office
2 16 (50.00%) Front Office
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 18 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) WPF
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Data Structures
2 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
3 7 (21.88%) Equities
4 6 (18.75%) DTCC
4 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Asset Management
2 9 (28.13%) Cash Management
3 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Test Management
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Charles River
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.25%) Metastorm
3 2 (6.25%) Avaloq
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) Yardi
4 1 (3.13%) BI-SAM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Murex
4 1 (3.13%) SunGard
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago