The first table below looks at the demand for Eikon skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 580 495 575
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +80
Contract jobs citing Eikon 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.21% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £288 £300 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £188 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £460 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Eikon across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Eikon Jobs Demand Trend in England

Eikon
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Eikon across the England region.

Eikon Daily Rate Trend in England

Eikon
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eikon across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Eikon Daily Rate Histogram in England

Eikon
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 Eikon within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 10 £288 -4.16% 2
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Eikon 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 Eikon.

1 33 (100.00%) Reuters
1 33 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) Citrix
4 25 (75.76%) Finance
4 25 (75.76%) Windows 7
5 23 (69.70%) Banking
6 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (57.58%) Blackberry
8 18 (54.55%) MS Office
9 17 (51.52%) Fidessa
10 15 (45.45%) Lotus
10 15 (45.45%) IBM Notes
11 7 (21.21%) Back Office
12 6 (18.18%) Migration
12 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
12 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
12 6 (18.18%) DNA
13 4 (12.12%) Workflow
13 4 (12.12%) HP
14 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
14 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
14 3 (9.09%) Front Office
15 2 (6.06%) Firewall
15 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
15 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
15 2 (6.06%) SCCM
15 2 (6.06%) Active Directory

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Eikon 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 Eikon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) 3000 Xtra
1 1 (3.03%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) SMS
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Multicast
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Back Office
4 3 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (12.12%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
1 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 6 (18.18%) DNA
2 4 (12.12%) Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PMP
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Reuters
1 33 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 26 (78.79%) Citrix
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) Fidessa
5 15 (45.45%) Lotus
6 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
7 4 (12.12%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Peregrine
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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