The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wall Street Systems.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wall Street Systems
Rank 567 556 581
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing Wall Street Systems 21 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£550 £563 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
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 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 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 5 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 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
London +29 21 £550 -2.22% 4
England -16 21 £550 -2.22% 4
City of London +14 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Wall Street Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Remedy
3 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 11 (39.29%) Hedge funds
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) Solaris
4 10 (35.71%) Control-M
5 9 (32.14%) Veritas
5 9 (32.14%) Front Office
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) IBM
6 8 (28.57%) VMS
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) OpenView
6 8 (28.57%) HP
6 8 (28.57%) Financial Institution
6 8 (28.57%) Legato
6 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 8 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
6 8 (28.57%) Netcool
6 8 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 8 (28.57%) AS400
6 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 8 (28.57%) SecurID
6 8 (28.57%) VAX
6 8 (28.57%) HP SIM
7 6 (21.43%) Derivative

Wall Street Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Findur
2 1 (3.57%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) Informix
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Front Office
4 8 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Murex Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Hedge funds
2 8 (28.57%) AS400
2 8 (28.57%) SecurID
2 8 (28.57%) VAX
3 6 (21.43%) Derivative
4 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
5 3 (10.71%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (10.71%) PMI
6 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 10 (35.71%) Solaris
3 8 (28.57%) VMS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 4 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.57%) Database Security
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Control-M
2 8 (28.57%) OpenView
2 8 (28.57%) Legato
2 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 8 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
2 8 (28.57%) Netcool
2 8 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 8 (28.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Remedy
2 9 (32.14%) Veritas
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Misys
5 4 (14.29%) Murex
5 4 (14.29%) ION Trading
6 3 (10.71%) SimCorp
6 3 (10.71%) Calypso
6 3 (10.71%) Charles River
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) IT2
7 2 (7.14%) thinkFolio
8 1 (3.57%) Sophis
8 1 (3.57%) GFI Software
8 1 (3.57%) Sybase
8 1 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.57%) StatPro