The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CQG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CQG over the 3 months to 22 August 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 CQG, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CQG
Rank 408 - 411
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CQG 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CQG
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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

CQG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CQG Jobs Demand Trend in London

CQG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CQG Daily Rate Trend in London

CQG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CQG Hourly Rate Trend in London

CQG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CQG within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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CQG
England

CQG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CQG 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 CQG.

1 13 (100.00%) Reuters
2 11 (84.62%) Bloomberg
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) MS Office
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
6 6 (46.15%) MCDST
6 6 (46.15%) MCP
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Front Office
8 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
8 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
8 4 (30.77%) Internet
8 4 (30.77%) Smartcard
8 4 (30.77%) Fidessa
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) FTP
8 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
8 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista

CQG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CQG 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 CQG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Front Office
4 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (46.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (30.77%) Smartcard
2 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
2 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 4 (30.77%) Equities
2 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
1 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCDST
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Reuters
2 11 (84.62%) Bloomberg
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Fidessa
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus