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 27 November 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 Wall Street Systems.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wall Street Systems
Rank 606 567 566
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Contract jobs citing Wall Street Systems 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.047% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£334 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
25375 23594 24340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 46.25% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14989 13434 12552
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1240 1162 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.03 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wall Street Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Wall Street Systems Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 -9 6 £334 -16.50% 4
London -14 6 £334 -16.50% 4
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 4
South East - - - -
Dartford - - - -

Wall Street Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Front Office
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Murex
3 7 (29.17%) Calypso
3 7 (29.17%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Control-M
4 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
5 5 (20.83%) HP SIM
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) SecurID
5 5 (20.83%) VAX
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Legato
5 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
5 5 (20.83%) Tivoli NetView
5 5 (20.83%) Netcool
5 5 (20.83%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (20.83%) OpenView
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) VMS
5 5 (20.83%) SLA
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution

Wall Street Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Findur
2 1 (4.17%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Front Office
3 7 (29.17%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (20.83%) Back Office
6 3 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Murex Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Murex Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Murex Support
6 1 (4.17%) Murex Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (20.83%) SecurID
2 5 (20.83%) VAX
2 5 (20.83%) AS400
3 4 (16.67%) Derivative
4 3 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) VMS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Use Case
4 4 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Control-M
2 5 (20.83%) HP SIM
2 5 (20.83%) Legato
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli NetView
2 5 (20.83%) Netcool
2 5 (20.83%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (20.83%) OpenView
2 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) Murex
1 7 (29.17%) Calypso
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Veritas
2 5 (20.83%) Remedy
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos
3 3 (12.50%) Misys
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) IT2
5 1 (4.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (4.17%) SimCorp
5 1 (4.17%) GFI Software
5 1 (4.17%) Charles River
5 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle