The table below looks at the statistics for SunGard GMI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard GMI over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Stream GMI
Rank 622 602 572
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Contract jobs citing SunGard GMI 3 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.064% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £428
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4672 5148 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 9.10% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2693 2474
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 69 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +78.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.08 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SunGard GMI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SunGard GMI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SunGard GMI
Daily Rate Trend

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

SunGard GMI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SunGard GMI
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard GMI within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
City of London +5 3 - -
London -11 3 - -
England -23 3 - -

SunGard GMI
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SunGard GMI 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 SunGard GMI.

1 15 (100.00%) SunGard
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Derivative
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) iSeries
4 5 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 5 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
4 5 (33.33%) Replication
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) RPG
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Front Office
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) AS400
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation

SunGard GMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SunGard GMI 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 SunGard GMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) RPG Developer
5 1 (6.67%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Derivative
2 5 (33.33%) iSeries
2 5 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) RPG
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SunGard
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) ION Trading