The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Stream GMI
Rank 577 548 576
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing SunGard GMI 16 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.039% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £428 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SunGard GMI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SunGard GMI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SunGard GMI
Top 2 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 25 July 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 -31 16 £475 -
London -2 14 £475 -

SunGard GMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) SunGard
2 11 (45.83%) Derivative
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Back Office
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Equities
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft

SunGard GMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Rolfe and Nolan
1 2 (8.33%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (4.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IntelliMatch Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IntelliMatch Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) System Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) EMIR
2 2 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SunGard
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Calypso
4 1 (4.17%) Sencha