The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 548 570 515
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -55
Contract jobs citing Reuters 76 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 79
Median daily rate £500 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
Reuters
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
22208 22797 23877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.77% 43.21% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 13711 13773
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 976 1117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in England

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in England

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in England

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the England region.

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in England

Reuters
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 Reuters within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 69 £500 +29.87% 16
South East +24 5 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 -
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UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 110 (66.27%) Bloomberg
2 87 (52.41%) Windows
3 71 (42.77%) Finance
4 51 (30.72%) SQL Server
5 49 (29.52%) Oracle
5 49 (29.52%) Banking
6 48 (28.92%) SQL
7 43 (25.90%) Microsoft
7 43 (25.90%) Front Office
8 41 (24.70%) RMDS
8 41 (24.70%) Windows Server
9 39 (23.49%) Linux
10 37 (22.29%) TIBCO
10 37 (22.29%) Electronic Trading
11 36 (21.69%) Rendezvous
11 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
12 35 (21.08%) Windows 7
13 32 (19.28%) Fixed Income
14 30 (18.07%) HP
15 29 (17.47%) Unix
15 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
15 29 (17.47%) VMware
16 28 (16.87%) Citrix
17 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (15.06%) FIX Protocol
18 25 (15.06%) Java
19 24 (14.46%) ION Trading
19 24 (14.46%) Investment Banking
20 22 (13.25%) Blackberry

Reuters
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 13 (7.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (7.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.22%) Confluence
4 7 (4.22%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.22%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.83%) MS Office
3 11 (6.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (24.70%) RMDS
2 13 (7.83%) Eikon
3 5 (3.01%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.20%) Endur
4 2 (1.20%) Findur
4 2 (1.20%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.60%) Finacle
5 1 (0.60%) Global One
5 1 (0.60%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.83%) SAN
3 12 (7.23%) DNS
4 9 (5.42%) Firewall
5 6 (3.61%) DHCP
6 5 (3.01%) IP Telephony
6 5 (3.01%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.01%) VPN
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.41%) Internet
8 3 (1.81%) Multicast
8 3 (1.81%) NAS
8 3 (1.81%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.81%) VoIP
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.20%) IPsec
9 2 (1.20%) MPLS
9 2 (1.20%) OSPF
9 2 (1.20%) VLAN
9 2 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) Big Data
2 11 (6.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.60%) KDB
6 1 (0.60%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.43%) NUnit
3 12 (7.23%) JUnit
4 9 (5.42%) JIRA
5 3 (1.81%) Subversion
5 3 (1.81%) Toad
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (42.77%) Finance
2 49 (29.52%) Banking
3 43 (25.90%) Front Office
4 24 (14.46%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.02%) Legal
6 9 (5.42%) Retail
7 8 (4.82%) Back Office
8 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking
9 5 (3.01%) Publishing
10 4 (2.41%) Law
11 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.60%) French Language
12 1 (0.60%) German Language
12 1 (0.60%) International Banking
12 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (29.52%) Analyst
2 40 (24.10%) Developer
3 28 (16.87%) Desktop Support
4 23 (13.86%) Support Analyst
5 22 (13.25%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 17 (10.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.43%) Architect
7 14 (8.43%) Business Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 13 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (7.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 11 (6.63%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 10 (6.02%) Electronic Trading Support
11 10 (6.02%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.69%) Rendezvous
2 25 (15.06%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (10.84%) XML
4 17 (10.24%) .NET
5 10 (6.02%) FpML
6 6 (3.61%) WPF
6 6 (3.61%) XSLT
7 3 (1.81%) CSS
7 3 (1.81%) HTML
7 3 (1.81%) jQuery
7 3 (1.81%) JSON
8 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.20%) MDX
8 2 (1.20%) XMPP
9 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.60%) Java EE
9 1 (0.60%) Java SE
9 1 (0.60%) Murex Flex
9 1 (0.60%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.28%) Fixed Income
2 26 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.25%) Blackberry
4 21 (12.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
6 14 (8.43%) User Experience
7 11 (6.63%) Reference Data
8 10 (6.02%) iPhone
8 10 (6.02%) SWIFT
9 9 (5.42%) Equities
9 9 (5.42%) iPad
10 8 (4.82%) Derivative
11 5 (3.01%) HP Storage
12 4 (2.41%) Hedge funds
12 4 (2.41%) SCADA
13 3 (1.81%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.81%) Replication
14 2 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 87 (52.41%) Windows
2 41 (24.70%) Windows Server
3 39 (23.49%) Linux
4 35 (21.08%) Windows 7
5 29 (17.47%) Unix
6 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.83%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.63%) AIX
9 7 (4.22%) Solaris
10 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.81%) Android
11 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) Electronic Trading
2 20 (12.05%) Asset Management
3 16 (9.64%) Low Latency
4 15 (9.04%) ITIL
5 14 (8.43%) Migration
5 14 (8.43%) Multithreading
5 14 (8.43%) MVVM
6 12 (7.23%) Algorithmic Trading
6 12 (7.23%) High Availability
6 12 (7.23%) Market Making
6 12 (7.23%) Workflow
7 11 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (5.42%) BPR
9 9 (5.42%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 9 (5.42%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.82%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (4.82%) Time Management
11 7 (4.22%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.92%) SQL
2 25 (15.06%) Java
3 19 (11.45%) C#
4 15 (9.04%) C++
5 11 (6.63%) Python
6 9 (5.42%) VBA
7 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.61%) XAML
9 3 (1.81%) C
9 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.81%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) AWK
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) ISEB
3 6 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.01%) MCSA
5 4 (2.41%) MCSE
6 3 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.81%) MCP
6 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.41%) SCCM
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.60%) DameWare
4 1 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 110 (66.27%) Bloomberg
2 49 (29.52%) Oracle
3 43 (25.90%) Microsoft
4 37 (22.29%) TIBCO
5 30 (18.07%) HP
6 29 (17.47%) VMware
7 28 (16.87%) Citrix
8 24 (14.46%) ION Trading
9 15 (9.04%) Cisco
10 12 (7.23%) Dell
11 11 (6.63%) Currenex
11 11 (6.63%) FXall
11 11 (6.63%) IBM
12 10 (6.02%) Hortonworks
13 7 (4.22%) FactSet
13 7 (4.22%) iManage
13 7 (4.22%) Lotus
13 7 (4.22%) Symantec
14 5 (3.01%) Fidessa
14 5 (3.01%) GoldenSource
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