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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Bloomberg.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank - 270 -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.021% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £688 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.73% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3728 4522 4744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.81% 47.44% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2481 2445
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 240 295
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.55 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 6 (75.00%) Reuters
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (12.50%) 3G
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Pricing Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Reuters
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft