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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Misys Summit
Rank 526 525 525
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Summit 78 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.55% 1.31% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £578 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £455 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.73% +65.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.11 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +111.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.11 £12.32
% change year-on-year
-25.32% +111.90%

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
5026 4737 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.66% 8.97% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2827 2537 2742
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 78 90
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.25 £45.00 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 30 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 21 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 30 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 -10 75 £500 +5.26% 23
London +11 38 £538 +7.50% 9
South West -25 21 £393 -13.73%
Devon -16 17 £393 -13.73%
Exeter -16 15 £390 -14.28%
City of London +20 5 £538 +7.50% 1
South East -12 4 £201 -23.33% 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £201 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £748 -
Yorkshire - 1 £748 -
Leeds - 1 £748 -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 59 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 59 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
3 31 (26.27%) SC Cleared
4 26 (22.03%) SQL
5 25 (21.19%) Banking
6 20 (16.95%) Murex
7 17 (14.41%) Investment Banking
7 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.71%) Front Office
10 14 (11.86%) Finance
10 14 (11.86%) Windows
10 14 (11.86%) Degree
11 13 (11.02%) Risk Management
12 12 (10.17%) ISEB
12 12 (10.17%) HTML
13 11 (9.32%) CSS
13 11 (9.32%) Project Management
13 11 (9.32%) Information Security
13 11 (9.32%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
14 10 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (8.47%) QA
14 10 (8.47%) Bloomberg
14 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
14 10 (8.47%) XML
15 9 (7.63%) Java
15 9 (7.63%) SQL Server

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.39%) Apache
1 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.69%) Drupal
2 2 (1.69%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Project
1 4 (3.39%) MS Office
1 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) Wireless
2 7 (5.93%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (5.93%) VoLTE
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) DNS
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) MPLS
4 2 (1.69%) LAN
4 2 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.85%) OSPF
5 1 (0.85%) BGP
5 1 (0.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) LTE
5 1 (0.85%) 4G
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.24%) MySQL
4 4 (3.39%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.39%) QlikView
5 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.24%) Subversion
4 4 (3.39%) Hudson
4 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.69%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (21.19%) Banking
2 17 (14.41%) Investment Banking
3 15 (12.71%) Front Office
4 14 (11.86%) Finance
5 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.19%) Analyst
2 18 (15.25%) Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Consultant
4 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Defect Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (2.54%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) HTML
2 11 (9.32%) CSS
3 10 (8.47%) XML
4 8 (6.78%) HTML5
4 8 (6.78%) CSS3
5 6 (5.08%) FpML
6 5 (4.24%) Web Services
7 4 (3.39%) REST
7 4 (3.39%) .NET
8 3 (2.54%) JSP
8 3 (2.54%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.69%) jQuery
10 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.85%) JAX-RS
10 1 (0.85%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.85%) WCF
10 1 (0.85%) LINQ
10 1 (0.85%) Django
10 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Derivative
2 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Market Risk
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) CESG
5 4 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (3.39%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.54%) Statistics
6 3 (2.54%) RMADS
6 3 (2.54%) Open Source
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Handset
8 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.02%) Risk Management
4 11 (9.32%) Information Security
4 11 (9.32%) Project Management
5 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.63%) Information Assurance
6 9 (7.63%) Network Planning
7 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.78%) Software Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Test Management
8 7 (5.93%) Workflow
9 6 (5.08%) Change Management
9 6 (5.08%) Test Strategy
9 6 (5.08%) Analytics
10 5 (4.24%) DevOps
10 5 (4.24%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.24%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) Java
3 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.24%) Ruby
5 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.39%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) Perl
6 2 (1.69%) PHP
6 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Scala
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) ABAP
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 31 (26.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) Degree
4 12 (10.17%) ISEB
5 6 (5.08%) CISSP
5 6 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.39%) SSCP
8 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 59 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 10 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.47%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.85%) P3O
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.69%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Murex
2 10 (8.47%) Bloomberg
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco
5 6 (5.08%) VMware
6 4 (3.39%) HP
7 3 (2.54%) Sybase
7 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.69%) DataSynapse
8 2 (1.69%) Calypso
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.69%) Cognos
8 2 (1.69%) Juniper
8 2 (1.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.85%) Motorola
9 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.85%) Symantec
9 1 (0.85%) Remedy
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