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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 91 163 170
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +7
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 61 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 1.38% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 27
Average daily rate £463 £538 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +30.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £409 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £633 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+123.88% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1257 1951 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 38.76% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1522 1651
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Hedge funds
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

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 76 (87.36%) Finance
2 50 (57.47%) Financial Institution
3 35 (40.23%) SQL
4 33 (37.93%) Oracle
5 30 (34.48%) Linux
6 22 (25.29%) Siebel
7 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
7 20 (22.99%) Clustering
8 17 (19.54%) C#
8 17 (19.54%) Oracle Database
9 16 (18.39%) Python
9 16 (18.39%) Windows
10 15 (17.24%) Unix
10 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 15 (17.24%) .NET
10 15 (17.24%) HTTP
10 15 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (14.94%) Veritas
11 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
11 13 (14.94%) Front Office
11 13 (14.94%) MVC
11 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
12 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.64%) Banking
13 11 (12.64%) VMware
13 11 (12.64%) EAI
14 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.45%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Front Arena
2 2 (2.30%) Documaker
2 2 (2.30%) Eikon
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle Database
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (14.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.45%) MySQL
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) KDB
10 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Subversion
3 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
4 4 (4.60%) Maven
5 3 (3.45%) Ant
5 3 (3.45%) Gerrit
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Protractor
General
1 76 (87.36%) Finance
2 50 (57.47%) Financial Institution
3 13 (14.94%) Front Office
4 11 (12.64%) Banking
5 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 7 (8.05%) Administrator
3 7 (8.05%) Analyst
3 7 (8.05%) Build Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Consultant
4 6 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Siebel Tester
5 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (8.05%) Middleware
5 6 (6.90%) React
6 5 (5.75%) CSS
6 5 (5.75%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (5.75%) SignalR
7 4 (4.60%) HTML
7 4 (4.60%) HTML5
7 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.60%) WCF
7 4 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.60%) WPF
8 3 (3.45%) JRuby
8 3 (3.45%) MDX
8 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
8 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Clustering
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) Derivative
3 6 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Equities
4 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.45%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.15%) Celerra
8 1 (1.15%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
8 1 (1.15%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) Windows
3 15 (17.24%) Unix
4 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) Solaris
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.30%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (14.94%) MVC
3 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.64%) EAI
5 9 (10.34%) AOP
6 8 (9.20%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.90%) BDD
8 6 (6.90%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.90%) SOA
9 5 (5.75%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (5.75%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.75%) High Availability
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) SQL
2 17 (19.54%) C#
3 16 (18.39%) Python
4 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby
7 6 (6.90%) Java
7 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.45%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.30%) Jython
10 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.15%) Korn
11 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) R
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) CCNP
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.30%) PhD
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) GFS2
2 5 (5.75%) GlusterFS
2 5 (5.75%) OCFS2
3 3 (3.45%) NFS
3 3 (3.45%) vCloud
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
2 7 (8.05%) Control-M
2 7 (8.05%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.75%) CFEngine
4 5 (5.75%) SCOM
4 5 (5.75%) SELinux
5 4 (4.60%) SCCM
6 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.15%) Icinga
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Siebel
3 13 (14.94%) Veritas
4 11 (12.64%) VMware
5 7 (8.05%) Bloomberg
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.60%) SunGard
8 3 (3.45%) EMC
8 3 (3.45%) NetApp
8 3 (3.45%) Vyatta
9 2 (2.30%) BMC
9 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.30%) CQG
9 2 (2.30%) F5
9 2 (2.30%) FactSet
9 2 (2.30%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) Reuters
9 2 (2.30%) Sybase
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