The table below looks at the statistics for Eikon skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 635 593 602
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs citing Eikon 8 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £240 £425 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +45.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £365 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £558 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4159 4425 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.16% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2575 2529 2809
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 56
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £46.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

Eikon
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Eikon as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Eikon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Eikon
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Eikon within the UK.

Eikon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Eikon
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eikon within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Eikon Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Eikon
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
London +8 7 £220 -49.71%
England -13 7 £220 -45.00%
City of London +36 1 £550 +22.22%
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Eikon also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Eikon.

1 19 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) Reuters
4 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 11 (57.89%) Banking
7 10 (52.63%) iPhone
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
8 8 (42.11%) Retail
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
9 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
10 6 (31.58%) iPad
10 6 (31.58%) DHCP
10 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
11 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
11 5 (26.32%) WAN
11 5 (26.32%) Linux
11 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
11 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 5 (26.32%) Lotus
11 5 (26.32%) FactSet
11 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
12 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco
12 4 (21.05%) Fidessa
13 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
13 3 (15.79%) VMware
13 3 (15.79%) Front Office

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Desktop Support
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (26.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Deskside Support
4 4 (21.05%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) iPhone
2 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
3 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
3 6 (31.58%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (10.53%) Equities
5 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (5.26%) Derivative
6 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Case Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 17 (89.47%) Reuters
3 5 (26.32%) FactSet
3 5 (26.32%) Lotus
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Fidessa
4 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
5 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) CQG
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec