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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 123 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 3 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% - 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
630 692 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.77% 26.34% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 343 266
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Essex - 3 £255 - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) MKS
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Release Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MKS
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