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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 172 168 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 29 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 29
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£600 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £585 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £265 £575
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -53.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2182 2157 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.40% 37.47% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1604 1979
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 39 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £29.75 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Financial Institution
4 19 (35.85%) .NET
5 18 (33.96%) C#
6 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (22.64%) Oracle
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.75%) UNIX
9 10 (18.87%) Windows
10 9 (16.98%) Banking
11 8 (15.09%) Change Management
11 8 (15.09%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (13.21%) Python
12 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
12 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
13 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
13 6 (11.32%) Front Office
13 6 (11.32%) Fixed Income
13 6 (11.32%) Clustering
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.32%) Remedy
14 5 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
14 5 (9.43%) Control-M

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.66%) assyst
1 3 (5.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Financial Institution
3 9 (16.98%) Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
5 6 (11.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Computer Operator
4 5 (9.43%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Database Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) WPF
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) Middleware
6 2 (3.77%) WinForms
6 2 (3.77%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Fixed Income
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.66%) Handset
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 3 (5.66%) Derivative
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) CMDB
5 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Change Management
2 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
3 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
6 3 (5.66%) ETL
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security
6 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.77%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) OCFS2
4 3 (5.66%) GlusterFS
4 3 (5.66%) GFS2
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
1 5 (9.43%) Control-M
1 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) SELinux
3 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Remedy
3 5 (9.43%) Veritas
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Altiris
5 3 (5.66%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) Reuters
6 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) Calypso
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
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