Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FIS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FIS over the 6 months to 17 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 Fidelity National Information Services, Inc (FIS).

FIS
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 858 852
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing FIS 18 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.043% 0.016% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 15
UK median daily rate £600 - £450
10th Percentile £475 - £425
90th Percentile £850 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £488
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FIS 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 42,171 43,993 45,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.19% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,668 26,933 26,978
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,367 1,662 1,923
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 £10.54 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

FIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FIS in the UK

FIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIS in the UK

FIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIS in the UK

FIS
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 FIS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +9 18 £600 - 1
London -8 17 £600 -
UK excluding London +25 1 - - 1
South East -19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FIS 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 FIS.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Front Office
4 10 (55.56%) Derivative
5 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) SunGard
7 7 (38.89%) Fidessa
7 7 (38.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (38.89%) CQG
7 7 (38.89%) IIS
7 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
7 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
7 7 (38.89%) C#
7 7 (38.89%) Banking
7 7 (38.89%) Equities
7 7 (38.89%) SunGard GMI
7 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
7 7 (38.89%) MiFID
7 7 (38.89%) JIRA
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby
8 6 (33.33%) Back Office
8 6 (33.33%) Python
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Core
10 4 (22.22%) Automated Trading

FIS
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 (38.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (22.22%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Front Office
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Back Office
5 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ETRM Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Core
3 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Derivative
2 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 7 (38.89%) Equities
3 7 (38.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Trading
4 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) ETRM
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
7 1 (5.56%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) MiFID
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SunGard
2 7 (38.89%) CQG
2 7 (38.89%) Fidessa
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Trayport
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) SmartStream
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Misys
6 1 (5.56%) Murex
6 1 (5.56%) SAP