The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 22 May 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 484 410 299
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -111
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 95 144 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.67% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 80 180
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£375 £461 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £182 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in England

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in England

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in England

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 84 £375 -21.05% 54
South East -8 10 £500 +105.12% 3
South West - 1 £121 - 1
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UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 127 (53.59%) Finance
2 115 (48.52%) Reuters
3 80 (33.76%) Windows
4 73 (30.80%) Banking
5 50 (21.10%) Front Office
6 49 (20.68%) SQL
7 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
7 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 40 (16.88%) TCP/IP
9 39 (16.46%) Windows 7
10 38 (16.03%) UNIX
10 38 (16.03%) Active Directory
11 36 (15.19%) MS Office
11 36 (15.19%) Fixed Income
12 35 (14.77%) SQL Server
13 34 (14.35%) Investment Banking
14 33 (13.92%) Java
15 32 (13.50%) ITIL
16 31 (13.08%) Cisco
17 30 (12.66%) Tradeweb
18 28 (11.81%) RMDS
18 28 (11.81%) Firewall
18 28 (11.81%) Asset Management
19 27 (11.39%) Blackberry
19 27 (11.39%) Derivative
20 26 (10.97%) DNS
21 25 (10.55%) Service Management
22 24 (10.13%) Back Office
23 23 (9.70%) TIBCO
23 23 (9.70%) Linux

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.38%) Lync
3 7 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.53%) IBM Notes
4 6 (2.53%) MTS
4 6 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.69%) MindAlign
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (11.81%) RMDS
2 14 (5.91%) thinkFolio
3 13 (5.49%) Eikon
4 9 (3.80%) Markit EDM
5 8 (3.38%) LatentZero
6 7 (2.95%) ION MarketView
7 4 (1.69%) Summit
7 4 (1.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.84%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.84%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.84%) Minerva
8 2 (0.84%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.84%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.42%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.88%) TCP/IP
2 28 (11.81%) Firewall
3 26 (10.97%) DNS
4 21 (8.86%) Multicast
4 21 (8.86%) DHCP
5 19 (8.02%) Wireshark
6 17 (7.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (7.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 13 (5.49%) Network Security
8 10 (4.22%) LAN
9 9 (3.80%) WAN
10 8 (3.38%) LDAP
10 8 (3.38%) VoIP
10 8 (3.38%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.11%) VPN
12 4 (1.69%) Softphone
12 4 (1.69%) Internet
12 4 (1.69%) SSL
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.53%) MS Access
4 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.42%) HBase
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) JIRA
2 5 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.27%) JUnit
4 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 2 (0.84%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 2 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) FxCop
5 1 (0.42%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.42%) MSI
5 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.42%) NUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Introscope
General
1 127 (53.59%) Finance
2 73 (30.80%) Banking
3 50 (21.10%) Front Office
4 34 (14.35%) Investment Banking
5 24 (10.13%) Back Office
6 12 (5.06%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.38%) Retail
8 5 (2.11%) Publishing
9 4 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (32.91%) Analyst
2 36 (15.19%) Business Analyst
3 35 (14.77%) Developer
4 26 (10.97%) Support Analyst
5 25 (10.55%) Desktop Support
6 20 (8.44%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.44%) Applications Support
7 18 (7.59%) Consultant
8 17 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Network Consultant
10 12 (5.06%) Market Data Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (4.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (3.38%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.38%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (2.95%) Firewall Consultant
13 7 (2.95%) Excel Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Market Data Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.70%) .NET
2 19 (8.02%) Rendezvous
3 15 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (2.53%) HTML
4 6 (2.53%) CSS
4 6 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.53%) WPF
5 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.69%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (1.27%) jQuery
6 3 (1.27%) XML
6 3 (1.27%) Middleware
6 3 (1.27%) WinForms
7 2 (0.84%) COM
7 2 (0.84%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (0.84%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (0.84%) Spring
7 2 (0.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Fixed Income
2 27 (11.39%) Blackberry
2 27 (11.39%) Derivative
3 20 (8.44%) Management Information System
4 19 (8.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (7.17%) iPad
5 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.17%) Equities
6 15 (6.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (4.64%) iPhone
7 11 (4.64%) Data Integration
8 8 (3.38%) Clustering
8 8 (3.38%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.53%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.11%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.76%) Windows
2 39 (16.46%) Windows 7
3 38 (16.03%) UNIX
4 23 (9.70%) Linux
5 22 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (7.17%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.91%) Solaris
7 14 (5.91%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.27%) Android
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.84%) SUSE
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.50%) ITIL
2 28 (11.81%) Asset Management
3 25 (10.55%) Service Management
4 20 (8.44%) Investment Management
5 18 (7.59%) Change Management
6 17 (7.17%) Project Management
7 16 (6.75%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (6.75%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.91%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.49%) Low Latency
9 13 (5.49%) Fund Management
10 11 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (4.64%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.64%) Portfolio Management
11 10 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.22%) Workflow
11 10 (4.22%) OO
11 10 (4.22%) Integration Testing
11 10 (4.22%) Multithreading
12 9 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.68%) SQL
2 33 (13.92%) Java
3 23 (9.70%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.86%) C#
5 18 (7.59%) VBA
6 15 (6.33%) Perl
7 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.06%) C++
8 10 (4.22%) Python
9 8 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) VBScript
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.42%) C-shell
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (6.33%) CISSP
2 8 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.53%) Degree
5 5 (2.11%) CCNP
6 3 (1.27%) MCSE
6 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.42%) EMIR
System Software
1 38 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.69%) vSphere
4 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.84%) XenApp
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.22%) SCCM
2 5 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 115 (48.52%) Reuters
2 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.08%) Cisco
4 30 (12.66%) Tradeweb
5 23 (9.70%) TIBCO
6 19 (8.02%) CheckPoint
7 18 (7.59%) Juniper
7 18 (7.59%) Radianz
7 18 (7.59%) F5
8 17 (7.17%) NetScout
9 16 (6.75%) Blue Coat
9 16 (6.75%) TippingPoint
10 15 (6.33%) LogLogic
10 15 (6.33%) Lancope
10 15 (6.33%) SolarWinds
10 15 (6.33%) Tufin
10 15 (6.33%) Fidessa
10 15 (6.33%) Citrix
11 13 (5.49%) HP
11 13 (5.49%) VMware
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