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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 157 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 42 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 2.07% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 53
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£400 £513 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £550
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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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
2278 2760 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.87% 44.49% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1934 1954
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 75
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £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 27 April 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 April 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 (57.61%) Reuters
2 48 (52.17%) Finance
3 34 (36.96%) Windows
4 28 (30.43%) Banking
5 24 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 22 (23.91%) SQL
6 22 (23.91%) MS Office
6 22 (23.91%) Front Office
7 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
8 18 (19.57%) UNIX
9 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.39%) Java
9 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 15 (16.30%) Blackberry
10 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
10 15 (16.30%) Fixed Income
11 13 (14.13%) Derivative
12 12 (13.04%) iPad
13 11 (11.96%) Back Office
13 11 (11.96%) Linux
14 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.87%) Fidessa
14 10 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (9.78%) HP
15 9 (9.78%) ITIL
16 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
16 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
16 8 (8.70%) Firewall
16 8 (8.70%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.17%) MTS
2 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.09%) MindAlign
3 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Office
2 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) RMDS
2 6 (6.52%) thinkFolio
3 4 (4.35%) Eikon
4 3 (3.26%) Markit EDM
4 3 (3.26%) LatentZero
5 2 (2.17%) Tesseract
5 2 (2.17%) Minerva
5 2 (2.17%) Sentinel
5 2 (2.17%) ION MarketView
5 2 (2.17%) Summit
6 1 (1.09%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (1.09%) Temenos T24
6 1 (1.09%) Temenos Globus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) VPN
3 5 (5.43%) VoIP
4 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.26%) Internet
6 2 (2.17%) Multicast
6 2 (2.17%) DHCP
6 2 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) LDAP
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) SSL
7 1 (1.09%) FTP
7 1 (1.09%) Wireless
7 1 (1.09%) Softphone
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Maven
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (52.17%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 22 (23.91%) Front Office
4 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
5 11 (11.96%) Back Office
6 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.26%) Retail
8 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Advertising
9 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Analyst
2 20 (21.74%) Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Support Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Desktop Support
6 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (3.26%) Support Consultant
12 3 (3.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (5.43%) .NET
3 4 (4.35%) Middleware
4 3 (3.26%) JMS
4 3 (3.26%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.17%) WinForms
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) COM
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) JSON
6 1 (1.09%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.09%) WCF
6 1 (1.09%) WPF
6 1 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Blackberry
1 15 (16.30%) Fixed Income
2 13 (14.13%) Derivative
3 12 (13.04%) iPad
4 7 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.43%) Equities
6 4 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.35%) iPhone
7 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.09%) Clustering
8 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 18 (19.57%) UNIX
4 11 (11.96%) Linux
5 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) Solaris
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.78%) ITIL
2 8 (8.70%) Asset Management
2 8 (8.70%) Multithreading
3 7 (7.61%) Project Management
4 6 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.52%) Data Architecture
5 5 (5.43%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.43%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.35%) OO
6 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.35%) OOD
6 4 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.26%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.26%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Market Making
7 3 (3.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) Java
3 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.61%) VBA
5 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.52%) C#
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.43%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) VBScript
10 1 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.35%) CCNP
2 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 2 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCSA
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) MCDST
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
1 3 (3.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.09%) Control-M
2 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Reuters
2 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Fidessa
4 9 (9.78%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco
5 7 (7.61%) Tradeweb
6 6 (6.52%) TIBCO
6 6 (6.52%) Apple
7 4 (4.35%) Lotus
7 4 (4.35%) Citrix
7 4 (4.35%) Charles River
7 4 (4.35%) VMware
7 4 (4.35%) MarketAxess
7 4 (4.35%) ION Trading
8 3 (3.26%) CQG
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Murex
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle
9 2 (2.17%) Radianz
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