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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 110 138 137
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 42 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.03% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.28% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 58
Average daily rate £513 £538 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £433 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Investment Management
London

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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 42 (44.21%) Finance
2 32 (33.68%) SQL
3 29 (30.53%) Asset Management
4 18 (18.95%) Front Office
5 15 (15.79%) Banking
6 14 (14.74%) Fund Management
7 13 (13.68%) Windows
8 10 (10.53%) Oracle
8 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 10 (10.53%) Derivative
8 10 (10.53%) Back Office
8 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.47%) Project Management
9 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.42%) XML
10 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.42%) Change Management
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Fixed Income
10 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
11 7 (7.37%) Fund Accounting
11 7 (7.37%) Wealth Management
11 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Markit EDM
11 7 (7.37%) CRISC
11 7 (7.37%) Advertising
11 7 (7.37%) .NET
11 7 (7.37%) C#
11 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Markit EDM
2 4 (4.21%) thinkFolio
3 2 (2.11%) Sentinel
3 2 (2.11%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (1.05%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.05%) Minerva
4 1 (1.05%) PolarLake
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LAN
1 4 (4.21%) VPN
1 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 3 (3.16%) BIG-IP
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) DMZ
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) BGP
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) FTP
4 1 (1.05%) HSRP
4 1 (1.05%) IPsec
4 1 (1.05%) MPLS
4 1 (1.05%) OSPF
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) VoIP
4 1 (1.05%) VRRP
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.16%) OLTP
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) Ant
2 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Maven
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
2 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.05%) Subversion
2 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (44.21%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Front Office
3 15 (15.79%) Banking
4 10 (10.53%) Back Office
5 7 (7.37%) Advertising
6 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.21%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
8 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 10 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Head of Information
7 7 (7.37%) Head of Information Management
8 6 (6.32%) Asset Management Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) XML
2 7 (7.37%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.21%) HTML
5 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.16%) FpML
5 3 (3.16%) Middleware
6 2 (2.11%) Ajax
6 2 (2.11%) CSS
6 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.11%) JDBC
6 2 (2.11%) jQuery
6 2 (2.11%) Spring
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.05%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.05%) XMPP
7 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.53%) Derivative
2 8 (8.42%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.26%) Equities
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.11%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.05%) AS400
8 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.05%) iPhone
8 1 (1.05%) iSeries
8 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) AIX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Asset Management
2 14 (14.74%) Fund Management
3 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.47%) Project Management
4 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
4 8 (8.42%) Change Management
4 8 (8.42%) Migration
5 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.37%) Fund Accounting
5 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.37%) Wealth Management
6 6 (6.32%) Data Management
7 5 (5.26%) Scrum
7 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.26%) Workflow
8 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) OO
8 4 (4.21%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.37%) C#
4 5 (5.26%) Java
4 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) VBScript
6 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.16%) VB
6 3 (3.16%) VBA
7 2 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.05%) RPG
8 1 (1.05%) Tcl
8 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) XAML
8 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) CISA
1 7 (7.37%) CISM
1 7 (7.37%) CRISC
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) CCSA
4 2 (2.11%) ACCA
4 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CIMA
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) Solvency II
2 4 (4.21%) MiFID
2 4 (4.21%) UCITS
3 3 (3.16%) ISO20022
4 2 (2.11%) EMIR
4 2 (2.11%) QA
4 2 (2.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.05%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.16%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.16%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Bloomberg
4 6 (6.32%) Charles River
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.16%) Calypso
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco
6 3 (3.16%) Sybase
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) BI-SAM
7 2 (2.11%) FactSet
7 2 (2.11%) Fiserv
7 2 (2.11%) Reuters
7 2 (2.11%) SimCorp
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Google
8 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.05%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.05%) Solace
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