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 27 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 SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartStream
Rank 592 564 533
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -31
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.025% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
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£400 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £309 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 - £461
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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SmartStream within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SmartStream Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 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 27 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
England -8 7 £400 -20.00%
London +1 5 £420 -16.00%
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
East of England - 2 £213 -
City of London - - - -
Great Yarmouth - - - -

SmartStream
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Equities
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 2 (14.29%) NHS
6 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (14.29%) Global One
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (14.29%) IntelliMatch

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Global One
1 2 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Equities
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
3 2 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Reuters
2 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource