The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SimCorp Dimension
UK / England
Rank 567 600 572
Rank change year-on-year +33 -28  
Contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension 7 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.027% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £368 £308 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -56.07%  
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3526 3899 4175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.55% 7.95% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2164 2390 2438
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £9.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £63.16 £60.02
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SimCorp Dimension in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in England

SimCorp Dimension
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SimCorp Dimension in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SimCorp Dimension in England

SimCorp Dimension
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimCorp Dimension within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 7 £368 +19.51%
SimCorp Dimension
UK

SimCorp Dimension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for SimCorp Dimension.

1 21 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 15 (71.43%) Investment Management
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 11 (52.38%) Front Office
4 11 (52.38%) Fixed Income
4 11 (52.38%) Minerva
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Equities
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Derivative
7 5 (23.81%) Fidessa
8 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (19.05%) Back Office
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (14.29%) Fund Management
9 3 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (14.29%) Charles River
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) Sentinel
10 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
10 2 (9.52%) Markit EDM
10 2 (9.52%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (9.52%) Data Management
10 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds

SimCorp Dimension
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Minerva
2 2 (9.52%) Markit EDM
2 2 (9.52%) Sentinel
3 1 (4.76%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Front Office
3 4 (19.05%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) FIX Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) FIX Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) SimCorp Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) SimCorp Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Fidessa Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Fidessa Support
6 2 (9.52%) Fidessa Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Fixed Income
2 9 (42.86%) Equities
3 6 (28.57%) Derivative
4 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Investment Management
2 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Attribution
6 1 (4.76%) BPR
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SimCorp
2 5 (23.81%) Fidessa
3 3 (14.29%) Charles River
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle