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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 142 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £265 £550
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -51.81%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
808 844 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.12% 27.58% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 478 350
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 89
Average hourly rate £24.32 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £200 - 1
Hedge funds
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) MKS
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
8 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
9 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
9 1 (9.09%) Altiris
9 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 1 (9.09%) Handset

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Release Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) MKS
2 1 (9.09%) Altiris
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