Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bloomberg over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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 Bloomberg.

Bloomberg
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 118 123
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.03% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.28% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £485 £423 £418
90th Percentile £646 £475 £665
Scotland median daily rate £550 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +18.28% -2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Bloomberg 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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 998 878 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.83% 41.40% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 463 487
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £218 £250
90th Percentile £567 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £42.77 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

Bloomberg
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Bloomberg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bloomberg in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bloomberg in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

Bloomberg
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bloomberg in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bloomberg in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Data Management
1 8 (66.67%) Markit EDM
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) FactSet
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment

Bloomberg
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DMZ
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) FactSet
3 1 (8.33%) Charles River