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 27 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 402 406 401
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 22 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.059% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
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
10987 11757 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.91% 46.32% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6924 7561 7236
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 267 343
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 £13.41 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in London

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (97.37%) MarketAxess
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 27 (71.05%) Fixed Income
4 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 26 (68.42%) UNIX
5 25 (65.79%) TIBCO
5 25 (65.79%) Rendezvous
6 24 (63.16%) Reuters
6 24 (63.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (63.16%) Red Hat
6 24 (63.16%) Project Management
6 24 (63.16%) Change Management
6 24 (63.16%) Firewall
6 24 (63.16%) Python
6 24 (63.16%) Perl
6 24 (63.16%) SQL
6 24 (63.16%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (63.16%) Capacity Management
6 24 (63.16%) Low Latency
6 24 (63.16%) Multicast
7 12 (31.58%) Bloomberg
7 12 (31.58%) ION Trading
8 11 (28.95%) AppSense
8 11 (28.95%) SCCM
8 11 (28.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (28.95%) Lync
8 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
8 11 (28.95%) Symantec
8 11 (28.95%) Salesforce.com

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (28.95%) SharePoint
1 11 (28.95%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) MTS
2 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Firewall
1 24 (63.16%) Multicast
2 11 (28.95%) DHCP
2 11 (28.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Mockito
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Linux Support
2 20 (52.63%) Applications Support
3 11 (28.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Fixed Income
2 24 (63.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) UNIX
3 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
1 24 (63.16%) Change Management
1 24 (63.16%) Electronic Trading
1 24 (63.16%) Capacity Management
1 24 (63.16%) Low Latency
2 1 (2.63%) Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (2.63%) Scrum
2 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.63%) TDD
2 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
2 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Perl
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
1 11 (28.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) MarketAxess
2 25 (65.79%) TIBCO
3 24 (63.16%) Reuters
3 24 (63.16%) Red Hat
4 12 (31.58%) Bloomberg
4 12 (31.58%) ION Trading
5 11 (28.95%) Murex
5 11 (28.95%) Symantec
5 11 (28.95%) AppSense
5 11 (28.95%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (18.42%) Altiris
7 3 (7.89%) Tradeweb
8 1 (2.63%) Sybase
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft