The table below looks at the statistics for Summit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Summit over the 3 months to 5 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 525 497 494
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing Summit 54 67 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.21% 1.54% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £373 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.08 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4465 4352 3887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.61% 8.69% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2502 2308 1948
Average daily rate £450 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £54.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

Summit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Summit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Summit
Daily Rate Trend

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

Summit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Summit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Summit within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Summit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Summit
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Summit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Summit
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Summit within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 -20 54 £550 +10.00% 7
London -3 27 £550 - 5
South West -17 20 £425 -
Devon -1 18 £413 -2.94%
Exeter +7 15 £400 +9.58%
City of London +4 4 £538 -6.52% 2
South East - 3 £475 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £655 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Summit 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 Summit.

1 56 (43.75%) ISO 9001
1 56 (43.75%) ISO 14001
2 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
3 42 (32.81%) SC Cleared
4 36 (28.13%) Banking
5 35 (27.34%) SQL
6 26 (20.31%) Front Office
7 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.75%) Derivative
8 23 (17.97%) Murex
9 22 (17.19%) Java
10 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (15.63%) Software Testing
12 19 (14.84%) UNIX
13 18 (14.06%) Oracle
14 17 (13.28%) Investment Banking
14 17 (13.28%) JIRA
14 17 (13.28%) HP Quality Center
15 16 (12.50%) Degree
16 15 (11.72%) Bloomberg
16 15 (11.72%) ISEB
16 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.16%) Sybase
18 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
19 11 (8.59%) Automated Testing
20 10 (7.81%) QA
20 10 (7.81%) Informatica
20 10 (7.81%) QuickTest Pro
20 10 (7.81%) Risk Management
20 10 (7.81%) XML

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Summit 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 Summit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.34%) Temenos T24
1 3 (2.34%) Finacle
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) LAN
2 3 (2.34%) WAN
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) OSPF
4 1 (0.78%) BGP
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.91%) PowerMart
3 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.34%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.34%) DataStage
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) MS Access
5 2 (1.56%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.78%) Informix
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.78%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) JIRA
2 10 (7.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.91%) Maven
4 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.13%) Selenium
6 3 (2.34%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.34%) Subversion
6 3 (2.34%) Spock
7 1 (0.78%) JUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) WATIR
7 1 (0.78%) Sahi
7 1 (0.78%) FxCop
7 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (28.13%) Banking
2 26 (20.31%) Front Office
3 17 (13.28%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.03%) Finance
5 7 (5.47%) Retail
6 6 (4.69%) French Language
7 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.56%) Marketing
8 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) International Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Analyst
2 19 (14.84%) Developer
3 12 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Tester
4 11 (8.59%) Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Defect Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Summit Support Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.91%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.13%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Security Officer
11 3 (2.34%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.34%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.34%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) XML
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.69%) HTML
3 5 (3.91%) CSS
4 4 (3.13%) CSS3
4 4 (3.13%) RESTful
4 4 (3.13%) HTML5
4 4 (3.13%) JSON
4 4 (3.13%) FpML
5 3 (2.34%) .NET
5 3 (2.34%) Spring
5 3 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.34%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.56%) WinForms
6 2 (1.56%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) WPF
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.78%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Derivative
2 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.69%) RIA
5 5 (3.91%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.91%) Equities
5 5 (3.91%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.34%) Swaptions
7 3 (2.34%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Handset
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.78%) RMADS
9 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) UNIX
2 8 (6.25%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) zOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (15.63%) Software Testing
4 11 (8.59%) Automated Testing
5 10 (7.81%) Risk Management
5 10 (7.81%) User Stories
6 9 (7.03%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.25%) ETL
8 7 (5.47%) Project Management
8 7 (5.47%) Information Security
9 6 (4.69%) Line Management
9 6 (4.69%) Analytics
9 6 (4.69%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.69%) Migration
10 5 (3.91%) Information Security Management
10 5 (3.91%) Security Management
10 5 (3.91%) Workflow
10 5 (3.91%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.91%) BDD
10 5 (3.91%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.34%) SQL
2 22 (17.19%) Java
3 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.03%) Perl
5 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (2.34%) C
7 3 (2.34%) C#
7 3 (2.34%) VBA
7 3 (2.34%) Groovy
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Delphi
8 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 42 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) Degree
4 15 (11.72%) ISEB
5 7 (5.47%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) CISSP
7 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.56%) SSCP
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (43.75%) ISO 9001
1 56 (43.75%) ISO 14001
2 10 (7.81%) QA
3 9 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.34%) FATCA
4 3 (2.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.47%) Control-M
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) Murex
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle
3 15 (11.72%) Bloomberg
4 13 (10.16%) Sybase
5 10 (7.81%) Informatica
6 8 (6.25%) Calypso
6 8 (6.25%) HP
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.69%) SAP
9 5 (3.91%) Cognos
9 5 (3.91%) MKS
10 4 (3.13%) VMware
10 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.13%) IBM
10 4 (3.13%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.34%) Cisco
11 3 (2.34%) Remedy
11 3 (2.34%) Avaloq
12 2 (1.56%) DevExpress
12 2 (1.56%) BMC
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