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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FactSet
Rank 195 199 221
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing FactSet 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £188 £150
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2339 2684 3332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.16% 45.62% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1849 2301
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 95
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Reuters
2 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (88.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (88.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) ETL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
1 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) Reuters