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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 121 128 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -47
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 83 103 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.46% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.90% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 143
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 89 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 70 (39.33%) Finance
3 64 (35.96%) SQL
4 38 (21.35%) Banking
5 32 (17.98%) Fund Management
6 28 (15.73%) Front Office
6 28 (15.73%) Oracle
7 24 (13.48%) Charles River
7 24 (13.48%) Business Analysis
8 23 (12.92%) Project Management
8 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
8 23 (12.92%) Windows
9 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
10 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
10 17 (9.55%) Markit EDM
11 16 (8.99%) ETL
11 16 (8.99%) Sybase
11 16 (8.99%) Data Management
12 15 (8.43%) UNIX
13 14 (7.87%) Business Objects
13 14 (7.87%) VBA
13 14 (7.87%) Informatica
14 13 (7.30%) .NET
14 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (7.30%) thinkFolio
15 12 (6.74%) Wealth Management
15 12 (6.74%) Derivative
15 12 (6.74%) Bloomberg
15 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.25%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.93%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Markit EDM
2 10 (5.62%) LatentZero
3 4 (2.25%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.69%) Minerva
4 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.12%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (1.12%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.56%) Endur
6 1 (0.56%) Findur
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.56%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.56%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Internet
2 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.37%) Intranet
3 5 (2.81%) Firewall
4 3 (1.69%) LAN
4 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 2 (1.12%) VPN
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) SMTP
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) WLAN
6 1 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.81%) DTS
6 4 (2.25%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.25%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.25%) QlikView
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.56%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) JIRA
2 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.56%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 70 (39.33%) Finance
2 38 (21.35%) Banking
3 28 (15.73%) Front Office
4 11 (6.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Back Office
6 5 (2.81%) Marketing
7 4 (2.25%) Retail
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Advertising
9 2 (1.12%) Billing
9 2 (1.12%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (51.69%) Analyst
2 53 (29.78%) Business Analyst
3 33 (18.54%) Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.87%) Applications Support
6 11 (6.18%) Architect
6 11 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.06%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.93%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.93%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (2.81%) ETL Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.25%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 4 (2.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.30%) .NET
2 9 (5.06%) XML
3 6 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) Swing
4 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) WPF
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) YAML
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) CSS3
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.56%) Flash
5 1 (0.56%) WSDL
5 1 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) Derivative
3 9 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.49%) Equities
5 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.56%) AS400
9 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.92%) Windows
2 15 (8.43%) UNIX
3 10 (5.62%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) HPUX
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 32 (17.98%) Fund Management
3 24 (13.48%) Business Analysis
4 23 (12.92%) Project Management
5 16 (8.99%) ETL
5 16 (8.99%) Data Management
6 12 (6.74%) Wealth Management
6 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.74%) Migration
7 11 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.18%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.49%) Fund Accounting
11 7 (3.93%) Scrum
11 7 (3.93%) ITIL
11 7 (3.93%) CRM
12 6 (3.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.96%) SQL
2 14 (7.87%) VBA
3 11 (6.18%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.62%) Java
5 6 (3.37%) C#
6 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.12%) C
7 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) XAML
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) ISEB
3 3 (1.69%) CISSP
3 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.69%) GIAC
3 3 (1.69%) GCIA
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.12%) MCSE
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CNA
5 1 (0.56%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCDST
5 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) EMIR
3 3 (1.69%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) FATCA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) SCOM
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Control-M
2 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.56%) OpenView
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (15.73%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Charles River
3 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.99%) Sybase
5 14 (7.87%) Business Objects
5 14 (7.87%) Informatica
6 13 (7.30%) thinkFolio
7 12 (6.74%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.25%) Reuters
9 4 (2.25%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.25%) Citrix
10 3 (1.69%) JBoss
10 3 (1.69%) HP
10 3 (1.69%) SimCorp
10 3 (1.69%) VMware
10 3 (1.69%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.69%) BI-SAM
11 2 (1.12%) Vermilion
11 2 (1.12%) FactSet
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