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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 427 421 366
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -55
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 162 143 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.93% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 67
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£550 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £650 £400
% change year-on-year
-58.07% +62.50%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16057 15445 13872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.04% 32.17% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10018 9741 8362
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 623 599
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 -3 123 £550 +15.78% 106
East Midlands - 28 - -
East of England - 6 £270 - 2
South East -14 4 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 179 (59.67%) Finance
2 101 (33.67%) C#
2 101 (33.67%) SQL
3 90 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 76 (25.33%) .NET
5 62 (20.67%) Financial Institution
6 59 (19.67%) Windows
7 56 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (17.33%) Microsoft
9 48 (16.00%) Java
9 48 (16.00%) Front Office
10 47 (15.67%) Banking
11 46 (15.33%) Python
12 44 (14.67%) Oracle
12 44 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (13.67%) MS Excel
13 41 (13.67%) WPF
14 40 (13.33%) HTML
15 36 (12.00%) Investment Management
16 34 (11.33%) WCF
17 32 (10.67%) JavaScript
17 32 (10.67%) Linux
18 30 (10.00%) Active Directory
19 28 (9.33%) Asset Management
19 28 (9.33%) Investment Banking
20 27 (9.00%) Multithreading
20 27 (9.00%) MVC
21 26 (8.67%) SLA
21 26 (8.67%) Visualisation
22 25 (8.33%) MS Office

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 15 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (3.67%) IIS
3 9 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.67%) Jetty
7 2 (0.67%) Lync
7 2 (0.67%) Apache
7 2 (0.67%) Node.js
7 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.67%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Front Arena
2 5 (1.67%) assyst
2 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.67%) Advent Geneva
4 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) RMDS
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) Internet
2 11 (3.67%) SAN
2 11 (3.67%) LAN
3 10 (3.33%) VoIP
3 10 (3.33%) Firewall
4 9 (3.00%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.00%) WAN
5 8 (2.67%) Wireless
6 7 (2.33%) BIG-IP
6 7 (2.33%) NAS
7 6 (2.00%) DHCP
7 6 (2.00%) VPN
7 6 (2.00%) DNS
8 5 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.67%) Multicast
9 4 (1.33%) BGP
9 4 (1.33%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.33%) VPLS
9 4 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.67%) DB2
10 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.67%) KDB
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.33%) QlikView
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.33%) JIRA
2 8 (2.67%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.67%) Maven
4 4 (1.33%) Subversion
4 4 (1.33%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.67%) Moq
6 2 (0.67%) MSTest
6 2 (0.67%) JUnit
6 2 (0.67%) NUnit
7 1 (0.33%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.33%) jMock
7 1 (0.33%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.33%) Mockito
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) NMock
General
1 179 (59.67%) Finance
2 62 (20.67%) Financial Institution
3 48 (16.00%) Front Office
4 47 (15.67%) Banking
5 28 (9.33%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (47.33%) Developer
2 65 (21.67%) Analyst
3 58 (19.33%) C# Developer
4 24 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 23 (7.67%) Service Analyst
6 19 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.00%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.33%) Consultant
14 9 (3.00%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.00%) C++ Developer
14 9 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (2.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (25.33%) .NET
2 41 (13.67%) WPF
3 40 (13.33%) HTML
4 34 (11.33%) WCF
5 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (6.00%) HTML5
7 18 (6.00%) SOAP
8 17 (5.67%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.33%) CSS
10 14 (4.67%) XML
11 11 (3.67%) REST
12 9 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (2.00%) MSMQ
13 6 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (2.00%) Silverlight
13 6 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (1.67%) NumPy
14 5 (1.67%) Pandas
14 5 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.67%) Visualisation
3 24 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 24 (8.00%) Equities
4 18 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (4.67%) Clustering
6 11 (3.67%) Derivative
6 11 (3.67%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.00%) Handset
10 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.33%) Physics
11 4 (1.33%) Swaptions
11 4 (1.33%) RIA
11 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.67%) Windows
2 32 (10.67%) Linux
3 22 (7.33%) Windows 7
4 20 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 18 (6.00%) UNIX
6 14 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.00%) Investment Management
3 28 (9.33%) Asset Management
4 27 (9.00%) MVC
4 27 (9.00%) Multithreading
5 24 (8.00%) OO
6 22 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (7.00%) TDD
8 19 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (6.33%) MVVM
9 18 (6.00%) Fund Accounting
9 18 (6.00%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 15 (5.00%) Low Latency
11 14 (4.67%) SDLC
11 14 (4.67%) Project Management
11 14 (4.67%) ITIL
11 14 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.33%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.67%) C#
1 101 (33.67%) SQL
2 48 (16.00%) Java
3 46 (15.33%) Python
4 32 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.67%) C++
5 23 (7.67%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.67%) VBA
9 7 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.00%) Ruby
10 6 (2.00%) Perl
11 4 (1.33%) Scala
11 4 (1.33%) R
12 3 (1.00%) PHP
12 3 (1.00%) C
13 2 (0.67%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (6.33%) Degree
2 10 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.33%) CCNP
4 5 (1.67%) CCNA
4 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.67%) MCSE
4 5 (1.67%) CCIE
5 3 (1.00%) MCITP
5 3 (1.00%) CCA
5 3 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.00%) CCEA
6 2 (0.67%) PhD
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 30 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.67%) NFS
4 7 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.00%) OCFS2
5 6 (2.00%) GlusterFS
5 6 (2.00%) GFS2
6 5 (1.67%) XenApp
6 5 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.00%) Control-M
1 6 (2.00%) Puppet
2 5 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.67%) SELinux
2 5 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.00%) SCCM
4 2 (0.67%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 52 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.67%) Oracle
3 23 (7.67%) VMware
4 12 (4.00%) Cisco
5 11 (3.67%) F5
6 9 (3.00%) IBM
6 9 (3.00%) Remedy
7 8 (2.67%) SunGard
7 8 (2.67%) Citrix
8 7 (2.33%) Altiris
8 7 (2.33%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.00%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.67%) Juniper
10 5 (1.67%) Veritas
10 5 (1.67%) Murex
11 4 (1.33%) Calypso
11 4 (1.33%) HP
11 4 (1.33%) Reuters
12 3 (1.00%) Twitter
12 3 (1.00%) ServiceNow
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