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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thomson Reuters Eikon
UK
Rank 584 602 601
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Eikon 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £240 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
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
3841 4102 4860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.58% 8.22% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2356 2775
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 33
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.99 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

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
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 17 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
England +10 11 £240 - 1
London +5 11 £240 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -

Eikon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Banking
3 20 (83.33%) Reuters
3 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 18 (75.00%) Blackberry
4 18 (75.00%) Retail
4 18 (75.00%) Retail Banking
5 17 (70.83%) Lotus
5 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (70.83%) IBM Notes
5 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
6 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
6 16 (66.67%) iPhone
6 16 (66.67%) iPad
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) FactSet
9 2 (8.33%) BYOD
9 2 (8.33%) Android
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) MCP
9 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.33%) Fidessa
9 2 (8.33%) DHCP
9 2 (8.33%) VPN

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 17 (70.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
General
1 21 (87.50%) Banking
2 18 (75.00%) Retail
2 18 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 16 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 14 (58.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 14 (58.33%) Deskside Support
3 14 (58.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (58.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 14 (58.33%) Service Desk Support
4 13 (54.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 13 (54.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 13 (54.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) Deskside Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 13 (54.17%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 16 (66.67%) iPad
2 16 (66.67%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) BYOD
3 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Case Management
2 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) Information Security
2 1 (4.17%) Line Management
2 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Release Management
2 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 20 (83.33%) Reuters
3 17 (70.83%) Lotus
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) FactSet
6 2 (8.33%) Fidessa
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) VMware