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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 105 188 175
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -13
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 56 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 1.16% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 19
Median daily rate £475 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £718 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £350 £458
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -23.49%
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
1297 2232 2250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.00% 38.22% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1782 1678
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +6.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.84 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.30 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 88 (88.89%) Finance
2 67 (67.68%) Financial Institution
3 33 (33.33%) Linux
4 29 (29.29%) Unix
4 29 (29.29%) Oracle
5 23 (23.23%) Java
6 22 (22.22%) Project Management
6 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 19 (19.19%) VMware
8 18 (18.18%) Change Management
8 18 (18.18%) SQL
8 18 (18.18%) ITIL
8 18 (18.18%) OO
8 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 17 (17.17%) Degree
9 17 (17.17%) WebLogic
10 15 (15.15%) Python
10 15 (15.15%) Siebel
10 15 (15.15%) HTTP
10 15 (15.15%) XML
10 15 (15.15%) Problem Management
10 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (15.15%) Clustering
11 14 (14.14%) Asset Management
12 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (12.12%) Ruby
13 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
13 12 (12.12%) HTML
13 12 (12.12%) Cisco

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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 17 (17.17%) WebLogic
2 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (7.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.04%) Apache
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
1 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Documaker
2 1 (1.01%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.01%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) HTTP
2 7 (7.07%) LDAP
3 5 (5.05%) Network Security
3 5 (5.05%) SAN
4 2 (2.02%) BGP
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) VLAN
4 2 (2.02%) WAN
4 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.01%) Intranet
5 1 (1.01%) Junos
5 1 (1.01%) Multicast
5 1 (1.01%) NGN
5 1 (1.01%) RIP
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.03%) KDB
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Big Data
8 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (6.06%) Maven
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) Ant
4 3 (3.03%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.03%) Protractor
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 88 (88.89%) Finance
2 67 (67.68%) Financial Institution
3 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Front Office
4 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Consultant
3 9 (9.09%) Administrator
4 7 (7.07%) Implementation Specialist
4 7 (7.07%) ITSM Specialist
4 7 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Support Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) XML
2 12 (12.12%) HTML
3 10 (10.10%) CSS
4 9 (9.09%) Middleware
5 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.07%) Ajax
6 7 (7.07%) J2EE
6 7 (7.07%) Java EE
6 7 (7.07%) JSP
6 7 (7.07%) Servlets
6 7 (7.07%) WebCenter
7 6 (6.06%) .NET
8 5 (5.05%) HTML5
8 5 (5.05%) JRuby
9 3 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (3.03%) Pandas
9 3 (3.03%) Pyramid
9 3 (3.03%) REST
9 3 (3.03%) SciPy
9 3 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Clustering
2 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Fintech
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Linux
2 29 (29.29%) Unix
3 10 (10.10%) Windows
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) VyOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Project Management
2 18 (18.18%) Change Management
2 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) OO
2 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 14 (14.14%) Asset Management
5 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 11 (11.11%) AOP
8 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.10%) SOA
9 9 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 9 (9.09%) ITSM
10 8 (8.08%) Analytics
10 8 (8.08%) Business Development
10 8 (8.08%) Change Control
10 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
10 8 (8.08%) TDD
11 7 (7.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Java
2 18 (18.18%) SQL
3 15 (15.15%) Python
4 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.12%) Ruby
6 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.10%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.07%) Perl
8 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.06%) C#
10 3 (3.03%) C
10 3 (3.03%) C++
10 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.07%) PMP
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) MAPM
6 1 (1.01%) CCDP
6 1 (1.01%) CCNP
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) AIFMD
1 2 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (2.02%) MiFID
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
1 2 (2.02%) UCITS
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.07%) GFS2
2 7 (7.07%) GlusterFS
2 7 (7.07%) OCFS2
2 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) NFS
3 5 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Puppet
2 7 (7.07%) CFEngine
2 7 (7.07%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (7.07%) SELinux
3 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.05%) Control-M
3 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 19 (19.19%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Siebel
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.07%) BEA
6 7 (7.07%) IBM
6 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.05%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.05%) Brocade
7 5 (5.05%) Veritas
7 5 (5.05%) Vyatta
8 3 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (2.02%) BMC
9 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.02%) NetApp
9 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.02%) Sun
9 2 (2.02%) Telerik
10 1 (1.01%) Riverbed
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