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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 107 180 177
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -3
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 65 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.69% 1.33% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 18
Median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £705 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £200 £400
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
London

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
1386 2100 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.02% 38.90% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1658 1524
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 44
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 £39.05 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
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

Hedge funds
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 2016.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hedge funds
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

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 99 (95.19%) Finance
2 72 (69.23%) Financial Institution
3 36 (34.62%) Linux
4 33 (31.73%) Unix
5 27 (25.96%) Python
6 26 (25.00%) Puppet
7 22 (21.15%) Java
8 21 (20.19%) Banking
9 20 (19.23%) ITIL
9 20 (19.23%) Project Management
10 19 (18.27%) Change Management
11 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.31%) Ruby
12 17 (16.35%) AOP
12 17 (16.35%) High Availability
12 17 (16.35%) Configuration Management
12 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
13 16 (15.38%) XML
13 16 (15.38%) OO
13 16 (15.38%) Oracle
13 16 (15.38%) Cisco
13 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell
13 16 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 16 (15.38%) Degree
14 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (14.42%) Clustering
14 15 (14.42%) Change Control
15 14 (13.46%) CFEngine
15 14 (13.46%) OCFS2
15 14 (13.46%) SELinux

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.81%) Confluence
3 5 (4.81%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
1 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Documaker
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) HTTP
1 9 (8.65%) LDAP
2 7 (6.73%) BGP
3 6 (5.77%) Firewall
3 6 (5.77%) Multicast
3 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.85%) Network Security
4 4 (3.85%) SAN
5 3 (2.88%) VLAN
6 2 (1.92%) LAN
6 2 (1.92%) SSL
6 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.96%) Intranet
7 1 (0.96%) Junos
7 1 (0.96%) NGN
7 1 (0.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.92%) KDB
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.96%) Big Data
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) HBase
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) JIRA
2 5 (4.81%) FishEye
2 5 (4.81%) Subversion
3 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) Maven
4 3 (2.88%) Protractor
4 3 (2.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
General
1 99 (95.19%) Finance
2 72 (69.23%) Financial Institution
3 21 (20.19%) Banking
4 16 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 13 (12.50%) Front Office
6 5 (4.81%) Back Office
7 2 (1.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.31%) Developer
1 18 (17.31%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Consultant
4 9 (8.65%) Implementation Specialist
4 9 (8.65%) ITSM Specialist
5 8 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 8 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 7 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) XML
2 13 (12.50%) HTML
3 12 (11.54%) Ajax
4 10 (9.62%) CSS
5 9 (8.65%) Middleware
5 9 (8.65%) WebCenter
6 7 (6.73%) Java EE
7 5 (4.81%) .NET
7 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.81%) J2EE
7 5 (4.81%) JSP
7 5 (4.81%) Servlets
7 5 (4.81%) WPF
8 4 (3.85%) HTML5
8 4 (3.85%) JRuby
9 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.88%) Pandas
9 3 (2.88%) Pyramid
9 3 (2.88%) SciPy
9 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Clustering
2 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.73%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.77%) Fintech
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.92%) Derivative
8 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) Equities
9 1 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Linux
2 33 (31.73%) Unix
3 13 (12.50%) Windows
4 12 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.81%) CentOS
7 4 (3.85%) VyOS
8 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
1 20 (19.23%) Project Management
2 19 (18.27%) Change Management
3 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.35%) AOP
4 17 (16.35%) Configuration Management
4 17 (16.35%) High Availability
4 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
5 16 (15.38%) OO
6 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.42%) Change Control
7 14 (13.46%) Patch Management
8 12 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 11 (10.58%) ITIL V3
9 11 (10.58%) ITSM
10 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
11 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
11 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) Python
2 22 (21.15%) Java
3 18 (17.31%) Ruby
4 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.50%) SQL
6 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.65%) C#
7 9 (8.65%) Perl
7 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.81%) C++
9 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.88%) C
10 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.92%) Jython
11 2 (1.92%) Scala
12 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (9.62%) PMI Certification
3 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.65%) PMP
4 6 (5.77%) CCDP
4 6 (5.77%) CCNP
5 3 (2.88%) CCNA
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB
6 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.92%) MAPM
6 2 (1.92%) MCSE
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) AIFMD
1 2 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (1.92%) MiFID
1 2 (1.92%) UCITS
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) GFS2
1 14 (13.46%) GlusterFS
1 14 (13.46%) OCFS2
2 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.81%) Docker
5 4 (3.85%) NFS
5 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Puppet
2 14 (13.46%) CFEngine
2 14 (13.46%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (13.46%) SELinux
3 12 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Ansible
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (2.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) VMware
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.65%) Siebel
5 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.81%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.81%) BEA
7 5 (4.81%) IBM
8 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.85%) Brocade
8 4 (3.85%) Vyatta
9 3 (2.88%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.92%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) Sun
11 1 (0.96%) Juniper
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago