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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CQG
Rank 405 394 376
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing CQG 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.051% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£220 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015. 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
City of London +2 2 £220 -
CQG
England

CQG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Reuters
1 10 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) MCDST
3 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) FTP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Smartcard
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) ION Trading
4 3 (30.00%) Patsystems
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008

CQG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) FTP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (30.00%) SUSE
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) AWK
2 1 (10.00%) C-shell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCDST
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Reuters
1 10 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (30.00%) Patsystems
3 3 (30.00%) Fidessa
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) EasyScreen
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) GL TRADE
5 1 (10.00%) EccoWare
5 1 (10.00%) NYFIX