The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Wall Street Systems 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 Wall Street Systems over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Wall Street Systems.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wall Street Systems
Rank 578 545 536
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -9
Contract jobs citing Wall Street Systems 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.036% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £390
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Wall Street Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wall Street Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wall Street Systems Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wall Street Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
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 Wall Street Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -21 5 £500 +14.28% 5
London -9 4 £500 +14.28% 3
South East - 1 £400 -
Dartford - - - -
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 2

Wall Street Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wall Street Systems 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 Wall Street Systems.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Front Office
2 6 (42.86%) Murex
2 6 (42.86%) Calypso
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Derivative
5 3 (21.43%) FMCG
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cognos
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) SunGard
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) Front Arena

Wall Street Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wall Street Systems 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 Wall Street Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Front Office
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Murex Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Murex Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Murex Support
6 1 (7.14%) Murex Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Derivative
1 3 (21.43%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Murex
1 6 (42.86%) Calypso
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) SunGard
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) VMware