Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FactSet over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

FactSet
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 225 221
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +57
Contract jobs citing FactSet 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
City of London median daily rate £250 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +27.91%
10th Percentile £179 £179 £159
90th Percentile £650 £565 £316
Central London median daily rate £250 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

FactSet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,690 2,616 2,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.03% 42.77% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,056 1,963 2,147
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £636 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +17.57% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.90 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +1.37%

FactSet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FactSet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for FactSet in the City of London

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FactSet in the City of London

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FactSet in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FactSet in the City of London

FactSet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FactSet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for FactSet.

1 10 (76.92%) Bloomberg
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
6 4 (30.77%) LatentZero
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Charles River
6 4 (30.77%) Apple
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Eikon
7 3 (23.08%) iPad
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
7 3 (23.08%) Intranet
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) IBM Domino
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income

FactSet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Domino
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LatentZero
2 3 (23.08%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Performance Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
1 3 (23.08%) iPad
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
1 5 (38.46%) Investment Management
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Fund Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Attribution
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
2 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Bloomberg
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Apple
3 4 (30.77%) Charles River
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Reuters
6 1 (7.69%) CQG
6 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Sybase
6 1 (7.69%) VMware