The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ITRS Geneos skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITRS Geneos over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 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.

ITRS Geneos
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 154 188
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34  
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 2.03% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £544 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £513 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £700 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £360 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ITRS Geneos is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 337 394 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.54% 11.35% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 307 355
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £22.18 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

ITRS Geneos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ITRS Geneos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for ITRS Geneos in the City of London

ITRS Geneos
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 ITRS Geneos in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITRS Geneos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITRS Geneos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITRS Geneos.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Equities
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) GitHub
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

ITRS Geneos
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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) KDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (12.50%) FX Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Geneos Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (12.50%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
3 1 (12.50%) Fixnetix
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase