The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fidessa products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fidessa over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa
Rank 378 342 364
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 30 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.68% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 22
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fidessa
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Fidessa
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Fidessa Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fidessa
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Fidessa Daily Rate Trend in London

Fidessa
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fidessa across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Fidessa Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fidessa
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Fidessa Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fidessa
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fidessa within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 7 £525 -4.54% 8
Fidessa
England

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (53.97%) Front Office
1 34 (53.97%) Equities
2 33 (52.38%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (39.68%) UNIX
3 25 (39.68%) Banking
4 24 (38.10%) SQL
5 23 (36.51%) Linux
5 23 (36.51%) Finance
6 20 (31.75%) Bloomberg
7 15 (23.81%) Java
7 15 (23.81%) Solaris
8 14 (22.22%) Reuters
9 13 (20.63%) Oracle
9 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
10 12 (19.05%) Derivative
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.46%) Sybase
11 11 (17.46%) Perl
11 11 (17.46%) thinkFolio
11 11 (17.46%) LatentZero
12 10 (15.87%) Fixed Income
12 10 (15.87%) Fund Management
13 9 (14.29%) Tcl
13 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.70%) C++
14 8 (12.70%) ION Trading
14 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
14 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
15 7 (11.11%) Problem Management

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) thinkFolio
1 11 (17.46%) LatentZero
2 3 (4.76%) Tesseract
2 3 (4.76%) Minerva
2 3 (4.76%) Sentinel
3 2 (3.17%) RMDS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MS Access
3 5 (7.94%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 34 (53.97%) Front Office
2 25 (39.68%) Banking
3 23 (36.51%) Finance
4 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.94%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Fidessa Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Fidessa Business Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Applications Support
5 8 (12.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) VBA Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Fidessa Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Excel Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Excel VBA Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
9 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Fidessa Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Equities
2 12 (19.05%) Derivative
3 10 (15.87%) Fixed Income
4 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.94%) Eurex
7 3 (4.76%) Wiki
8 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) UNIX
2 23 (36.51%) Linux
3 15 (23.81%) Solaris
4 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) SUSE
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Fund Management
2 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
3 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.52%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) Straight-Through Processing
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Test Management
8 2 (3.17%) Data Management
8 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.59%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Perl
4 9 (14.29%) Tcl
5 8 (12.70%) C++
6 7 (11.11%) VBA
7 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.94%) Python
9 4 (6.35%) AWK
10 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.17%) Scala
11 2 (3.17%) C
11 2 (3.17%) C#
12 1 (1.59%) Korn
12 1 (1.59%) C-shell
12 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Bloomberg
2 14 (22.22%) Reuters
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle
4 11 (17.46%) Sybase
5 8 (12.70%) ION Trading
6 5 (7.94%) Portware
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.35%) CQG
7 4 (6.35%) EasyScreen
7 4 (6.35%) Patsystems
8 3 (4.76%) Charles River
8 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.76%) SunGard
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) Radianz
10 1 (1.59%) GL TRADE
10 1 (1.59%) Algorithmics
10 1 (1.59%) NYFIX
10 1 (1.59%) EccoWare
10 1 (1.59%) HP