The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 618 589 586
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing Eikon 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate £250 £397 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +193.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £359 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Eikon
UK

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
3975 4127 4465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.76% 8.14% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2479 2372 2611
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.07 £61.34 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 9 £250 -41.17% 2
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 19 (90.48%) Reuters
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (71.43%) Finance
5 14 (66.67%) iPhone
6 12 (57.14%) Retail
6 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
7 11 (52.38%) Banking
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (52.38%) Blackberry
8 10 (47.62%) Lotus
8 10 (47.62%) IBM Notes
8 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
8 10 (47.62%) iPad
9 9 (42.86%) Retail Banking
10 8 (38.10%) Hedge funds
11 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) DHCP
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (19.05%) Apple
12 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
13 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (14.29%) Python
13 3 (14.29%) Java
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco
13 3 (14.29%) Intel Security

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Retail
3 11 (52.38%) Banking
4 9 (42.86%) Retail Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Front Office
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Desktop Support
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 8 (38.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (38.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Deskside Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (33.33%) Deskside Support
5 7 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (14.29%) Graduate
8 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) iPhone
2 11 (52.38%) Blackberry
3 10 (47.62%) iPad
4 8 (38.10%) Hedge funds
5 3 (14.29%) Equities
5 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.76%) Derivative
6 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 19 (90.48%) Reuters
3 10 (47.62%) Lotus
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Apple
5 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Fidessa
6 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) CQG
7 2 (9.52%) FactSet
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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