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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
London / City of London
Rank 131 91 161
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +70
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 22 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.98% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 4.92% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £328 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £288 £165
% change year-on-year
+78.26% +74.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1131 1219 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.35% 40.24% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 923 1542
Median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £669 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 30
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +14.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 54 (93.10%) Finance
2 40 (68.97%) Financial Institution
3 20 (34.48%) Banking
4 17 (29.31%) Linux
5 16 (27.59%) Windows
6 15 (25.86%) Python
6 15 (25.86%) Investment Banking
6 15 (25.86%) AOP
7 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery
7 14 (24.14%) Unix
7 14 (24.14%) Puppet
8 13 (22.41%) Subversion
9 12 (20.69%) Back Office
10 11 (18.97%) C#
10 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 11 (18.97%) DevOps
11 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
11 10 (17.24%) High Availability
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.24%) Clustering
12 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.52%) Ruby
12 9 (15.52%) Front Office
12 9 (15.52%) WPF
12 9 (15.52%) SELinux
12 9 (15.52%) GlusterFS
12 9 (15.52%) GFS2
12 9 (15.52%) Patch Management
12 9 (15.52%) CFEngine
12 9 (15.52%) OCFS2

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 6 (10.34%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.72%) Documaker
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) BGP
2 4 (6.90%) Multicast
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) 3G
4 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Subversion
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 4 (6.90%) FishEye
4 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (93.10%) Finance
2 40 (68.97%) Financial Institution
3 20 (34.48%) Banking
4 15 (25.86%) Investment Banking
5 12 (20.69%) Back Office
6 9 (15.52%) Front Office
7 2 (3.45%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Advertising
8 1 (1.72%) Billing
8 1 (1.72%) French Language
8 1 (1.72%) German Language
8 1 (1.72%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) ASP Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 4 (6.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Silverlight Developer
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) WPF
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.62%) MSMQ
5 4 (6.90%) Ajax
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 4 (6.90%) HTML5
5 4 (6.90%) Silverlight
5 4 (6.90%) WCF
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.17%) XML
7 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.45%) React
7 2 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.72%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
8 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Derivative
4 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.17%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) iSeries
7 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 14 (24.14%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) CentOS
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) AOP
2 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 11 (18.97%) DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) High Availability
5 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.52%) Patch Management
6 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.07%) SDLC
8 6 (10.34%) Change Control
8 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.34%) Workflow
9 5 (8.62%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 5 (8.62%) ITIL
9 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Python
2 11 (18.97%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.52%) Ruby
5 6 (10.34%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) C++
6 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) Jython
9 1 (1.72%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) CCDP
1 4 (6.90%) CCNP
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) FATCA
3 1 (1.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) GFS2
1 9 (15.52%) GlusterFS
1 9 (15.52%) OCFS2
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) Docker
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) CFEngine
2 9 (15.52%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (15.52%) SELinux
3 6 (10.34%) Ansible
4 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (3.45%) DameWare
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Bloomberg
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
1 5 (8.62%) SmartStream
2 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Altiris
3 2 (3.45%) Eze Software Group
3 2 (3.45%) Reuters
3 2 (3.45%) Siebel
3 2 (3.45%) Splunk
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
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