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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 391 358 316
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -42
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 189 204 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.34% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 117 154
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £175 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 £500
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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
15918 15223 16407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.58% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9549 9682
Average daily rate £415 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 609 805
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +4 177 £500 +5.26% 81
South East -5 11 - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 323 (86.36%) Finance
2 216 (57.75%) Financial Institution
3 103 (27.54%) SQL
4 91 (24.33%) Windows
5 87 (23.26%) Linux
6 85 (22.73%) UNIX
7 80 (21.39%) Banking
8 70 (18.72%) C#
9 69 (18.45%) Oracle
10 61 (16.31%) Active Directory
11 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
12 49 (13.10%) Investment Banking
13 48 (12.83%) Windows 7
13 48 (12.83%) Remedy
14 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
14 46 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (12.03%) Asset Management
15 45 (12.03%) Python
15 45 (12.03%) VMware
16 44 (11.76%) IBM
17 43 (11.50%) .NET
18 42 (11.23%) WebLogic
18 42 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (10.43%) VPN
20 38 (10.16%) Front Office
21 36 (9.63%) Migration
22 35 (9.36%) HP
22 35 (9.36%) SOA
23 33 (8.82%) Bash Shell

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 42 (11.23%) WebLogic
2 29 (7.75%) WebSphere
3 21 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (2.94%) IIS
5 11 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.60%) Apache
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.80%) Lync
10 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.27%) GemFire
Applications
1 25 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.74%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (8.29%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (2.94%) Oracle FAH
3 9 (2.41%) Documaker
4 4 (1.07%) RMDS
5 3 (0.80%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.53%) assyst
7 1 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.43%) VPN
2 29 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.88%) Internet
4 20 (5.35%) Firewall
5 19 (5.08%) LAN
6 16 (4.28%) HTTP
6 16 (4.28%) Wireless
7 15 (4.01%) DNS
7 15 (4.01%) SSL
8 14 (3.74%) WLAN
9 13 (3.48%) Multicast
10 9 (2.41%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.41%) SNMP
10 9 (2.41%) VLAN
10 9 (2.41%) FCoE
10 9 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (2.41%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.60%) WAN
12 5 (1.34%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.61%) Oracle Exadata
4 17 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.34%) QlikView
12 5 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (1.07%) KDB
13 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (1.34%) Maven
3 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.07%) NUnit
4 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.53%) MSTest
5 2 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.53%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 323 (86.36%) Finance
2 216 (57.75%) Financial Institution
3 80 (21.39%) Banking
4 49 (13.10%) Investment Banking
5 38 (10.16%) Front Office
6 11 (2.94%) Billing
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Games
8 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 93 (24.87%) Developer
2 57 (15.24%) Analyst
3 30 (8.02%) Operations Analyst
4 29 (7.75%) Project Manager
5 28 (7.49%) Consultant
5 28 (7.49%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (4.28%) Junior
8 14 (3.74%) .NET Developer
8 14 (3.74%) Desktop Support
9 13 (3.48%) SQL Developer
9 13 (3.48%) Resourcer
9 13 (3.48%) IT Resourcer
9 13 (3.48%) Recruitment Resourcer
9 13 (3.48%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
10 12 (3.21%) DBA
11 11 (2.94%) Architect
11 11 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (2.41%) Applications Support
12 9 (2.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.50%) .NET
2 29 (7.75%) Middleware
3 27 (7.22%) WPF
4 25 (6.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (4.28%) WinForms
8 15 (4.01%) WebCenter
9 14 (3.74%) SOAP
10 13 (3.48%) WCF
11 12 (3.21%) HTML
12 9 (2.41%) JMS
12 9 (2.41%) JDBC
13 8 (2.14%) CSS
14 7 (1.87%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.87%) Oracle Streams
15 6 (1.60%) XML
16 5 (1.34%) STL
16 5 (1.34%) REST
17 4 (1.07%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.42%) Fixed Income
3 22 (5.88%) Clustering
4 19 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.74%) Equities
6 13 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.14%) Derivative
9 8 (2.14%) SecurID
9 8 (2.14%) VAX
9 8 (2.14%) AS400
10 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.60%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.60%) CMDB
12 5 (1.34%) Open Source
12 5 (1.34%) User Experience
13 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.07%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.33%) Windows
2 87 (23.26%) Linux
3 85 (22.73%) UNIX
4 48 (12.83%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.35%) SELinux
6 19 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 17 (4.55%) Solaris
8 9 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.14%) VMS
10 7 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (12.03%) Asset Management
3 36 (9.63%) Migration
4 35 (9.36%) SOA
5 28 (7.49%) Project Management
6 22 (5.88%) TDD
7 20 (5.35%) Multithreading
7 20 (5.35%) PRINCE2
8 18 (4.81%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 18 (4.81%) DevOps
9 16 (4.28%) Investment Management
9 16 (4.28%) Incident Management
10 15 (4.01%) ITSM
10 15 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (4.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (3.74%) Scrum
12 13 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.48%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 103 (27.54%) SQL
2 70 (18.72%) C#
3 45 (12.03%) Python
4 33 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 22 (5.88%) Ruby
6 21 (5.61%) VBA
7 20 (5.35%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.28%) C++
9 15 (4.01%) Java
9 15 (4.01%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.48%) VB
11 9 (2.41%) Jython
11 9 (2.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.87%) JavaScript
14 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.34%) Perl
16 2 (0.53%) XAML
17 1 (0.27%) VC++
17 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.22%) Degree
2 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.80%) CCIE
4 3 (0.80%) CCNP
4 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.80%) PhD
5 2 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.95%) SLA
2 11 (2.94%) QA
3 9 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.34%) FATCA
5 2 (0.53%) MiFID
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) Basel III
6 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 61 (16.31%) Active Directory
2 42 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.75%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (3.48%) vSphere
5 9 (2.41%) NFS
5 9 (2.41%) vCloud
6 6 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) Squid
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (8.29%) Control-M
2 30 (8.02%) NetBackup
3 24 (6.42%) Puppet
4 18 (4.81%) Tivoli
4 18 (4.81%) Backup Exec
5 12 (3.21%) SCOM
5 12 (3.21%) Nagios
6 11 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (2.41%) ARCserve
7 9 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (2.14%) HP SIM
8 8 (2.14%) Netcool
8 8 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (2.14%) Legato
8 8 (2.14%) OpenView
9 7 (1.87%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.34%) DameWare
12 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (18.45%) Oracle
2 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.83%) Remedy
4 45 (12.03%) VMware
5 44 (11.76%) IBM
6 35 (9.36%) HP
7 30 (8.02%) Veritas
8 25 (6.68%) Bloomberg
9 22 (5.88%) Altiris
10 21 (5.61%) Reuters
10 21 (5.61%) Cisco
11 18 (4.81%) BMC
12 17 (4.55%) Citrix
13 16 (4.28%) F5
14 14 (3.74%) Sybase
15 13 (3.48%) Intel
16 12 (3.21%) SolarWinds
17 11 (2.94%) Siebel
17 11 (2.94%) Wall Street Systems
18 10 (2.67%) EMC
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