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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 636 638 623
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Eikon 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.13% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £481 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +163.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
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
4409 4759 5275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 8.36% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2690 2756
Median daily rate £438 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year
- +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 78
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £32.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -29.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.37 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%

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 23 July 2016.

Eikon Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Eikon
Top 3 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 23 July 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 +2 8 £350 -40.42% 1
England -21 8 £350 -27.27% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (94.74%) Bloomberg
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Reuters
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) Hedge funds
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) iPhone
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
10 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (21.05%) FactSet
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
10 4 (21.05%) Retail
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.79%) CCNA
11 3 (15.79%) Fidessa

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 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Multicast
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Unicast
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Market Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Market Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Market Data Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Hedge funds
2 7 (36.84%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.79%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Information Security
1 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
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%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
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 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) OPNET
2 1 (5.26%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Bloomberg
2 13 (68.42%) Reuters
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) FactSet
6 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
6 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
7 3 (15.79%) Fidessa
7 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) Google
9 1 (5.26%) Lotus
9 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.26%) Symantec