The first table below looks at the demand for Eikon skills 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 Eikon over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank - 217 -
Contract jobs citing Eikon 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.028% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
504 604 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.74% 8.53% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 430 487
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £15.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.53% -68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.40 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.58 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
Eikon
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Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Eikon across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Eikon Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Eikon
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 Eikon across the City of London region.

Eikon Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Eikon
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Eikon 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 Eikon.

1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Peregrine

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Eikon 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 Eikon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Peregrine