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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
London / City of London
Rank 141 124 164
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Contract jobs citing Reuters 10 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 2.14% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 24
Median daily rate £713 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £783 £500 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £100 £415
% change year-on-year
+318.75% -75.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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
1225 1260 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.27% 39.92% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 941 1589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 18 (69.23%) Bloomberg
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) Front Office
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Unix
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) Solaris
8 5 (19.23%) Derivative
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 4 (15.38%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (15.38%) RMDS
9 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 4 (15.38%) JUnit
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 4 (15.38%) TIBCO

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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) RMDS
2 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.85%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Multicast
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Front Office
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) MiFID Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (15.38%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Flash
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Derivative
2 4 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
2 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) AIX
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (15.38%) High Availability
2 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Ad Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.85%) Interactive Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) MiFID
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) DameWare
2 1 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.85%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Bloomberg
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) TIBCO
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) Hortonworks
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Altiris
7 2 (7.69%) FactSet
7 2 (7.69%) GoldenSource
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
8 1 (3.85%) Fixnetix
8 1 (3.85%) iManage
8 1 (3.85%) Sophis
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