The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 6 December 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 Bloomberg.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 306 307 273
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 125 122 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.35% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 112
Median daily rate £550 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £172 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.73% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £66.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -73.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Bloomberg
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9484 9016 10350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 40.37% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6302 5962 7066
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 157 262
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram in London

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in London

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
City of London -11 27 £638 +108.16% 4
Docklands, London -5 2 £575 +109.09%
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg 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 London region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 124 (52.54%) Reuters
2 117 (49.58%) Finance
3 110 (46.61%) Windows
4 99 (41.95%) Banking
5 57 (24.15%) Windows 7
6 51 (21.61%) Windows Server
7 47 (19.92%) SQL
7 47 (19.92%) Microsoft
7 47 (19.92%) Active Directory
8 45 (19.07%) Investment Banking
9 40 (16.95%) Front Office
9 40 (16.95%) Asset Management
9 40 (16.95%) MS Excel
10 36 (15.25%) Fixed Income
11 33 (13.98%) Citrix
12 32 (13.56%) Unix
13 31 (13.14%) Java
13 31 (13.14%) Linux
13 31 (13.14%) Blackberry
13 31 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (12.29%) VMware
14 29 (12.29%) MS Office
15 24 (10.17%) Project Management
15 24 (10.17%) Equities
16 23 (9.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (9.32%) Eikon
17 22 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (8.90%) Cisco
18 21 (8.90%) C++
19 20 (8.47%) VBA

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (7.63%) IBM Notes
2 12 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.29%) MS Office
3 11 (4.66%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (9.32%) Eikon
2 7 (2.97%) Markit EDM
3 6 (2.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.69%) Summit
4 4 (1.69%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.85%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.42%) Global One
6 1 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.85%) IaaS
4 2 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.20%) DNS
2 16 (6.78%) Firewall
3 14 (5.93%) DHCP
4 13 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.39%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.54%) SAN
6 6 (2.54%) VPN
6 6 (2.54%) WAN
7 5 (2.12%) HTTP
7 5 (2.12%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.69%) OSPF
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.27%) Internet
9 3 (1.27%) MPLS
9 3 (1.27%) PuTTY
9 3 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.27%) VoIP
9 3 (1.27%) Wireless
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.24%) Big Data
3 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.27%) KDB
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.12%) JIRA
1 5 (2.12%) Subversion
2 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.27%) Toad
3 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 117 (49.58%) Finance
2 99 (41.95%) Banking
3 45 (19.07%) Investment Banking
4 40 (16.95%) Front Office
5 15 (6.36%) Retail
6 14 (5.93%) Back Office
7 13 (5.51%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.97%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.97%) Legal
9 5 (2.12%) Publishing
9 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Marketing
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) International Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (33.05%) Analyst
2 47 (19.92%) Desktop Support
3 41 (17.37%) Developer
4 28 (11.86%) Support Analyst
5 27 (11.44%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.44%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (8.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) Data Analyst
8 18 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.20%) Desktop Analyst
9 17 (7.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) Architect
11 13 (5.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 13 (5.51%) Deskside Support
11 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.51%) Service Desk Support
12 12 (5.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.08%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (5.08%) XML
3 10 (4.24%) XSLT
4 6 (2.54%) .NET
4 6 (2.54%) FpML
5 3 (1.27%) SOAP
5 3 (1.27%) Web Services
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.85%) CSS
6 2 (0.85%) MDX
6 2 (0.85%) Middleware
6 2 (0.85%) Spring
6 2 (0.85%) STL
7 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.42%) jQuery
7 1 (0.42%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.42%) REST
7 1 (0.42%) WPF
7 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.25%) Fixed Income
2 31 (13.14%) Blackberry
3 24 (10.17%) Equities
4 22 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (7.20%) iPad
5 17 (7.20%) iPhone
6 14 (5.93%) Derivative
7 12 (5.08%) Hedge funds
8 10 (4.24%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.39%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (2.12%) Fintech
12 3 (1.27%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.27%) Statistics
12 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.27%) User Experience
12 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (46.61%) Windows
2 57 (24.15%) Windows 7
3 51 (21.61%) Windows Server
4 32 (13.56%) Unix
5 31 (13.14%) Linux
6 23 (9.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.24%) Solaris
10 6 (2.54%) AIX
11 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.85%) Android
14 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.95%) Asset Management
2 31 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.17%) Project Management
4 17 (7.20%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (7.20%) Migration
5 16 (6.78%) ITIL
6 14 (5.93%) Data Management
6 14 (5.93%) Time Management
7 13 (5.51%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.66%) Low Latency
9 10 (4.24%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.24%) Investment Management
10 8 (3.39%) Analytics
10 8 (3.39%) High Availability
10 8 (3.39%) OO
10 8 (3.39%) SDLC
10 8 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (2.97%) Information Security
11 7 (2.97%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.92%) SQL
2 31 (13.14%) Java
3 21 (8.90%) C++
4 20 (8.47%) VBA
5 13 (5.51%) C#
6 11 (4.66%) Python
7 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.81%) C
9 6 (2.54%) Perl
10 5 (2.12%) AWK
10 5 (2.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.69%) VB
12 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.27%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.42%) PHP
14 1 (0.42%) Tcl
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.20%) Degree
2 6 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.12%) PhD
4 4 (1.69%) MCP
5 3 (1.27%) MCSA
5 3 (1.27%) MCSE
6 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) APMP
7 1 (0.42%) CCDP
7 1 (0.42%) CCIE
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) HND
7 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) MiFID
2 7 (2.97%) SLA
3 5 (2.12%) QA
4 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.54%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.12%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 5 (2.12%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.69%) SCCM
4 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.27%) Control-M
4 3 (1.27%) DameWare
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 124 (52.54%) Reuters
2 47 (19.92%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.98%) Citrix
4 29 (12.29%) VMware
5 21 (8.90%) Cisco
6 18 (7.63%) HP
6 18 (7.63%) Lotus
7 17 (7.20%) Fidessa
8 15 (6.36%) FactSet
8 15 (6.36%) Oracle
9 13 (5.51%) Charles River
10 8 (3.39%) ION Trading
10 8 (3.39%) Symantec
11 7 (2.97%) Dell
11 7 (2.97%) Juniper
12 6 (2.54%) GoldenSource
12 6 (2.54%) IBM
13 5 (2.12%) Google
13 5 (2.12%) Hortonworks
13 5 (2.12%) TIBCO