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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bloomberg
London / City of London
Rank 141 103 143
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +40
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 16 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 3.35% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 33
Median daily rate £550 £306 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.59% -31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £660 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £420
% change year-on-year
- +48.80%
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
1269 1223 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.41% 39.93% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 898 1598
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 51
Median hourly rate £55.00 £22.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.34% +22.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) Reuters
4 13 (30.23%) Front Office
4 13 (30.23%) Banking
5 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
5 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 8 (18.60%) Project Management
7 8 (18.60%) Fixed Income
8 7 (16.28%) Citrix
8 7 (16.28%) Linux
8 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) Unix
9 6 (13.95%) HP
10 5 (11.63%) Fidessa
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) MS Office
10 5 (11.63%) Equities
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
10 5 (11.63%) FactSet
10 5 (11.63%) MiFID
11 4 (9.30%) Degree

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 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.65%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (4.65%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.33%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.33%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
2 13 (30.23%) Front Office
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Junior
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (9.30%) FpML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) WPF
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Equities
2 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.33%) BYOD
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) SIEM
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) MiFID
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.33%) EMIR
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) DameWare
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Reuters
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) FactSet
5 5 (11.63%) Fidessa
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Charles River
8 2 (4.65%) Altiris
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Eze Software Group
8 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
8 2 (4.65%) ION Trading
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) SimCorp
8 2 (4.65%) Sun
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