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 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 578 534 540
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 12 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.061% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.13% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £525 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 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 -23 12 £500 -4.76%
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eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (97.06%) MarketAxess
2 32 (94.12%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) UNIX
3 21 (61.76%) Fixed Income
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
5 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 19 (55.88%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (52.94%) Capacity Management
6 18 (52.94%) Low Latency
6 18 (52.94%) Multicast
6 18 (52.94%) Perl
6 18 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
6 18 (52.94%) Python
6 18 (52.94%) Change Management
6 18 (52.94%) Firewall
6 18 (52.94%) TIBCO
6 18 (52.94%) Rendezvous
6 18 (52.94%) Reuters
6 18 (52.94%) Project Management
7 14 (41.18%) ION Trading
8 13 (38.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (38.24%) SCCM
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
8 13 (38.24%) Lync
8 13 (38.24%) Bloomberg
8 13 (38.24%) Symantec
8 13 (38.24%) AppSense
8 13 (38.24%) SharePoint

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
1 13 (38.24%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
1 18 (52.94%) Multicast
2 13 (38.24%) DHCP
2 13 (38.24%) DNS
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Linux Support
2 13 (38.24%) Applications Support
2 13 (38.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Fixed Income
2 18 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) UNIX
3 20 (58.82%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
5 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (52.94%) Capacity Management
2 18 (52.94%) Low Latency
2 18 (52.94%) Project Management
2 18 (52.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Python
2 18 (52.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
1 13 (38.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) MarketAxess
2 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 18 (52.94%) TIBCO
2 18 (52.94%) Reuters
3 14 (41.18%) ION Trading
4 13 (38.24%) Bloomberg
4 13 (38.24%) Symantec
4 13 (38.24%) AppSense
4 13 (38.24%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (38.24%) Murex
5 9 (26.47%) Altiris
6 3 (8.82%) Tradeweb
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix