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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 540 524 508
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing Summit 72 50 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 1.07% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 69
Average daily rate
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£425 £458 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £328 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £415 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +50.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 -
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -

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
5062 4674 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.87% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2465 2663
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 28 August 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 16 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 28 August 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 +3 69 £425 -7.10% 24
South West -23 28 £398 -4.21%
London +3 24 £535 +4.39% 10
Devon -9 21 £396 -4.51%
Exeter -11 17 £396 -5.65%
South East -5 4 £201 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £201 - 3
City of London +17 3 £523 -0.47% 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (53.21%) ISO 9001
1 58 (53.21%) ISO 14001
2 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
3 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
4 26 (23.85%) SQL
5 16 (14.68%) Degree
6 15 (13.76%) Finance
6 15 (13.76%) Murex
7 14 (12.84%) Banking
8 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.93%) Windows
9 12 (11.01%) Front Office
9 12 (11.01%) Derivative
10 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
10 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
10 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
10 11 (10.09%) HTML
11 10 (9.17%) CSS
11 10 (9.17%) Project Management
11 10 (9.17%) Information Security
12 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
12 9 (8.26%) Network Planning
12 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.26%) HTML5
12 9 (8.26%) CSS3
13 8 (7.34%) Analytics
13 8 (7.34%) Java
13 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
13 8 (7.34%) Linux

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.67%) Apache
1 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.83%) Drupal
2 2 (1.83%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Project
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.92%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Wireless
1 7 (6.42%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (6.42%) VoLTE
2 6 (5.50%) Internet
3 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.92%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) LTE
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) QlikView
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.83%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
2 5 (4.59%) JIRA
3 4 (3.67%) Hudson
3 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 12 (11.01%) Front Office
4 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
5 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
6 7 (6.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Architect
6 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Administrator
6 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (3.67%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Flex Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Change Project Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.75%) DBA
8 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) HTML
2 10 (9.17%) CSS
3 9 (8.26%) HTML5
3 9 (8.26%) CSS3
4 7 (6.42%) XML
5 5 (4.59%) Web Services
6 4 (3.67%) REST
6 4 (3.67%) .NET
7 3 (2.75%) JSP
7 3 (2.75%) FpML
7 3 (2.75%) Dojo
7 3 (2.75%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.83%) Murex Flex
8 2 (1.83%) Murex MxML
9 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.92%) WCF
9 1 (0.92%) LINQ
9 1 (0.92%) Django
9 1 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Derivative
2 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.59%) CESG
3 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.67%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.67%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.75%) RIA
5 3 (2.75%) RMADS
5 3 (2.75%) Statistics
5 3 (2.75%) Open Source
6 2 (1.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) PMI
7 1 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
2 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
3 10 (9.17%) Information Security
3 10 (9.17%) Project Management
4 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.26%) Network Planning
5 8 (7.34%) Test Management
5 8 (7.34%) Analytics
6 7 (6.42%) Workflow
7 6 (5.50%) Migration
7 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.59%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.59%) Change Management
8 5 (4.59%) DevOps
9 4 (3.67%) Business Transformation
9 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.85%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) Java
2 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.59%) Ruby
4 4 (3.67%) C++
4 4 (3.67%) VB
5 3 (2.75%) C#
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) Scala
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
2 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.68%) Degree
4 6 (5.50%) ISEB
5 5 (4.59%) CISSP
5 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.75%) SSCP
6 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (53.21%) ISO 14001
1 58 (53.21%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.50%) QA
4 3 (2.75%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.92%) P3O
5 1 (0.92%) EMIR
5 1 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.83%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Murex
2 7 (6.42%) Calypso
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
6 3 (2.75%) Sybase
6 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 3 (2.75%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.83%) Juniper
7 2 (1.83%) Informatica
7 2 (1.83%) Cognos
8 1 (0.92%) Misys
8 1 (0.92%) Motorola
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.92%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.92%) Sophis
8 1 (0.92%) Huawei
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