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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 538 523 519
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Summit 76 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.50% 1.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 63
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£475 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £316 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £650 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +39.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £12.32
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +39.78%

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
5064 4727 5563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.76% 8.97% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2507 2796
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 86
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 23 September 2014.

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 20 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 23 September 2014. 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 -1 73 £481 +5.19% 21
London +16 31 £550 +10.00% 8
South West -21 25 £395 -10.22%
Devon -16 20 £394 -10.51%
Exeter -12 17 £393 -13.73%
South East -8 4 £201 -23.33% 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £201 - 3
City of London +14 3 £560 +17.89% 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £748 -
Yorkshire - 1 £748 -
Leeds - 1 £748 -
Bristol - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 60 (53.57%) ISO 9001
1 60 (53.57%) ISO 14001
2 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
3 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 25 (22.32%) SQL
5 18 (16.07%) Banking
6 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.29%) Degree
8 14 (12.50%) Investment Banking
8 14 (12.50%) Finance
8 14 (12.50%) HTML
8 14 (12.50%) Windows
9 13 (11.61%) Murex
9 13 (11.61%) CSS
9 13 (11.61%) Risk Management
9 13 (11.61%) Front Office
10 11 (9.82%) Information Security
10 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
10 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (8.93%) HTML5
11 10 (8.93%) CSS3
11 10 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
11 10 (8.93%) XML
11 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
12 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
12 9 (8.04%) Linux
12 9 (8.04%) Project Management

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (3.57%) Apache
1 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.79%) Drupal
2 2 (1.79%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Project
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
1 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Wireless
2 7 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (6.25%) VoLTE
3 6 (5.36%) Internet
4 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (1.79%) MPLS
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
5 2 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) HTTP
6 1 (0.89%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.89%) OSPF
6 1 (0.89%) BGP
6 1 (0.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) LTE
6 1 (0.89%) 4G
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) MySQL
4 4 (3.57%) QlikView
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 5 (4.46%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Hudson
4 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (16.07%) Banking
2 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 13 (11.61%) Front Office
4 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Analyst
2 20 (17.86%) Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Consultant
4 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.68%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Flex Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) HTML
2 13 (11.61%) CSS
3 10 (8.93%) XML
3 10 (8.93%) HTML5
3 10 (8.93%) CSS3
4 6 (5.36%) FpML
5 5 (4.46%) Web Services
6 4 (3.57%) REST
6 4 (3.57%) .NET
7 3 (2.68%) JSP
7 3 (2.68%) Dojo
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.79%) jQuery
9 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.89%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.89%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.89%) WCF
9 1 (0.89%) LINQ
9 1 (0.89%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Derivative
3 5 (4.46%) CESG
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.68%) RIA
5 3 (2.68%) RMADS
5 3 (2.68%) Statistics
5 3 (2.68%) Open Source
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.61%) Risk Management
3 11 (9.82%) Information Security
4 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
4 10 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (8.04%) Information Assurance
5 9 (8.04%) Network Planning
5 9 (8.04%) Project Management
6 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.25%) Test Management
7 7 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Analytics
8 6 (5.36%) Change Management
9 5 (4.46%) Workflow
9 5 (4.46%) Migration
9 5 (4.46%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (4.46%) DevOps
9 5 (4.46%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.57%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.14%) Java
4 5 (4.46%) Ruby
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) Scala
7 1 (0.89%) C++
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) ABAP
7 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (6.25%) ISEB
5 6 (5.36%) CISSP
6 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.57%) SSCP
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (53.57%) ISO 14001
1 60 (53.57%) ISO 9001
2 10 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.25%) QA
4 3 (2.68%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.89%) P3O
5 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.79%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Murex
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco
4 6 (5.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.68%) Sybase
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 3 (2.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.79%) DataSynapse
7 2 (1.79%) Calypso
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.79%) Cognos
7 2 (1.79%) Juniper
7 2 (1.79%) Informatica
8 1 (0.89%) Motorola
8 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.89%) Symantec
8 1 (0.89%) Remedy
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