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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp
Rank 576 557 520
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.039% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate
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£650 £500 £975
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -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
23940 23150 21262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.61% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13687 12610 11157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.12%
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 966 1001 1261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £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
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 3 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 3 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 +10 10 £675 +35.00% 9
England -5 10 £675 +35.00% 9
City of London +8 1 £650 +44.44% 6

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (85.71%) SimCorp Dimension
2 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Front Office
4 4 (28.57%) Back Office
4 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (21.43%) Charles River
5 3 (21.43%) Cash Management
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Equities
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 2 (14.29%) DTCC
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (7.14%) BI-SAM
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) VCP4
7 1 (7.14%) SunGard APT
7 1 (7.14%) Investran
7 1 (7.14%) Yardi
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (7.14%) PORTIA
2 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
2 1 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (7.14%) SunGard APT
2 1 (7.14%) Investran
2 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Front Office
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
2 2 (14.29%) DTCC
3 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Cash Management
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Charles River
2 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Murex
3 1 (7.14%) SunGard
3 1 (7.14%) Yardi
3 1 (7.14%) BI-SAM
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