The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 366 372 341
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Reuters 71 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.66% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 72
Median daily rate £500 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +38.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
Reuters
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
9618 9852 11177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 42.11% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6362 6545 7214
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 207 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in London

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in London

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in London

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 18 £450 +100.00% 6
Docklands, London - 2 £563 -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 87 (62.14%) Bloomberg
2 76 (54.29%) Windows
3 61 (43.57%) Finance
4 48 (34.29%) Oracle
4 48 (34.29%) SQL Server
5 47 (33.57%) Banking
6 41 (29.29%) Front Office
6 41 (29.29%) Linux
7 40 (28.57%) RMDS
8 39 (27.86%) Microsoft
9 36 (25.71%) TIBCO
9 36 (25.71%) Electronic Trading
10 35 (25.00%) Rendezvous
11 34 (24.29%) Windows Server
12 33 (23.57%) SQL
13 32 (22.86%) Active Directory
13 32 (22.86%) Windows 7
14 30 (21.43%) Fixed Income
15 29 (20.71%) Unix
16 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 24 (17.14%) Citrix
17 24 (17.14%) FIX Protocol
17 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (16.43%) Java
18 23 (16.43%) VMware
18 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
18 23 (16.43%) ION Trading
19 22 (15.71%) TCP/IP
20 20 (14.29%) HP
21 19 (13.57%) C#

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.71%) Apache
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (28.57%) RMDS
2 14 (10.00%) Eikon
3 2 (1.43%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.71%) Finacle
4 1 (0.71%) Global One
4 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.57%) DNS
3 10 (7.14%) Firewall
4 8 (5.71%) DHCP
5 7 (5.00%) SAN
6 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.86%) Internet
8 4 (2.86%) VPN
9 3 (2.14%) Multicast
9 3 (2.14%) PuTTY
9 3 (2.14%) VoIP
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.43%) IPsec
10 2 (1.43%) MPLS
10 2 (1.43%) OSPF
10 2 (1.43%) VLAN
10 2 (1.43%) WAN
10 2 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) Big Data
2 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.71%) KDB
6 1 (0.71%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.00%) NUnit
3 11 (7.86%) JUnit
4 3 (2.14%) Subversion
4 3 (2.14%) Toad
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 61 (43.57%) Finance
2 47 (33.57%) Banking
3 41 (29.29%) Front Office
4 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.43%) Retail
6 7 (5.00%) Legal
7 6 (4.29%) Retail Banking
8 5 (3.57%) Back Office
8 5 (3.57%) Publishing
9 4 (2.86%) Law
10 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.71%) French Language
11 1 (0.71%) German Language
11 1 (0.71%) International Banking
11 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Developer
2 35 (25.00%) Analyst
3 25 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 24 (17.14%) Support Analyst
5 21 (15.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 16 (11.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 16 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (9.29%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.29%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.57%) Architect
9 11 (7.86%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 11 (7.86%) FX Support Analyst
9 11 (7.86%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (7.86%) Support Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 10 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Support
10 10 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 24 (17.14%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (12.14%) .NET
4 8 (5.71%) XML
5 6 (4.29%) WPF
5 6 (4.29%) XSLT
6 3 (2.14%) CSS
6 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 3 (2.14%) jQuery
6 3 (2.14%) JSON
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.43%) MDX
7 2 (1.43%) Web Services
7 2 (1.43%) XMPP
8 1 (0.71%) J2EE
8 1 (0.71%) J2SE
8 1 (0.71%) Murex Flex
8 1 (0.71%) Spring Integration
8 1 (0.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.86%) Blackberry
4 17 (12.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (11.43%) Data Centre
6 14 (10.00%) User Experience
7 13 (9.29%) iPhone
8 9 (6.43%) iPad
9 8 (5.71%) Derivative
9 8 (5.71%) Equities
10 6 (4.29%) Hedge funds
10 6 (4.29%) Reference Data
10 6 (4.29%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.86%) SCADA
11 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 76 (54.29%) Windows
2 41 (29.29%) Linux
3 34 (24.29%) Windows Server
4 32 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 29 (20.71%) Unix
6 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.86%) AIX
8 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.00%) Solaris
10 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.57%) Android
12 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Electronic Trading
2 16 (11.43%) Low Latency
3 14 (10.00%) MVVM
4 13 (9.29%) Multithreading
5 12 (8.57%) Algorithmic Trading
5 12 (8.57%) High Availability
5 12 (8.57%) Market Making
6 11 (7.86%) Workflow
7 9 (6.43%) Asset Management
7 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.71%) ITIL
8 8 (5.71%) Migration
8 8 (5.71%) Time Management
9 6 (4.29%) Case Management
10 5 (3.57%) Data Management
10 5 (3.57%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.57%) SQL
2 23 (16.43%) Java
3 19 (13.57%) C#
4 15 (10.71%) C++
5 13 (9.29%) Python
6 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.43%) VBA
7 6 (4.29%) XAML
8 3 (2.14%) C
8 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.14%) VB
9 2 (1.43%) AWK
9 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.86%) CCNA
4 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.14%) MCP
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 32 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.86%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Backup Exec
1 6 (4.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.71%) DameWare
3 1 (0.71%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 87 (62.14%) Bloomberg
2 48 (34.29%) Oracle
3 39 (27.86%) Microsoft
4 36 (25.71%) TIBCO
5 24 (17.14%) Citrix
6 23 (16.43%) ION Trading
6 23 (16.43%) VMware
7 20 (14.29%) HP
8 17 (12.14%) Cisco
9 12 (8.57%) Dell
9 12 (8.57%) FXall
10 11 (7.86%) Currenex
10 11 (7.86%) IBM
11 10 (7.14%) Hortonworks
12 7 (5.00%) Symantec
13 6 (4.29%) FactSet
13 6 (4.29%) Lotus
14 5 (3.57%) Fidessa
14 5 (3.57%) GoldenSource
15 4 (2.86%) Sun
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