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 31 October 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 570 535 565
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Contract jobs citing Eikon 18 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.038% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.43% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£383 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Eikon
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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
4359 4140 4745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.23% 8.65% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2634 2326 2489
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 99
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £45.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -37.50%

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
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 31 October 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 -7 3 - - 1
Eikon
UK

Eikon
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (100.00%) Reuters
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 14 (63.64%) Lync
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco
4 14 (63.64%) XMPP
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 7 (31.82%) IBM Notes
6 7 (31.82%) Bloomberg
6 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
6 7 (31.82%) Fidessa
6 7 (31.82%) Lotus
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
10 2 (9.09%) Coaching
11 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
11 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
11 1 (4.55%) Legal
11 1 (4.55%) FTP
11 1 (4.55%) IBM
11 1 (4.55%) LDAP

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (63.64%) Lync
2 7 (31.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Reuters
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Fidessa
3 7 (31.82%) Bloomberg
3 7 (31.82%) Lotus
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) IBM