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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 186 192 193
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 7 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.73% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Average daily rate
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£525 £581 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £452 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
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
2314 2750 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.00% 44.43% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1690 1935 1942
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 19 (79.17%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 13 (54.17%) Front Office
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Reuters
4 10 (41.67%) UNIX
5 9 (37.50%) Solaris
5 9 (37.50%) Bloomberg
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (25.00%) Service Management
6 6 (25.00%) Equities
7 5 (20.83%) Back Office
8 4 (16.67%) ION Trading
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) RMDS
10 2 (8.33%) Derivative
10 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) RMDS
2 1 (4.17%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
2 13 (54.17%) Front Office
3 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Back Office
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Fidessa Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Fidessa Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Fidessa Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) FIX Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Market Data Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Equities
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Tcl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Reuters
2 9 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 4 (16.67%) ION Trading
4 2 (8.33%) Radianz
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithmics
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Murex
5 1 (4.17%) SunGard
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) Portware