The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fidessa products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 582 515 515
Rank change year-on-year
-67 0
Contract jobs citing Fidessa 30 79 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.15% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 23
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£600 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Fidessa
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Fidessa Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Daily Rate Trend

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

Fidessa Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fidessa within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Fidessa Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fidessa
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Fidessa Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fidessa
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fidessa within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -55 30 £600 - 12
England -64 30 £600 - 12
City of London +6 7 £525 -9.67% 6

Fidessa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (55.00%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (53.33%) Front Office
2 32 (53.33%) Equities
3 25 (41.67%) Banking
4 23 (38.33%) UNIX
5 22 (36.67%) Linux
5 22 (36.67%) SQL
5 22 (36.67%) Finance
6 16 (26.67%) Bloomberg
7 14 (23.33%) Java
7 14 (23.33%) Solaris
7 14 (23.33%) Investment Banking
8 13 (21.67%) Reuters
9 10 (16.67%) Derivative
9 10 (16.67%) Perl
9 10 (16.67%) Sybase
10 9 (15.00%) Tcl
10 9 (15.00%) thinkFolio
10 9 (15.00%) LatentZero
10 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (13.33%) Fixed Income
11 8 (13.33%) Fund Management
11 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
11 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle
11 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
12 7 (11.67%) C++
12 7 (11.67%) ION Trading
13 6 (10.00%) Service Management

Fidessa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) LatentZero
1 9 (15.00%) thinkFolio
2 4 (6.67%) Tesseract
2 4 (6.67%) Minerva
2 4 (6.67%) Sentinel
3 2 (3.33%) RMDS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) KDB
3 4 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 32 (53.33%) Front Office
2 25 (41.67%) Banking
3 22 (36.67%) Finance
4 14 (23.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.33%) Back Office
6 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Fidessa Business Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Fidessa Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Applications Support
6 7 (11.67%) Fidessa Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 4 (6.67%) VBA Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Excel Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Fidessa Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Equities
2 10 (16.67%) Derivative
3 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.67%) Eurex
7 3 (5.00%) Wiki
7 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) UNIX
2 22 (36.67%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) Solaris
4 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.67%) Windows
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.00%) SUSE
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
1 8 (13.33%) Fund Management
2 6 (10.00%) Service Management
3 5 (8.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Project Management
3 5 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (5.00%) Time Management
5 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Data Management
6 2 (3.33%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Test Management
7 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) Perl
4 9 (15.00%) Tcl
5 7 (11.67%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) AWK
7 4 (6.67%) VBA
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.33%) Scala
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) C#
10 1 (1.67%) Korn
10 1 (1.67%) C-shell
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Bloomberg
2 13 (21.67%) Reuters
3 10 (16.67%) Sybase
4 8 (13.33%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) ION Trading
6 5 (8.33%) Portware
7 4 (6.67%) Charles River
8 3 (5.00%) EasyScreen
8 3 (5.00%) SunGard
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.00%) CQG
8 3 (5.00%) Patsystems
9 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco
9 2 (3.33%) Radianz
10 1 (1.67%) Algorithmics
10 1 (1.67%) EccoWare
10 1 (1.67%) NYFIX
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.67%) Sun
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