Period
to 10 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 10 July 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 360 501 493
Rank change year-on-year +141 -8 -80
Contract jobs citing Reuters 39 109 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.65% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 88
Median daily rate £513 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -17.95% -15.22%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £247
90th Percentile £800 £685 £641
England median daily rate £500 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.47 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.81% -35.12% +26.32%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.47 £30.00
% change year-on-year +79.81% -35.12% +26.32%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,867 16,847 18,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.16% 40.60% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,479 11,262 12,358
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 283 338
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.75 £12.85
90th Percentile £47.98 £51.42 £54.13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +1.04%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in London

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Reuters in London.

Daily rate trend for Reuters in London

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Reuters in London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Reuters in London

Reuters
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Reuters in London.

Hourly rate trend for Reuters in London

Reuters
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Reuters in London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Reuters in London

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Central London +104 7 £275 -31.25% 1
East London - 1 £396 -
Reuters
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 30 (76.92%) Bloomberg
2 20 (51.28%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Banking
5 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
6 9 (23.08%) Azure
6 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) Office 365
7 8 (20.51%) IaaS
8 7 (17.95%) PaaS
8 7 (17.95%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (17.95%) VMware
8 7 (17.95%) Front Office
9 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
10 5 (12.82%) Rendezvous
10 5 (12.82%) SAN
10 5 (12.82%) DHCP
10 5 (12.82%) DNS
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco

Reuters
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Elite 3E
2 2 (5.13%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (5.13%) Eikon
2 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.13%) PolarLake
2 2 (5.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Azure
2 8 (20.51%) IaaS
2 8 (20.51%) Office 365
3 7 (17.95%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) Multicast
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) BGP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) DSL
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) NUnit
1 1 (2.56%) RStudio
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Front Office
4 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) IT Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.26%) Platform Architect
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Rendezvous
2 3 (7.69%) React
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.56%) Shiny
4 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
1 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (10.26%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Monetization
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
4 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) R
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) Java 8
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MOS
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Bloomberg
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
5 4 (10.26%) MobileIron
6 3 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (7.69%) Currenex
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) IronPort
6 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Fidessa
7 2 (5.13%) ION Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Remedy
7 2 (5.13%) Sun