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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 153 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs citing Reuters 13 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.94% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 12
Median daily rate £600 £225 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £205 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £750 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +177.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
1426 2551 2551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.90% 43.08% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1885 1738
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 64 54
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £32.20 £34.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 25 (92.59%) Bloomberg
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Unix
6 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 7 (25.93%) HP
7 7 (25.93%) Front Office
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) FactSet
8 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) MS Office
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) IBM
9 5 (18.52%) Dell
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
9 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (18.52%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (18.52%) Big Data

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 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eikon
2 1 (3.70%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Market Data Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Platform Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Excel Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.70%) RFC 822
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Equities
3 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) BYOD
5 1 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
2 5 (18.52%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
6 1 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.70%) DameWare
1 1 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Bloomberg
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) FactSet
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Dell
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) Charles River
7 4 (14.81%) Hortonworks
8 3 (11.11%) Fidessa
9 2 (7.41%) Apple
9 2 (7.41%) eSpeed
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.70%) BMC
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco
10 1 (3.70%) Juniper
10 1 (3.70%) Symantec
10 1 (3.70%) Veritas