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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SimCorp
Rank 629 623 602
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing SimCorp 17 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.061% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Median daily rate £500 £625 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 £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
24149 24544 23718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14843 14384 13349
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 1087 1007
Median hourly rate £20.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 3 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 28 June 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
England 0 17 £500 -20.00% 4
London -4 17 £500 -20.00% 4
City of London - 1 £763 - 3

SimCorp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 25 (69.44%) SimCorp Dimension
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 14 (38.89%) Charles River
3 14 (38.89%) Fixed Income
4 13 (36.11%) Investment Management
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle
6 8 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) Front Office
7 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 6 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (16.67%) VLDB
9 5 (13.89%) Migration
9 5 (13.89%) Equities
9 5 (13.89%) thinkFolio
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012

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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (69.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (13.89%) thinkFolio
3 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
4 1 (2.78%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (2.78%) LatentZero
4 1 (2.78%) Minerva
4 1 (2.78%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (16.67%) VLDB
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
5 6 (16.67%) DBA
5 6 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 4 (11.11%) WCF
1 4 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Fixed Income
2 5 (13.89%) Equities
3 4 (11.11%) Derivative
3 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 13 (36.11%) Investment Management
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Wealth Management
7 4 (11.11%) MVVM
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.56%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.56%) Systematic Trading
10 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.78%) ITIL
10 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Charles River
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) BISAM
3 2 (5.56%) Fidessa
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.78%) Eze Castle Integration
4 1 (2.78%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.78%) Linedata
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText
4 1 (2.78%) SunGard
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau