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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 126 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 70 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.41% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.83% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 63
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £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
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 64 (41.83%) Asset Management
2 52 (33.99%) SQL
3 49 (32.03%) Finance
4 33 (21.57%) Windows
5 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
6 26 (16.99%) Banking
7 25 (16.34%) Front Office
8 23 (15.03%) Oracle
9 22 (14.38%) Project Management
10 20 (13.07%) .NET
10 20 (13.07%) Markit EDM
11 18 (11.76%) Migration
11 18 (11.76%) UNIX
12 16 (10.46%) Linux
13 15 (9.80%) T-SQL
13 15 (9.80%) Firewall
13 15 (9.80%) Fund Management
14 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
14 14 (9.15%) Charles River
15 13 (8.50%) Bloomberg
15 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.50%) VBA
15 13 (8.50%) thinkFolio
16 12 (7.84%) Business Analysis
16 12 (7.84%) C#
16 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (6.54%) GAP Analysis
18 10 (6.54%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.27%) Confluence
2 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.96%) JBoss
4 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.31%) IIS
4 2 (1.31%) CMS
4 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.31%) MS Project
4 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Markit EDM
2 8 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.61%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (1.96%) LatentZero
5 2 (1.31%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.31%) RMDS
6 1 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.65%) HFM
6 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.65%) Endur
6 1 (0.65%) Findur
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.65%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) Firewall
2 9 (5.88%) Internet
3 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.92%) LAN
4 6 (3.92%) Intranet
5 5 (3.27%) WAN
6 3 (1.96%) VPN
6 3 (1.96%) DNS
6 3 (1.96%) Network Security
6 3 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.31%) Multicast
7 2 (1.31%) DHCP
7 2 (1.31%) FTP
7 2 (1.31%) WLAN
8 1 (0.65%) SAN
8 1 (0.65%) LDAP
8 1 (0.65%) Wireless
8 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.65%) Essbase
6 1 (0.65%) MS Access
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) JIRA
2 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.61%) Toad
3 4 (2.61%) Maven
4 2 (1.31%) Subversion
4 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (32.03%) Finance
2 26 (16.99%) Banking
3 25 (16.34%) Front Office
4 9 (5.88%) Back Office
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.61%) Advertising
7 3 (1.96%) Marketing
8 2 (1.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (47.71%) Analyst
2 36 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.38%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.42%) Developer
5 18 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 11 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.54%) Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Manager
9 8 (5.23%) Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (3.27%) Programmer
12 5 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
13 4 (2.61%) Sybase Developer
13 4 (2.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.07%) .NET
2 7 (4.58%) Middleware
3 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.61%) WCF
4 2 (1.31%) Web Services
4 2 (1.31%) XML
4 2 (1.31%) Swing
4 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.31%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.65%) YAML
5 1 (0.65%) Caliburn.Micro
5 1 (0.65%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.65%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Derivative
3 6 (3.92%) Equities
4 4 (2.61%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.31%) iPad
6 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.57%) Windows
2 18 (11.76%) UNIX
3 16 (10.46%) Linux
4 6 (3.92%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) AIX
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) HPUX
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.83%) Asset Management
2 22 (14.38%) Project Management
3 18 (11.76%) Migration
4 15 (9.80%) Fund Management
5 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 11 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (6.54%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (6.54%) ITIL
7 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.54%) CRM
7 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.23%) Data Management
9 8 (5.23%) ETL
9 8 (5.23%) Wealth Management
10 7 (4.58%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.92%) Fund Accounting
11 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.99%) SQL
2 15 (9.80%) T-SQL
3 13 (8.50%) VBA
4 12 (7.84%) C#
5 8 (5.23%) Java
6 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.61%) C
6 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.31%) C++
8 2 (1.31%) Perl
8 2 (1.31%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) XAML
9 1 (0.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.27%) CISSP
3 3 (1.96%) GIAC
3 3 (1.96%) GCIA
4 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.31%) MCSE
4 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) CCNA
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) EMIR
3 2 (1.31%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.31%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) MiFID
4 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Control-M
2 4 (2.61%) SCCM
3 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.96%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Oracle
2 14 (9.15%) Charles River
3 13 (8.50%) thinkFolio
3 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.50%) Bloomberg
4 10 (6.54%) Sybase
5 9 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.58%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.92%) Vermilion
7 6 (3.92%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.27%) Cisco
8 5 (3.27%) Citrix
8 5 (3.27%) Informatica
9 4 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.61%) Metastorm
9 4 (2.61%) HP
9 4 (2.61%) F5
9 4 (2.61%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.96%) Varonis
10 3 (1.96%) BI-SAM