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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 141 181 171
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -10
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 20 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.09% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 22
Median daily rate £575 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £203 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1341 2472 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.14% 42.38% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1840 1798
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 65 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 24 (44.44%) Reuters
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Front Office
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) Asset Management
4 12 (22.22%) Banking
5 11 (20.37%) Fixed Income
5 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
7 9 (16.67%) MS Office
7 9 (16.67%) Unix
8 8 (14.81%) HP
8 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.81%) VMware
8 8 (14.81%) Equities
8 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (14.81%) Investment Management
9 7 (12.96%) Derivative
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.96%) Charles River
9 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.11%) C#
10 6 (11.11%) Dell
10 6 (11.11%) Citrix
10 6 (11.11%) Migration
10 6 (11.11%) FactSet

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 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (3.70%) Eikon
2 1 (1.85%) Front Arena
2 1 (1.85%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.85%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) VLAN
2 2 (3.70%) WebEx
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.85%) ISDN
3 1 (1.85%) Multicast
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Front Office
3 12 (22.22%) Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Applications Support
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Market Data Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Database Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Platform Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (3.70%) FpML
2 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.85%) RFC 822
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Fixed Income
2 8 (14.81%) Equities
3 7 (12.96%) Derivative
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
4 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.85%) BYOD
7 1 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Unix
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) AIX
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Asset Management
2 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Investment Management
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.26%) Release Management
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) High Availability
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.56%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (9.26%) VBA
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) MCSE
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.56%) MiFID
2 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.85%) EMIR
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.70%) Xen
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Reuters
2 8 (14.81%) HP
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Charles River
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) Dell
4 6 (11.11%) FactSet
5 5 (9.26%) Fidessa
6 4 (7.41%) ION Trading
7 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco
8 2 (3.70%) eSpeed
8 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.70%) Murex
8 2 (3.70%) Polycom
9 1 (1.85%) Altiris
9 1 (1.85%) SimCorp
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