The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-51.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
203 164 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.06% 16.30% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 73 56
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £34.10 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Hedge funds
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Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Hedge funds
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) ACCA
3 3 (50.00%) CIMA
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Reference Data

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ACCA
1 3 (50.00%) CIMA