The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
England / South East
Rank 235 248 246
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.026% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £525 £313
% change year-on-year
-51.19% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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
3642 3901 4356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.86% 47.56% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2175 2268
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 218 213
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.55 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Reuters
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 Reuters within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) SOA

Reuters
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 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (75.00%) HP