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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SimCorp
Rank 574 551 537
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.031% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £788
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
23272 22265 21520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.72% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13609 12381 11250
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1020 983 1335
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 -12 3 £550 +22.22% 5
England -25 3 £550 +22.22% 5
City of London - - - - 3

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 13 (61.90%) SimCorp Dimension
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Data Mart
8 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Remedy
8 4 (19.05%) Charles River
8 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (14.29%) Middleware
9 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
9 3 (14.29%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) WPF
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
10 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification

SimCorp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (61.90%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
3 3 (14.29%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Mart
2 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
1 3 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Remedy
2 4 (19.05%) Charles River
3 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft