Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 864 881
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing Eikon 45 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 4
UK median daily rate £200 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -9.68% +0.65%
10th Percentile £160 £237 £206
90th Percentile £338 £378 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8060 8610 9304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.05% 8.17% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 5130 5202
UK median daily rate £460 £440 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.32% +2.18%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 131
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -28.68%

Eikon
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Eikon in the UK

Eikon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Eikon in the UK

Eikon
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Eikon over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Eikon in the UK

Eikon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Eikon in the UK

Eikon
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eikon within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
England +41 45 £200 -42.86%
London +18 35 £230 -34.29%
UK excluding London - 10 £200 -
South East - 6 £200 -
North of England - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for Eikon.

1 45 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 43 (95.56%) Windows
3 31 (68.89%) Windows 7
4 30 (66.67%) Reuters
4 30 (66.67%) Finance
5 27 (60.00%) Citrix
6 26 (57.78%) VPN
7 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (44.44%) Cisco
8 20 (44.44%) FactSet
9 19 (42.22%) Windows 10
10 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
11 15 (33.33%) Blackberry
12 12 (26.67%) Banking
12 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (26.67%) SCCM
13 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
13 11 (24.44%) Fidessa
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (22.22%) Android
14 10 (22.22%) Office 365
15 9 (20.00%) Mac OS
15 9 (20.00%) BYOD
15 9 (20.00%) Retail Banking
15 9 (20.00%) Lotus
15 9 (20.00%) IBM Notes
16 8 (17.78%) Tradeweb
17 7 (15.56%) Equities
17 7 (15.56%) LAN

Eikon
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) VPN
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 9 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 5 (11.11%) French Language
5 5 (11.11%) Front Office
6 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.67%) Advertising
8 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Desktop Support
2 15 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 8 (17.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 8 (17.78%) Deskside Support
5 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (20.00%) BYOD
3 7 (15.56%) Equities
4 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
5 4 (8.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (42.22%) Windows 10
4 10 (22.22%) Android
5 9 (20.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL
1 4 (8.89%) People Management
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
2 3 (6.67%) Migration
2 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
4 1 (2.22%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCP
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CCIE
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 30 (66.67%) Reuters
3 27 (60.00%) Citrix
4 20 (44.44%) Cisco
4 20 (44.44%) FactSet
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Fidessa
7 9 (20.00%) Lotus
8 8 (17.78%) Tradeweb
9 5 (11.11%) Etrali
9 5 (11.11%) Speakerbus
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
10 4 (8.89%) CQG
11 3 (6.67%) Apple
11 3 (6.67%) HP
11 3 (6.67%) IBM
12 1 (2.22%) Dell
12 1 (2.22%) Murex