The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 5 February 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 11 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.35% 2.02% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 6.06% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £738 £425 £130
% change year-on-year
+73.52% +226.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 33 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 50.79% 33.33% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 57
Average daily rate £475 £383 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bloomberg across the Docklands, London region.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the Docklands, London region.

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Bloomberg
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Reuters
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Eikon
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eikon
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Data Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Reuters
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix