Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Thomson Reuters DACS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thomson Reuters DACS over the 6 months to 19 February 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 Data Access Control System (DACS)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 808 887
Rank change year-on-year -54 +79 -28
Contract jobs citing Thomson Reuters DACS 7 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.059% 0.22% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 7
UK median daily rate £475 £503 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +17.54% +6.88%
10th Percentile £463 £406 £343
90th Percentile £525 £538 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Thomson Reuters DACS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,852 10,173 9,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.77% 10.76% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,043 6,568 5,944
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 255 318
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.16 £48.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +0.68% -10.84%

Thomson Reuters DACS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Thomson Reuters DACS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Thomson Reuters DACS in the UK

Thomson Reuters DACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thomson Reuters DACS in the UK

Thomson Reuters DACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thomson Reuters DACS in the UK

Thomson Reuters DACS
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 Thomson Reuters DACS within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 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 -26 7 £475 -5.47%
London -59 7 £475 -5.47%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Thomson Reuters DACS 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 Thomson Reuters DACS.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Reuters
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
4 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
4 3 (42.86%) Rendezvous
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) OpenView
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) PMP
4 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL

Thomson Reuters DACS
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 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ION MarketView
1 3 (42.86%) Kondor
1 3 (42.86%) RMDS
2 1 (14.29%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Development Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Kondor Support
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Rendezvous
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
1 3 (42.86%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) HP ASE
1 3 (42.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 4 (57.14%) Reuters
3 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) ION Trading
3 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk