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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 441 412 352
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -60
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 142 164 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.73% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 103 125
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £176 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £250 £513
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -51.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 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
22941 22418 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.46% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13383 12682 10875
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 992 1019 1129
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 £11.27 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 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 1 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 -22 126 £475 +11.76% 44
South East -6 15 £450 +80.00% 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 152 (51.88%) Reuters
2 137 (46.76%) Finance
3 110 (37.54%) Windows
4 77 (26.28%) Banking
5 68 (23.21%) SQL
6 66 (22.53%) Front Office
7 63 (21.50%) Microsoft
8 59 (20.14%) Windows 7
9 57 (19.45%) MS Office
10 54 (18.43%) MS Excel
10 54 (18.43%) Active Directory
11 49 (16.72%) UNIX
12 43 (14.68%) Blackberry
13 42 (14.33%) SQL Server
14 41 (13.99%) TCP/IP
14 41 (13.99%) Fixed Income
15 38 (12.97%) ITIL
15 38 (12.97%) Asset Management
16 36 (12.29%) RMDS
16 36 (12.29%) Investment Banking
16 36 (12.29%) Derivative
16 36 (12.29%) Tradeweb
16 36 (12.29%) Cisco
17 35 (11.95%) DNS
17 35 (11.95%) Citrix
17 35 (11.95%) Java
17 35 (11.95%) Windows XP
18 34 (11.60%) Firewall
19 32 (10.92%) DHCP
20 31 (10.58%) Linux

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.48%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.10%) Lync
4 11 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.39%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.37%) MTS
7 4 (1.37%) MindAlign
8 3 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 57 (19.45%) MS Office
2 54 (18.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (12.29%) RMDS
2 21 (7.17%) thinkFolio
3 13 (4.44%) Eikon
4 11 (3.75%) LatentZero
5 10 (3.41%) Markit EDM
6 8 (2.73%) ION MarketView
7 5 (1.71%) Summit
8 3 (1.02%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.68%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.68%) Temenos Globus
9 2 (0.68%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.68%) Minerva
9 2 (0.68%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.68%) 3000 Xtra
10 1 (0.34%) SunGard APT
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.34%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.99%) TCP/IP
2 35 (11.95%) DNS
3 34 (11.60%) Firewall
4 32 (10.92%) DHCP
5 26 (8.87%) Wireshark
6 23 (7.85%) Multicast
7 18 (6.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 18 (6.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (4.78%) Internet
9 12 (4.10%) Wireless
10 11 (3.75%) Network Security
10 11 (3.75%) FTP
11 10 (3.41%) LAN
12 9 (3.07%) WAN
13 8 (2.73%) VPN
13 8 (2.73%) LDAP
13 8 (2.73%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.05%) VoIP
15 5 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
16 4 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.41%) MS Access
4 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) DB2
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) HBase
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (3.07%) JIRA
2 7 (2.39%) Maven
3 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.02%) Subversion
4 3 (1.02%) JUnit
5 2 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.68%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) NUnit
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.34%) Moq
6 1 (0.34%) FxCop
6 1 (0.34%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.34%) MSTest
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
General
1 137 (46.76%) Finance
2 77 (26.28%) Banking
3 66 (22.53%) Front Office
4 36 (12.29%) Investment Banking
5 24 (8.19%) Back Office
6 10 (3.41%) Retail
7 9 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.37%) Publishing
9 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (37.20%) Analyst
2 49 (16.72%) Support Analyst
3 43 (14.68%) Developer
4 32 (10.92%) Business Analyst
5 27 (9.22%) Desktop Support
5 27 (9.22%) Support Engineer
5 27 (9.22%) Applications Support
6 22 (7.51%) Consultant
7 17 (5.80%) Market Data Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (4.78%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (4.78%) Network Consultant
11 13 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (4.10%) Help Desk Support
12 12 (4.10%) Help Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.41%) Security Consultant
13 10 (3.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 10 (3.41%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.85%) .NET
2 19 (6.48%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (6.14%) Rendezvous
4 7 (2.39%) HTML
4 7 (2.39%) Middleware
5 6 (2.05%) CSS
5 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.71%) WPF
6 5 (1.71%) JMS
7 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.37%) XML
7 4 (1.37%) WinForms
7 4 (1.37%) jQuery
8 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.02%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.02%) Spring
8 3 (1.02%) JSON
8 3 (1.02%) LINQ
9 2 (0.68%) COM
9 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.68%) Blackberry
2 41 (13.99%) Fixed Income
3 36 (12.29%) Derivative
4 26 (8.87%) Management Information System
5 22 (7.51%) Equities
6 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (5.12%) Fat Client
8 15 (5.12%) Thin Client
9 12 (4.10%) iPad
10 11 (3.75%) Data Integration
10 11 (3.75%) Smartphone
10 11 (3.75%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (3.41%) Smartcard
12 9 (3.07%) iPhone
13 8 (2.73%) Clustering
13 8 (2.73%) Reference Data
13 8 (2.73%) Hedge funds
14 7 (2.39%) Eurex
15 4 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (37.54%) Windows
2 59 (20.14%) Windows 7
3 49 (16.72%) UNIX
4 35 (11.95%) Windows XP
5 31 (10.58%) Linux
6 23 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.80%) Windows 8
8 16 (5.46%) Solaris
9 11 (3.75%) Windows Vista
9 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.37%) SUSE
12 4 (1.37%) Android
13 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.97%) ITIL
1 38 (12.97%) Asset Management
2 24 (8.19%) Service Management
2 24 (8.19%) Investment Management
3 19 (6.48%) Fund Management
4 17 (5.80%) Network Architecture
5 16 (5.46%) Change Management
5 16 (5.46%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (4.78%) Load Balancing
6 14 (4.78%) Low Latency
7 13 (4.44%) Multithreading
7 13 (4.44%) Project Management
7 13 (4.44%) Workflow
8 12 (4.10%) Problem Management
8 12 (4.10%) Business Analysis
9 11 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.75%) Integration Testing
10 10 (3.41%) OO
10 10 (3.41%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.21%) SQL
2 35 (11.95%) Java
3 25 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 25 (8.53%) Perl
4 23 (7.85%) VBA
5 19 (6.48%) C#
6 17 (5.80%) Python
7 16 (5.46%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.75%) C++
9 8 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.71%) VBScript
12 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) C-shell
14 1 (0.34%) R
14 1 (0.34%) Korn
14 1 (0.34%) Groovy
14 1 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (5.80%) CISSP
1 17 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.10%) MCP
3 10 (3.41%) A+ Certification
3 10 (3.41%) MCITP
3 10 (3.41%) MCDST
4 8 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.05%) CCNP
6 5 (1.71%) Degree
7 4 (1.37%) MCSE
7 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
System Software
1 54 (18.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.02%) XenApp
6 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.02%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (6.14%) SCCM
2 5 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.02%) WSUS
3 3 (1.02%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.68%) Control-M
4 2 (0.68%) SCOM
4 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (51.88%) Reuters
2 63 (21.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (12.29%) Tradeweb
3 36 (12.29%) Cisco
4 35 (11.95%) Citrix
5 28 (9.56%) TIBCO
6 24 (8.19%) CheckPoint
7 23 (7.85%) Fidessa
8 21 (7.17%) F5
9 19 (6.48%) Juniper
10 18 (6.14%) Radianz
10 18 (6.14%) Oracle
10 18 (6.14%) Blue Coat
11 17 (5.80%) TippingPoint
12 16 (5.46%) VMware
12 16 (5.46%) CQG
12 16 (5.46%) Tufin
12 16 (5.46%) LogLogic
12 16 (5.46%) ION Trading
12 16 (5.46%) NetScout
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