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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 54 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 36 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.23% 2.97% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.83% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 23
Average daily rate
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£463 £463 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £378 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.25
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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
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 32 (49.23%) Asset Management
3 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
5 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.38%) Markit EDM
7 7 (10.77%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) ETL
7 7 (10.77%) Charles River
7 7 (10.77%) Front Office
8 6 (9.23%) Data Management
8 6 (9.23%) Banking
9 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
9 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (7.69%) Derivative
9 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
9 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 5 (7.69%) Oracle
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 5 (7.69%) SDLC
10 4 (6.15%) MS Office
10 4 (6.15%) HTML
10 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.15%) CSS
10 4 (6.15%) VBA
10 4 (6.15%) Project Management
10 4 (6.15%) MVC

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) Eikon
2 1 (1.54%) Agresso
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.08%) DTS
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Front Office
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.23%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Charles River Support Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) HTML5
1 4 (6.15%) CSS3
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.08%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) LESS
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Derivative
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Equities
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Asset Management
2 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.77%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
3 7 (10.77%) ETL
4 6 (9.23%) Data Management
5 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (7.69%) SDLC
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) MVC
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Web Development
8 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.08%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) VBA
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) EMIR
2 2 (3.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Charles River
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Yardi
5 1 (1.54%) Siebel
5 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg