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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 160 150 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 39 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.82% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.86% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 60
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £199 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
-66.00% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
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
2369 2641 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.78% 44.27% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1858 2030
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 May 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 48 (55.81%) Reuters
2 44 (51.16%) Finance
3 31 (36.05%) Windows
4 28 (32.56%) Banking
5 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
6 18 (20.93%) MS Office
6 18 (20.93%) UNIX
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
8 16 (18.60%) Front Office
9 15 (17.44%) Blackberry
9 15 (17.44%) SQL
10 14 (16.28%) Java
10 14 (16.28%) Fixed Income
10 14 (16.28%) iPad
10 14 (16.28%) Investment Banking
11 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
12 12 (13.95%) Linux
13 11 (12.79%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (11.63%) Derivative
14 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
14 10 (11.63%) Back Office
15 9 (10.47%) Financial Institution
15 9 (10.47%) Fidessa
16 8 (9.30%) Cisco
16 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
16 8 (9.30%) ITIL
17 7 (8.14%) Project Management
17 7 (8.14%) Firewall
17 7 (8.14%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.49%) MTS
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) MindAlign
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Office
2 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) RMDS
2 4 (4.65%) thinkFolio
2 4 (4.65%) Eikon
3 3 (3.49%) Markit EDM
4 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (2.33%) ION MarketView
4 2 (2.33%) Summit
4 2 (2.33%) LatentZero
4 2 (2.33%) Tesseract
4 2 (2.33%) Minerva
4 2 (2.33%) Sentinel
5 1 (1.16%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (1.16%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
3 6 (6.98%) VoIP
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
4 5 (5.81%) DNS
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.49%) Network Security
7 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (1.16%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
8 1 (1.16%) DHCP
8 1 (1.16%) SSL
8 1 (1.16%) Softphone
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) JUnit
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 44 (51.16%) Finance
2 28 (32.56%) Banking
3 16 (18.60%) Front Office
4 14 (16.28%) Investment Banking
5 10 (11.63%) Back Office
6 9 (10.47%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.49%) Retail
8 2 (2.33%) Publishing
8 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Business Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.14%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Market Data Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Consultant
12 3 (3.49%) Support Consultant
13 2 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) Spring
3 3 (3.49%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) Middleware
4 2 (2.33%) WinForms
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) COM
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.16%) Castor
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
5 1 (1.16%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (1.16%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.16%) Akka
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Blackberry
2 14 (16.28%) Fixed Income
2 14 (16.28%) iPad
3 10 (11.63%) Derivative
4 7 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.98%) iPhone
6 4 (4.65%) Equities
6 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.16%) Clustering
9 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
3 18 (20.93%) UNIX
4 12 (13.95%) Linux
5 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.49%) Solaris
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.30%) ITIL
2 7 (8.14%) Project Management
3 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
3 6 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (6.98%) Data Architecture
3 6 (6.98%) Low Latency
4 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
4 5 (5.81%) OO
4 5 (5.81%) OOD
5 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
6 3 (3.49%) Time Management
6 3 (3.49%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.49%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.49%) Market Making
6 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.81%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) C++
5 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.65%) VBA
5 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Groovy
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) CCNP
2 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.49%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.16%) Control-M
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Reuters
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) Fidessa
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco
5 7 (8.14%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) ION Trading
7 5 (5.81%) Tradeweb
7 5 (5.81%) Apple
8 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 3 (3.49%) Murex
9 3 (3.49%) Lotus
9 3 (3.49%) Symantec
9 3 (3.49%) McAfee
9 3 (3.49%) VMware
9 3 (3.49%) Altiris
9 3 (3.49%) Charles River
10 2 (2.33%) eSpeed
10 2 (2.33%) CQG
10 2 (2.33%) DevExpress
10 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
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