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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 192 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 2 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 24
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£520 £550 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +18.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £301
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
2300 2689 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.70% 45.72% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1870 2290
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 48 56 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
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 3 September 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 6 (75.00%) Equities
2 6 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Tcl
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) Reuters
6 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) KDB
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) KDB
General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Fidessa Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Fidessa Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Reuters
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) Portware