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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 118 137 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 83 96 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.30% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.72% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 145
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £589 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £416
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.83%
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 86 (51.19%) Asset Management
2 71 (42.26%) Finance
3 63 (37.50%) SQL
4 34 (20.24%) Banking
5 30 (17.86%) Fund Management
6 29 (17.26%) Oracle
7 25 (14.88%) SQL Server
7 25 (14.88%) Charles River
7 25 (14.88%) Front Office
8 24 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 24 (14.29%) Project Management
9 21 (12.50%) Windows
10 18 (10.71%) Sybase
11 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 16 (9.52%) ETL
11 16 (9.52%) Wealth Management
11 16 (9.52%) Markit EDM
12 15 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 15 (8.93%) Informatica
13 14 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 14 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (8.33%) Business Objects
13 14 (8.33%) Data Management
13 14 (8.33%) Fixed Income
14 13 (7.74%) VBA
14 13 (7.74%) .NET
14 13 (7.74%) UNIX
14 13 (7.74%) Derivative
15 12 (7.14%) thinkFolio
15 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.38%) Confluence
2 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.38%) MS Office
2 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
4 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Markit EDM
2 10 (5.95%) LatentZero
3 4 (2.38%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.79%) Minerva
5 2 (1.19%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.19%) PolarLake
5 2 (1.19%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.60%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.60%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.60%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Internet
2 5 (2.98%) Intranet
3 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) SMTP
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.55%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.98%) DTS
7 4 (2.38%) QlikView
7 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.38%) PowerCenter
7 4 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.60%) Essbase
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.60%) WebFOCUS
10 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) JIRA
2 3 (1.79%) Maven
2 3 (1.79%) JUnit
2 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) NUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 71 (42.26%) Finance
2 34 (20.24%) Banking
3 25 (14.88%) Front Office
4 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.57%) Back Office
6 4 (2.38%) Marketing
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
7 3 (1.79%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Billing
8 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (51.79%) Analyst
2 53 (31.55%) Business Analyst
3 37 (22.02%) Developer
4 17 (10.12%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.12%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Applications Support
6 11 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) Architect
7 9 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.57%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.98%) ETL Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 4 (2.38%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.74%) .NET
2 8 (4.76%) XML
3 5 (2.98%) Web Services
4 4 (2.38%) Swing
5 3 (1.79%) EJB
5 3 (1.79%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (1.19%) Java EE
6 2 (1.19%) JPA
6 2 (1.19%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.19%) JDO
7 1 (0.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.60%) jBPM
7 1 (0.60%) HTML
7 1 (0.60%) J2EE
7 1 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.60%) WSDL
7 1 (0.60%) Flash
7 1 (0.60%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 13 (7.74%) Derivative
3 9 (5.36%) Equities
4 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.98%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) AS400
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.60%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Social Network
7 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Windows
2 13 (7.74%) UNIX
3 9 (5.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (51.19%) Asset Management
2 30 (17.86%) Fund Management
3 24 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 24 (14.29%) Project Management
4 16 (9.52%) ETL
4 16 (9.52%) Wealth Management
5 14 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 14 (8.33%) Data Management
6 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.14%) Migration
7 10 (5.95%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.36%) Fund Accounting
8 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.36%) CRM
9 8 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (4.17%) ITIL
10 7 (4.17%) Data Architecture
10 7 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (7.74%) VBA
3 12 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (4.17%) C#
5 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.19%) Python
6 2 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) XAML
7 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) ISEB
3 3 (1.79%) GIAC
3 3 (1.79%) GCIA
3 3 (1.79%) CISSP
4 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CNA
5 1 (0.60%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.38%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.19%) EMIR
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.60%) FATCA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) Control-M
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (17.26%) Oracle
2 25 (14.88%) Charles River
3 18 (10.71%) Sybase
4 15 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.93%) Informatica
5 14 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 12 (7.14%) thinkFolio
7 9 (5.36%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.98%) JBoss
10 4 (2.38%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.79%) VMware
11 3 (1.79%) GoldenSource
11 3 (1.79%) Reuters
12 2 (1.19%) BI-SAM
12 2 (1.19%) Vermilion
12 2 (1.19%) FactSet
12 2 (1.19%) SmartCo
12 2 (1.19%) RIMES
12 2 (1.19%) StatPro
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