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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 135 160 159
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 31 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.76% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 37
Median daily rate £538 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £221 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £648 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
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
1389 2327 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.77% 41.55% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1710 1960
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 52
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £31.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 37 (55.22%) Reuters
3 27 (40.30%) Front Office
4 26 (38.81%) Windows
5 22 (32.84%) Banking
6 20 (29.85%) SQL
7 17 (25.37%) MS Office
8 15 (22.39%) Fixed Income
9 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
10 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
10 13 (19.40%) Asset Management
11 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
12 11 (16.42%) Unix
13 10 (14.93%) Equities
13 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
13 10 (14.93%) Derivative
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
13 10 (14.93%) HP
14 9 (13.43%) Fidessa
14 9 (13.43%) VMware
14 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
15 8 (11.94%) FactSet
15 8 (11.94%) C#
16 7 (10.45%) Linux
16 7 (10.45%) CRM
16 7 (10.45%) Dell

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 5 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Office
2 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Eikon
2 3 (4.48%) Front Arena
3 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (2.99%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.49%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.49%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (1.49%) Summit
4 1 (1.49%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.49%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) WebEx
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) Skype
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.49%) ISDN
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) Multicast
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) MSTest
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 27 (40.30%) Front Office
3 22 (32.84%) Banking
4 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Support Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Database Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) FIX Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.97%) FpML
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.49%) RFC 822
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Fixed Income
2 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
3 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (14.93%) Derivative
4 10 (14.93%) Equities
5 6 (8.96%) iPad
5 6 (8.96%) iPhone
5 6 (8.96%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (7.46%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.48%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.48%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.99%) BYOD
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.99%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.42%) Unix
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.45%) Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.49%) AIX
10 1 (1.49%) Android
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Asset Management
2 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.45%) CRM
2 7 (10.45%) Investment Management
3 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.46%) ETL
4 5 (7.46%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.46%) Release Management
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Validation
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
7 2 (2.99%) Data Management
7 2 (2.99%) Fund Management
7 2 (2.99%) Security Management
7 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.94%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) MCSE
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.48%) MiFID
4 2 (2.99%) EMIR
4 2 (2.99%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.49%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Xen
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Reuters
2 10 (14.93%) HP
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) Fidessa
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) FactSet
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) Dell
6 6 (8.96%) Charles River
7 5 (7.46%) Apple
7 5 (7.46%) FXall
7 5 (7.46%) Polycom
8 3 (4.48%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.48%) ION Trading
8 3 (4.48%) Lotus
8 3 (4.48%) SunGard
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) CQG
9 2 (2.99%) eSpeed
9 2 (2.99%) Murex
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