The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills 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 Investment Management over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 127 126 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 79 108 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.48% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.93% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 113
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4540 5600 5633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.42% 76.68% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4134 4192
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.93 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -39.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Investment Management
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 Investment Management across the City of London region.

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Investment Management
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 Investment Management across the City of London region.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 81 (47.65%) Asset Management
2 66 (38.82%) Finance
3 60 (35.29%) SQL
4 34 (20.00%) Banking
5 31 (18.24%) Front Office
6 27 (15.88%) Fund Management
7 26 (15.29%) Oracle
7 26 (15.29%) Windows
8 24 (14.12%) Project Management
9 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 20 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 19 (11.18%) .NET
11 19 (11.18%) MS Excel
11 19 (11.18%) Charles River
12 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
12 18 (10.59%) Migration
13 16 (9.41%) UNIX
14 15 (8.82%) Data Management
14 15 (8.82%) thinkFolio
14 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (8.24%) Business Objects
15 14 (8.24%) VBA
15 14 (8.24%) Sybase
16 13 (7.65%) Linux
16 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (7.06%) Markit EDM
17 12 (7.06%) CRM
18 11 (6.47%) Java
18 11 (6.47%) Bloomberg
18 11 (6.47%) Internet

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.94%) Confluence
2 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.76%) JBoss
4 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 4 (2.35%) MS Project
4 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Markit EDM
2 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.71%) LatentZero
3 5 (2.94%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.76%) Minerva
5 2 (1.18%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.59%) HFM
6 1 (0.59%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.59%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.59%) Endur
6 1 (0.59%) Findur
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.47%) Internet
2 9 (5.29%) Intranet
3 7 (4.12%) Firewall
4 5 (2.94%) LAN
4 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.35%) WAN
6 3 (1.76%) DNS
7 2 (1.18%) VPN
7 2 (1.18%) DHCP
7 2 (1.18%) WLAN
7 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.59%) VLAN
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.35%) QlikView
5 4 (2.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.18%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) DTS
6 2 (1.18%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (4.71%) JIRA
2 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.35%) Maven
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.59%) JUnit
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 34 (20.00%) Banking
3 31 (18.24%) Front Office
4 9 (5.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.53%) Back Office
6 5 (2.94%) Marketing
7 4 (2.35%) Retail
8 2 (1.18%) Billing
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (49.41%) Analyst
2 49 (28.82%) Business Analyst
3 25 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 22 (12.94%) Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Applications Support
7 13 (7.65%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.47%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Manager
9 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Consultant
11 5 (2.94%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 4 (2.35%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.18%) .NET
2 5 (2.94%) Web Services
2 5 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) Swing
3 2 (1.18%) WPF
4 1 (0.59%) jQuery
4 1 (0.59%) YAML
4 1 (0.59%) Caliburn.Micro
4 1 (0.59%) AutoMapper
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.59%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) WSDL
4 1 (0.59%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) Derivative
3 7 (4.12%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.94%) Equities
5 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.29%) Windows
2 16 (9.41%) UNIX
3 13 (7.65%) Linux
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
6 1 (0.59%) HPUX
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.65%) Asset Management
2 27 (15.88%) Fund Management
3 24 (14.12%) Project Management
4 20 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 18 (10.59%) Migration
6 15 (8.82%) Data Management
7 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (7.06%) CRM
9 11 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.47%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.29%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.29%) ETL
11 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.71%) Wealth Management
12 8 (4.71%) Fund Accounting
13 7 (4.12%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.12%) Scrum
14 6 (3.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.29%) SQL
2 14 (8.24%) VBA
3 11 (6.47%) Java
4 10 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.53%) C#
6 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.76%) C
8 2 (1.18%) VB
8 2 (1.18%) XAML
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) Python
9 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) ISEB
3 3 (1.76%) CISSP
3 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.76%) GIAC
3 3 (1.76%) GCIA
4 2 (1.18%) MCSE
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) CNA
5 1 (0.59%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCSA
5 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCDST
5 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.76%) EMIR
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.18%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.18%) Control-M
3 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.59%) SCOM
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Oracle
2 19 (11.18%) Charles River
3 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.82%) thinkFolio
5 14 (8.24%) Sybase
5 14 (8.24%) Business Objects
6 11 (6.47%) Bloomberg
6 11 (6.47%) Informatica
7 6 (3.53%) Citrix
8 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.35%) Reuters
9 4 (2.35%) Metastorm
9 4 (2.35%) HP
9 4 (2.35%) VMware
10 3 (1.76%) SimCorp
10 3 (1.76%) BI-SAM
10 3 (1.76%) Vermilion
10 3 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.76%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.18%) Fidessa
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