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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -3.03%
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
136 146 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.41% 30.17% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 63
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris