Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Eikon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Eikon over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Thomson Reuters Eikon
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 855 852
Rank change year-on-year +84 -3 -16
Contract jobs citing Eikon 27 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
England median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +105.48%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £310
90th Percentile £363 £510 £501
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year - -18.75% +119.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £26.88 - -
UK median hourly rate £26.88 - -

Eikon is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7109 8023 8524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.11% 7.90% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4161 4831 4921
England median daily rate £450 £430 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £644 £600 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 91 78
England median hourly rate £29.69 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.19% +15.56% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.68
90th Percentile £61.83 £99.00 £67.59
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year +5.00% +13.10% -15.79%

Eikon
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Eikon as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Eikon in England

Eikon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Eikon in England

Eikon
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Eikon in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Eikon in England

Eikon
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
London +26 20 £333 +2.31%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North of England - 4 - -
South East - 3 £200 - 1
Eikon
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 across the England region with a requirement for Eikon.

1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Bloomberg
3 19 (70.37%) Reuters
4 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (51.85%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) Banking
6 13 (48.15%) Citrix
6 13 (48.15%) VPN
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) FactSet
10 8 (29.63%) BYOD
10 8 (29.63%) Mac OS
10 8 (29.63%) Android
10 8 (29.63%) Retail
10 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (29.63%) IBM Notes
10 8 (29.63%) Lotus
11 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
12 6 (22.22%) SCCM
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (18.52%) Office 365
13 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 4 (14.81%) CQG
14 4 (14.81%) Front Office
14 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
15 3 (11.11%) Equities

Eikon
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (29.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) VPN
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Retail
3 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Front Office
5 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Desktop Support
2 7 (25.93%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 7 (25.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) Deskside Support
2 7 (25.93%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
2 8 (29.63%) BYOD
3 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
4 3 (11.11%) Equities
4 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Android
3 8 (29.63%) Mac OS
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
1 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (3.70%) Break/Fix
2 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.70%) People Management
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Bloomberg
2 19 (70.37%) Reuters
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) FactSet
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Lotus
6 4 (14.81%) CQG
7 3 (11.11%) Fidessa
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) Tradeweb
9 1 (3.70%) FXall
9 1 (3.70%) MarketAxess