The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FactSet over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FactSet
Rank 420 435 401
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing FactSet 10 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 23
Median daily rate £300 £198 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.89% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £167 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £240 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £455
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FactSet
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9730 9744 11208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.64% 41.84% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6434 6458 7277
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 201 252
Median hourly rate £17.98 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

FactSet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing FactSet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

FactSet Jobs Demand Trend in London

FactSet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FactSet Daily Rate Trend in London

FactSet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FactSet across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

FactSet Daily Rate Histogram in London

FactSet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FactSet Hourly Rate Trend in London

FactSet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 6 £300 +33.33%
FactSet
England

FactSet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FactSet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for FactSet.

1 14 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) Reuters
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Eikon
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 3 (21.43%) Fidessa
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) SLA
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (14.29%) Internet
9 2 (14.29%) VB
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management

FactSet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) IT Support
5 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Technology Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Case Management
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (42.86%) Reuters
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Fidessa
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) StatPro
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase