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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 154 170 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Reuters 37 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.55% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 40
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£400 £315 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £184 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £468 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £130 £575
% change year-on-year
+169.23% -77.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
2205 2642 2546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.51% 43.04% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1817 1809
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 60
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 (77.46%) Bloomberg
2 40 (56.34%) Finance
3 37 (52.11%) Windows
4 24 (33.80%) Banking
4 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.17%) Linux
6 18 (25.35%) UNIX
7 15 (21.13%) Blackberry
7 15 (21.13%) MS Office
8 13 (18.31%) Investment Banking
9 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.90%) Cisco
9 12 (16.90%) Fidessa
9 12 (16.90%) Firewall
10 11 (15.49%) Front Office
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
10 11 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (14.08%) Perl
11 10 (14.08%) Back Office
12 9 (12.68%) SQL
12 9 (12.68%) Citrix
13 8 (11.27%) HP
13 8 (11.27%) ITIL
13 8 (11.27%) Financial Institution
13 8 (11.27%) VMware
13 8 (11.27%) Project Management
13 8 (11.27%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) RMDS
2 4 (5.63%) Eikon
3 1 (1.41%) Summit
3 1 (1.41%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.41%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
1 12 (16.90%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Multicast
2 5 (7.04%) VPN
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) VoIP
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) FTP
5 2 (2.82%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) DTS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) NUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (56.34%) Finance
2 24 (33.80%) Banking
3 13 (18.31%) Investment Banking
4 11 (15.49%) Front Office
5 10 (14.08%) Back Office
6 8 (11.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.82%) Marketing
7 2 (2.82%) Retail
8 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.41%) Law
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Support Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Desktop Support
5 10 (14.08%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Market Data Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Support Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Programme Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.23%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) WinForms
3 2 (2.82%) Akka
4 1 (1.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
4 1 (1.41%) WPF
4 1 (1.41%) LINQ
4 1 (1.41%) RESTful
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.86%) iPad
3 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.63%) Derivative
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Eurex
4 3 (4.23%) iPhone
4 3 (4.23%) Equities
5 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
3 20 (28.17%) Linux
4 18 (25.35%) UNIX
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.23%) Solaris
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) ITIL
1 8 (11.27%) Project Management
1 8 (11.27%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (7.04%) Low Latency
3 4 (5.63%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
3 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
3 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
3 4 (5.63%) Service Management
4 3 (4.23%) Migration
4 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.23%) Investment Management
4 3 (4.23%) Time Management
4 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.23%) BDD
5 2 (2.82%) Analytics
5 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Perl
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.45%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) VBA
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) Tcl
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
3 4 (5.63%) CCNP
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.23%) MCP
5 2 (2.82%) MCDST
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) XenApp
4 3 (4.23%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
1 3 (4.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (77.46%) Bloomberg
2 12 (16.90%) Cisco
2 12 (16.90%) Fidessa
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.68%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle
7 4 (5.63%) Apple
7 4 (5.63%) CQG
7 4 (5.63%) FactSet
8 3 (4.23%) Wyse
8 3 (4.23%) ION Trading
8 3 (4.23%) Lotus
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.82%) Dell
9 2 (2.82%) Radianz
9 2 (2.82%) MarketAxess
9 2 (2.82%) DevExpress
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