The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £200 £333
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -39.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 29.77% 36.67% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 22
Median daily rate £265 £175 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -49.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £80 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.13 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%