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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 364 303 238
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -65
Contract jobs citing Reuters 60 109 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.48% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 133
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £209 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £385 -
% change year-on-year
-66.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -51.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
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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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -4 23 £260 -38.82% 8
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
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England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 102 (65.81%) Bloomberg
2 75 (48.39%) Finance
3 73 (47.10%) Windows
4 56 (36.13%) Banking
5 43 (27.74%) Linux
6 38 (24.52%) UNIX
7 31 (20.00%) SQL
7 31 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 30 (19.35%) Project Management
9 27 (17.42%) Blackberry
9 27 (17.42%) MS Office
10 26 (16.77%) MS Excel
10 26 (16.77%) Investment Banking
11 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 25 (16.13%) Firewall
12 24 (15.48%) FIX Protocol
13 23 (14.84%) Fixed Income
13 23 (14.84%) Microsoft
13 23 (14.84%) Perl
14 22 (14.19%) Citrix
14 22 (14.19%) TCP/IP
15 21 (13.55%) Python
15 21 (13.55%) Front Office
16 20 (12.90%) Low Latency
16 20 (12.90%) Multicast
17 19 (12.26%) Cisco
17 19 (12.26%) Red Hat
18 18 (11.61%) TIBCO
18 18 (11.61%) Oracle
18 18 (11.61%) ITIL

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) MS Office
2 26 (16.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (11.61%) RMDS
2 11 (7.10%) ION MarketView
2 11 (7.10%) Eikon
3 4 (2.58%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (2.58%) Kondor+
3 4 (2.58%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.65%) Summit
5 1 (0.65%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.65%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.13%) Firewall
2 22 (14.19%) TCP/IP
3 20 (12.90%) Multicast
4 9 (5.81%) LAN
5 7 (4.52%) DNS
6 6 (3.87%) ISDN
7 5 (3.23%) VPN
7 5 (3.23%) WAN
7 5 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (2.58%) PABX
8 4 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.58%) VoIP
8 4 (2.58%) SSL
9 3 (1.94%) Internet
10 2 (1.29%) MPLS
10 2 (1.29%) OSPF
10 2 (1.29%) BGP
10 2 (1.29%) MGCP
10 2 (1.29%) H.323
10 2 (1.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.23%) MS Access
3 4 (2.58%) QlikView
4 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) DTS
6 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) Maven
2 2 (1.29%) JUnit
2 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) NUnit
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 75 (48.39%) Finance
2 56 (36.13%) Banking
3 26 (16.77%) Investment Banking
4 21 (13.55%) Front Office
5 11 (7.10%) Back Office
6 10 (6.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.23%) Retail
8 4 (2.58%) Legal
8 4 (2.58%) Publishing
9 3 (1.94%) Marketing
9 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (20.00%) Analyst
2 18 (11.61%) Desktop Support
3 17 (10.97%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.32%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.32%) Developer
5 13 (8.39%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (8.39%) Market Data Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Programme Manager
7 9 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Administrator
8 8 (5.16%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Data Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Market Data Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Help Desk Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.48%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (9.68%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.94%) .NET
3 3 (1.94%) WPF
3 3 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.29%) WinForms
4 2 (1.29%) WCF
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) J2SE
5 1 (0.65%) LINQ
5 1 (0.65%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.65%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.65%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Blackberry
2 23 (14.84%) Fixed Income
3 15 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (9.03%) iPad
5 13 (8.39%) Eurex
6 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.16%) Reference Data
7 8 (5.16%) Equities
8 7 (4.52%) iPhone
9 6 (3.87%) Derivative
10 4 (2.58%) iSeries
10 4 (2.58%) STB
10 4 (2.58%) Market Risk
10 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.94%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.94%) Statistics
11 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.29%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (47.10%) Windows
2 43 (27.74%) Linux
3 38 (24.52%) UNIX
4 31 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (11.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.74%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.87%) Solaris
10 2 (1.29%) Android
10 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.35%) Project Management
2 20 (12.90%) Low Latency
3 18 (11.61%) ITIL
3 18 (11.61%) Electronic Trading
3 18 (11.61%) Investment Management
4 16 (10.32%) Service Management
4 16 (10.32%) Change Management
5 13 (8.39%) Capacity Management
6 11 (7.10%) Asset Management
7 10 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 7 (4.52%) Migration
9 6 (3.87%) Workflow
9 6 (3.87%) Time Management
9 6 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.87%) Network Management
10 5 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.23%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.23%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.00%) SQL
2 23 (14.84%) Perl
3 21 (13.55%) Python
4 11 (7.10%) Java
4 11 (7.10%) VBA
5 8 (5.16%) C#
6 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.65%) C-shell
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) AWK
9 1 (0.65%) Lingo
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.58%) CCNP
3 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) ISEB
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) XenApp
4 5 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (65.81%) Bloomberg
2 23 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.19%) Citrix
4 19 (12.26%) Red Hat
4 19 (12.26%) Cisco
5 18 (11.61%) Oracle
5 18 (11.61%) TIBCO
6 15 (9.68%) VMware
6 15 (9.68%) ION Trading
7 14 (9.03%) MarketAxess
8 12 (7.74%) Currenex
8 12 (7.74%) eSpeed
9 11 (7.10%) HP
10 9 (5.81%) FactSet
11 7 (4.52%) Apple
12 5 (3.23%) Fidessa
12 5 (3.23%) Lotus
12 5 (3.23%) Altiris
13 4 (2.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (2.58%) Dell
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