Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 870 886
Rank change year-on-year +41 +16 -81
Contract jobs citing FactSet 44 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.034% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 20
UK median daily rate £200 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £140 £166 £159
90th Percentile £738 £573 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - -
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 43604 47420 49475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.60% 45.30% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27110 28968 29167
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1707 2089
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.23 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.77%

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 25 November 2017.

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 5 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 25 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
England +33 42 £200 -27.27% 7
London +5 36 £225 -18.18% 7
UK excluding London - 8 £200 -
South East - 6 £200 -
Scotland - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for FactSet.

1 40 (90.91%) Bloomberg
2 33 (75.00%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) Windows 10
4 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (45.45%) Eikon
6 19 (43.18%) Citrix
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
8 13 (29.55%) Blackberry
8 13 (29.55%) VPN
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 12 (27.27%) Investment Management
10 11 (25.00%) SCCM
10 11 (25.00%) Office 365
10 11 (25.00%) Reuters
10 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 10 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (20.45%) Front Office
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Fidessa
12 9 (20.45%) MCSE
12 9 (20.45%) LAN
12 9 (20.45%) WAN
13 8 (18.18%) Cisco
13 8 (18.18%) Apple
13 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
14 7 (15.91%) Fixed Income

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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Eikon
2 4 (9.09%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.27%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.27%) Misys Equation
3 1 (2.27%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) VPN
2 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.45%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) WAN
4 7 (15.91%) DNS
5 2 (4.55%) Broadband
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) Intranet
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 33 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Front Office
3 7 (15.91%) Advertising
3 7 (15.91%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (6.82%) French Language
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Desktop Support
2 12 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Asset Management Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.91%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.36%) Equities
4 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.82%) iPad
5 3 (6.82%) iPhone
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows 10
3 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Investment Management
2 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Workload Management
5 4 (9.09%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) BCP
5 4 (9.09%) Break/Fix
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Attribution
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) MCSE
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.91%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) DameWare
3 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Bloomberg
2 19 (43.18%) Citrix
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) Reuters
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (20.45%) Fidessa
6 8 (18.18%) Apple
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco
7 4 (9.09%) CQG
8 3 (6.82%) Etrali
8 3 (6.82%) Speakerbus
9 1 (2.27%) BISAM
9 1 (2.27%) Calypso
9 1 (2.27%) Charles River
9 1 (2.27%) Misys
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) StatPro
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec