The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 142 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.047% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£188 £150 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £165 £333
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -50.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £31.50
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1266 913 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.41% 42.88% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 543 683
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -23.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.70 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Reuters
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (100.00%) FactSet

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eagle PACE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) FactSet