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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 454 415 381
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -34
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 133 143 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 127
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£450 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £245
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.72
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
24029 21717 23464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 46.07% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14280 12609 12461
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1176 1049 1233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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 +3 132 £450 +50.00% 62
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 128 (50.59%) Reuters
2 122 (48.22%) Windows
3 120 (47.43%) Finance
4 85 (33.60%) Banking
5 71 (28.06%) Front Office
6 62 (24.51%) SQL
6 62 (24.51%) Windows 7
7 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 55 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 55 (21.74%) MS Office
9 49 (19.37%) Investment Banking
10 44 (17.39%) UNIX
11 43 (17.00%) Blackberry
12 38 (15.02%) MS Excel
13 36 (14.23%) Murex
14 35 (13.83%) Citrix
14 35 (13.83%) Fixed Income
15 34 (13.44%) Java
16 33 (13.04%) Windows XP
16 33 (13.04%) ION Trading
17 32 (12.65%) Linux
18 29 (11.46%) Oracle
18 29 (11.46%) Asset Management
19 27 (10.67%) MS Exchange
20 26 (10.28%) Hedge funds
21 25 (9.88%) Lync
21 25 (9.88%) SCCM
22 24 (9.49%) SharePoint
23 23 (9.09%) Fidessa
23 23 (9.09%) DNS

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.88%) Lync
3 24 (9.49%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (4.74%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.37%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.79%) Confluence
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) CMS
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 55 (21.74%) MS Office
2 38 (15.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Summit
2 10 (3.95%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.95%) Markit EDM
3 7 (2.77%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (2.77%) Eikon
3 7 (2.77%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 6 (2.37%) RMDS
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.19%) LatentZero
6 3 (1.19%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.79%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.40%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.40%) Khalix
8 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.09%) DNS
2 22 (8.70%) DHCP
3 14 (5.53%) VPN
4 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.95%) FTP
6 8 (3.16%) Internet
7 6 (2.37%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.98%) LDAP
8 5 (1.98%) HTTP
8 5 (1.98%) WAN
8 5 (1.98%) LAN
8 5 (1.98%) PSTN
8 5 (1.98%) 3G
8 5 (1.98%) SSL
8 5 (1.98%) Wireless
8 5 (1.98%) Firewall
9 4 (1.58%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.79%) VLAN
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.58%) Maven
3 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) JUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 120 (47.43%) Finance
2 85 (33.60%) Banking
3 71 (28.06%) Front Office
4 49 (19.37%) Investment Banking
5 22 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 11 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.56%) Back Office
8 7 (2.77%) Legal
9 3 (1.19%) Advertising
10 2 (0.79%) International Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (30.43%) Analyst
2 34 (13.44%) Support Analyst
3 33 (13.04%) Developer
4 32 (12.65%) Desktop Support
5 26 (10.28%) Business Analyst
6 24 (9.49%) Applications Support
6 24 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (7.91%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.11%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.32%) Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (3.95%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (3.56%) Data Analyst
13 9 (3.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 8 (3.16%) Front Office Developer
15 7 (2.77%) Applications Support Analyst
15 7 (2.77%) Help Desk Support
15 7 (2.77%) Help Desk Analyst
15 7 (2.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.14%) .NET
2 11 (4.35%) XML
3 10 (3.95%) Spring
3 10 (3.95%) Hibernate
3 10 (3.95%) JMS
4 8 (3.16%) Java EE
5 7 (2.77%) XSLT
5 7 (2.77%) Middleware
5 7 (2.77%) Spring Integration
5 7 (2.77%) JNI
5 7 (2.77%) Murex Flex
6 6 (2.37%) Java SE
7 5 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.58%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.19%) HTML
9 3 (1.19%) HTML5
10 2 (0.79%) WCF
10 2 (0.79%) WPF
10 2 (0.79%) JTA
10 2 (0.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.00%) Blackberry
2 35 (13.83%) Fixed Income
3 26 (10.28%) Hedge funds
4 16 (6.32%) Derivative
4 16 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.93%) Equities
6 14 (5.53%) Reference Data
7 10 (3.95%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (3.56%) Thin Client
8 9 (3.56%) Market Risk
8 9 (3.56%) Fat Client
9 8 (3.16%) iPad
9 8 (3.16%) Clustering
10 7 (2.77%) iPhone
11 5 (1.98%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.98%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.98%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 122 (48.22%) Windows
2 62 (24.51%) Windows 7
3 44 (17.39%) UNIX
4 33 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 32 (12.65%) Linux
6 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.56%) Solaris
7 9 (3.56%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.98%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.46%) Asset Management
2 22 (8.70%) ITIL
3 21 (8.30%) Investment Management
4 18 (7.11%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (7.11%) Business Analysis
5 15 (5.93%) Mentoring
6 14 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (5.53%) Data Management
7 13 (5.14%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.74%) Project Management
9 11 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.56%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.56%) Software Testing
10 9 (3.56%) Integration Testing
11 8 (3.16%) OO
12 7 (2.77%) Data Modelling
12 7 (2.77%) Migration
12 7 (2.77%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.51%) SQL
2 34 (13.44%) Java
3 16 (6.32%) C#
3 16 (6.32%) Perl
4 14 (5.53%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.14%) C++
6 9 (3.56%) VBA
7 8 (3.16%) Python
8 7 (2.77%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.19%) VBScript
9 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.79%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) VC++
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.74%) Degree
1 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.95%) MCP
3 8 (3.16%) ISEB
4 7 (2.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.98%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.98%) MCDST
5 5 (1.98%) MCITP
6 3 (1.19%) MCSA
6 3 (1.19%) MOS
7 2 (0.79%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.16%) SLA
2 7 (2.77%) QA
System Software
1 55 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.37%) XenApp
4 4 (1.58%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.79%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (9.88%) SCCM
2 15 (5.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.98%) DameWare
5 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) WSUS
5 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.79%) Control-M
5 2 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (50.59%) Reuters
2 58 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.23%) Murex
4 35 (13.83%) Citrix
5 33 (13.04%) ION Trading
6 29 (11.46%) Oracle
7 23 (9.09%) Fidessa
7 23 (9.09%) VMware
8 22 (8.70%) MarketAxess
9 19 (7.51%) Symantec
10 16 (6.32%) Sybase
11 15 (5.93%) Cisco
11 15 (5.93%) Tradeweb
12 14 (5.53%) Altiris
12 14 (5.53%) AppSense
13 13 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (5.14%) eSpeed
14 12 (4.74%) Lotus
14 12 (4.74%) Charles River
15 11 (4.35%) CQG
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