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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 466 427 334
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -93
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 117 157 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.69% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 100 139
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £550
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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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
22969 22637 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.64% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13304 13014 10925
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 1000 1001 1113
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -62 101 £475 +0.52% 52
South East -7 15 £450 +89.47% 2
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Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 136 (52.11%) Reuters
2 129 (49.43%) Finance
3 94 (36.02%) Windows
4 71 (27.20%) Banking
5 60 (22.99%) SQL
6 58 (22.22%) Front Office
7 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
8 53 (20.31%) MS Excel
9 51 (19.54%) MS Office
9 51 (19.54%) Windows 7
10 47 (18.01%) Active Directory
11 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
12 41 (15.71%) UNIX
13 40 (15.33%) TCP/IP
14 38 (14.56%) Fixed Income
15 37 (14.18%) Blackberry
16 35 (13.41%) ITIL
17 34 (13.03%) Asset Management
18 33 (12.64%) Java
18 33 (12.64%) Investment Banking
19 32 (12.26%) Tradeweb
20 31 (11.88%) RMDS
20 31 (11.88%) Derivative
20 31 (11.88%) Cisco
21 29 (11.11%) Firewall
22 28 (10.73%) DNS
23 27 (10.34%) Citrix
23 27 (10.34%) PowerShell
24 26 (9.96%) TIBCO
25 25 (9.58%) DHCP

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.83%) Lync
4 9 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.68%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.92%) MTS
7 4 (1.53%) MindAlign
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 51 (19.54%) MS Office
3 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (11.88%) RMDS
2 20 (7.66%) thinkFolio
3 13 (4.98%) Eikon
4 11 (4.21%) LatentZero
5 9 (3.45%) Markit EDM
6 7 (2.68%) ION MarketView
7 3 (1.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (1.15%) Summit
8 2 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.77%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.77%) Minerva
8 2 (0.77%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.77%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.77%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.38%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.38%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.33%) TCP/IP
2 29 (11.11%) Firewall
3 28 (10.73%) DNS
4 25 (9.58%) DHCP
5 22 (8.43%) Wireshark
6 21 (8.05%) Multicast
7 17 (6.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 17 (6.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (4.21%) Network Security
9 9 (3.45%) LAN
9 9 (3.45%) Internet
10 8 (3.07%) VPN
10 8 (3.07%) LDAP
10 8 (3.07%) WAN
10 8 (3.07%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.68%) Wireless
12 6 (2.30%) VoIP
13 5 (1.92%) FTP
14 4 (1.53%) SSL
14 4 (1.53%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.83%) MS Access
2 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.15%) DB2
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.38%) HBase
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.45%) JIRA
2 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.92%) Maven
4 3 (1.15%) JUnit
5 2 (0.77%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.77%) NUnit
5 2 (0.77%) Subversion
5 2 (0.77%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.38%) FxCop
6 1 (0.38%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.38%) MSTest
6 1 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.38%) Moq
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.38%) Introscope
6 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 129 (49.43%) Finance
2 71 (27.20%) Banking
3 58 (22.22%) Front Office
4 33 (12.64%) Investment Banking
5 24 (9.20%) Back Office
6 10 (3.83%) Retail
6 10 (3.83%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.53%) Publishing
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (34.10%) Analyst
2 43 (16.48%) Developer
3 37 (14.18%) Support Analyst
4 30 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 27 (10.34%) Desktop Support
6 25 (9.58%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.66%) Applications Support
7 20 (7.66%) Consultant
8 18 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (5.75%) Market Data Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.83%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (3.83%) VBA Developer
12 10 (3.83%) Excel Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.45%) Data Analyst
14 8 (3.07%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.20%) .NET
2 18 (6.90%) Rendezvous
3 15 (5.75%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.07%) HTML
5 7 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.68%) CSS
6 6 (2.30%) Middleware
6 6 (2.30%) WPF
7 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.53%) XML
8 4 (1.53%) WinForms
8 4 (1.53%) jQuery
8 4 (1.53%) JMS
8 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.15%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (1.15%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.15%) JSON
9 3 (1.15%) Spring
10 2 (0.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) Fixed Income
2 37 (14.18%) Blackberry
3 31 (11.88%) Derivative
4 25 (9.58%) Management Information System
5 21 (8.05%) Equities
6 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (6.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (5.75%) iPad
9 11 (4.21%) Data Integration
10 10 (3.83%) Fat Client
10 10 (3.83%) Thin Client
11 9 (3.45%) iPhone
12 8 (3.07%) Clustering
13 7 (2.68%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (2.30%) Smartphone
14 6 (2.30%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.92%) Reference Data
15 5 (1.92%) Smartcard
16 4 (1.53%) Statistics
16 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.02%) Windows
2 51 (19.54%) Windows 7
3 41 (15.71%) UNIX
4 24 (9.20%) Windows XP
5 23 (8.81%) Linux
6 21 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.75%) Solaris
9 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.30%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.53%) Android
11 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.15%) SUSE
13 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.41%) ITIL
2 34 (13.03%) Asset Management
3 24 (9.20%) Service Management
4 21 (8.05%) Investment Management
5 18 (6.90%) Fund Management
6 16 (6.13%) Network Architecture
6 16 (6.13%) Change Management
7 15 (5.75%) Project Management
7 15 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.98%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (4.60%) Low Latency
11 11 (4.21%) Workflow
11 11 (4.21%) Integration Testing
11 11 (4.21%) Problem Management
11 11 (4.21%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.83%) OO
12 10 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.99%) SQL
2 33 (12.64%) Java
3 27 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.81%) VBA
5 21 (8.05%) C#
6 19 (7.28%) Perl
7 13 (4.98%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.60%) C++
9 11 (4.21%) Python
10 9 (3.45%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.92%) VBScript
13 2 (0.77%) Scala
14 1 (0.38%) C-shell
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.38%) R
14 1 (0.38%) AWK
14 1 (0.38%) Korn
14 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (6.13%) CISSP
2 11 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.30%) MCP
5 5 (1.92%) MCDST
5 5 (1.92%) MCITP
5 5 (1.92%) Degree
5 5 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.92%) CCNP
6 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) SLA
1 2 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) EMIR
System Software
1 47 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.53%) vSphere
6 3 (1.15%) XenApp
7 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.77%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.75%) SCCM
2 4 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.77%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Control-M
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (52.11%) Reuters
2 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.26%) Tradeweb
4 31 (11.88%) Cisco
5 27 (10.34%) Citrix
6 26 (9.96%) TIBCO
7 21 (8.05%) CheckPoint
8 20 (7.66%) F5
9 19 (7.28%) Fidessa
10 18 (6.90%) Juniper
10 18 (6.90%) Radianz
11 17 (6.51%) Blue Coat
12 16 (6.13%) TippingPoint
12 16 (6.13%) NetScout
12 16 (6.13%) HP
13 15 (5.75%) Oracle
13 15 (5.75%) Tufin
13 15 (5.75%) LogLogic
14 14 (5.36%) SolarWinds
14 14 (5.36%) VMware
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