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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 136 155 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 30 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.65% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 42
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £201 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-36.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
Bloomberg
London

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
1450 1994 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.22% 42.53% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1498 1886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, 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 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) Reuters
4 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 15 (29.41%) Front Office
6 13 (25.49%) Asset Management
7 12 (23.53%) Banking
7 12 (23.53%) VMware
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
8 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
9 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.61%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Fixed Income
10 9 (17.65%) HP
10 9 (17.65%) Citrix
11 8 (15.69%) Project Management
11 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.69%) Equities
12 7 (13.73%) Migration
12 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.73%) Unix
12 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
12 7 (13.73%) FactSet
13 6 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (11.76%) Dell
13 6 (11.76%) DNS
13 6 (11.76%) MS Office
13 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft

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 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (3.92%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (3.92%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.96%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) ISDN
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Front Office
3 12 (23.53%) Banking
4 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Market Data Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Platform Architect
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Fixed Income
2 8 (15.69%) Equities
3 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) BYOD
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Derivative
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Unix
4 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) AIX
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Asset Management
2 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) High Availability
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.84%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Data Management
6 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Release Management
7 2 (3.92%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
8 1 (1.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) MiFID
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.96%) DameWare
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Reuters
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Citrix
3 9 (17.65%) HP
4 7 (13.73%) FactSet
5 6 (11.76%) Dell
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) Fidessa
6 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) Hortonworks
8 3 (5.88%) Charles River
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco
8 3 (5.88%) FXall
8 3 (5.88%) ION Trading
9 2 (3.92%) MarketAxess
9 2 (3.92%) SimCorp
10 1 (1.96%) Currenex
10 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.96%) Wyse
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