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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 136 113 153
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +40
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 27 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.25% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 3.23% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 41
Median daily rate £625 £310 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.61% -29.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.73% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.15 -
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
1362 1363 2543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.19% 38.81% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1038 1855
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £24.90 £22.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 December 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 December 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 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Finance
3 23 (41.07%) Reuters
4 17 (30.36%) Banking
5 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 14 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 14 (25.00%) Front Office
7 12 (21.43%) VMware
8 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
9 10 (17.86%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) Project Management
10 9 (16.07%) MS Office
10 9 (16.07%) Migration
11 8 (14.29%) Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 8 (14.29%) FactSet
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (12.50%) ITIL
12 7 (12.50%) SQL
12 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
12 7 (12.50%) Fidessa
12 7 (12.50%) HP
12 7 (12.50%) Firewall
13 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.71%) Unix
13 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (3.57%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (3.57%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.79%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) 3G
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Front Office
4 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Junior
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.14%) FpML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Equities
4 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.79%) BYOD
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.71%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Data Management
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.57%) High Availability
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.57%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.57%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) SIEM
7 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MCSA
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) MiFID
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.79%) EMIR
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) DameWare
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Reuters
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) FactSet
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.50%) Fidessa
5 7 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
7 4 (7.14%) Charles River
8 3 (5.36%) FXall
8 3 (5.36%) ION Trading
8 3 (5.36%) Juniper
9 2 (3.57%) Altiris
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) MarketAxess
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) SimCorp
9 2 (3.57%) Sun