Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 August 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 208 220
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +27
Contract jobs citing Reuters 39 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.61% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 23
City of London median daily rate £385 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +73.08%
10th Percentile £233 £200 £204
90th Percentile £603 £575 £860
Central London median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +73.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.40 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.81% +94.55% -
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £14.73
% change year-on-year - +103.74% -

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,653 2,608 2,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.81% 39.37% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,952 1,899 2,175
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 44 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.50 £33.90
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +13.24% -5.42% +2.71%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in the City of London

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in the City of London

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reuters in the City of London

Reuters
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in the City of London

Reuters
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Reuters in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 33 (84.62%) Bloomberg
2 28 (71.79%) Finance
3 20 (51.28%) Windows
4 19 (48.72%) Banking
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (28.21%) Front Office
7 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
8 9 (23.08%) Office 365
8 9 (23.08%) VBA
9 8 (20.51%) Unix
9 8 (20.51%) Python
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (17.95%) Analytics
10 7 (17.95%) Multicast
10 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.95%) SCCM
10 7 (17.95%) Investment Management
10 7 (17.95%) R
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (17.95%) Firewall
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco
10 7 (17.95%) OSPF
10 7 (17.95%) LAN
11 6 (15.38%) C#
11 6 (15.38%) Java

Reuters
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Eikon
1 4 (10.26%) RMDS
2 2 (5.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.56%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
1 7 (17.95%) LAN
1 7 (17.95%) Multicast
1 7 (17.95%) OSPF
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Extranet
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) BGP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (7.69%) H.323
3 3 (7.69%) ISDN
3 3 (7.69%) Junos
3 3 (7.69%) MGCP
3 3 (7.69%) MPLS
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) RStudio
2 2 (5.13%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Front Office
4 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Data Modeller
2 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Floorwalker
3 3 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) Caliburn.Micro
2 1 (2.56%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (2.56%) WPF
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Eurex
2 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) e-Health
3 3 (7.69%) Equities
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) BYOD
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
3 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Analytics
2 7 (17.95%) Investment Management
2 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.82%) Collateral Management
4 5 (12.82%) Data Analytics
4 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) VBA
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) R
5 6 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
7 4 (10.26%) C
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) VBScript
9 1 (2.56%) AWK
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) MCDST
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCIE
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Bloomberg
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Calypso
5 5 (12.82%) Wyse
6 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) F5
7 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) NetScout
7 3 (7.69%) SevOne
7 3 (7.69%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) Arista
8 2 (5.13%) Charles River
8 2 (5.13%) FactSet
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) TIBCO