The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 167 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 31 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.28% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 39
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£538 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £608 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2046 2102 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.07% 36.15% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1478 2063
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
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 the City of London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Financial Institution
4 16 (33.33%) .NET
4 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (31.25%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Oracle
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) UNIX
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) Banking
11 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) Clustering
12 6 (12.50%) Remedy
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.50%) Java
12 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (10.42%) WCF
13 5 (10.42%) WPF
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
13 5 (10.42%) MS Office
13 5 (10.42%) Risk Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) RMDS
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Financial Institution
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.33%) Front Office
6 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Operator
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.42%) WCF
3 5 (10.42%) WPF
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) MDX
6 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) SciPy
6 1 (2.08%) NumPy
6 1 (2.08%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.25%) Derivative
4 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Equities
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
6 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Information Security
3 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.25%) Analytics
4 3 (6.25%) High Availability
4 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.25%) SOA
4 3 (6.25%) ETL
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.25%) Scrum
4 3 (6.25%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) VBA
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) MCSE
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) OCFS2
4 3 (6.25%) GlusterFS
4 3 (6.25%) GFS2
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.25%) Control-M
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) SELinux
2 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Remedy
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) BMC
4 3 (6.25%) Veritas
4 3 (6.25%) Reuters
4 3 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Calypso
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Altiris
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