Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RMDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RMDS over the 6 months to 18 July 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.

Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 554 563
Rank change year-on-year -60 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing RMDS 16 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 1.35% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 51
London median daily rate £375 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £313 £386 £350
90th Percentile £635 £750 £650
England median daily rate £398 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -38.85% +8.33% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

RMDS 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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,853 3,248 3,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.18% 7.77% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,800 2,062 2,203
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.82% -2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 15
London median hourly rate £29.15 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +20.00% +5.14%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.38 £16.13
90th Percentile £62.00 £69.13 £77.20
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% +15.56%

RMDS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RMDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RMDS in London

RMDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMDS in London

RMDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RMDS in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RMDS in London

RMDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RMDS in London

RMDS
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 RMDS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Central London -42 10 £375 -31.03%
RMDS
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RMDS 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 RMDS.

1 11 (68.75%) Reuters
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
4 7 (43.75%) Front Office
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
6 5 (31.25%) Multicast
6 5 (31.25%) Eurex
6 5 (31.25%) Change Control
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Dell
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Extranet
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management

RMDS
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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Orchestrade
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Extranet
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) Multicast
1 5 (31.25%) OSPF
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Grunt
1 1 (6.25%) gulp
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) webpack
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Front Office
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Excel Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) VBA Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) RAD Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Eurex
2 4 (25.00%) e-Health
2 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Derivative
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) ES6
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCIE
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Reuters
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Dell
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Arista
5 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO