Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 223 205
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 0
Contract jobs citing Charles River 19 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.07% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 16
City of London median daily rate £600 £575 £603
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.56% +14.76%
10th Percentile £173 £258 £501
90th Percentile £673 £760 £763
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £603
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.56% +14.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,658 2,719 2,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.17% 37.86% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,968 2,069 1,871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £239 £281 £298
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 42
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.26% -12.10%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £33.68 £30.80 £54.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £21.36 £16.58
% change year-on-year -12.18% +28.88% -22.33%

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in the City of London

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in the City of London

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
2 9 (47.37%) AirWatch
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Billing
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Dell
4 7 (36.84%) Avaya
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 7 (36.84%) BitLocker
4 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
4 7 (36.84%) Skype
4 7 (36.84%) iManage
4 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
4 7 (36.84%) PuTTY
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (36.84%) Polycom
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
5 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
5 5 (26.32%) Front Office
5 5 (26.32%) Banking

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LatentZero
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) PuTTY
1 7 (36.84%) Skype
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
1 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Billing
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Charles River Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Java Integration Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Charles River Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Contract Negotiation
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (36.84%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) BitLocker
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) AirWatch
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Avaya
3 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 7 (36.84%) iManage
3 7 (36.84%) Polycom
3 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
3 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (10.53%) FactSet
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Calypso
6 1 (5.26%) Fidessa
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Murex
6 1 (5.26%) Workday