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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 352 297 247
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -50
Contract jobs citing Reuters 68 110 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.47% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 122
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £598 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £270 £180
% change year-on-year
+177.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
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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
10238 10511 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 44.69% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6581 6980
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 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 219 284
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.33 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 August 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 August 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 -13 25 £225 -34.78% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
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Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 93 (67.88%) Bloomberg
2 71 (51.82%) Finance
3 67 (48.91%) Windows
4 45 (32.85%) Banking
5 32 (23.36%) Linux
5 32 (23.36%) Windows 7
6 28 (20.44%) Citrix
6 28 (20.44%) Project Management
7 27 (19.71%) UNIX
8 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
8 26 (18.98%) MS Office
8 26 (18.98%) Blackberry
9 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
9 25 (18.25%) Investment Banking
10 22 (16.06%) SQL
11 20 (14.60%) Front Office
12 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
13 18 (13.14%) Fixed Income
13 18 (13.14%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (13.14%) Investment Management
14 17 (12.41%) Service Management
14 17 (12.41%) Oracle
14 17 (12.41%) ITIL
15 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
15 16 (11.68%) VMware
16 14 (10.22%) RMDS
16 14 (10.22%) Cisco
16 14 (10.22%) VBA
16 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.49%) Python

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (8.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.73%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (18.98%) MS Office
1 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (10.22%) RMDS
2 11 (8.03%) ION MarketView
3 8 (5.84%) Eikon
4 5 (3.65%) Kondor+
5 4 (2.92%) Misys Midas
5 4 (2.92%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (1.46%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.73%) Summit
7 1 (0.73%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.73%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.73%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.30%) LAN
2 10 (7.30%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) Multicast
3 6 (4.38%) ISDN
3 6 (4.38%) WAN
4 5 (3.65%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (3.65%) DNS
5 4 (2.92%) SSL
5 4 (2.92%) PABX
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
6 2 (1.46%) Internet
6 2 (1.46%) MPLS
6 2 (1.46%) OSPF
6 2 (1.46%) BGP
6 2 (1.46%) MGCP
6 2 (1.46%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) MS Access
2 4 (2.92%) QlikView
3 2 (1.46%) DTS
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Maven
2 2 (1.46%) JUnit
3 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.73%) NUnit
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (51.82%) Finance
2 45 (32.85%) Banking
3 25 (18.25%) Investment Banking
4 20 (14.60%) Front Office
5 9 (6.57%) Financial Institution
6 8 (5.84%) Back Office
7 5 (3.65%) Legal
8 4 (2.92%) Publishing
8 4 (2.92%) Marketing
9 3 (2.19%) Retail
10 2 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 18 (13.14%) Support Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Desktop Support
4 13 (9.49%) Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Market Data Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Help Desk Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Administrator
8 8 (5.84%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Data Administrator
10 6 (4.38%) Market Data Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.38%) Rendezvous
3 3 (2.19%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (2.19%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) WPF
4 2 (1.46%) WCF
4 2 (1.46%) XML
5 1 (0.73%) J2SE
5 1 (0.73%) COM
5 1 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.73%) LINQ
5 1 (0.73%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (0.73%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.73%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.73%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.14%) Fixed Income
3 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.76%) iPad
5 10 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (6.57%) Equities
7 8 (5.84%) Reference Data
8 6 (4.38%) iPhone
8 6 (4.38%) Eurex
8 6 (4.38%) Derivative
9 4 (2.92%) STB
9 4 (2.92%) iSeries
9 4 (2.92%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.19%) PMI
10 3 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (2.19%) Statistics
11 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.46%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 67 (48.91%) Windows
2 32 (23.36%) Linux
2 32 (23.36%) Windows 7
3 27 (19.71%) UNIX
4 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.84%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.19%) Android
10 2 (1.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Project Management
2 18 (13.14%) Investment Management
3 17 (12.41%) Service Management
3 17 (12.41%) ITIL
4 13 (9.49%) Asset Management
5 12 (8.76%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (8.76%) Low Latency
6 10 (7.30%) Change Management
7 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.57%) Migration
8 7 (5.11%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.11%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.38%) Network Management
9 6 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.65%) CRM
10 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) SQL
2 14 (10.22%) VBA
3 13 (9.49%) Python
4 12 (8.76%) Perl
5 11 (8.03%) Java
6 6 (4.38%) C#
7 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.46%) C++
9 2 (1.46%) Scala
10 1 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.73%) Lingo
10 1 (0.73%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
3 2 (1.46%) MCSE
3 2 (1.46%) ISEB
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.84%) XenApp
3 5 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (67.88%) Bloomberg
2 28 (20.44%) Citrix
3 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.41%) Oracle
5 16 (11.68%) VMware
6 14 (10.22%) Cisco
7 12 (8.76%) ION Trading
8 11 (8.03%) HP
8 11 (8.03%) FactSet
9 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
10 9 (6.57%) TIBCO
11 6 (4.38%) eSpeed
11 6 (4.38%) MarketAxess
11 6 (4.38%) Currenex
12 4 (2.92%) Altiris
12 4 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (2.92%) Apple
12 4 (2.92%) Dell
13 3 (2.19%) Lotus
13 3 (2.19%) Wyse
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