The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FactSet over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FactSet
Rank - - 193
Contract jobs citing FactSet 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2183 2488 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 42.89% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1713 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

FactSet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FactSet across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FactSet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FactSet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FactSet across the City of London region.

FactSet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FactSet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet.

1 6 (75.00%) Reuters
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Xen
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) MCSA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Wyse
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Equities
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Sophis
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) StatPro

FactSet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Market Data Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Xen
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Reuters
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Wyse
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) StatPro
4 1 (12.50%) Charles River
4 1 (12.50%) Sophis