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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
London / City of London
Rank 136 115 142
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 19 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 2.98% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 38
Median daily rate £620 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £193 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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
1218 1275 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.27% 39.94% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 953 1629
Median daily rate £450 £438 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg.

1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Reuters
4 15 (31.25%) Front Office
4 15 (31.25%) Banking
5 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (25.00%) Fixed Income
6 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
7 10 (20.83%) MiFID
8 9 (18.75%) Asset Management
8 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) MS Office
9 8 (16.67%) Citrix
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.58%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) Unix
11 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
11 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.42%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.42%) Fidessa
12 5 (10.42%) HP

Bloomberg
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) ION MarketView
2 3 (6.25%) Markit EDM
2 3 (6.25%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (4.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (2.08%) Eikon
4 1 (2.08%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) 3G
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
2 15 (31.25%) Front Office
3 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.42%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Product Manager
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (8.33%) FpML
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.17%) Murex MxML
3 2 (4.17%) WPF
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) XSD
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Equities
4 3 (6.25%) Fintech
4 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.08%) BYOD
6 1 (2.08%) CMDB
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (6.25%) B2B
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) Information Security
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) SIEM
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) MiFID
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.08%) EMIR
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) DameWare
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Reuters
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Fidessa
4 5 (10.42%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) FactSet
5 4 (8.33%) ION Trading
6 3 (6.25%) SimCorp
7 2 (4.17%) Altiris
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) GoldenSource
7 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Murex
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Sun
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