The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SimCorp Dimension over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SimCorp Dimension
London / City of London
Rank 150 154 193
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39  
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.15% 0.039%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.35% 2.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £360 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimCorp Dimension is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 213 229 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.03% 6.89% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 165 310
Median daily rate £425 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SimCorp Dimension
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SimCorp Dimension as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SimCorp Dimension in the City of London

SimCorp Dimension
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 SimCorp Dimension in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in the City of London

SimCorp Dimension
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 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 SimCorp Dimension.

1 10 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (80.00%) Investment Management
4 7 (70.00%) Minerva
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (60.00%) Equities
6 4 (40.00%) Front Office
6 4 (40.00%) Fidessa
7 3 (30.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) Charles River
8 2 (20.00%) Sentinel
8 2 (20.00%) Data Management
8 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
8 2 (20.00%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (10.00%) Derivative
9 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
9 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) Back Office
9 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
9 1 (10.00%) BPR
9 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Minerva
2 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (20.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FIX Connectivity
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) FIX Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) FIX Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Fidessa Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Fidessa Support
4 2 (20.00%) Fidessa Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SimCorp Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SimCorp Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
1 6 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (80.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 4 (40.00%) Fidessa
3 2 (20.00%) Charles River