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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 480 490 468
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 128 125 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 80 112
Median daily rate £550 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £174 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.73% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £66.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -73.58%
UK excluding London median 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
21364 21269 23061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.37% 42.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13155 12664 13871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 808 898 1139
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 125 £550 +71.87% 19
West Midlands - 3 £390 -
Bloomberg
UK

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 133 (52.78%) Reuters
2 125 (49.60%) Finance
3 118 (46.83%) Windows
4 99 (39.29%) Banking
5 61 (24.21%) Windows 7
6 52 (20.63%) Windows Server
7 50 (19.84%) SQL
7 50 (19.84%) Microsoft
8 49 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 45 (17.86%) Investment Banking
10 42 (16.67%) Asset Management
10 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 40 (15.87%) Front Office
12 37 (14.68%) Fixed Income
13 35 (13.89%) Blackberry
14 34 (13.49%) Java
15 33 (13.10%) Citrix
16 32 (12.70%) MS Office
16 32 (12.70%) Unix
17 31 (12.30%) Linux
17 31 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (11.90%) VMware
19 25 (9.92%) Equities
20 24 (9.52%) Project Management
21 23 (9.13%) Migration
21 23 (9.13%) Windows XP
21 23 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (8.73%) Eikon
22 22 (8.73%) HP

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 15 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.70%) MS Office
3 11 (4.37%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (8.73%) Eikon
2 8 (3.17%) Markit EDM
3 6 (2.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.59%) ResourceLink
4 4 (1.59%) Summit
4 4 (1.59%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.79%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.79%) Endur
5 2 (0.79%) Findur
5 2 (0.79%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Global One
6 1 (0.40%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) DNS
2 16 (6.35%) Firewall
3 14 (5.56%) DHCP
4 13 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.17%) IP Telephony
6 7 (2.78%) SAN
6 7 (2.78%) VPN
7 6 (2.38%) WAN
8 5 (1.98%) HTTP
8 5 (1.98%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.59%) OSPF
10 3 (1.19%) 3G
10 3 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.19%) Internet
10 3 (1.19%) MPLS
10 3 (1.19%) PuTTY
10 3 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.19%) VoIP
10 3 (1.19%) Wireless
11 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) Big Data
3 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.19%) KDB
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JIRA
1 5 (1.98%) Subversion
2 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.19%) Toad
3 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (49.60%) Finance
2 99 (39.29%) Banking
3 45 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 40 (15.87%) Front Office
5 16 (6.35%) Back Office
5 16 (6.35%) Retail
6 13 (5.16%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.78%) Legal
8 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.98%) Publishing
10 3 (1.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Marketing
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) International Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (33.33%) Analyst
2 48 (19.05%) Desktop Support
3 42 (16.67%) Developer
4 29 (11.51%) Support Analyst
5 28 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 27 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 22 (8.73%) Data Analyst
8 21 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 18 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 17 (6.75%) Architect
11 13 (5.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 13 (5.16%) Deskside Support
11 13 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.16%) Service Desk Support
12 12 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (4.76%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (4.76%) XML
3 10 (3.97%) XSLT
4 6 (2.38%) .NET
4 6 (2.38%) FpML
5 3 (1.19%) SOAP
5 3 (1.19%) Web Services
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.79%) CSS
6 2 (0.79%) MDX
6 2 (0.79%) Middleware
6 2 (0.79%) Spring
6 2 (0.79%) STL
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.40%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (0.40%) WPF
7 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.68%) Fixed Income
2 35 (13.89%) Blackberry
3 25 (9.92%) Equities
4 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.75%) iPad
5 17 (6.75%) iPhone
6 14 (5.56%) Derivative
7 12 (4.76%) Hedge funds
8 11 (4.37%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.17%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.98%) Fintech
12 3 (1.19%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.19%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.19%) Statistics
12 3 (1.19%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.19%) User Experience
12 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 118 (46.83%) Windows
2 61 (24.21%) Windows 7
3 52 (20.63%) Windows Server
4 32 (12.70%) Unix
5 31 (12.30%) Linux
6 23 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (9.13%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.97%) Solaris
10 6 (2.38%) AIX
11 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.79%) Android
14 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 31 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.52%) Project Management
4 23 (9.13%) Migration
5 20 (7.94%) ITIL
6 17 (6.75%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (5.56%) Data Management
7 14 (5.56%) Time Management
8 13 (5.16%) Business Analysis
9 12 (4.76%) Investment Management
10 11 (4.37%) Low Latency
11 10 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.17%) Analytics
12 8 (3.17%) High Availability
12 8 (3.17%) OO
12 8 (3.17%) SDLC
12 8 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (2.78%) Data Migration
13 7 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.84%) SQL
2 34 (13.49%) Java
3 21 (8.33%) C++
3 21 (8.33%) VBA
4 13 (5.16%) C#
5 11 (4.37%) Python
6 10 (3.97%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.57%) C
8 6 (2.38%) Perl
9 5 (1.98%) AWK
9 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.59%) VB
11 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.19%) Scala
12 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) Tcl
13 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.75%) Degree
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.98%) MCP
4 5 (1.98%) PhD
5 4 (1.59%) MCSE
6 3 (1.19%) MCSA
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
8 1 (0.40%) CCDP
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) MiFID
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 5 (1.98%) QA
4 4 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.98%) XenApp
5 3 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.59%) SCCM
4 3 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.19%) Control-M
4 3 (1.19%) DameWare
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 133 (52.78%) Reuters
2 50 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.10%) Citrix
4 30 (11.90%) VMware
5 22 (8.73%) HP
6 21 (8.33%) Cisco
7 18 (7.14%) Lotus
8 17 (6.75%) Fidessa
9 15 (5.95%) FactSet
9 15 (5.95%) Oracle
10 13 (5.16%) Charles River
11 8 (3.17%) ION Trading
11 8 (3.17%) Symantec
12 7 (2.78%) Dell
12 7 (2.78%) Juniper
13 6 (2.38%) GoldenSource
13 6 (2.38%) IBM
13 6 (2.38%) Murex
14 5 (1.98%) Google
14 5 (1.98%) TIBCO