The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 255 234 229
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.035% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.075% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£433 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% +19.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -40.19%
Bloomberg
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bloomberg Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Bloomberg
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg.

1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) MSI

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Packager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago