Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 602 606
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -43
Contract jobs citing FactSet 36 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.038% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.088% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 20
London median daily rate £225 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £159
90th Percentile £768 £570 £288
England median daily rate £200 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19079 19373 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.50% 42.87% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12973 12890 12917
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 287 391
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

FactSet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FactSet in London

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FactSet in London

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FactSet in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FactSet in London

FactSet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FactSet 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London +6 14 £250 -16.67% 1
FactSet
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for FactSet.

1 32 (88.89%) Bloomberg
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 25 (69.44%) Finance
4 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
5 17 (47.22%) Windows 10
6 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 14 (38.89%) Eikon
8 13 (36.11%) Citrix
8 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (36.11%) Blackberry
9 12 (33.33%) Investment Management
10 11 (30.56%) VMware
10 11 (30.56%) Reuters
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (25.00%) Fidessa
11 9 (25.00%) MCSE
11 9 (25.00%) Front Office
12 8 (22.22%) Apple
13 7 (19.44%) VPN
13 7 (19.44%) DNS
13 7 (19.44%) SLA
13 7 (19.44%) MCSA
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
13 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
13 7 (19.44%) DameWare
13 7 (19.44%) Advertising
13 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (19.44%) Fixed Income

FactSet
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Eikon
2 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.78%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.78%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.78%) Misys Equation
3 1 (2.78%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) VPN
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Front Office
3 7 (19.44%) Advertising
3 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) French Language
6 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (19.44%) Fixed Income
3 5 (13.89%) Equities
4 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (8.33%) iPad
5 3 (8.33%) iPhone
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 10
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (13.89%) Workload Management
5 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) BCP
5 4 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Attribution
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) MCSE
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) DameWare
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Bloomberg
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 11 (30.56%) Reuters
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) Fidessa
6 8 (22.22%) Apple
7 4 (11.11%) CQG
8 3 (8.33%) Etrali
8 3 (8.33%) Speakerbus
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco
10 1 (2.78%) BISAM
10 1 (2.78%) Calypso
10 1 (2.78%) Charles River
10 1 (2.78%) Misys
10 1 (2.78%) NetApp
10 1 (2.78%) StatPro
10 1 (2.78%) Symantec