The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed 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 eSpeed over the 3 months to 29 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 eSpeed.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eSpeed
Rank 428 414 418
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.031% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.071% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £600 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
eSpeed
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
9457 9916 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.26% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6410 6718
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 218 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in London

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in London

eSpeed
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in London

eSpeed
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 eSpeed within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +44 2 £265 -59.23%
eSpeed
England

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 6 (100.00%) Reuters
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) Eurex
3 4 (66.67%) Currenex
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MarketAxess
4 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Scripter
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (16.67%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Eurex
2 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Reuters
2 4 (66.67%) Currenex
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) MarketAxess
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Solace