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 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.

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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TSYS
Rank 613 609 586
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing TSYS 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.027% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£450 £441 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% +10.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
26014 25842 24426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.68% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15396 14442 13501
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1121 1109 1103
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015.

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 8 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 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
England -10 9 £475 +7.64% 1
London +1 6 £513 +60.78%
Edinburgh - 3 £413 -
Scotland - 3 £413 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 -

TSYS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) ATM
3 4 (23.53%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) APACS
5 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
5 2 (11.76%) Sage
5 2 (11.76%) EPoS
5 2 (11.76%) EMV
5 2 (11.76%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (11.76%) EFT
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (11.76%) VocaLink
5 2 (11.76%) VeriFone
5 2 (11.76%) WorldPay
5 2 (11.76%) Sage Pay
5 2 (11.76%) Elavon
5 2 (11.76%) Ingenico
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (11.76%) Front Office
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy

TSYS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EPoS
1 2 (11.76%) EMV
1 2 (11.76%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (11.76%) EFT
1 2 (11.76%) APACS
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) EFTPOS
2 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 8583
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sage
1 2 (11.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 2 (11.76%) VocaLink
1 2 (11.76%) VeriFone
1 2 (11.76%) WorldPay
1 2 (11.76%) Elavon
1 2 (11.76%) Ingenico
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle