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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
London / City of London
Rank 128 100 161
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +61
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 20 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 1.84% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 4.86% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 9
Median daily rate £413 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £370 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +85.00%
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
1036 1213 1899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.52% 37.82% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 936 1480
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 32
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 42 (87.50%) Finance
2 32 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 15 (31.25%) Banking
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
6 10 (20.83%) Back Office
6 10 (20.83%) Subversion
6 10 (20.83%) Linux
6 10 (20.83%) Unix
6 10 (20.83%) AOP
6 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
7 9 (18.75%) SQL
8 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.67%) DevOps
9 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Puppet
9 7 (14.58%) C#
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.58%) Python
9 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Clustering
10 6 (12.50%) Front Office
10 6 (12.50%) Workflow
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) Bloomberg
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 6 (12.50%) Ruby

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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Eikon
2 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) 3G
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) Multicast
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) FishEye
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.08%) TestRail
General
1 42 (87.50%) Finance
2 32 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 15 (31.25%) Banking
4 10 (20.83%) Back Office
4 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 6 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) French Language
7 1 (2.08%) German Language
7 1 (2.08%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) WPF
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.25%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.17%) Ajax
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.08%) React
5 1 (2.08%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (2.08%) SignalR
5 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Derivative
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.08%) Equities
6 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
6 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
2 10 (20.83%) AOP
3 8 (16.67%) DevOps
3 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
4 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.50%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Release Management
6 5 (10.42%) SDLC
6 5 (10.42%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.33%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CCDP
2 1 (2.08%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (2.08%) FATCA
3 1 (2.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) GFS2
2 6 (12.50%) GlusterFS
2 6 (12.50%) OCFS2
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 6 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) SELinux
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) DameWare
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) SmartStream
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Altiris
5 2 (4.17%) Eze Software Group
5 2 (4.17%) Reuters
5 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) AppSense
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) Charles River
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Wyse
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