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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 155 177 171
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 30 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 23
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£500 £544 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1918 2257 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.94% 38.38% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1626 1669
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 52
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +4.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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

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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 26 February 2015.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds.

1 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 26 (49.06%) Financial Institution
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) MS Office
5 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
6 13 (24.53%) Banking
6 13 (24.53%) Oracle
6 13 (24.53%) UNIX
6 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
7 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
7 12 (22.64%) C#
7 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
7 12 (22.64%) Investment Banking
8 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
8 11 (20.75%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) SLA
9 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (18.87%) Python
9 10 (18.87%) Altiris
9 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.98%) Software Deployment
10 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.98%) assyst
10 9 (16.98%) Wireless
10 9 (16.98%) Handset
10 9 (16.98%) Internet
10 9 (16.98%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (16.98%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) assyst
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Internet
1 9 (16.98%) Wireless
1 9 (16.98%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) Star Schema
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) ObjectStore
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 41 (77.36%) Finance
2 26 (49.06%) Financial Institution
3 13 (24.53%) Banking
4 12 (22.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (15.09%) Front Office
6 2 (3.77%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Service Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Excel Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (9.43%) Middleware
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) WebCenter
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) WPF
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) OLE
6 2 (3.77%) Akka
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) WinForms
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.98%) Handset
4 8 (15.09%) Fixed Income
5 6 (11.32%) Clustering
5 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (7.55%) Derivative
7 3 (5.66%) Equities
8 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
2 9 (16.98%) Software Deployment
3 7 (13.21%) SOA
4 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.32%) RAD
4 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.32%) High Availability
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) ETL
7 3 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (3.77%) OOP
8 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) R
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCSE
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) SELinux
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) Control-M
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Altiris
3 9 (16.98%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) Remedy
6 5 (9.43%) Bloomberg
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) Reuters
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas
8 2 (3.77%) Tableau
9 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) AppSense
9 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.89%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.89%) MarketAxess
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago