The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 118 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Median daily rate £220 £256 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £256 £500
% change year-on-year
+85.36% -48.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
741 813 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.24% 29.47% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 449 442
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 72 61
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £44.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -1 4 £220 -14.14%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - - 1
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) XML Messaging
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) Control-M
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (22.22%) VMware

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) BASE24
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
1 2 (22.22%) VMware