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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp
Rank 643 633 603
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.036% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £625 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £625 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £625 £600
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
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 2 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 25 July 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
London +5 18 £500 -20.00% 5
England +5 18 £500 -20.00% 6

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (76.32%) Asset Management
2 25 (65.79%) SimCorp Dimension
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 15 (39.47%) Fixed Income
5 14 (36.84%) Charles River
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (23.68%) Front Office
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
10 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (18.42%) Project Management
11 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (15.79%) VLDB
12 6 (15.79%) Equities
12 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
13 5 (13.16%) 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 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (65.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (13.16%) thinkFolio
3 3 (7.89%) Markit EDM
4 2 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (2.63%) LatentZero
5 1 (2.63%) Minerva
5 1 (2.63%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (15.79%) VLDB
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) DBA
2 9 (23.68%) SQL DBA
3 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Asset Management Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.53%) WCF
1 4 (10.53%) WPF
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Fixed Income
2 6 (15.79%) Equities
3 4 (10.53%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.89%) Derivative
5 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.95%) Investment Management
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
5 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
5 5 (13.16%) Systematic Trading
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) MVVM
6 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) BPR
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Charles River
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) BISAM
4 2 (5.26%) Fidessa
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) SunGard
5 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.63%) Eze Castle Integration
5 1 (2.63%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.63%) Linedata
5 1 (2.63%) OpenText
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau