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 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
Investment Management
Rank 141 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 56 81 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.37% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.77% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 82
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 50 (35.46%) SQL
2 48 (34.04%) Asset Management
3 47 (33.33%) Finance
4 30 (21.28%) Banking
4 30 (21.28%) Windows
5 26 (18.44%) Front Office
6 25 (17.73%) Oracle
6 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
7 20 (14.18%) Project Management
7 20 (14.18%) Markit EDM
8 19 (13.48%) .NET
9 18 (12.77%) Migration
10 16 (11.35%) UNIX
10 16 (11.35%) Linux
11 15 (10.64%) Firewall
11 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.22%) T-SQL
13 13 (9.22%) Charles River
14 12 (8.51%) Bloomberg
14 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (8.51%) thinkFolio
14 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (7.80%) C#
15 11 (7.80%) ITIL
16 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
16 10 (7.09%) GAP Analysis
17 9 (6.38%) Back Office
17 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (6.38%) ETL

Investment Management
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 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 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.13%) JBoss
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Markit EDM
2 8 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.84%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.42%) RMDS
4 2 (1.42%) HFM
5 1 (0.71%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.71%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.71%) Endur
5 1 (0.71%) Findur
5 1 (0.71%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) LucidChart
2 1 (0.71%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) Firewall
2 7 (4.96%) Internet
2 7 (4.96%) LAN
2 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.26%) WAN
4 5 (3.55%) Intranet
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) VPN
5 3 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.13%) Network Security
5 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.42%) Multicast
6 2 (1.42%) DHCP
6 2 (1.42%) FTP
6 2 (1.42%) WLAN
7 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) LDAP
7 1 (0.71%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.42%) Essbase
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
1 4 (2.84%) Toad
2 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 47 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (21.28%) Banking
3 26 (18.44%) Front Office
4 9 (6.38%) Back Office
5 8 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) International Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (47.52%) Analyst
2 30 (21.28%) Business Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) Project Manager
4 18 (12.77%) Applications Support
5 17 (12.06%) Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.55%) Programmer
11 4 (2.84%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) Middleware
3 4 (2.84%) WCF
3 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.42%) jQuery
4 2 (1.42%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.42%) HTML
4 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) COM
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) JMS
5 1 (0.71%) Swing
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.71%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (0.71%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.71%) YAML
5 1 (0.71%) WPF
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Derivative
3 7 (4.96%) Equities
3 7 (4.96%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.42%) iPad
7 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Windows
2 16 (11.35%) UNIX
2 16 (11.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.26%) Solaris
4 5 (3.55%) AIX
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) HPUX
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.04%) Asset Management
2 20 (14.18%) Project Management
3 18 (12.77%) Migration
4 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.80%) ITIL
8 10 (7.09%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.38%) ETL
9 9 (6.38%) CRM
10 8 (5.67%) Fund Management
10 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.96%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.26%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.46%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.80%) C#
4 7 (4.96%) VBA
4 7 (4.96%) Java
5 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.84%) C
5 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) C++
7 2 (1.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) VB6
8 1 (0.71%) XAML
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) CISSP
3 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.13%) GCIA
4 3 (2.13%) GIAC
5 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CNA
6 1 (0.71%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.71%) MCDST
6 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) EMIR
2 2 (1.42%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) MiFID
3 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Control-M
2 3 (2.13%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Oracle
2 13 (9.22%) Charles River
3 12 (8.51%) Bloomberg
3 12 (8.51%) thinkFolio
4 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.96%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.26%) Sybase
8 5 (3.55%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco
8 5 (3.55%) Citrix
8 5 (3.55%) Vermilion
9 4 (2.84%) F5
9 4 (2.84%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.84%) Metastorm
10 3 (2.13%) VMware
10 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.13%) Juniper
10 3 (2.13%) Informatica
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