The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fidessa 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 Fidessa over the 3 months to 2 June 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 Fidessa Group plc.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 187 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 6 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
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£563 £588 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £675
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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
2313 2620 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.79% 44.66% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1712 1847 2027
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 41 101
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £27.50 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Fidessa
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Fidessa Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
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 Fidessa across the City of London region.

Fidessa Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Fidessa Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Fidessa
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fidessa across the City of London region.

Fidessa Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa.

1 16 (80.00%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (65.00%) Front Office
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Banking
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Solaris
6 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 8 (40.00%) Reuters
7 7 (35.00%) Bloomberg
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (25.00%) Equities
10 4 (20.00%) ION Trading
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) Back Office
11 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
12 2 (10.00%) Firewall
12 2 (10.00%) RMDS
12 2 (10.00%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fidessa 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 Fidessa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) RMDS
2 1 (5.00%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) KDB
General
1 13 (65.00%) Front Office
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Back Office
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Fidessa Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Fidessa Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Market Data Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Fidessa Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Equities
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Tcl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Reuters
2 7 (35.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (20.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Radianz
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithmics
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Murex
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Portware
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
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