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 27 May 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 Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank 253 239 230
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.045% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.094% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£500 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
-66.00% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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
4406 4255 4052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 47.60% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 2145 2022
Average daily rate £388 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 249 317
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -13.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 27 May 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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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
Surrey - 7 £500 - 3
Kent - 1 £500 -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (88.89%) Service Management
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) Juniper
3 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (83.33%) TIBCO
3 15 (83.33%) Rendezvous
3 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 15 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 15 (83.33%) RMDS
3 15 (83.33%) NetScout
3 15 (83.33%) Wireshark
3 15 (83.33%) TippingPoint
3 15 (83.33%) SolarWinds
3 15 (83.33%) Tufin
3 15 (83.33%) Network Architecture
3 15 (83.33%) LogLogic
3 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 15 (83.33%) Multicast
3 15 (83.33%) F5
3 15 (83.33%) Lancope
3 15 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (77.78%) Tradeweb
4 14 (77.78%) Load Balancing
4 14 (77.78%) CISSP
4 14 (77.78%) DNS

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (83.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
1 15 (83.33%) Wireshark
1 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 15 (83.33%) Multicast
2 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 14 (77.78%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) PABX
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Consultant
1 14 (77.78%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Network Security Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Software Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Rendezvous
2 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Service Management
1 16 (88.89%) Change Management
2 15 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
1 15 (83.33%) Juniper
1 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 15 (83.33%) TIBCO
1 15 (83.33%) Blue Coat
1 15 (83.33%) NetScout
1 15 (83.33%) TippingPoint
1 15 (83.33%) SolarWinds
1 15 (83.33%) Tufin
1 15 (83.33%) F5
1 15 (83.33%) LogLogic
1 15 (83.33%) Lancope
2 14 (77.78%) Tradeweb
2 14 (77.78%) Radianz
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
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