The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 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 Cambridge - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+176.11% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.66% 26.84% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 34
Average daily rate £360 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £511 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hedge funds
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Database Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle