The 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 90 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% - 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% - 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+176.11% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
394 342 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.77% 25.17% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 191 126
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.50 £16.00 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.37% +11.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) OAuth
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) TADDM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) TADDM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago