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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TSYS
Rank 588 542 578
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +36
Contract jobs citing TSYS 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.040% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 7 - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
York - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

TSYS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS
3 2 (20.00%) EMV
3 2 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (20.00%) EFT
3 2 (20.00%) EFTPOS
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ATM
3 2 (20.00%) APACS
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS

TSYS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (20.00%) EPoS
1 2 (20.00%) EMV
1 2 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (20.00%) EFT
1 2 (20.00%) EFTPOS
1 2 (20.00%) APACS
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sage
1 2 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
2 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (10.00%) Fiserv
2 1 (10.00%) Cognizant