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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 5 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 158 165 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Reuters 28 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.59% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.38% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 36
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£438 £315 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -36.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £193 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £130 £575
% change year-on-year
+219.23% -77.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2148 2462 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 42.65% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1682 1710
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 58
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 55 (80.88%) Bloomberg
2 42 (61.76%) Windows
3 36 (52.94%) Finance
4 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
5 23 (33.82%) Banking
6 18 (26.47%) Blackberry
6 18 (26.47%) Linux
7 17 (25.00%) UNIX
8 16 (23.53%) MS Office
9 13 (19.12%) SQL
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco
9 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
9 13 (19.12%) Firewall
10 12 (17.65%) Front Office
10 12 (17.65%) Fidessa
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
11 11 (16.18%) Citrix
11 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (14.71%) Investment Banking
12 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (13.24%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (13.24%) VMware
13 9 (13.24%) Perl
13 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
14 8 (11.76%) MCSE
14 8 (11.76%) Back Office
14 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Office
2 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) RMDS
1 3 (4.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.94%) Eikon
3 1 (1.47%) Summit
3 1 (1.47%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.47%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) Multicast
3 5 (7.35%) VPN
3 5 (7.35%) DNS
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
4 4 (5.88%) DHCP
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.41%) FTP
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 23 (33.82%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Front Office
4 10 (14.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (11.76%) Back Office
6 6 (8.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.94%) Retail
8 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Support Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Applications Support
5 9 (13.24%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Market Data Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.41%) Support Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.41%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) WinForms
3 2 (2.94%) Akka
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) WCF
4 1 (1.47%) WPF
4 1 (1.47%) LINQ
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.47%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (1.47%) RESTful
4 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.88%) Equities
2 4 (5.88%) iPad
2 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.41%) Derivative
3 3 (4.41%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.41%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.41%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.94%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Windows 7
3 18 (26.47%) Linux
4 17 (25.00%) UNIX
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.88%) Solaris
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL
3 4 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 4 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) Time Management
4 3 (4.41%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
4 3 (4.41%) Project Management
4 3 (4.41%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (2.94%) OOD
5 2 (2.94%) SOA
5 2 (2.94%) OO
5 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) Perl
3 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.82%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) Groovy
8 2 (2.94%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (8.82%) MCSA
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCDST
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) Xen
4 5 (7.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Bloomberg
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) Fidessa
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) Citrix
5 9 (13.24%) VMware
6 7 (10.29%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) FactSet
8 5 (7.35%) Wyse
8 5 (7.35%) Lotus
9 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
10 3 (4.41%) GoldenSource
10 3 (4.41%) ION Trading
10 3 (4.41%) CQG
10 3 (4.41%) SmartStream
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) Apple
11 2 (2.94%) Radianz
11 2 (2.94%) Sun
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle
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