The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 352 349 248
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -101
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 218 203 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.44% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.61% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 103 189
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £740 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-51.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12371 12579 13280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 27.14% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7594 7765 7786
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 553 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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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 +25 210 £450 -10.00% 91
South East -13 8 - - 2
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
North West - - - -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 307 (88.47%) Finance
2 205 (59.08%) Financial Institution
3 102 (29.39%) Windows
4 78 (22.48%) SQL
4 78 (22.48%) UNIX
4 78 (22.48%) Linux
5 77 (22.19%) Banking
6 70 (20.17%) Active Directory
7 63 (18.16%) Oracle
8 62 (17.87%) Microsoft
9 55 (15.85%) Investment Banking
10 54 (15.56%) Windows 7
11 49 (14.12%) Front Office
12 48 (13.83%) C#
13 46 (13.26%) IBM
14 44 (12.68%) VMware
14 44 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (11.53%) SQL Server
15 40 (11.53%) VPN
16 38 (10.95%) Remedy
17 35 (10.09%) Python
18 34 (9.80%) HP
18 34 (9.80%) Asset Management
19 33 (9.51%) .NET
19 33 (9.51%) MS Excel
19 33 (9.51%) Project Management
19 33 (9.51%) Migration
20 31 (8.93%) WebLogic
21 30 (8.65%) Control-M
22 29 (8.36%) SharePoint

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 29 (8.36%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.92%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.02%) IIS
6 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.86%) Lync
8 3 (0.86%) SAS
9 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.58%) Apache
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.29%) GemFire
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (6.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.15%) MultiFonds
2 4 (1.15%) RMDS
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.58%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) Global One
4 1 (0.29%) Khalix
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.53%) VPN
2 27 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 22 (6.34%) Internet
4 18 (5.19%) LAN
5 17 (4.90%) Firewall
6 16 (4.61%) DNS
7 12 (3.46%) Wireless
7 12 (3.46%) Multicast
8 11 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 11 (3.17%) WLAN
9 9 (2.59%) SNMP
9 9 (2.59%) VLAN
9 9 (2.59%) FCoE
9 9 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (2.31%) WAN
11 7 (2.02%) HTTP
11 7 (2.02%) Intranet
12 6 (1.73%) NAS
12 6 (1.73%) FTP
12 6 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.76%) Oracle Exadata
3 17 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.31%) KDB
7 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.44%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.44%) QlikView
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.58%) HBase
10 2 (0.58%) MS Access
10 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.34%) JIRA
2 7 (2.02%) Maven
3 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.86%) MSTest
3 3 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.86%) NUnit
3 3 (0.86%) Ant
3 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) JMeter
4 1 (0.29%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 307 (88.47%) Finance
2 205 (59.08%) Financial Institution
3 77 (22.19%) Banking
4 55 (15.85%) Investment Banking
5 49 (14.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (19.31%) Developer
2 55 (15.85%) Analyst
3 27 (7.78%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (7.49%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.63%) Consultant
6 19 (5.48%) Junior
7 18 (5.19%) Desktop Support
8 17 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.46%) DBA
10 12 (3.46%) Coordinator
10 12 (3.46%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.46%) Project Coordinator
11 9 (2.59%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.59%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.59%) Senior Desktop Support
11 9 (2.59%) Python Developer
11 9 (2.59%) Development Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Resourcer
12 8 (2.31%) IT Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.51%) .NET
2 24 (6.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (6.05%) Middleware
4 16 (4.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.03%) WPF
6 11 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.59%) SOAP
8 8 (2.31%) WCF
9 7 (2.02%) Oracle Streams
9 7 (2.02%) HTML
9 7 (2.02%) SciPy
9 7 (2.02%) NumPy
10 6 (1.73%) MSMQ
10 6 (1.73%) WebCenter
11 5 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.44%) NHibernate
11 5 (1.44%) WinForms
11 5 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.44%) REST
12 4 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.63%) Clustering
2 21 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.61%) Equities
4 15 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.88%) Derivative
5 10 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.88%) Open Source
6 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.31%) SecurID
6 8 (2.31%) VAX
6 8 (2.31%) AS400
7 6 (1.73%) CMDB
7 6 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.15%) Statistics
9 3 (0.86%) PMI
9 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (29.39%) Windows
2 78 (22.48%) UNIX
2 78 (22.48%) Linux
3 54 (15.56%) Windows 7
4 21 (6.05%) Windows XP
5 20 (5.76%) SELinux
6 18 (5.19%) Solaris
7 9 (2.59%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.31%) VMS
9 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.15%) NetWare
12 2 (0.58%) AIX
12 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.58%) OS/390
12 2 (0.58%) zOS
12 2 (0.58%) MVS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.80%) Asset Management
2 33 (9.51%) Migration
2 33 (9.51%) Project Management
3 24 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.63%) Incident Management
5 22 (6.34%) SOA
6 21 (6.05%) PRINCE2
7 19 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.90%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.90%) TDD
9 16 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.32%) ITSM
10 15 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.03%) Multithreading
11 14 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.03%) DevOps
12 13 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (3.75%) Analytics
13 12 (3.46%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.48%) SQL
2 48 (13.83%) C#
3 35 (10.09%) Python
4 23 (6.63%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.05%) Ruby
6 18 (5.19%) VBA
7 17 (4.90%) VB
7 17 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.03%) C++
8 14 (4.03%) Java
9 11 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.73%) Perl
11 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.15%) VBScript
13 3 (0.86%) C
14 2 (0.58%) JCL
14 2 (0.58%) XAML
14 2 (0.58%) REXX
Qualifications
1 18 (5.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.44%) CCNP
3 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.15%) PhD
4 4 (1.15%) CCIE
5 3 (0.86%) CCNA
5 3 (0.86%) ISEB
5 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.58%) CCSP
6 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.29%) CCDP
7 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.31%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) FATCA
3 6 (1.73%) MiFID
4 4 (1.15%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.86%) EMIR
6 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.58%) UCITS
6 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 44 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.34%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (3.75%) vSphere
5 12 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (3.17%) NFS
7 9 (2.59%) vCloud
8 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.86%) XenApp
11 2 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (8.65%) Control-M
2 27 (7.78%) NetBackup
3 22 (6.34%) Puppet
4 16 (4.61%) SCOM
5 15 (4.32%) Backup Exec
5 15 (4.32%) Tivoli
6 13 (3.75%) Nagios
7 9 (2.59%) ARCserve
7 9 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (2.31%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (2.31%) OpenView
8 8 (2.31%) Legato
8 8 (2.31%) Netcool
8 8 (2.31%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (2.31%) HP SIM
9 7 (2.02%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.44%) SCCM
10 5 (1.44%) DameWare
10 5 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 63 (18.16%) Oracle
2 62 (17.87%) Microsoft
3 46 (13.26%) IBM
4 44 (12.68%) VMware
5 38 (10.95%) Remedy
6 34 (9.80%) HP
7 29 (8.36%) Bloomberg
8 27 (7.78%) Reuters
8 27 (7.78%) Veritas
9 26 (7.49%) Altiris
10 19 (5.48%) Citrix
10 19 (5.48%) Cisco
11 17 (4.90%) Sybase
12 13 (3.75%) Intel
12 13 (3.75%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.46%) BMC
13 12 (3.46%) AppSense
14 11 (3.17%) F5
14 11 (3.17%) Wall Street Systems
15 10 (2.88%) EMC
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