Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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 Data Access Control System (DACS)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 864 887
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 0
Contract jobs citing Thomson Reuters DACS 6 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.051% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 13
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £355 £412 £355
90th Percentile £620 £538 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
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 11730 11293 9673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7976 7219 5941
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 259 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -22.82% +8.93% -5.13%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thomson Reuters DACS over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 4 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 13 December 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 -16 5 £538 +7.50%
London -36 5 £538 +7.50%
Northern Ireland - 1 £350 -
UK excluding London - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Thomson Reuters DACS 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 Thomson Reuters DACS.

1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
1 5 (83.33%) RMDS
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) Task Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) ION MarketView
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (66.67%) ION Trading
2 4 (66.67%) PMP

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) RMDS
2 4 (66.67%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
1 5 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Task Automation
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 3 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) ION Trading
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Reuters
4 1 (16.67%) Sun