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 22 December 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 395 383 376
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 4 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.13% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.29% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 8
Average daily rate
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£234 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.47% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £525 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10170 11013 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 45.85% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 7246 6110
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 231 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in London

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) MarketAxess
3 13 (59.09%) ION Trading
4 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Murex
4 11 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 11 (50.00%) Symantec
4 11 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 11 (50.00%) AppSense
4 11 (50.00%) SCCM
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Lync
4 11 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) Project Management
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Python
7 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (36.36%) TIBCO
7 8 (36.36%) Rendezvous
7 8 (36.36%) Reuters
7 8 (36.36%) Change Management

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (50.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DHCP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Multicast
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (36.36%) Linux Support
3 5 (22.73%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Rendezvous
1 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 8 (36.36%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
1 11 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) MarketAxess
2 13 (59.09%) ION Trading
3 11 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 11 (50.00%) Symantec
3 11 (50.00%) AppSense
3 11 (50.00%) Murex
3 11 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (36.36%) TIBCO
4 8 (36.36%) Reuters
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 7 (31.82%) Altiris
6 3 (13.64%) Tradeweb
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix