Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 February 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
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 835 850
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -35
Contract jobs citing FactSet 37 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.035% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 18
UK median daily rate £438 £240 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.29% +2.67% +3.89%
10th Percentile £153 £165 £151
90th Percentile £725 £563 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £100
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,761 42,902 46,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,326 26,349 27,420
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,404 1,615 1,867
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.32 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.08 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% -5.71% +6.06%

FactSet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FactSet in the UK

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FactSet in the UK

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FactSet over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FactSet in the UK

FactSet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FactSet in the UK

FactSet
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
England +6 37 £438 +82.29% 7
London -20 36 £475 +97.92% 7
South East - 1 £200 -
UK excluding London - 1 £200 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FactSet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for FactSet.

1 25 (67.57%) Bloomberg
2 22 (59.46%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
4 17 (45.95%) Windows 10
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) Citrix
5 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) Apple
9 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (27.03%) MCSE
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (27.03%) Investment Management
10 9 (24.32%) Advertising
11 8 (21.62%) DameWare
11 8 (21.62%) Reuters
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) MCSA
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) Analytics
12 7 (18.92%) Eikon
12 7 (18.92%) VMware
12 7 (18.92%) SLA
12 7 (18.92%) Front Office
13 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery

FactSet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Eikon
2 4 (10.81%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.70%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.70%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Intranet
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) OLAP
3 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Advertising
3 7 (18.92%) Front Office
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.11%) French Language
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Billing
6 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Desktop Support
4 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Business Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Business Performance Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) MDX
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 5 (13.51%) iPhone
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows 10
2 17 (45.95%) Windows 7
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
2 10 (27.03%) Investment Management
3 8 (21.62%) Analytics
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Attribution
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Workload Management
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Fund Management
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.41%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCSE
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) DameWare
2 4 (10.81%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) AirWatch
3 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Bloomberg
2 14 (37.84%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Apple
5 8 (21.62%) Reuters
6 7 (18.92%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) Charles River
7 6 (16.22%) Fidessa
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 3 (8.11%) Etrali
9 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 3 (8.11%) Speakerbus
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
10 2 (5.41%) SimCorp
11 1 (2.70%) BISAM
11 1 (2.70%) Calypso
11 1 (2.70%) Misys
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle
11 1 (2.70%) Sybase