The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 41 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 36 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 2.81% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.92% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £221 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 59 (69.41%) Finance
2 50 (58.82%) Asset Management
3 24 (28.24%) SQL
4 22 (25.88%) Markit EDM
5 20 (23.53%) Data Management
6 17 (20.00%) Derivative
7 14 (16.47%) Migration
7 14 (16.47%) Oracle
7 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
8 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.12%) ETL
9 12 (14.12%) Charles River
10 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Data Management
12 9 (10.59%) Front Office
12 9 (10.59%) Back Office
13 8 (9.41%) Banking
14 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
14 6 (7.06%) HP
14 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
14 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (7.06%) Test Strategy
14 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (5.88%) EMIR
15 5 (5.88%) Data Governance
15 5 (5.88%) Fixed Income
15 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.53%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.18%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) DTS
4 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.35%) ERwin
2 2 (2.35%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (69.41%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Front Office
2 9 (10.59%) Back Office
3 8 (9.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Architect
4 7 (8.24%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Release Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Project Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Charles River Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Derivative
2 5 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.53%) Equities
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Asset Management
2 20 (23.53%) Data Management
3 14 (16.47%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.12%) ETL
6 11 (12.94%) Project Management
7 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Data Management
9 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (7.06%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.88%) Data Governance
10 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.53%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) C
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.18%) VBA
5 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) IIBA
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) EMIR
2 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.71%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.53%) Basel II
3 3 (3.53%) MiFID
3 3 (3.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) Charles River
3 6 (7.06%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) GoldenSource
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Calypso
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) BI-SAM
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