The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 185 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Eikon 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.016% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.94% 0.21% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £115 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+291.30% -71.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Eikon
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
426 476 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.30% 7.85% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 333 365
Average daily rate £500 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £35.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +41.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Reuters
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) RMDS
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Market Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Market Data Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Market Data Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Reuters
2 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
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