The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 149 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Reuters 17 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 26
Median daily rate £375 £250 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
Reuters
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
1450 1994 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.22% 42.53% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1498 1886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reuters
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 Reuters across the City of London region.

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Reuters
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 Reuters across the City of London region.

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 19 (79.17%) Bloomberg
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (29.17%) Unix
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) Front Office
9 6 (25.00%) Banking
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
10 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (20.83%) Big Data
10 5 (20.83%) High Availability
10 5 (20.83%) Low Latency
10 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) AIX
10 5 (20.83%) Dell

Reuters
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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) RMDS
2 1 (4.17%) Eikon
2 1 (4.17%) ION MarketView
2 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Platform Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Market Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (12.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
2 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) BYOD
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) AIX
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
1 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (20.83%) High Availability
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Low Latency
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Market Making
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Bloomberg
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Hortonworks
6 3 (12.50%) FactSet
6 3 (12.50%) Fidessa
6 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) arcserve
8 1 (4.17%) Currenex
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.17%) Wyse
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
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