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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 467 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +6
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 117 176 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 122 108
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £180 £180
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 115 £350 -6.66% 41
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 135 (52.94%) Reuters
2 123 (48.24%) Finance
3 113 (44.31%) Windows
4 96 (37.65%) Banking
5 88 (34.51%) Front Office
6 56 (21.96%) Investment Banking
7 52 (20.39%) MS Office
7 52 (20.39%) Microsoft
8 50 (19.61%) UNIX
9 49 (19.22%) Java
10 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
10 48 (18.82%) Blackberry
11 47 (18.43%) SQL
11 47 (18.43%) Windows 7
12 45 (17.65%) Fixed Income
13 43 (16.86%) ION Trading
14 39 (15.29%) Fidessa
14 39 (15.29%) Citrix
15 38 (14.90%) Linux
16 36 (14.12%) MS Excel
16 36 (14.12%) Oracle
17 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
18 30 (11.76%) Asset Management
19 28 (10.98%) Financial Institution
20 27 (10.59%) MarketAxess
20 27 (10.59%) Hedge funds
21 26 (10.20%) Murex
22 25 (9.80%) Windows XP
23 24 (9.41%) VMware
24 23 (9.02%) SCCM

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (8.63%) Lync
2 18 (7.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.06%) IBM Notes
3 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Mule
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 52 (20.39%) MS Office
2 36 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (7.84%) ION MarketView
2 15 (5.88%) Markit EDM
3 12 (4.71%) RMDS
4 10 (3.92%) Eikon
5 8 (3.14%) LatentZero
6 6 (2.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 6 (2.35%) Murex MxG2000
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.57%) PolarLake
9 3 (1.18%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.78%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.78%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.78%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.78%) Minerva
11 1 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.39%) 3000 Xtra
11 1 (0.39%) Khalix
11 1 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.45%) DNS
2 18 (7.06%) DHCP
3 17 (6.67%) VPN
4 7 (2.75%) FTP
4 7 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.35%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.35%) LAN
5 6 (2.35%) WAN
5 6 (2.35%) Internet
6 5 (1.96%) 3G
6 5 (1.96%) HTTP
6 5 (1.96%) LDAP
6 5 (1.96%) SSL
6 5 (1.96%) PSTN
7 4 (1.57%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.18%) Wireless
9 2 (0.78%) AMQP
9 2 (0.78%) Firewall
9 2 (0.78%) VoIP
9 2 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.18%) MySQL
5 3 (1.18%) Firebird
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) DTS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) JUnit
2 6 (2.35%) JIRA
2 6 (2.35%) Subversion
3 5 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.96%) Maven
4 4 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.18%) jMock
6 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 123 (48.24%) Finance
2 96 (37.65%) Banking
3 88 (34.51%) Front Office
4 56 (21.96%) Investment Banking
5 28 (10.98%) Financial Institution
6 15 (5.88%) Back Office
7 11 (4.31%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.14%) Legal
8 8 (3.14%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) International Banking
9 2 (0.78%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Retail
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (27.84%) Analyst
2 48 (18.82%) Developer
3 31 (12.16%) Desktop Support
4 29 (11.37%) Support Analyst
4 29 (11.37%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (9.02%) Business Analyst
6 21 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.06%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) Desktop Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (3.14%) Consultant
11 8 (3.14%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (3.14%) Administrator
12 7 (2.75%) Front Office Developer
12 7 (2.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 7 (2.75%) Market Analyst
12 7 (2.75%) Market Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.45%) Middleware
2 17 (6.67%) Spring
2 17 (6.67%) XML
3 16 (6.27%) .NET
4 15 (5.88%) JMS
4 15 (5.88%) Java EE
5 13 (5.10%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.53%) Rendezvous
7 8 (3.14%) XSLT
8 7 (2.75%) JTS
8 7 (2.75%) JTA
9 6 (2.35%) JNI
9 6 (2.35%) Java SE
9 6 (2.35%) Murex Flex
9 6 (2.35%) Spring Integration
9 6 (2.35%) Web Services
10 5 (1.96%) FpML
11 4 (1.57%) WCF
12 3 (1.18%) MSMQ
12 3 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.82%) Blackberry
2 45 (17.65%) Fixed Income
3 27 (10.59%) Hedge funds
4 20 (7.84%) Equities
5 18 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (5.10%) Reference Data
6 13 (5.10%) Derivative
7 11 (4.31%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (3.92%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.14%) Market Risk
9 8 (3.14%) Clustering
10 4 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.18%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.18%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 113 (44.31%) Windows
2 50 (19.61%) UNIX
3 47 (18.43%) Windows 7
4 38 (14.90%) Linux
5 25 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.14%) Solaris
8 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 22 (8.63%) Electronic Trading
3 20 (7.84%) Investment Management
4 19 (7.45%) ITIL
5 18 (7.06%) Data Management
6 14 (5.49%) Multithreading
6 14 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.10%) OO
8 12 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (4.71%) Integration Testing
9 11 (4.31%) UML
9 11 (4.31%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.92%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.53%) Project Management
12 8 (3.14%) BDD
12 8 (3.14%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.14%) Migration
12 8 (3.14%) TDD
13 7 (2.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.22%) Java
2 47 (18.43%) SQL
3 18 (7.06%) C#
4 14 (5.49%) C++
5 12 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.14%) Perl
7 7 (2.75%) VBA
8 6 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.96%) VBScript
10 4 (1.57%) VB
11 3 (1.18%) Python
11 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.78%) Scala
12 2 (0.78%) C++/CLI
12 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) C
12 2 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (8.24%) Degree
2 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.53%) MCP
4 4 (1.57%) MCDST
4 4 (1.57%) MCITP
5 3 (1.18%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.18%) MCSE
5 3 (1.18%) MCSA
5 3 (1.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.53%) XenApp
4 4 (1.57%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (9.02%) SCCM
2 12 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.96%) DameWare
3 5 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 135 (52.94%) Reuters
2 52 (20.39%) Microsoft
3 43 (16.86%) ION Trading
4 39 (15.29%) Fidessa
4 39 (15.29%) Citrix
5 36 (14.12%) Oracle
6 27 (10.59%) MarketAxess
7 26 (10.20%) Murex
8 24 (9.41%) VMware
9 18 (7.06%) Lotus
10 17 (6.67%) Charles River
11 16 (6.27%) Sybase
12 15 (5.88%) Symantec
13 12 (4.71%) thinkFolio
13 12 (4.71%) AppSense
13 12 (4.71%) Altiris
14 11 (4.31%) eSpeed
14 11 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (4.31%) Cisco
15 10 (3.92%) Tradeweb
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