The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £313 £265
% change year-on-year
+104.00% +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 775 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.74% 30.46% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 381 362
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire