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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 462 390 401
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +11
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 116 176 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.77% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 121 109
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £579 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £180 £180
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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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
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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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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 -33 114 £350 -6.66% 44
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 133 (52.78%) Reuters
2 121 (48.02%) Finance
3 110 (43.65%) Windows
4 95 (37.70%) Banking
5 88 (34.92%) Front Office
6 56 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 50 (19.84%) UNIX
8 49 (19.44%) MS Office
8 49 (19.44%) Java
8 49 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 48 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 47 (18.65%) SQL
11 45 (17.86%) Blackberry
11 45 (17.86%) Fixed Income
11 45 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 43 (17.06%) ION Trading
13 38 (15.08%) Fidessa
13 38 (15.08%) Linux
14 36 (14.29%) Oracle
14 36 (14.29%) Citrix
15 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
16 31 (12.30%) SQL Server
17 30 (11.90%) Asset Management
18 28 (11.11%) Financial Institution
19 27 (10.71%) MarketAxess
19 27 (10.71%) Hedge funds
20 26 (10.32%) Murex
21 24 (9.52%) Windows XP
21 24 (9.52%) VMware
22 23 (9.13%) SCCM

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (8.73%) Lync
2 18 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.35%) IBM Notes
3 16 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.40%) Mule
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (19.44%) MS Office
2 35 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (7.94%) ION MarketView
2 15 (5.95%) Markit EDM
3 12 (4.76%) RMDS
4 9 (3.57%) Eikon
5 8 (3.17%) LatentZero
6 6 (2.38%) Murex MxG2000
6 6 (2.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.59%) PolarLake
9 3 (1.19%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.79%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.79%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.79%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.79%) Minerva
11 1 (0.40%) Khalix
11 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.40%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.14%) DNS
2 17 (6.75%) VPN
2 17 (6.75%) DHCP
3 7 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.38%) WAN
4 6 (2.38%) FTP
4 6 (2.38%) LAN
4 6 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.98%) SSL
5 5 (1.98%) PSTN
5 5 (1.98%) LDAP
5 5 (1.98%) HTTP
5 5 (1.98%) Internet
5 5 (1.98%) 3G
6 4 (1.59%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.79%) Firewall
7 2 (0.79%) Wireless
7 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.19%) MySQL
5 3 (1.19%) Firebird
5 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.37%) JUnit
2 6 (2.38%) Subversion
2 6 (2.38%) JIRA
3 5 (1.98%) Maven
3 5 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.19%) jMock
6 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 121 (48.02%) Finance
2 95 (37.70%) Banking
3 88 (34.92%) Front Office
4 56 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 28 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 15 (5.95%) Back Office
7 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.17%) Legal
8 8 (3.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) International Banking
9 2 (0.79%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (27.78%) Analyst
2 48 (19.05%) Developer
3 31 (12.30%) Desktop Support
4 28 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 27 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (9.13%) Business Analyst
7 21 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 18 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 15 (5.95%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.97%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) Administrator
12 8 (3.17%) Consultant
13 7 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (2.78%) Market Data Analyst
13 7 (2.78%) Market Analyst
14 6 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.54%) Middleware
2 17 (6.75%) Spring
2 17 (6.75%) XML
3 16 (6.35%) .NET
4 15 (5.95%) JMS
4 15 (5.95%) Java EE
5 13 (5.16%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.57%) Rendezvous
7 8 (3.17%) XSLT
8 7 (2.78%) JTS
8 7 (2.78%) JTA
9 6 (2.38%) JNI
9 6 (2.38%) Web Services
9 6 (2.38%) Java SE
9 6 (2.38%) Murex Flex
9 6 (2.38%) Spring Integration
10 5 (1.98%) FpML
11 4 (1.59%) WCF
12 3 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.86%) Blackberry
1 45 (17.86%) Fixed Income
2 27 (10.71%) Hedge funds
3 20 (7.94%) Equities
4 18 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (5.16%) Derivative
5 13 (5.16%) Reference Data
6 11 (4.37%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.17%) Clustering
8 8 (3.17%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.59%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.79%) iPhone
11 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 110 (43.65%) Windows
2 50 (19.84%) UNIX
3 45 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 38 (15.08%) Linux
5 24 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.17%) Solaris
8 7 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.90%) Asset Management
2 22 (8.73%) Electronic Trading
3 20 (7.94%) Investment Management
4 19 (7.54%) ITIL
5 18 (7.14%) Data Management
6 15 (5.95%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 13 (5.16%) OO
9 12 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 11 (4.37%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.37%) UML
11 10 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.97%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.57%) Project Management
13 8 (3.17%) Regression Testing
13 8 (3.17%) TDD
13 8 (3.17%) Migration
13 8 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.44%) Java
2 47 (18.65%) SQL
3 18 (7.14%) C#
4 14 (5.56%) C++
5 12 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.17%) Perl
7 7 (2.78%) VBA
8 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.98%) VBScript
10 4 (1.59%) VB
11 3 (1.19%) Python
11 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.79%) C
12 2 (0.79%) C++/CLI
12 2 (0.79%) VC++
12 2 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (8.33%) Degree
2 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.17%) MCP
4 3 (1.19%) MCSE
4 3 (1.19%) MCSA
4 3 (1.19%) MOS
4 3 (1.19%) MCDST
4 3 (1.19%) MCITP
5 2 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 48 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.57%) XenApp
4 4 (1.59%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (9.13%) SCCM
2 12 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.98%) DameWare
4 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 133 (52.78%) Reuters
2 49 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 43 (17.06%) ION Trading
4 38 (15.08%) Fidessa
5 36 (14.29%) Citrix
5 36 (14.29%) Oracle
6 27 (10.71%) MarketAxess
7 26 (10.32%) Murex
8 24 (9.52%) VMware
9 17 (6.75%) Charles River
10 16 (6.35%) Lotus
10 16 (6.35%) Sybase
11 15 (5.95%) Symantec
12 12 (4.76%) AppSense
12 12 (4.76%) Altiris
12 12 (4.76%) thinkFolio
13 11 (4.37%) eSpeed
13 11 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (4.37%) Cisco
14 10 (3.97%) TIBCO
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