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 28 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 316 267 270
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +3
Contract jobs citing Reuters 99 159 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 104 73
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £180 £153
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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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
11012 11599 11780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 46.38% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6939 7470 7135
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 233 262 338
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 £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.98 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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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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 -13 22 £350 -12.50% 8
Mayfair - - - -
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England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 135 (60.27%) Bloomberg
2 105 (46.88%) Finance
3 102 (45.54%) Windows
4 85 (37.95%) Banking
5 64 (28.57%) Linux
6 62 (27.68%) UNIX
7 58 (25.89%) SQL
8 56 (25.00%) Front Office
9 53 (23.66%) Fixed Income
10 46 (20.54%) Electronic Trading
11 45 (20.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 43 (19.20%) TIBCO
12 43 (19.20%) Blackberry
12 43 (19.20%) Investment Banking
13 42 (18.75%) Rendezvous
13 42 (18.75%) MS Office
14 38 (16.96%) Windows 7
15 37 (16.52%) Oracle
16 36 (16.07%) Citrix
16 36 (16.07%) MarketAxess
17 35 (15.63%) Project Management
18 34 (15.18%) Java
19 33 (14.73%) Active Directory
19 33 (14.73%) Low Latency
20 32 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 31 (13.84%) Perl
21 31 (13.84%) Firewall
22 30 (13.39%) Red Hat
23 29 (12.95%) Change Management
24 28 (12.50%) Python

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 11 (4.91%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (18.75%) MS Office
2 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (11.61%) RMDS
2 10 (4.46%) Eikon
3 6 (2.68%) ION MarketView
3 6 (2.68%) LatentZero
4 5 (2.23%) Murex MxG2000
4 5 (2.23%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (1.34%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.34%) Kondor+
5 3 (1.34%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.89%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.89%) Minerva
6 2 (0.89%) 3000 Xtra
6 2 (0.89%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.45%) LongView
7 1 (0.45%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.45%) Khalix
7 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.84%) Firewall
2 26 (11.61%) Multicast
3 14 (6.25%) VPN
4 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.13%) DNS
5 7 (3.13%) DHCP
5 7 (3.13%) FTP
5 7 (3.13%) HTTP
6 5 (2.23%) Internet
6 5 (2.23%) 3G
6 5 (2.23%) SSL
6 5 (2.23%) PSTN
7 4 (1.79%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.34%) Wireless
8 3 (1.34%) WAN
8 3 (1.34%) LAN
8 3 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.89%) NAS
9 2 (0.89%) SSH
10 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) DTS
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) JUnit
1 7 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.89%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 105 (46.88%) Finance
2 85 (37.95%) Banking
3 56 (25.00%) Front Office
4 43 (19.20%) Investment Banking
5 27 (12.05%) Financial Institution
6 11 (4.91%) Back Office
7 7 (3.13%) Legal
8 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.79%) French Language
10 3 (1.34%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.89%) International Banking
11 2 (0.89%) German Language
11 2 (0.89%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (26.34%) Analyst
2 36 (16.07%) Applications Support
3 34 (15.18%) Developer
4 27 (12.05%) Support Analyst
5 25 (11.16%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.82%) Desktop Support
6 22 (9.82%) Linux Support
7 18 (8.04%) Business Analyst
8 17 (7.59%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.46%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (4.02%) Market Data Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) Market Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.57%) Consultant
12 7 (3.13%) Administrator
12 7 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.75%) Rendezvous
2 14 (6.25%) XML
3 10 (4.46%) XSLT
4 9 (4.02%) .NET
5 7 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 7 (3.13%) Spring
6 5 (2.23%) JNI
6 5 (2.23%) Java SE
6 5 (2.23%) Java EE
6 5 (2.23%) Murex Flex
6 5 (2.23%) Murex MxML
6 5 (2.23%) JMS
6 5 (2.23%) Spring Integration
7 2 (0.89%) Web Services
7 2 (0.89%) WinForms
7 2 (0.89%) WCF
7 2 (0.89%) WPF
8 1 (0.45%) REST
8 1 (0.45%) WSDL
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.66%) Fixed Income
2 45 (20.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (19.20%) Blackberry
4 24 (10.71%) Hedge funds
5 20 (8.93%) Equities
6 13 (5.80%) Derivative
7 9 (4.02%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.23%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.34%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.34%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.89%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 102 (45.54%) Windows
2 64 (28.57%) Linux
3 62 (27.68%) UNIX
4 38 (16.96%) Windows 7
5 28 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.68%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.23%) Solaris
9 3 (1.34%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.54%) Electronic Trading
2 35 (15.63%) Project Management
3 33 (14.73%) Low Latency
4 29 (12.95%) Change Management
5 24 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 17 (7.59%) ITIL
7 14 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 10 (4.46%) Migration
8 10 (4.46%) Data Management
8 10 (4.46%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.02%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.02%) CRM
10 8 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.13%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.68%) Investment Management
12 6 (2.68%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.68%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.68%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.23%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.89%) SQL
2 34 (15.18%) Java
3 31 (13.84%) Perl
4 28 (12.50%) Python
5 13 (5.80%) C#
6 8 (3.57%) C++
7 7 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.34%) VBScript
8 3 (1.34%) VBA
9 2 (0.89%) VC++
9 2 (0.89%) VB
9 2 (0.89%) Korn
9 2 (0.89%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.45%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.45%) C-shell
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.02%) MCP
3 8 (3.57%) Degree
4 4 (1.79%) MCDST
4 4 (1.79%) MCITP
5 3 (1.34%) MCSE
5 3 (1.34%) MCSA
5 3 (1.34%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.34%) ACCA
5 3 (1.34%) CIMA
5 3 (1.34%) MOS
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) EMIR
System Software
1 33 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.02%) XenApp
4 4 (1.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) SCCM
2 5 (2.23%) DameWare
3 2 (0.89%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 135 (60.27%) Bloomberg
2 43 (19.20%) TIBCO
3 37 (16.52%) Oracle
4 36 (16.07%) Citrix
4 36 (16.07%) MarketAxess
5 32 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 30 (13.39%) Red Hat
7 26 (11.61%) Fidessa
8 24 (10.71%) eSpeed
9 16 (7.14%) Lotus
9 16 (7.14%) VMware
10 13 (5.80%) Sybase
11 10 (4.46%) Murex
11 10 (4.46%) CQG
12 8 (3.57%) Remedy
12 8 (3.57%) ION Trading
12 8 (3.57%) F5
13 7 (3.13%) Speakerbus
13 7 (3.13%) Sophos
13 7 (3.13%) Apple
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