The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 538 505 509
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing Summit 50 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.03% 1.17% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 53
Average daily rate £488 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £346 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £653 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £311 £290
% change year-on-year
+36.65% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £18.60
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 - £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 - £21.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £18.60
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Summit within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Summit Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Summit
Top 17 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 46 £450 -10.00% 17
South West +1 28 £425 +36.65%
Devon +9 17 £425 +36.65%
London -61 17 £625 +25.00% 12
City of London -18 10 £638 +27.50% 5
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (51.75%) ISO 9001
1 59 (51.75%) ISO 14001
2 34 (29.82%) Finance
2 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
4 24 (21.05%) Front Office
4 24 (21.05%) Murex
5 23 (20.18%) Derivative
6 22 (19.30%) SQL
7 18 (15.79%) Oracle
8 17 (14.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (14.91%) Back Office
8 17 (14.91%) Banking
9 16 (14.04%) Calypso
10 14 (12.28%) Project Management
11 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.65%) Fixed Income
13 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
13 9 (7.89%) Windows
13 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
13 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
14 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.02%) Workflow
15 7 (6.14%) Migration
15 7 (6.14%) Solaris
15 7 (6.14%) ITIL
15 7 (6.14%) C#

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.75%) Drupal
2 2 (1.75%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Project
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 2 (1.75%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.75%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.88%) Monis
3 1 (0.88%) Kondor+
3 1 (0.88%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) PaaS
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
2 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.75%) UniData
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.51%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Selenium
3 3 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.88%) RequisitePro
General
1 34 (29.82%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Front Office
3 17 (14.91%) Back Office
3 17 (14.91%) Banking
4 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.63%) Publishing
6 3 (2.63%) French Language
7 2 (1.75%) German Language
7 2 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.75%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Architect
5 6 (5.26%) Tester
5 6 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) DBA
7 4 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Summit Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Quantitative Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Consultant
8 3 (2.63%) Business Architect
8 3 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Administrator
8 3 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (2.63%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) CSS
1 5 (4.39%) Middleware
1 5 (4.39%) Dojo
2 3 (2.63%) Apache Flex
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
2 3 (2.63%) Google Maps API
2 3 (2.63%) HTML5
2 3 (2.63%) CSS3
3 2 (1.75%) Murex MxML
3 2 (1.75%) XML
3 2 (1.75%) XSLT
3 2 (1.75%) Murex Flex
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Derivative
2 17 (14.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (9.65%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.51%) Grid Computing
4 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) DTCC
5 3 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (2.63%) RIA
6 2 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Energy Derivatives
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Swaptions
6 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.75%) GIS
6 2 (1.75%) CESG
6 2 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Solaris
3 5 (4.39%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) MVS
4 2 (1.75%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) Project Management
2 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
3 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
4 8 (7.02%) Workflow
5 7 (6.14%) Migration
5 7 (6.14%) ITIL
5 7 (6.14%) Analytics
6 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.26%) Scrum
6 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.26%) Release Management
7 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (4.39%) Integration Testing
7 5 (4.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) C#
2 7 (6.14%) C++
3 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) Perl
4 2 (1.75%) PHP
4 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) Korn
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.75%) ACCA
5 2 (1.75%) CIMA
5 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) PMP
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (51.75%) ISO 9001
1 59 (51.75%) ISO 14001
2 4 (3.51%) EMIR
3 3 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) P3O
4 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Murex
2 18 (15.79%) Oracle
3 16 (14.04%) Calypso
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) Sophis
5 4 (3.51%) ION Trading
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Vignette
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) SunGard
7 2 (1.75%) Veritas
7 2 (1.75%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.75%) Microgen
7 2 (1.75%) Tieto
8 1 (0.88%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 19 days ago