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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 144 117 181
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +64
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 21 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.22% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 3.03% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
Median daily rate £600 £425 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -23.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £288 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £725 £743
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 £375
% change year-on-year
- -23.33%
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
1284 1388 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 40.34% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1072 1667
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 79 (97.53%) Finance
2 61 (75.31%) Financial Institution
3 29 (35.80%) Linux
4 26 (32.10%) Unix
4 26 (32.10%) Python
5 24 (29.63%) Banking
6 23 (28.40%) Puppet
7 20 (24.69%) Investment Banking
7 20 (24.69%) AOP
8 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
9 17 (20.99%) High Availability
10 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
10 16 (19.75%) Windows
11 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
11 15 (18.52%) Clustering
11 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.52%) DevOps
12 14 (17.28%) OCFS2
12 14 (17.28%) SELinux
12 14 (17.28%) GlusterFS
12 14 (17.28%) GFS2
12 14 (17.28%) Patch Management
12 14 (17.28%) Failover Clustering
12 14 (17.28%) Ruby
12 14 (17.28%) CFEngine
13 12 (14.81%) Back Office
13 12 (14.81%) Java
13 12 (14.81%) SQL
13 12 (14.81%) Change Control
13 12 (14.81%) Subversion

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 8 (9.88%) Confluence
2 6 (7.41%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Documaker
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
2 6 (7.41%) BGP
2 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Multicast
2 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) LDAP
3 4 (4.94%) SSL
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.47%) 3G
5 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) KDB
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Subversion
2 10 (12.35%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) FishEye
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) Maven
6 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.23%) Protractor
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (97.53%) Finance
2 61 (75.31%) Financial Institution
3 24 (29.63%) Banking
4 20 (24.69%) Investment Banking
5 12 (14.81%) Back Office
6 10 (12.35%) Front Office
7 2 (2.47%) Billing
8 1 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.94%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 4 (4.94%) ITSM Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) Ajax
3 7 (8.64%) WPF
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) .NET
4 5 (6.17%) HTML5
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (4.94%) CSS
5 4 (4.94%) Middleware
5 4 (4.94%) MSMQ
5 4 (4.94%) Silverlight
5 4 (4.94%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) WebCenter
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.47%) Java EE
7 2 (2.47%) SOAP
8 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Clustering
2 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.17%) Derivative
6 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Fintech
8 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Linux
2 26 (32.10%) Unix
3 16 (19.75%) Windows
4 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) AOP
2 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
3 17 (20.99%) High Availability
4 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 15 (18.52%) DevOps
5 14 (17.28%) Patch Management
6 12 (14.81%) Change Control
7 10 (12.35%) ITIL
7 10 (12.35%) SDLC
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.41%) Change Management
10 6 (7.41%) Network Design
10 6 (7.41%) OO
10 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Python
2 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.28%) Ruby
4 12 (14.81%) Java
4 12 (14.81%) SQL
5 9 (11.11%) C#
6 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.94%) C++
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Jython
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.41%) CCDP
2 6 (7.41%) CCNP
2 6 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.94%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ACCA
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) GFS2
1 14 (17.28%) GlusterFS
1 14 (17.28%) OCFS2
2 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.41%) Docker
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Puppet
2 14 (17.28%) CFEngine
2 14 (17.28%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (17.28%) SELinux
3 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.88%) Ansible
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Salt
8 2 (2.47%) DameWare
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco
3 6 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) Siebel
4 5 (6.17%) SmartStream
4 5 (6.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.70%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.47%) Altiris
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Reuters
6 2 (2.47%) Splunk
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) MobileIron
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