Period
to 23 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 862 845
Rank change year-on-year +64 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing Eikon 35 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 11
UK median daily rate £225 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £338
90th Percentile £362 £469 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £375
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 7682 8605 9291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.00% 7.96% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4447 5109 5122
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £422 £410
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.80% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 98 111
UK median hourly rate £29.25 £26.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% +16.30% -29.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.60 £69.07 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -31.82%

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 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 August 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 +56 35 £225 -35.71% 3
London +14 25 £325 -7.14% 3
UK excluding London - 10 £200 -
South East - 6 £200 -
North of England - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Bloomberg
3 24 (68.57%) Reuters
4 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 19 (54.29%) Citrix
5 19 (54.29%) VPN
5 19 (54.29%) Cisco
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (42.86%) FactSet
7 14 (40.00%) Banking
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) Blackberry
9 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
10 11 (31.43%) SCCM
11 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (28.57%) Android
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (28.57%) Office 365
12 9 (25.71%) BYOD
12 9 (25.71%) Mac OS
12 9 (25.71%) Retail
12 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
12 9 (25.71%) Lotus
12 9 (25.71%) IBM Notes
12 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
13 7 (20.00%) LAN
13 7 (20.00%) WAN
14 5 (14.29%) CQG
14 5 (14.29%) Front Office

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 (25.71%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BondVision
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) VPN
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Retail
3 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
4 5 (14.29%) Front Office
5 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (22.86%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 8 (22.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (22.86%) Deskside Support
3 8 (22.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Support
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Velocity
1 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Blackberry
2 9 (25.71%) BYOD
3 4 (11.43%) Equities
3 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
3 4 (11.43%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
4 10 (28.57%) Android
5 9 (25.71%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
1 3 (8.57%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) People Management
2 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.86%) CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) Workload Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) DameWare
2 1 (2.86%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Bloomberg
2 24 (68.57%) Reuters
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco
3 19 (54.29%) Citrix
4 15 (42.86%) FactSet
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Lotus
7 5 (14.29%) CQG
8 4 (11.43%) Fidessa
9 3 (8.57%) Tradeweb
10 2 (5.71%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) IBM
11 1 (2.86%) Apple
11 1 (2.86%) FXall
11 1 (2.86%) MarketAxess
11 1 (2.86%) VMware