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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 170 171 167
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 26 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.63% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 19
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£575 £406 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £633 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £450 £685
% change year-on-year
-63.33% -34.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
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 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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

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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 30 January 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 30 January 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 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) UNIX
5 14 (28.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle
5 14 (28.00%) MS Office
6 13 (26.00%) Banking
7 12 (24.00%) Investment Banking
7 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
9 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.00%) Python
10 9 (18.00%) IBM
10 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (18.00%) SLA
10 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
10 9 (18.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (18.00%) Altiris
11 8 (16.00%) assyst
11 8 (16.00%) Software Deployment
11 8 (16.00%) Wireless
11 8 (16.00%) Handset
11 8 (16.00%) VPN
11 8 (16.00%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (18.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) assyst
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Wireless
1 8 (16.00%) VPN
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Star Schema
5 2 (4.00%) ObjectStore
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 13 (26.00%) Banking
4 12 (24.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (14.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.00%) Development Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Excel Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) WPF
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.00%) WebCenter
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) OLE
5 2 (4.00%) Akka
5 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (2.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.00%) RESTful
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) LAMP
6 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.00%) Handset
3 7 (14.00%) Fixed Income
4 6 (12.00%) Clustering
4 6 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (8.00%) Derivative
6 3 (6.00%) Equities
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) UNIX
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (16.00%) Software Deployment
3 7 (14.00%) SOA
3 7 (14.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (12.00%) High Availability
4 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) RAD
5 4 (8.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) ETL
7 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) VBA
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (4.00%) R
7 2 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.00%) MCSE
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) SELinux
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) Altiris
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Bloomberg
4 6 (12.00%) Remedy
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.00%) Reuters
7 2 (4.00%) Calypso
7 2 (4.00%) ION Trading
7 2 (4.00%) Tableau
7 2 (4.00%) MarketAxess
7 2 (4.00%) Tradeweb
8 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
8 1 (2.00%) AppSense
8 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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