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 3 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 411 411 392
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 147 138 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 91
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£500 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £179 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £130 £150
% change year-on-year
+246.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg
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
21762 21066 19053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.59% 45.58% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12678 11763 10302
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 934 1172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 +4 135 £500 +17.64% 38
South East - 11 £450 - 3
North West - - - - 1
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 154 (50.49%) Reuters
2 141 (46.23%) Finance
3 121 (39.67%) Windows
4 87 (28.52%) Banking
5 83 (27.21%) SQL
6 72 (23.61%) Front Office
7 71 (23.28%) Windows 7
8 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
9 65 (21.31%) MS Office
10 57 (18.69%) MS Excel
11 56 (18.36%) Active Directory
12 48 (15.74%) UNIX
13 47 (15.41%) Blackberry
14 43 (14.10%) Asset Management
15 42 (13.77%) SQL Server
16 39 (12.79%) Fixed Income
16 39 (12.79%) Windows XP
17 38 (12.46%) Investment Banking
18 37 (12.13%) TCP/IP
19 36 (11.80%) Citrix
20 34 (11.15%) Derivative
21 33 (10.82%) Java
21 33 (10.82%) Linux
22 31 (10.16%) DNS
23 29 (9.51%) Cisco
23 29 (9.51%) ITIL
24 28 (9.18%) DHCP
24 28 (9.18%) Investment Management
24 28 (9.18%) Tradeweb
25 27 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 23 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.26%) Lync
4 12 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.61%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.31%) MindAlign
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.33%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) MTS
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (21.31%) MS Office
2 57 (18.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.20%) RMDS
2 24 (7.87%) thinkFolio
3 15 (4.92%) Summit
4 14 (4.59%) Markit EDM
5 12 (3.93%) Eikon
6 11 (3.61%) LatentZero
7 8 (2.62%) ION MarketView
8 4 (1.31%) Murex MxG2000
8 4 (1.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.66%) 3000 Xtra
9 2 (0.66%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.66%) Minerva
9 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.66%) Temenos Globus
9 2 (0.66%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.33%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.33%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.13%) TCP/IP
2 31 (10.16%) DNS
3 28 (9.18%) DHCP
4 27 (8.85%) Firewall
5 19 (6.23%) Wireshark
6 16 (5.25%) Multicast
7 13 (4.26%) Internet
8 11 (3.61%) FTP
8 11 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (3.61%) Wireless
9 10 (3.28%) LAN
9 10 (3.28%) WAN
10 8 (2.62%) LDAP
10 8 (2.62%) VPN
10 8 (2.62%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.30%) Network Security
12 5 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (1.64%) VoIP
13 4 (1.31%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.28%) MS Access
5 4 (1.31%) DB2
5 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Maven
2 6 (1.97%) JIRA
2 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.98%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.66%) NUnit
5 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.33%) MSI
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) FxCop
6 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.33%) MSTest
6 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.33%) Moq
General
1 141 (46.23%) Finance
2 87 (28.52%) Banking
3 72 (23.61%) Front Office
4 38 (12.46%) Investment Banking
5 24 (7.87%) Back Office
6 10 (3.28%) Retail
7 9 (2.95%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (37.05%) Analyst
2 49 (16.07%) Support Analyst
3 40 (13.11%) Developer
4 37 (12.13%) Business Analyst
5 29 (9.51%) Applications Support
6 28 (9.18%) Support Engineer
7 26 (8.52%) Desktop Support
8 21 (6.89%) Consultant
9 20 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) Market Data Engineer
11 15 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (4.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (3.93%) Help Desk Analyst
15 10 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
15 10 (3.28%) Java Developer
15 10 (3.28%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 10 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (3.28%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.56%) .NET
1 20 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (3.61%) Rendezvous
3 8 (2.62%) JMS
4 7 (2.30%) HTML
5 6 (1.97%) Middleware
6 5 (1.64%) Spring
6 5 (1.64%) CSS
6 5 (1.64%) XML
6 5 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.31%) Murex Flex
7 4 (1.31%) jQuery
7 4 (1.31%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.31%) WinForms
7 4 (1.31%) Spring Integration
8 3 (0.98%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (0.98%) HTML5
8 3 (0.98%) JNI
8 3 (0.98%) XSLT
8 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.41%) Blackberry
2 39 (12.79%) Fixed Income
3 34 (11.15%) Derivative
4 24 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.89%) Management Information System
5 21 (6.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (6.56%) Equities
7 18 (5.90%) Thin Client
7 18 (5.90%) Fat Client
8 13 (4.26%) iPhone
8 13 (4.26%) iPad
9 12 (3.93%) Credit Derivative
10 11 (3.61%) Smartphone
10 11 (3.61%) Data Integration
11 10 (3.28%) Reference Data
11 10 (3.28%) Smartcard
12 9 (2.95%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.62%) Clustering
14 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 121 (39.67%) Windows
2 71 (23.28%) Windows 7
3 48 (15.74%) UNIX
4 39 (12.79%) Windows XP
5 33 (10.82%) Linux
6 27 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (5.90%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.57%) Solaris
9 13 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.61%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.31%) Android
14 4 (1.31%) SUSE
14 4 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.10%) Asset Management
2 29 (9.51%) ITIL
3 28 (9.18%) Investment Management
4 19 (6.23%) Fund Management
5 18 (5.90%) Business Analysis
6 15 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (4.59%) Workflow
8 12 (3.93%) Electronic Trading
9 11 (3.61%) Network Architecture
9 11 (3.61%) Unit Testing
9 11 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.61%) Project Management
9 11 (3.61%) Service Management
10 10 (3.28%) Change Management
10 10 (3.28%) Risk Management
10 10 (3.28%) Integration Testing
10 10 (3.28%) Multithreading
11 9 (2.95%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.95%) OO
11 9 (2.95%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.21%) SQL
2 33 (10.82%) Java
3 27 (8.85%) Perl
4 25 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 23 (7.54%) VBA
6 16 (5.25%) C#
7 15 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.26%) Python
8 13 (4.26%) C++
9 7 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.30%) VBScript
10 6 (1.97%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) C-shell
12 1 (0.33%) AWK
12 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.93%) MCP
3 11 (3.61%) CISSP
4 10 (3.28%) A+ Certification
4 10 (3.28%) MCDST
4 10 (3.28%) MCITP
5 8 (2.62%) ISEB
6 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (1.97%) CCNP
8 5 (1.64%) Degree
9 4 (1.31%) VCP4
9 4 (1.31%) MCSE
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 56 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) MetaFrame
4 4 (1.31%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.31%) vSphere
4 4 (1.31%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.98%) XenApp
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.90%) SCCM
2 10 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.31%) WSUS
4 4 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.98%) Control-M
6 2 (0.66%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 154 (50.49%) Reuters
2 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (11.80%) Citrix
4 29 (9.51%) Cisco
5 28 (9.18%) Tradeweb
6 25 (8.20%) Fidessa
7 23 (7.54%) Murex
8 21 (6.89%) ION Trading
9 20 (6.56%) Oracle
10 18 (5.90%) TIBCO
10 18 (5.90%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.90%) CQG
11 16 (5.25%) MarketAxess
12 14 (4.59%) F5
13 13 (4.26%) VMware
14 12 (3.93%) Radianz
14 12 (3.93%) Blue Coat
14 12 (3.93%) Juniper
15 11 (3.61%) Lotus
15 11 (3.61%) TippingPoint
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