The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed 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 eSpeed over the 3 months to 19 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 558 549 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 20 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.041% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.089% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
eSpeed
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in England

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in England

eSpeed
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eSpeed across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in England

eSpeed
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 eSpeed within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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 +14 20 £550 +4.76%
eSpeed
UK

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 36 (100.00%) MarketAxess
2 34 (94.44%) Windows
3 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 25 (69.44%) UNIX
3 25 (69.44%) Fixed Income
4 23 (63.89%) Project Management
4 23 (63.89%) Change Management
4 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 23 (63.89%) Python
4 23 (63.89%) Perl
4 23 (63.89%) SQL
4 23 (63.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
4 23 (63.89%) TIBCO
4 23 (63.89%) Rendezvous
4 23 (63.89%) Reuters
4 23 (63.89%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (63.89%) Capacity Management
4 23 (63.89%) Low Latency
4 23 (63.89%) Multicast
5 11 (30.56%) SCCM
5 11 (30.56%) ION Trading
5 11 (30.56%) AppSense
5 11 (30.56%) Bloomberg
5 11 (30.56%) Symantec
5 11 (30.56%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
5 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 11 (30.56%) DHCP

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
1 11 (30.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
1 23 (63.89%) Multicast
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Linux Support
2 18 (50.00%) Applications Support
3 11 (30.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Fixed Income
2 23 (63.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) UNIX
3 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Project Management
1 23 (63.89%) Change Management
1 23 (63.89%) Electronic Trading
1 23 (63.89%) Capacity Management
1 23 (63.89%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Python
1 23 (63.89%) Perl
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
1 11 (30.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) MarketAxess
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 23 (63.89%) TIBCO
2 23 (63.89%) Reuters
3 11 (30.56%) ION Trading
3 11 (30.56%) AppSense
3 11 (30.56%) Bloomberg
3 11 (30.56%) Symantec
3 11 (30.56%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (30.56%) Murex
4 7 (19.44%) Altiris
5 2 (5.56%) Tradeweb