The first table below looks at the demand for Fund Accounting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Accounting
Rank 64 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 20 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.84% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.60% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 692 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 73.90% 70.90% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 331 318
Average daily rate £400 £403 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Fund Accounting
Scotland

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region.

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 26 (56.52%) Migration
2 24 (52.17%) Banking
3 22 (47.83%) Asset Management
4 17 (36.96%) Project Management
5 15 (32.61%) Investment Banking
6 10 (21.74%) MultiFonds
6 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 9 (19.57%) Investment Management
7 9 (19.57%) Hedge funds
8 8 (17.39%) ACCA
8 8 (17.39%) CIMA
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
11 5 (10.87%) MS Project
11 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) VBA
12 4 (8.70%) Markit EDM
13 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
13 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
13 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 2 (4.35%) Workflow
14 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
14 2 (4.35%) HiPortfolio
14 2 (4.35%) MS Excel

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MultiFonds
2 4 (8.70%) Markit EDM
3 2 (4.35%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (52.17%) Banking
2 15 (32.61%) Investment Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.17%) Programmer
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Migration
2 22 (47.83%) Asset Management
3 17 (36.96%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Investment Management
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.17%) Test Management
10 1 (2.17%) Time Management
10 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
1 4 (8.70%) VBA
2 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ACCA
1 8 (17.39%) CIMA
2 1 (2.17%) CFA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft