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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 131 178 187
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +9
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 34 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 0.98% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 18
Median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £256 £500
% change year-on-year
+85.36% -48.75%
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
1291 2043 2434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.00% 37.23% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1562 1818
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.56 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.40 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 84 (88.42%) Finance
2 67 (70.53%) Financial Institution
3 37 (38.95%) Oracle
4 26 (27.37%) Linux
5 21 (22.11%) SQL
5 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
6 20 (21.05%) Siebel
7 19 (20.00%) Unix
8 18 (18.95%) Project Management
8 18 (18.95%) Clustering
9 16 (16.84%) Veritas
10 15 (15.79%) HTTP
11 14 (14.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 14 (14.74%) Windows
11 14 (14.74%) Python
11 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.74%) Asset Management
11 14 (14.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
12 13 (13.68%) Java
12 13 (13.68%) Front Office
13 12 (12.63%) Risk Management
13 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
13 12 (12.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (11.58%) WebSphere
14 11 (11.58%) Banking
14 11 (11.58%) Cisco
14 11 (11.58%) VMware
14 11 (11.58%) Control-M

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 (14.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.58%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.21%) Apache
7 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Front Arena
2 2 (2.11%) Documaker
2 2 (2.11%) Eikon
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) Network Security
3 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.11%) SAN
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) BGP
4 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) Junos
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (1.05%) RIP
4 1 (1.05%) VLAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.16%) MySQL
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.05%) HBase
8 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Ant
3 3 (3.16%) Gerrit
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) Maven
3 3 (3.16%) Protractor
3 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (88.42%) Finance
2 67 (70.53%) Financial Institution
3 13 (13.68%) Front Office
4 11 (11.58%) Banking
5 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Legal
7 2 (2.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (13.68%) Developer
2 10 (10.53%) Analyst
3 7 (7.37%) Administrator
3 7 (7.37%) Build Engineer
3 7 (7.37%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Siebel Tester
5 5 (5.26%) Tester
6 4 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (4.21%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) J2EE
2 7 (7.37%) JSP
2 7 (7.37%) Servlets
3 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.26%) CSS
4 5 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (5.26%) Middleware
5 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.21%) HTML5
5 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.16%) FpML
6 3 (3.16%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.16%) JRuby
6 3 (3.16%) LAMP
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Derivative
4 6 (6.32%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Equities
5 4 (4.21%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.16%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.11%) Fintech
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) Celerra
8 1 (1.05%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.05%) Statistics
8 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Linux
2 19 (20.00%) Unix
3 14 (14.74%) Windows
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.26%) Solaris
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.11%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Project Management
2 14 (14.74%) Asset Management
2 14 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (13.68%) Problem Management
4 12 (12.63%) Risk Management
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) EAI
5 10 (10.53%) OO
5 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.42%) Analytics
7 8 (8.42%) AOP
8 7 (7.37%) Business Development
8 7 (7.37%) DevOps
8 7 (7.37%) Presales
8 7 (7.37%) Process Management
8 7 (7.37%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) Python
3 13 (13.68%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.47%) C#
5 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) Ruby
6 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.16%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) Jython
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) Korn
9 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) CCNP
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MAPM
4 1 (1.05%) CCNA
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) AIFMD
2 2 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.11%) MiFID
2 2 (2.11%) UCITS
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) GFS2
2 4 (4.21%) GlusterFS
2 4 (4.21%) OCFS2
3 3 (3.16%) NFS
3 3 (3.16%) vCloud
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.05%) HDFS
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Control-M
2 10 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.47%) Tivoli
4 8 (8.42%) Puppet
5 7 (7.37%) SCOM
6 4 (4.21%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.21%) SCCM
6 4 (4.21%) SELinux
7 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.05%) Icinga
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) Oracle
2 20 (21.05%) Siebel
3 16 (16.84%) Veritas
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco
4 11 (11.58%) VMware
5 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 7 (7.37%) BEA
7 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.26%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.21%) HP
9 4 (4.21%) SunGard
10 3 (3.16%) NetApp
10 3 (3.16%) Sun
10 3 (3.16%) Vyatta
11 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.11%) F5
11 2 (2.11%) FactSet
11 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
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