Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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.

Thomson Reuters Eikon
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 810 814
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Eikon 26 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.37% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
England median daily rate £213 £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% -26.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £160 £218 £313
90th Percentile £272 £338 £338
UK median daily rate £213 £240 £213
% change year-on-year -11.46% +12.94% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - -

Eikon is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,970 7,629 7,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.47% 8.58% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,240 4,715 4,542
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 105
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -30.56% +35.64%
10th Percentile £9.89 £9.80 £13.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £65.25 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%

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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Eikon in England

Eikon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 21 February 2018. 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 -13 25 £225 -6.25%
South East - 1 £200 -
Eikon
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Eikon 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 England region with a requirement for Eikon.

1 26 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 20 (76.92%) Reuters
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Citrix
3 18 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 17 (65.38%) Finance
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (50.00%) VPN
6 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (46.15%) Blackberry
8 10 (38.46%) Banking
9 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
10 8 (30.77%) Fidessa
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 7 (26.92%) FactSet
12 6 (23.08%) Cisco
13 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 5 (19.23%) Speakerbus
13 5 (19.23%) French Language
13 5 (19.23%) Tradeweb
13 5 (19.23%) Etrali
14 4 (15.38%) Skype
14 4 (15.38%) BYOD
14 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
14 4 (15.38%) Android
14 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
14 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (15.38%) Telecoms

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 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (15.38%) Skype
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) Multicast
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) French Language
4 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.54%) Advertising
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Desktop Support
2 11 (42.31%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (26.92%) IT Support
3 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) Deskside Support
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) BYOD
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.54%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
4 4 (15.38%) Android
4 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
1 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
2 2 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCP
1 3 (11.54%) MCSA
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) DameWare
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 20 (76.92%) Reuters
3 18 (69.23%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Fidessa
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) FactSet
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) Etrali
7 5 (19.23%) Speakerbus
7 5 (19.23%) Tradeweb
8 4 (15.38%) Lotus
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) Apple
10 1 (3.85%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) HP
10 1 (3.85%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) Murex