Period
to 24 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Reuters
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 244 226
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing Reuters 24 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.29% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.44% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 22
Central London median daily rate £400 £440 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.28% +28.48%
10th Percentile £263 £246 £216
90th Percentile £620 £548 £774
London median daily rate £400 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +35.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +40.19% +0.28%
London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.58
% change year-on-year -36.67% +32.89% +5.79%

Reuters is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,247 3,466 2,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.56% 37.98% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 2,517 2,087
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
10th Percentile £305 £257 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £45.41 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Reuters as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Reuters in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in Central London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reuters in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in Central London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Reuters in Central London

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Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 18 £431 -9.21% 1
West End of London +10 6 £250 -
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London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 21 (87.50%) Bloomberg
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Finance
4 16 (66.67%) ITIL
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (45.83%) Banking
8 10 (41.67%) SCCM
9 9 (37.50%) DNS
9 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 9 (37.50%) Project Management
9 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 8 (33.33%) Office 365
10 8 (33.33%) Citrix
10 8 (33.33%) DHCP
10 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
10 8 (33.33%) VMware
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
11 7 (29.17%) XenApp
11 7 (29.17%) Skype
11 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
12 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (25.00%) Symantec
12 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eikon
1 1 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) Skype
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Multicast
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) Extranet
7 1 (4.17%) H.323
7 1 (4.17%) Junos
7 1 (4.17%) MGCP
7 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
1 1 (4.17%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Front Office
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
4 5 (20.83%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support
5 4 (16.67%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Desktop Support
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) e-Health
3 1 (4.17%) Eurex
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) Physics
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Clojure
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Scala
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Bloomberg
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Ivanti
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Arista
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Equitrac
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) SevOne