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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters 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.

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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 511 522 466
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -56
Contract jobs citing Reuters 116 76 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.33% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 73
Average daily rate £378 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £626 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £124 £475
% change year-on-year
+303.22% -73.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £20.67 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22469 22994 22489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.85% 45.36% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14020 13322 12957
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1014 1010
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters 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 +31 110 £375 -6.25% 11
South East - 5 £540 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 147 (72.77%) Bloomberg
2 101 (50.00%) Finance
3 79 (39.11%) Windows
4 59 (29.21%) Banking
5 57 (28.22%) Microsoft
6 55 (27.23%) Front Office
7 49 (24.26%) Windows 7
8 43 (21.29%) MS Office
9 42 (20.79%) Fixed Income
10 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
11 37 (18.32%) Blackberry
11 37 (18.32%) RMDS
12 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
12 36 (17.82%) MS Excel
13 34 (16.83%) Unix
14 33 (16.34%) SQL
15 32 (15.84%) Investment Banking
15 32 (15.84%) Asset Management
16 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (14.85%) VMware
17 30 (14.85%) C#
17 30 (14.85%) Oracle
18 28 (13.86%) Windows XP
18 28 (13.86%) TIBCO
18 28 (13.86%) Citrix
18 28 (13.86%) Electronic Trading
19 27 (13.37%) Rendezvous
19 27 (13.37%) ITIL
20 26 (12.87%) ION Trading
21 25 (12.38%) .NET

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (5.94%) IBM Notes
4 10 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.97%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) JBoss
8 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (21.29%) MS Office
2 36 (17.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (18.32%) RMDS
2 19 (9.41%) Eikon
3 14 (6.93%) ION MarketView
4 10 (4.95%) Markit EDM
5 6 (2.97%) TradeThru
6 4 (1.98%) Finacle
6 4 (1.98%) Kondor
7 2 (0.99%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.50%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.46%) WAN
2 9 (4.46%) WebEx
3 8 (3.96%) SAN
3 8 (3.96%) SSL
4 7 (3.47%) Firewall
4 7 (3.47%) LAN
4 7 (3.47%) Multicast
5 6 (2.97%) Internet
5 6 (2.97%) Skype
6 3 (1.49%) DHCP
6 3 (1.49%) NAS
6 3 (1.49%) VoIP
6 3 (1.49%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) DNS
7 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.50%) KDB
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) NUnit
1 18 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.96%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.96%) ClearQuest
2 8 (3.96%) JIRA
2 8 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (1.98%) JUnit
3 4 (1.98%) MSTest
3 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (50.00%) Finance
2 59 (29.21%) Banking
3 55 (27.23%) Front Office
4 32 (15.84%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.44%) Retail
6 9 (4.46%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.98%) Legal
9 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.49%) Law
9 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
11 1 (0.50%) Billing
11 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (35.15%) Analyst
2 33 (16.34%) Desktop Support
2 33 (16.34%) Developer
3 29 (14.36%) Support Analyst
4 19 (9.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 19 (9.41%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.92%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Applications Support
6 15 (7.43%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 15 (7.43%) C# WPF Developer
6 15 (7.43%) WPF Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.94%) Desktop Analyst
8 12 (5.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) UX Developer
8 12 (5.94%) XAML Developer
9 10 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.37%) Rendezvous
2 25 (12.38%) .NET
3 20 (9.90%) WPF
4 13 (6.44%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (2.48%) RFC 822
6 3 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (0.99%) Middleware
7 2 (0.99%) Web Services
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.50%) J2EE
8 1 (0.50%) J2SE
8 1 (0.50%) JMS
8 1 (0.50%) JNI
8 1 (0.50%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.50%) Spring
8 1 (0.50%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.50%) XML
8 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Fixed Income
2 37 (18.32%) Blackberry
3 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (10.40%) iPhone
6 20 (9.90%) User Experience
7 16 (7.92%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (7.43%) Derivative
8 15 (7.43%) Equities
9 14 (6.93%) iPad
10 10 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (4.46%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (3.47%) Hedge funds
12 7 (3.47%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.98%) Eurex
14 3 (1.49%) Reference Data
15 2 (0.99%) BYOD
15 2 (0.99%) CMDB
15 2 (0.99%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.11%) Windows
2 49 (24.26%) Windows 7
3 34 (16.83%) Unix
4 28 (13.86%) Windows XP
5 24 (11.88%) Linux
5 24 (11.88%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.47%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.97%) Android
9 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.98%) AIX
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.84%) Asset Management
2 28 (13.86%) Electronic Trading
3 27 (13.37%) ITIL
4 23 (11.39%) Investment Management
5 21 (10.40%) Migration
5 21 (10.40%) Project Management
6 20 (9.90%) MVVM
6 20 (9.90%) Problem Management
7 14 (6.93%) Change Management
8 13 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.94%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (5.45%) Change Control
10 11 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.95%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.95%) Validation
12 9 (4.46%) Low Latency
13 8 (3.96%) Analytics
13 8 (3.96%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (3.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.34%) SQL
2 30 (14.85%) C#
3 20 (9.90%) Perl
3 20 (9.90%) XAML
4 16 (7.92%) VBA
5 15 (7.43%) Python
6 13 (6.44%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.45%) Java
8 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.98%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.49%) C++
10 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (5.45%) Degree
2 8 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.48%) CCNA
4 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.48%) MCSA
5 4 (1.98%) ISEB
5 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.98%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PMP
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.50%) APMP
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) SLA
2 9 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.50%) EMIR
4 1 (0.50%) MiFID
4 1 (0.50%) P3O
4 1 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.97%) Xen
5 5 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.99%) NFS
6 2 (0.99%) Samba
6 2 (0.99%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (11.39%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.99%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.50%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 147 (72.77%) Bloomberg
2 57 (28.22%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.85%) Oracle
3 30 (14.85%) VMware
4 28 (13.86%) Citrix
4 28 (13.86%) TIBCO
5 26 (12.87%) ION Trading
6 22 (10.89%) HP
7 18 (8.91%) Cisco
8 17 (8.42%) FactSet
9 15 (7.43%) Charles River
10 14 (6.93%) Sybase
11 12 (5.94%) Lotus
12 11 (5.45%) Dell
13 10 (4.95%) DataSynapse
13 10 (4.95%) Intel Security
14 8 (3.96%) Polycom
15 6 (2.97%) eSpeed
15 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.48%) Apple
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