The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 142 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 49 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.68% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 1.59% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 45
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£475 £315 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £193 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £130 £150
% change year-on-year
+246.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2177 2522 2448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 42.77% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1732 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bloomberg across the City of London region.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the City of London region.

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg.

1 53 (51.96%) Reuters
2 47 (46.08%) Finance
3 37 (36.27%) Windows
4 34 (33.33%) SQL
5 33 (32.35%) Front Office
6 29 (28.43%) Banking
7 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
8 19 (18.63%) UNIX
8 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.65%) MS Office
10 17 (16.67%) Fixed Income
11 15 (14.71%) Asset Management
11 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 14 (13.73%) Java
12 14 (13.73%) TCP/IP
12 14 (13.73%) Blackberry
13 13 (12.75%) Linux
13 13 (12.75%) Derivative
14 12 (11.76%) Investment Banking
14 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
14 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.76%) Fidessa
14 12 (11.76%) Back Office
14 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (10.78%) Firewall
15 11 (10.78%) Investment Management
16 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
17 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
17 9 (8.82%) ITIL
17 9 (8.82%) FIX Protocol

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.98%) MindAlign
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.98%) Lync
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) MTS
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Office
2 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) thinkFolio
2 7 (6.86%) Markit EDM
3 6 (5.88%) RMDS
4 4 (3.92%) ION MarketView
4 4 (3.92%) Summit
5 3 (2.94%) LatentZero
6 2 (1.96%) Tesseract
6 2 (1.96%) Minerva
6 2 (1.96%) Sentinel
6 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (1.96%) Eikon
7 1 (0.98%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.98%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.98%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.98%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.78%) Firewall
3 6 (5.88%) DNS
4 5 (4.90%) VPN
5 4 (3.92%) DHCP
5 4 (3.92%) VoIP
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.94%) FTP
6 3 (2.94%) Internet
6 3 (2.94%) Multicast
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.96%) WAN
7 2 (1.96%) LAN
7 2 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (0.98%) Softphone
8 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.98%) VLAN
8 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) MS Access
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.98%) NUnit
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) JUnit
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 33 (32.35%) Front Office
3 29 (28.43%) Banking
4 12 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 12 (11.76%) Back Office
5 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Analyst
2 22 (21.57%) Business Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Support Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.82%) Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.90%) .NET
3 4 (3.92%) Middleware
3 4 (3.92%) JMS
4 3 (2.94%) jQuery
5 2 (1.96%) WinForms
5 2 (1.96%) CSS
5 2 (1.96%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) XML
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) Spring
6 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.98%) JSON
6 1 (0.98%) Castor
6 1 (0.98%) HTML5
6 1 (0.98%) REST
6 1 (0.98%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (0.98%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 14 (13.73%) Blackberry
3 13 (12.75%) Derivative
4 7 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.88%) Equities
6 5 (4.90%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (4.90%) iPad
6 5 (4.90%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.92%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.92%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.92%) iPhone
8 3 (2.94%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.96%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
3 19 (18.63%) UNIX
4 13 (12.75%) Linux
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.92%) Solaris
9 3 (2.94%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.71%) Asset Management
2 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 11 (10.78%) Investment Management
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL
5 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 6 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.92%) OOD
8 4 (3.92%) OO
8 4 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.92%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.94%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (2.94%) Database Tuning
9 3 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) Java
3 8 (7.84%) VBA
4 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.90%) C#
6 5 (4.90%) Perl
7 3 (2.94%) C++
7 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.92%) CCNP
2 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.94%) MCP
3 3 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) CISSP
4 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.96%) MCDST
4 2 (1.96%) MCITP
4 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.98%) VCP4
5 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.98%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) Reuters
2 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) Fidessa
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco
4 8 (7.84%) ION Trading
4 8 (7.84%) Tradeweb
5 6 (5.88%) MarketAxess
5 6 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.88%) HP
5 6 (5.88%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Lotus
7 4 (3.92%) Murex
7 4 (3.92%) Charles River
7 4 (3.92%) VMware
8 3 (2.94%) SmartStream
8 3 (2.94%) Apple
8 3 (2.94%) GoldenSource
8 3 (2.94%) FactSet
9 2 (1.96%) TippingPoint
9 2 (1.96%) DevExpress
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