The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TSYS products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TSYS over the 3 months to 24 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Total System Services, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TSYS
Rank 583 565 549
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing TSYS 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.021% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£520 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £370 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £400 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £523 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+49.28% -30.00%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

TSYS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TSYS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

TSYS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TSYS
Daily Rate Trend

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

TSYS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TSYS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TSYS within the UK.

TSYS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TSYS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TSYS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -23 9 £520 +30.00%
Northamptonshire - 3 £523 -
East Midlands - 3 £523 -
London +11 1 £450 +12.50%
Midlands - - - -

TSYS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TSYS 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 TSYS.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) RequisitePro
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) VocaLink
5 3 (21.43%) VeriFone
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (21.43%) ATM
5 3 (21.43%) Sage
5 3 (21.43%) EPoS
5 3 (21.43%) EMV
5 3 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (21.43%) EFT
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) APACS
5 3 (21.43%) ISO 8583
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) SysML
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture

TSYS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TSYS 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 TSYS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (7.14%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) ATM
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EPoS
1 3 (21.43%) EMV
1 3 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (21.43%) EFT
1 3 (21.43%) APACS
2 1 (7.14%) EFTPOS
2 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
1 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) SysML
2 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CBAP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Sage
2 3 (21.43%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (21.43%) VocaLink
2 3 (21.43%) VeriFone