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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 93 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £350 £458
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
456 353 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.42% 24.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 179 208
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) Financial Institution
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (44.44%) CA
4 8 (44.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (44.44%) RACF
5 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
5 7 (38.89%) Clustering
6 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) PKI
6 6 (33.33%) TADDM
6 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (33.33%) OAuth
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas File System
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (33.33%) Nagios
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) VBA
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) RAD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) OAuth
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 6 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 6 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (5.56%) BPR
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Service Design
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby
1 6 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) RACF
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (33.33%) Nagios
2 6 (33.33%) TADDM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) CA
2 6 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft