The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£70 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
466 420 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.91% 28.09% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 223 201
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.52 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.14 £8.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £54.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the East Midlands region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 6 £70 -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds.

1 34 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) MS Office
2 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (50.00%) SLA
3 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (29.41%) Coaching
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 10 (29.41%) Banking
4 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 7 (20.59%) VBA
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.59%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Line Management
6 5 (14.71%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Office
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 34 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Service Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) MI Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
5 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
1 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (14.71%) Line Management
2 5 (14.71%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
1 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
1 7 (20.59%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy