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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 255 273 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.031% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £203 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £500 £323
% change year-on-year
-74.00% +55.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
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
4178 4681 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.22% 48.17% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2472 2668 2207
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 234
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +16.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bloomberg across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Bloomberg Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey +2 1 £275 -54.16%
Kent - 1 £130 -
Bloomberg
England

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 25 (83.33%) Reuters
2 17 (56.67%) Asset Management
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Fund Accounting
5 10 (33.33%) FpML
5 10 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) BPR
6 9 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) JIRA
7 8 (26.67%) Investment Management
7 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Confluence
9 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (20.00%) MS Office
9 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
10 5 (16.67%) Reference Data
10 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel

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 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Reference Data Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) FX Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.67%) Market Data Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Market Data Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) FpML
1 10 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Equities
3 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.33%) BYOD
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Asset Management
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Fund Accounting
4 9 (30.00%) BPR
4 9 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) Investment Management
5 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Product Management
10 1 (3.33%) Data Management
10 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) HNC
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Reuters
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) FactSet
5 1 (3.33%) SmartStream