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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 41 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 44 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 4.42% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 6.09% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 9
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£500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 61 (54.95%) Asset Management
2 58 (52.25%) Finance
3 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (29.73%) SQL
5 31 (27.93%) Markit EDM
6 29 (26.13%) Enterprise Data Management
6 29 (26.13%) Data Management
7 15 (13.51%) Project Management
7 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.61%) Banking
8 14 (12.61%) Front Office
9 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
10 10 (9.01%) Oracle
10 10 (9.01%) Advertising
11 9 (8.11%) Migration
11 9 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.21%) Charles River
12 8 (7.21%) Wealth Management
13 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
14 6 (5.41%) Degree
14 6 (5.41%) Derivative
14 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
14 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
14 6 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (5.41%) Test Planning
14 6 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
15 5 (4.50%) CRM

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (27.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.90%) AWD
2 1 (0.90%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.90%) Eagle STAR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) DHCP
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.90%) DNS
1 1 (0.90%) BGP
1 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
1 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.60%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (52.25%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Front Office
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Analyst
2 27 (24.32%) Developer
3 26 (23.42%) Business Analyst
4 19 (17.12%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.01%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.70%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) DBA
10 3 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.80%) WCF
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) HTML5
3 1 (0.90%) CSS3
3 1 (0.90%) COM
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.90%) WinForms
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Derivative
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.60%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.80%) AS400
4 2 (1.80%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.95%) Asset Management
2 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (26.13%) Data Management
3 29 (26.13%) Enterprise Data Management
4 15 (13.51%) Project Management
5 9 (8.11%) Migration
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.21%) Wealth Management
6 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (5.41%) Test Planning
9 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.50%) CRM
9 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) B2B
10 4 (3.60%) Change Management
10 4 (3.60%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) C#
3 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.80%) VBA
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) IIBA
2 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) MCITP
3 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Charles River
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.70%) CODA
5 3 (2.70%) Sun
6 2 (1.80%) Sybase
6 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.90%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) Juniper
7 1 (0.90%) Nokia