The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 129 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 86 123 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.95% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.60% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 108 125
Average daily rate £500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £488 £440
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Investment Management
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 (48.21%) Asset Management
2 76 (45.24%) Finance
3 49 (29.17%) SQL
4 47 (27.98%) Banking
5 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
6 30 (17.86%) Fixed Income
7 27 (16.07%) Front Office
8 26 (15.48%) Investment Banking
9 22 (13.10%) Wealth Management
9 22 (13.10%) Project Management
10 21 (12.50%) Charles River
11 19 (11.31%) C#
11 19 (11.31%) Business Analysis
12 18 (10.71%) Fund Management
12 18 (10.71%) Oracle
13 17 (10.12%) Risk Management
14 16 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (8.93%) Data Modelling
15 15 (8.93%) Markit EDM
16 14 (8.33%) thinkFolio
16 14 (8.33%) ETL
17 13 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (7.74%) Sybase
17 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
17 13 (7.74%) Derivative
18 12 (7.14%) Equities
18 12 (7.14%) Degree
18 12 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (7.14%) Java
19 11 (6.55%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.19%) MS Project
4 2 (1.19%) MS Office
5 1 (0.60%) Weka
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 9 (5.36%) LatentZero
3 5 (2.98%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (2.98%) Capstone
4 4 (2.38%) Tesseract
4 4 (2.38%) Minerva
4 4 (2.38%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.60%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.60%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (0.60%) Network Security
1 1 (0.60%) LAN
1 1 (0.60%) DHCP
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.60%) DNS
1 1 (0.60%) Firewall
1 1 (0.60%) NetScreen
1 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 7 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.98%) QlikView
7 4 (2.38%) DTS
7 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.79%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.19%) SAP BI
9 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.19%) Xcelsius
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Subversion
2 2 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.19%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.60%) FishEye
3 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 76 (45.24%) Finance
2 47 (27.98%) Banking
3 27 (16.07%) Front Office
4 26 (15.48%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.95%) Back Office
6 7 (4.17%) Advertising
7 4 (2.38%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.19%) Retail
8 2 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (42.86%) Analyst
2 50 (29.76%) Business Analyst
3 44 (26.19%) Developer
4 29 (17.26%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (7.74%) Senior Business Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.36%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Report Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Informatica Developer
11 4 (2.38%) CRM Business Analyst
11 4 (2.38%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.38%) CRM Analyst
12 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 3 (1.79%) Informatica ETL Developer
12 3 (1.79%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (1.79%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.55%) .NET
2 8 (4.76%) XML
3 4 (2.38%) Middleware
3 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.79%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.79%) EJB
4 3 (1.79%) Swing
4 3 (1.79%) WCF
4 3 (1.79%) WPF
5 2 (1.19%) Java EE
5 2 (1.19%) WinForms
5 2 (1.19%) JDO
5 2 (1.19%) CSS
5 2 (1.19%) JPA
6 1 (0.60%) Drools
6 1 (0.60%) CSS3
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.60%) HTML5
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Fixed Income
2 13 (7.74%) Derivative
3 12 (7.14%) Equities
4 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.57%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.98%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.38%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.19%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.60%) Kindle
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.60%) GIS
10 1 (0.60%) Tandem
10 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) UNIX
2 8 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.21%) Asset Management
2 22 (13.10%) Wealth Management
2 22 (13.10%) Project Management
3 19 (11.31%) Business Analysis
4 18 (10.71%) Fund Management
5 17 (10.12%) Risk Management
6 16 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 14 (8.33%) ETL
9 8 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.17%) ITIL
10 7 (4.17%) Change Management
11 6 (3.57%) CRM
11 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.57%) Fund Accounting
11 6 (3.57%) Data Architecture
12 5 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.98%) Capacity Management
12 5 (2.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.17%) SQL
2 19 (11.31%) C#
3 12 (7.14%) Java
4 9 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.38%) VBA
6 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.79%) C
7 3 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) CISSP
3 1 (0.60%) CRISC
3 1 (0.60%) CISM
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) ACCA
3 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) COBIT
1 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (12.50%) Charles River
2 18 (10.71%) Oracle
3 14 (8.33%) thinkFolio
4 13 (7.74%) Sybase
4 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.17%) Informatica
7 6 (3.57%) BI-SAM
8 5 (2.98%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.38%) JBoss
9 4 (2.38%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.79%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.19%) GoldenSource
11 2 (1.19%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.19%) webMethods
11 2 (1.19%) Apple
11 2 (1.19%) SAP
12 1 (0.60%) Tradeweb
12 1 (0.60%) RIMES
12 1 (0.60%) Vermilion
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