The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 442 450 467
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 182 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.03% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 46
Average daily rate £525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £256 £500
% change year-on-year
+85.36% -48.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £59.38 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16685 16562 16354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.16% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10984 10189 10134
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 629 719
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in England

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 164 £525 -4.54% 125
East of England +9 6 £220 -14.14% 3
South East -13 6 £650 - 2
South West - 6 £750 -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds.

1 239 (62.57%) Finance
2 129 (33.77%) SQL
3 120 (31.41%) C#
4 119 (31.15%) Financial Institution
5 92 (24.08%) Front Office
6 83 (21.73%) Windows
7 82 (21.47%) SQL Server
8 69 (18.06%) Oracle
8 69 (18.06%) Banking
9 63 (16.49%) .NET
10 59 (15.45%) Asset Management
11 58 (15.18%) VMware
12 57 (14.92%) Linux
13 56 (14.66%) HTML
14 50 (13.09%) JavaScript
14 50 (13.09%) Microsoft
14 50 (13.09%) PowerShell
15 48 (12.57%) Project Management
16 47 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (12.30%) Degree
17 46 (12.04%) Analytics
18 45 (11.78%) Investment Banking
18 45 (11.78%) Java
18 45 (11.78%) Python
19 41 (10.73%) Active Directory
20 40 (10.47%) Computer Science
20 40 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (10.47%) Windows Server
21 37 (9.69%) ITIL
22 35 (9.16%) Back Office

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.24%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 15 (3.93%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.14%) IIS
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.31%) SAS
9 4 (1.05%) Apache
9 4 (1.05%) Node.js
9 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.79%) GemFire
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.26%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.71%) Front Arena
2 13 (3.40%) Summit
3 8 (2.09%) Eikon
4 4 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.05%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.79%) BASE24
5 3 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.52%) Beauchamp
6 2 (0.52%) Documaker
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.52%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.05%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.24%) HTTP
2 16 (4.19%) DNS
2 16 (4.19%) NetScaler
3 10 (2.62%) Firewall
4 9 (2.36%) WAN
5 6 (1.57%) Network Security
5 6 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.31%) DHCP
6 5 (1.31%) Internet
6 5 (1.31%) SAN
7 4 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.79%) LAN
9 2 (0.52%) BGP
9 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.52%) LDAP
9 2 (0.52%) Multicast
9 2 (0.52%) SSH
9 2 (0.52%) SSL
9 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.88%) Big Data
9 10 (2.62%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.83%) MySQL
12 7 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.31%) OLAP
14 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (1.83%) JIRA
2 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.31%) Jasmine
2 5 (1.31%) Maven
3 4 (1.05%) Grunt
3 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.05%) Subversion
3 4 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.79%) Ant
4 3 (0.79%) Babel
4 3 (0.79%) Gerrit
4 3 (0.79%) Hudson
4 3 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (0.79%) NUnit
4 3 (0.79%) PhantomJS
4 3 (0.79%) Protractor
4 3 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.52%) MSTest
5 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 239 (62.57%) Finance
2 119 (31.15%) Financial Institution
3 92 (24.08%) Front Office
4 69 (18.06%) Banking
5 45 (11.78%) Investment Banking
6 35 (9.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Electronics
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Retail
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Malay Language
10 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (39.27%) Developer
2 67 (17.54%) C# Developer
3 52 (13.61%) Analyst
4 39 (10.21%) SQL Developer
5 31 (8.12%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.97%) Administrator
6 19 (4.97%) Angular Developer
6 19 (4.97%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.97%) Web Developer
7 18 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.45%) C# Web Developer
9 15 (3.93%) Banking Analyst
10 14 (3.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 14 (3.66%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 14 (3.66%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.40%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.40%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
11 13 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.49%) .NET
2 56 (14.66%) HTML
3 33 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 31 (8.12%) AngularJS
5 28 (7.33%) HTML5
6 23 (6.02%) XML
7 19 (4.97%) WCF
8 16 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (3.40%) CSS
11 12 (3.14%) J2EE
11 12 (3.14%) Web Services
11 12 (3.14%) WPF
12 10 (2.62%) SOAP
13 9 (2.36%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.36%) JSP
13 9 (2.36%) Middleware
13 9 (2.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (7.59%) Fixed Income
4 26 (6.81%) Derivative
5 24 (6.28%) Equities
6 21 (5.50%) Management Information System
7 19 (4.97%) Clustering
8 18 (4.71%) Market Risk
9 14 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.66%) Data Centre
10 12 (3.14%) Mathematics
11 11 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (2.62%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.62%) Fintech
13 6 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.31%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.31%) CMDB
15 4 (1.05%) Economics
15 4 (1.05%) iPhone
15 4 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.73%) Windows
2 57 (14.92%) Linux
3 40 (10.47%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (7.07%) Unix
6 26 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (5.50%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.31%) Solaris
11 4 (1.05%) VyOS
11 4 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.45%) Asset Management
2 48 (12.57%) Project Management
3 47 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.04%) Analytics
5 37 (9.69%) ITIL
6 33 (8.64%) OO
7 30 (7.85%) MVC
8 29 (7.59%) Risk Management
9 27 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.07%) Web Development
10 26 (6.81%) Software Engineering
11 23 (6.02%) Service Management
12 20 (5.24%) Multithreading
13 19 (4.97%) Quantitative Trading
14 18 (4.71%) Algorithmic Trading
14 18 (4.71%) Service Delivery
15 17 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.45%) Problem Management
15 17 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (4.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (33.77%) SQL
2 120 (31.41%) C#
3 50 (13.09%) JavaScript
3 50 (13.09%) PowerShell
4 45 (11.78%) Java
4 45 (11.78%) Python
5 14 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.88%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.88%) VBScript
7 10 (2.62%) R
8 9 (2.36%) C++
8 9 (2.36%) Perl
8 9 (2.36%) Ruby
8 9 (2.36%) VB
9 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.09%) VBA
10 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.57%) Scala
12 4 (1.05%) Haskell
12 4 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (12.30%) Degree
2 14 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.31%) CCNA
4 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.79%) CCNP
5 3 (0.79%) PhD
5 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) CISM
6 2 (0.52%) CISSP
6 2 (0.52%) MAPM
6 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) CLAS
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.81%) MiFID
2 22 (5.76%) AIFMD
3 15 (3.93%) SLA
4 13 (3.40%) EMIR
5 9 (2.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (2.36%) UCITS
6 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.57%) QA
7 2 (0.52%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 41 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.66%) XenApp
3 14 (3.66%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.57%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.31%) NFS
6 4 (1.05%) GFS2
6 4 (1.05%) GlusterFS
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.05%) OCFS2
6 4 (1.05%) vSphere
7 3 (0.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (7.59%) SCCM
2 24 (6.28%) SCOM
3 14 (3.66%) Control-M
4 11 (2.88%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.62%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.62%) Puppet
6 5 (1.31%) Nagios
6 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.05%) CFEngine
7 4 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.05%) SELinux
7 4 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.52%) logstash
10 1 (0.26%) Icinga
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 69 (18.06%) Oracle
2 58 (15.18%) VMware
3 50 (13.09%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.81%) Citrix
5 23 (6.02%) Cisco
6 22 (5.76%) Siebel
7 18 (4.71%) HP
8 17 (4.45%) Veritas
9 16 (4.19%) IBM
10 13 (3.40%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.40%) Calypso
10 13 (3.40%) Murex
11 12 (3.14%) TIBCO
12 10 (2.62%) SunGard
13 9 (2.36%) BEA
14 7 (1.83%) BMC
14 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.83%) Reuters
15 5 (1.31%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.31%) CheckPoint
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £600 p/day
Posted: 25 days ago