The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SmartStream 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 SmartStream over the 3 months to 30 June 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 SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartStream
Rank 598 595 554
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.017% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
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
25057 24239 23208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.66% 45.01% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14690 13637 12340
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
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 £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1023 1239
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

SmartStream
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SmartStream within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SmartStream Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SmartStream
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SmartStream within the UK.

SmartStream Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SmartStream
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SmartStream within the UK.

SmartStream Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SmartStream
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 SmartStream within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England -12 2 £450 -18.18% 3
London -14 2 £450 -18.18% 3
City of London - 1 - - 1

SmartStream
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream.

1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago