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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 437 449 447
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 177 156 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.98% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 60
Median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £375 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £273 £650
% change year-on-year
+74.31% -58.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16262 15956 15821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.40% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10715 9993 9883
Median daily rate £435 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 629 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.39 £44.55 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 158 £500 -9.09% 103
South East -15 9 £650 - 3
South West - 6 £750 -
East of England +4 4 £240 -11.11% 3
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 230 (63.36%) Finance
2 109 (30.03%) Financial Institution
3 105 (28.93%) SQL
4 99 (27.27%) C#
5 83 (22.87%) Windows
6 82 (22.59%) Front Office
7 81 (22.31%) SQL Server
8 70 (19.28%) Oracle
9 67 (18.46%) Linux
10 59 (16.25%) .NET
10 59 (16.25%) Banking
11 58 (15.98%) VMware
12 56 (15.43%) HTML
13 53 (14.60%) PowerShell
14 52 (14.33%) Asset Management
15 51 (14.05%) Java
15 51 (14.05%) JavaScript
16 46 (12.67%) Project Management
17 45 (12.40%) Analytics
18 44 (12.12%) OO
18 44 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (12.12%) Degree
19 42 (11.57%) Python
19 42 (11.57%) Microsoft
20 39 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (10.19%) Computer Science
21 37 (10.19%) Investment Banking
21 37 (10.19%) ITIL
22 35 (9.64%) AngularJS
23 34 (9.37%) Unix

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.51%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.68%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.03%) IIS
3 11 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.38%) Apache
8 5 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.10%) Node.js
9 4 (1.10%) SAS
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) GemFire
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) LaTeX
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Summit
2 7 (1.93%) Eikon
3 6 (1.65%) Front Arena
4 5 (1.38%) Beauchamp
5 4 (1.10%) Documaker
5 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.10%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.83%) BASE24
7 2 (0.55%) Salerio
8 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.10%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.23%) HTTP
2 10 (2.75%) WAN
3 9 (2.48%) DNS
4 8 (2.20%) Firewall
4 8 (2.20%) SAN
5 7 (1.93%) NetScaler
5 7 (1.93%) Network Security
6 6 (1.65%) Internet
7 5 (1.38%) DHCP
7 5 (1.38%) LDAP
7 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.10%) BGP
8 4 (1.10%) LAN
8 4 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.83%) Multicast
9 3 (0.83%) OSPF
10 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.71%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.31%) Big Data
8 11 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.20%) KDB
10 8 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.93%) MySQL
11 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.10%) OLAP
14 4 (1.10%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.75%) JIRA
1 10 (2.75%) Maven
2 9 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.93%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.65%) NUnit
5 5 (1.38%) Moq
5 5 (1.38%) MSTest
5 5 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.10%) Grunt
6 4 (1.10%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.10%) Subversion
7 3 (0.83%) Babel
7 3 (0.83%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.83%) NuGet
7 3 (0.83%) PhantomJS
7 3 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 230 (63.36%) Finance
2 109 (30.03%) Financial Institution
3 82 (22.59%) Front Office
4 59 (16.25%) Banking
5 37 (10.19%) Investment Banking
6 33 (9.09%) Back Office
7 4 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Retail
9 2 (0.55%) German Language
9 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.55%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.55%) Malay Language
9 2 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.55%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (38.02%) Developer
2 61 (16.80%) C# Developer
3 39 (10.74%) Analyst
4 37 (10.19%) SQL Developer
5 20 (5.51%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.23%) Web Developer
7 18 (4.96%) Angular Developer
7 18 (4.96%) C# Web Developer
8 16 (4.41%) Administrator
9 15 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.86%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.86%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.58%) Architect
11 13 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.03%) Build Engineer
13 11 (3.03%) Consultant
14 10 (2.75%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.25%) .NET
2 56 (15.43%) HTML
3 35 (9.64%) AngularJS
4 28 (7.71%) ASP.NET
5 26 (7.16%) HTML5
5 26 (7.16%) XML
6 16 (4.41%) WCF
7 14 (3.86%) J2EE
8 13 (3.58%) CSS
9 12 (3.31%) Web Services
9 12 (3.31%) WPF
10 11 (3.03%) SOAP
11 9 (2.48%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.48%) JSP
11 9 (2.48%) Pandas
11 9 (2.48%) SciPy
11 9 (2.48%) Servlets
12 8 (2.20%) Pyramid
12 8 (2.20%) REST
12 8 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.96%) Equities
3 17 (4.68%) Clustering
3 17 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.41%) Derivative
5 15 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.86%) Fixed Income
7 13 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.58%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.58%) Fintech
8 12 (3.31%) Market Risk
8 12 (3.31%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.20%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.20%) Statistics
10 5 (1.38%) CMDB
10 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.10%) Economics
11 4 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.87%) Windows
2 67 (18.46%) Linux
3 34 (9.37%) Unix
4 32 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 23 (6.34%) Windows 7
6 19 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.93%) VyOS
10 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.83%) Solaris
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.33%) Asset Management
2 46 (12.67%) Project Management
3 45 (12.40%) Analytics
4 44 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.12%) OO
5 37 (10.19%) ITIL
6 31 (8.54%) Software Engineering
7 28 (7.71%) MVC
7 28 (7.71%) Risk Management
8 25 (6.89%) Web Development
9 23 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (6.34%) Quantitative Trading
10 22 (6.06%) Service Management
11 20 (5.51%) Problem Management
12 17 (4.68%) ITSM
12 17 (4.68%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.41%) Change Management
13 16 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 105 (28.93%) SQL
2 99 (27.27%) C#
3 53 (14.60%) PowerShell
4 51 (14.05%) Java
4 51 (14.05%) JavaScript
5 42 (11.57%) Python
6 18 (4.96%) C++
7 16 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 15 (4.13%) Ruby
9 13 (3.58%) Perl
9 13 (3.58%) VB
10 12 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.03%) VBScript
12 9 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.20%) C
13 8 (2.20%) VBA
14 7 (1.93%) R
15 6 (1.65%) Scala
16 4 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (12.12%) Degree
2 10 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.20%) CCNA
3 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.38%) PMP
6 3 (0.83%) CCNP
6 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) CISM
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) MAPM
7 2 (0.55%) MCSE
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.55%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) CLAS
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.79%) MiFID
2 17 (4.68%) AIFMD
3 15 (4.13%) SLA
4 9 (2.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (2.48%) QA
4 9 (2.48%) UCITS
5 8 (2.20%) EMIR
6 6 (1.65%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.55%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (9.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.93%) NFS
3 7 (1.93%) XenApp
3 7 (1.93%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.65%) GFS2
4 6 (1.65%) GlusterFS
4 6 (1.65%) OCFS2
5 5 (1.38%) Docker
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.10%) vSphere
7 3 (0.83%) vCloud
7 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.83%) Xen
8 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.55%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (6.89%) SCCM
2 16 (4.41%) Puppet
2 16 (4.41%) SCOM
3 13 (3.58%) Control-M
4 10 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.48%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.48%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.20%) Nagios
7 6 (1.65%) CFEngine
7 6 (1.65%) SELinux
8 5 (1.38%) logstash
9 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.83%) Icinga
10 3 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 70 (19.28%) Oracle
2 58 (15.98%) VMware
3 42 (11.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.89%) Cisco
5 18 (4.96%) Citrix
5 18 (4.96%) Siebel
6 15 (4.13%) IBM
7 13 (3.58%) HP
8 12 (3.31%) Veritas
9 10 (2.75%) Bloomberg
9 10 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.48%) BEA
11 8 (2.20%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.20%) Calypso
11 8 (2.20%) Murex
11 8 (2.20%) Vyatta
12 7 (1.93%) Brocade
13 6 (1.65%) BMC
13 6 (1.65%) Reuters
14 5 (1.38%) CheckPoint
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago