Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 November 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 856 842
Rank change year-on-year +67 -14 -50
Contract jobs citing FactSet 42 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.038% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 20
England median daily rate £200 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £159
90th Percentile £745 £570 £288
UK median daily rate £200 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

FactSet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FactSet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FactSet in England

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FactSet in England

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FactSet in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FactSet in England

FactSet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FactSet in England

FactSet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 36 £225 -18.18% 6
South East - 6 £200 -
FactSet
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for FactSet.

1 38 (90.48%) Bloomberg
2 33 (78.57%) Windows
3 31 (73.81%) Finance
4 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
5 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (47.62%) Eikon
7 19 (45.24%) Citrix
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
9 13 (30.95%) VPN
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 12 (28.57%) Investment Management
11 11 (26.19%) SCCM
11 11 (26.19%) Office 365
11 11 (26.19%) Reuters
11 11 (26.19%) VMware
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (21.43%) Front Office
13 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.43%) Fidessa
13 9 (21.43%) MCSE
13 9 (21.43%) LAN
13 9 (21.43%) WAN
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco
14 8 (19.05%) Apple
15 7 (16.67%) DNS
15 7 (16.67%) SLA

FactSet
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Eikon
2 2 (4.76%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.38%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.38%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.38%) Misys Equation
3 1 (2.38%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) VPN
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
3 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) Broadband
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Front Office
3 7 (16.67%) Advertising
3 7 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.52%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) French Language
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 12 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
2 7 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.90%) Equities
4 4 (9.52%) Hedge funds
5 3 (7.14%) iPad
5 3 (7.14%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
3 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.90%) Workload Management
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) BCP
5 4 (9.52%) Break/Fix
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Attribution
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) MCSE
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) DameWare
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Bloomberg
2 19 (45.24%) Citrix
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) Reuters
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 9 (21.43%) Fidessa
6 8 (19.05%) Apple
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (9.52%) CQG
8 3 (7.14%) Etrali
8 3 (7.14%) Speakerbus
9 1 (2.38%) BISAM
9 1 (2.38%) Calypso
9 1 (2.38%) Charles River
9 1 (2.38%) Misys
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) StatPro
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec