The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TSYS
Rank 559 565 583
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing TSYS 21 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.017% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £330 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £330 £351
% change year-on-year
+28.03% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TSYS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

TSYS Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 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 23 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 0 17 £420 - 1
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £498 -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

TSYS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) VBA
2 11 (37.93%) Benchmarking
2 11 (37.93%) SAS
2 11 (37.93%) Data Analysis
2 11 (37.93%) Statistics
2 11 (37.93%) Statistical Modelling
2 11 (37.93%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) Operations Research
3 10 (34.48%) Degree
4 9 (31.03%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) UML
7 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
7 3 (10.34%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) BASE24
8 2 (6.90%) APACS
8 2 (6.90%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) QA
8 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) Java

TSYS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (37.93%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (6.90%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) RequisitePro
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Fraud Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Managing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mainframe
1 11 (37.93%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) APACS
2 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) EMV
2 2 (6.90%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (6.90%) EFT
2 2 (6.90%) EFTPOS
2 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Benchmarking
1 11 (37.93%) Data Analysis
1 11 (37.93%) Statistical Modelling
1 11 (37.93%) Analytics
2 10 (34.48%) Operations Research
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
1 11 (37.93%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Sage
1 2 (6.90%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.45%) Fundtech
2 1 (3.45%) VocaLink
2 1 (3.45%) VeriFone