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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 330 345 300
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Contract jobs citing Reuters 109 74 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.73% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 55 74
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £124 £475
% change year-on-year
+303.22% -73.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £20.67 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
9460 10115 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.41% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6561 6744
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 228 211
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £41.25 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 15 £376 +44.71% 8
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 142 (72.82%) Bloomberg
2 99 (50.77%) Finance
3 78 (40.00%) Windows
4 59 (30.26%) Banking
5 55 (28.21%) Front Office
5 55 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 49 (25.13%) Windows 7
7 42 (21.54%) MS Office
8 41 (21.03%) Fixed Income
9 39 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 37 (18.97%) Blackberry
10 37 (18.97%) RMDS
11 36 (18.46%) Active Directory
12 35 (17.95%) MS Excel
13 34 (17.44%) Unix
14 32 (16.41%) SQL
14 32 (16.41%) Investment Banking
15 30 (15.38%) C#
15 30 (15.38%) Oracle
15 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (14.87%) Asset Management
16 29 (14.87%) VMware
17 28 (14.36%) Windows XP
17 28 (14.36%) TIBCO
17 28 (14.36%) Electronic Trading
18 27 (13.85%) Rendezvous
19 26 (13.33%) Citrix
19 26 (13.33%) ITIL
19 26 (13.33%) ION Trading
20 25 (12.82%) .NET

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (6.15%) IBM Notes
4 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.03%) Apache
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.03%) IIS
8 2 (1.03%) JBoss
8 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (21.54%) MS Office
2 35 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (18.97%) RMDS
2 19 (9.74%) Eikon
3 14 (7.18%) ION MarketView
4 10 (5.13%) Markit EDM
5 6 (3.08%) TradeThru
6 4 (2.05%) Finacle
6 4 (2.05%) Kondor
7 2 (1.03%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.51%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.62%) WAN
2 9 (4.62%) WebEx
3 8 (4.10%) SSL
4 7 (3.59%) Firewall
4 7 (3.59%) LAN
4 7 (3.59%) Multicast
4 7 (3.59%) SAN
5 6 (3.08%) Internet
5 6 (3.08%) Skype
6 3 (1.54%) DHCP
6 3 (1.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.03%) DNS
7 2 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.03%) NAS
7 2 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.51%) Network Security
8 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.51%) Big Data
3 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.51%) GIS
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) NUnit
1 18 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.10%) ClearCase
2 8 (4.10%) ClearQuest
2 8 (4.10%) JIRA
2 8 (4.10%) Subversion
3 4 (2.05%) JUnit
3 4 (2.05%) MSTest
3 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (50.77%) Finance
2 59 (30.26%) Banking
3 55 (28.21%) Front Office
4 32 (16.41%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.15%) Retail
6 9 (4.62%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.54%) Law
8 3 (1.54%) Legal
8 3 (1.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (35.90%) Analyst
2 33 (16.92%) Desktop Support
2 33 (16.92%) Developer
3 29 (14.87%) Support Analyst
4 19 (9.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 19 (9.74%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.21%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 15 (7.69%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 15 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
6 15 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 14 (7.18%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.15%) Desktop Analyst
8 12 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) UX Developer
8 12 (6.15%) XAML Developer
9 10 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.85%) Rendezvous
2 25 (12.82%) .NET
3 20 (10.26%) WPF
4 13 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (2.56%) RFC 822
6 3 (1.54%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (1.03%) Middleware
7 2 (1.03%) Web Services
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.51%) J2EE
8 1 (0.51%) J2SE
8 1 (0.51%) Java EE
8 1 (0.51%) Java SE
8 1 (0.51%) JMS
8 1 (0.51%) JNI
8 1 (0.51%) Spring
8 1 (0.51%) XML
8 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.03%) Fixed Income
2 37 (18.97%) Blackberry
3 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (10.77%) iPhone
6 20 (10.26%) User Experience
7 16 (8.21%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (7.69%) Derivative
8 15 (7.69%) Equities
9 14 (7.18%) iPad
10 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (4.62%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (3.59%) Hedge funds
12 7 (3.59%) SWIFT
13 4 (2.05%) Eurex
14 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
14 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
15 2 (1.03%) CMDB
15 2 (1.03%) HP Storage
15 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (40.00%) Windows
2 49 (25.13%) Windows 7
3 34 (17.44%) Unix
4 28 (14.36%) Windows XP
5 24 (12.31%) Linux
6 23 (11.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.08%) Android
10 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.05%) AIX
12 3 (1.54%) Solaris
12 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.87%) Asset Management
2 28 (14.36%) Electronic Trading
3 26 (13.33%) ITIL
4 21 (10.77%) Investment Management
4 21 (10.77%) Migration
5 20 (10.26%) MVVM
5 20 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 17 (8.72%) Project Management
7 14 (7.18%) Change Management
8 13 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (5.64%) Change Control
10 11 (5.64%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.13%) Validation
12 9 (4.62%) Low Latency
13 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.10%) Analytics
13 8 (4.10%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (4.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.41%) SQL
2 30 (15.38%) C#
3 20 (10.26%) Perl
3 20 (10.26%) XAML
4 16 (8.21%) VBA
5 15 (7.69%) Python
6 13 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.64%) Java
8 8 (4.10%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.54%) C++
10 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.03%) VB
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (5.64%) Degree
2 8 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.56%) CCNA
4 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.05%) ISEB
5 4 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.05%) MCSA
6 3 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.03%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) APMP
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) SLA
2 9 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.51%) EMIR
4 1 (0.51%) MiFID
4 1 (0.51%) P3O
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.08%) Xen
5 5 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.03%) NFS
6 2 (1.03%) Samba
6 2 (1.03%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (11.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.51%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 142 (72.82%) Bloomberg
2 55 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.38%) Oracle
4 29 (14.87%) VMware
5 28 (14.36%) TIBCO
6 26 (13.33%) Citrix
6 26 (13.33%) ION Trading
7 21 (10.77%) HP
8 18 (9.23%) Cisco
9 17 (8.72%) FactSet
10 15 (7.69%) Charles River
11 14 (7.18%) Sybase
12 12 (6.15%) Lotus
13 11 (5.64%) Dell
14 10 (5.13%) DataSynapse
14 10 (5.13%) Intel Security
15 8 (4.10%) Polycom
16 6 (3.08%) eSpeed
16 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.56%) Apple
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