Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 829 866
Rank change year-on-year -38 +37 -18
Contract jobs citing Eikon 17 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
UK median daily rate £160 £333 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.88% +33.00% -30.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £100
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 7,068 7,733 8,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.34% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,151 4,543 4,935
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -8.38% +28.05%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Eikon over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Eikon in the UK

Eikon
Top 2 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 20 April 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
England -31 17 £160 -51.88%
London -47 17 £160 -51.88%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 with a requirement for Eikon.

1 17 (100.00%) Reuters
1 17 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 11 (64.71%) Blackberry
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) Tradeweb
8 4 (23.53%) Android
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (23.53%) Remedy
8 4 (23.53%) BYOD
8 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
8 4 (23.53%) Skype
9 3 (17.65%) People Management
9 3 (17.65%) Lotus
9 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
9 3 (17.65%) GIS
10 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.76%) FactSet
11 1 (5.88%) Speakerbus
11 1 (5.88%) Problem Management

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 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (23.53%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Multicast
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Support
2 6 (35.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
4 4 (23.53%) Deskside Support
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support
5 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) BYOD
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) People Management
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) DameWare
1 1 (5.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 17 (100.00%) Reuters
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Tradeweb
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) FactSet
8 1 (5.88%) Apple
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
8 1 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Speakerbus
8 1 (5.88%) Wallstreet Suite