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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 119 143 162
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +19
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 33 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 2.13% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 34
Average daily rate £313 £431 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +72.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £206 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £525 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £738 £425 £130
% change year-on-year
+73.52% +226.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London average 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
1242 2211 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.59% 43.92% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1629 1747
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 56
Average hourly rate £22.81 £20.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.40 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 47 (66.20%) Finance
2 38 (53.52%) Reuters
3 27 (38.03%) Windows
4 22 (30.99%) MS Office
4 22 (30.99%) Banking
5 21 (29.58%) Front Office
6 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
7 18 (25.35%) Windows 7
8 17 (23.94%) SQL
9 13 (18.31%) HP
9 13 (18.31%) Apple
9 13 (18.31%) ITIL
9 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.90%) Fidessa
10 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (16.90%) iPhone
10 12 (16.90%) iPad
10 12 (16.90%) FactSet
11 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
11 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
12 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.68%) Citrix
13 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
13 9 (12.68%) VMware
13 9 (12.68%) Derivative
13 9 (12.68%) Asset Management
13 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
14 8 (11.27%) Eikon
14 8 (11.27%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (8.45%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Eikon
2 3 (4.23%) Front Arena
2 3 (4.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.41%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (1.41%) PolarLake
3 1 (1.41%) Summit
3 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.41%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) WebEx
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) Skype
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) LDAP
3 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSTest
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (66.20%) Finance
2 22 (30.99%) Banking
3 21 (29.58%) Front Office
4 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.45%) Retail
5 6 (8.45%) Retail Banking
6 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.41%) Back Office
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Support Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Database Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Deskside Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) FIX Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.63%) FpML
3 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (16.90%) iPad
2 12 (16.90%) iPhone
3 9 (12.68%) Derivative
4 7 (9.86%) Fixed Income
4 7 (9.86%) Hedge funds
4 7 (9.86%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (8.45%) BYOD
6 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.23%) Equities
7 3 (4.23%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.23%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.82%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.41%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.41%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.04%) Unix
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Android
8 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.86%) Investment Management
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
4 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.23%) Information Security
5 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.23%) Migration
5 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.23%) Validation
6 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Change Management
6 2 (2.82%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.82%) Data Management
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) E-Procurement
6 2 (2.82%) Project Management
6 2 (2.82%) RAD
6 2 (2.82%) Security Management
6 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) C#
3 3 (4.23%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.41%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.41%) EMIR
4 1 (1.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Xen
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Reuters
2 13 (18.31%) Apple
2 13 (18.31%) HP
3 12 (16.90%) FactSet
3 12 (16.90%) Fidessa
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.68%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) FXall
6 6 (8.45%) Lotus
7 5 (7.04%) Dell
7 5 (7.04%) Polycom
8 3 (4.23%) McAfee
8 3 (4.23%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.23%) Murex
8 3 (4.23%) SunGard
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco
9 2 (2.82%) CQG
9 2 (2.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.41%) Remedy
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