The table below looks at the statistics for Eikon skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thomson Reuters Eikon
UK / England
Rank 566 579 591
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Eikon 11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £295 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £100 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3719 3762 4341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.85% 7.99% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 2305 2560
Median daily rate £450 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 38
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £69.07 £59.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Eikon as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 11 £295 -9.23%
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Eikon 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 Eikon.

1 20 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 18 (90.00%) Reuters
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) Banking
3 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (75.00%) Retail
4 15 (75.00%) Retail Banking
4 15 (75.00%) Blackberry
5 14 (70.00%) Lotus
5 14 (70.00%) IBM Notes
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (60.00%) iPad
6 12 (60.00%) iPhone
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) FactSet
9 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.00%) BYOD
9 3 (15.00%) Android
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) MCP

Eikon
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 14 (70.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 17 (85.00%) Banking
2 15 (75.00%) Retail
2 15 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 13 (65.00%) Desktop Support
2 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (55.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 11 (55.00%) Deskside Support
3 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Support
4 10 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 10 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 10 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) Deskside Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 9 (45.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (60.00%) iPad
2 12 (60.00%) iPhone
3 3 (15.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
1 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Case Management
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Line Management
2 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Product Management
2 1 (5.00%) Release Management
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 18 (90.00%) Reuters
3 14 (70.00%) Lotus
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) FactSet
6 2 (10.00%) Fidessa
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec