The first table below looks at the demand for Investment Management 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 Investment Management over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 49 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 37 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 4.41% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 6.19% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 727 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.20% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 355 337
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Investment Management
Scotland

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 58 (67.44%) Finance
2 52 (60.47%) Asset Management
3 24 (27.91%) Markit EDM
4 23 (26.74%) SQL
5 21 (24.42%) Data Management
6 18 (20.93%) Migration
7 15 (17.44%) Derivative
8 14 (16.28%) Oracle
8 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 13 (15.12%) Project Management
10 12 (13.95%) ETL
10 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.79%) Charles River
12 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
12 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Data Management
13 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.47%) Banking
14 8 (9.30%) Front Office
14 8 (9.30%) Data Governance
15 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (8.14%) Back Office
16 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
16 6 (6.98%) HP
16 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
16 6 (6.98%) Fixed Income
16 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
16 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
16 6 (6.98%) Fund Accounting
16 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Markit EDM
2 4 (4.65%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.16%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) DTS
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.33%) ERwin
2 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (67.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Front Office
4 7 (8.14%) Back Office
5 3 (3.49%) Advertising
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.95%) Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Release Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
5 6 (6.98%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Project Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Business Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Derivative
2 6 (6.98%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Asset Management
2 21 (24.42%) Data Management
3 18 (20.93%) Migration
4 13 (15.12%) Project Management
5 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.95%) ETL
6 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Data Management
7 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.30%) Data Governance
9 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.98%) Fund Accounting
10 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.49%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) EMIR
1 5 (5.81%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.49%) Basel II
3 3 (3.49%) MiFID
3 3 (3.49%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) Charles River
3 6 (6.98%) HP
4 4 (4.65%) GoldenSource
5 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Calypso
6 1 (1.16%) Cognos
6 1 (1.16%) BI-SAM
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