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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 138 155 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 51 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 1.91% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 48
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£418 £370 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% -23.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £190 £475
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 56 (54.37%) Reuters
2 50 (48.54%) Finance
3 35 (33.98%) Windows
4 29 (28.16%) Front Office
5 28 (27.18%) Banking
6 26 (25.24%) SQL
7 22 (21.36%) Windows 7
8 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.48%) UNIX
9 18 (17.48%) MS Office
10 17 (16.50%) Java
10 17 (16.50%) Fixed Income
11 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
12 14 (13.59%) Linux
12 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
12 14 (13.59%) Blackberry
12 14 (13.59%) Derivative
13 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
14 12 (11.65%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (11.65%) Back Office
14 12 (11.65%) Fidessa
15 11 (10.68%) ITIL
15 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.68%) Firewall
16 10 (9.71%) Asset Management
16 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
17 9 (8.74%) Cisco
17 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
17 9 (8.74%) RMDS
17 9 (8.74%) Tradeweb

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.94%) MTS
3 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.97%) MindAlign
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Office
2 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) RMDS
2 6 (5.83%) thinkFolio
3 4 (3.88%) Markit EDM
3 4 (3.88%) Summit
4 3 (2.91%) LatentZero
4 3 (2.91%) ION MarketView
4 3 (2.91%) Eikon
5 2 (1.94%) Tesseract
5 2 (1.94%) Minerva
5 2 (1.94%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.97%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.97%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.97%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.97%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.68%) Firewall
3 5 (4.85%) VPN
3 5 (4.85%) DNS
3 5 (4.85%) VoIP
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.88%) Internet
5 3 (2.91%) Multicast
5 3 (2.91%) DHCP
5 3 (2.91%) FTP
6 2 (1.94%) Wireless
6 2 (1.94%) LAN
6 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.97%) LDAP
7 1 (0.97%) WAN
7 1 (0.97%) SSL
7 1 (0.97%) Softphone
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) DB2
2 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.97%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Maven
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.97%) NUnit
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (48.54%) Finance
2 29 (28.16%) Front Office
3 28 (27.18%) Banking
4 13 (12.62%) Investment Banking
5 12 (11.65%) Back Office
6 7 (6.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Advertising
8 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) Support Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Desktop Support
4 10 (9.71%) Applications Support
5 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Market Data Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) Middleware
3 4 (3.88%) JMS
4 3 (2.91%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) WinForms
5 2 (1.94%) Spring
5 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.94%) HTML
6 1 (0.97%) XML
6 1 (0.97%) J2EE
6 1 (0.97%) COM
6 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.97%) JSON
6 1 (0.97%) Castor
6 1 (0.97%) HTML5
6 1 (0.97%) REST
6 1 (0.97%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (0.97%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Fixed Income
2 14 (13.59%) Blackberry
2 14 (13.59%) Derivative
3 9 (8.74%) iPad
4 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.83%) Equities
6 5 (4.85%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (4.85%) Hedge funds
6 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.88%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.88%) iPhone
8 3 (2.91%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.94%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.98%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Windows 7
3 18 (17.48%) UNIX
4 14 (13.59%) Linux
5 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.91%) Solaris
10 2 (1.94%) Android
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.68%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Asset Management
3 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
4 8 (7.77%) Investment Management
5 7 (6.80%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.83%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.85%) Low Latency
7 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.88%) OOD
8 4 (3.88%) OO
8 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Market Making
9 3 (2.91%) Database Tuning
9 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 17 (16.50%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) VBA
4 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.83%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) C++
6 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.88%) CCNP
2 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCP
3 3 (2.91%) MCSE
4 2 (1.94%) ISEB
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.94%) MCDST
4 2 (1.94%) MCITP
4 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
1 3 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Control-M
3 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Reuters
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.65%) Fidessa
4 9 (8.74%) Cisco
4 9 (8.74%) Tradeweb
5 8 (7.77%) TIBCO
6 7 (6.80%) HP
7 6 (5.83%) Citrix
8 5 (4.85%) VMware
8 5 (4.85%) ION Trading
8 5 (4.85%) MarketAxess
9 4 (3.88%) Charles River
9 4 (3.88%) CQG
9 4 (3.88%) Apple
9 4 (3.88%) Murex
10 3 (2.91%) Dell
10 3 (2.91%) Lotus
11 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.94%) Juniper
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle
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