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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 426 386 365
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -21
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 139 164 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.14% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 77 64
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £600 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £125.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.00% +635.29%
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
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Histogram 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 February 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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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 -38 131 £525 +5.00% 122
South East - 3 £168 - 8
East of England - 3 £255 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 130 (58.82%) Finance
2 79 (35.75%) SQL
3 61 (27.60%) C#
4 57 (25.79%) Windows
5 56 (25.34%) SQL Server
6 50 (22.62%) .NET
7 49 (22.17%) Banking
8 46 (20.81%) Asset Management
9 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (16.29%) Financial Institution
11 35 (15.84%) Microsoft
11 35 (15.84%) Investment Banking
11 35 (15.84%) Investment Management
12 33 (14.93%) Oracle
12 33 (14.93%) Front Office
13 31 (14.03%) Windows 7
13 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (12.67%) Linux
14 28 (12.67%) HTML
15 27 (12.22%) Java
15 27 (12.22%) T-SQL
15 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
16 26 (11.76%) Python
16 26 (11.76%) Multithreading
17 25 (11.31%) WPF
17 25 (11.31%) Fixed Income
18 23 (10.41%) UNIX
19 22 (9.95%) JavaScript
19 22 (9.95%) Visualisation
20 21 (9.50%) Active Directory

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.52%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.81%) IIS
5 4 (1.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.90%) Jetty
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.90%) Lync
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.45%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (4.07%) assyst
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.26%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.90%) Documaker
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.90%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.90%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Office 365
2 4 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.33%) LAN
1 14 (6.33%) Wireless
2 13 (5.88%) VoIP
2 13 (5.88%) VPN
3 12 (5.43%) Internet
4 10 (4.52%) SAN
4 10 (4.52%) iSCSI
4 10 (4.52%) Firewall
5 9 (4.07%) WAN
6 7 (3.17%) NAS
6 7 (3.17%) BIG-IP
7 5 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.81%) VPLS
8 4 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.81%) Multicast
8 4 (1.81%) DHCP
8 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.81%) MPLS
8 4 (1.81%) BGP
8 4 (1.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.36%) Big Data
7 3 (1.36%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.90%) QlikView
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.90%) ObjectStore
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (6.79%) JIRA
2 12 (5.43%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.71%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.90%) jMock
4 2 (0.90%) EasyMock
4 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.90%) NUnit
4 2 (0.90%) Ant
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 130 (58.82%) Finance
2 49 (22.17%) Banking
3 36 (16.29%) Financial Institution
4 35 (15.84%) Investment Banking
5 33 (14.93%) Front Office
6 8 (3.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (42.53%) Developer
2 32 (14.48%) Analyst
3 27 (12.22%) C# Developer
3 27 (12.22%) SQL Developer
4 15 (6.79%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.52%) Consultant
10 9 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.62%) IT Support
11 8 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Architect
12 7 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.62%) .NET
2 28 (12.67%) HTML
3 25 (11.31%) WPF
4 19 (8.60%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (6.79%) WCF
7 14 (6.33%) CSS
8 12 (5.43%) SOAP
8 12 (5.43%) HTML5
9 10 (4.52%) REST
9 10 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.52%) XML
10 8 (3.62%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (3.62%) Web Services
10 8 (3.62%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (2.71%) Spring
11 6 (2.71%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.71%) Middleware
12 5 (2.26%) Silverlight
12 5 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.31%) Fixed Income
3 22 (9.95%) Visualisation
4 19 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (6.79%) Equities
6 13 (5.88%) Blackberry
7 12 (5.43%) Clustering
8 10 (4.52%) Derivative
9 9 (4.07%) Handset
10 8 (3.62%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.17%) Algorithms
12 6 (2.71%) Open Source
12 6 (2.71%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.36%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.36%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.36%) Statistical Arbitrage
13 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.79%) Windows
2 31 (14.03%) Windows 7
3 28 (12.67%) Linux
4 23 (10.41%) UNIX
5 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.81%) Asset Management
2 38 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.84%) Investment Management
4 26 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 21 (9.50%) MVC
6 20 (9.05%) Fund Management
7 19 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.14%) TDD
8 18 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.69%) OO
10 16 (7.24%) Low Latency
11 14 (6.33%) Wealth Management
11 14 (6.33%) Incident Management
12 13 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.43%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.43%) Software Deployment
14 11 (4.98%) Project Management
14 11 (4.98%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.52%) SOA
16 9 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (35.75%) SQL
2 61 (27.60%) C#
3 27 (12.22%) T-SQL
3 27 (12.22%) Java
4 26 (11.76%) Python
5 22 (9.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.69%) C++
7 12 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.62%) VBA
9 7 (3.17%) Scala
9 7 (3.17%) Perl
10 6 (2.71%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.26%) Ruby
12 3 (1.36%) Groovy
13 2 (0.90%) Jython
13 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.45%) R
14 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) Degree
2 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.17%) CCNP
4 5 (2.26%) CCNA
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.26%) MCSE
5 4 (1.81%) CCIE
6 3 (1.36%) MCITP
6 3 (1.36%) CCA
6 3 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.36%) CCEA
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.45%) VCP4
8 1 (0.45%) PhD
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) SSCP
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.45%) Basel III
4 1 (0.45%) GAAP
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.62%) NFS
4 7 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.26%) XenApp
7 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) Control-M
1 5 (2.26%) Puppet
2 4 (1.81%) SELinux
3 2 (0.90%) FreeIPA
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.93%) Oracle
3 19 (8.60%) VMware
4 11 (4.98%) F5
5 10 (4.52%) Altiris
5 10 (4.52%) Cisco
5 10 (4.52%) IBM
6 9 (4.07%) Bloomberg
7 8 (3.62%) Citrix
8 7 (3.17%) Remedy
8 7 (3.17%) Reuters
8 7 (3.17%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.71%) Sybase
10 4 (1.81%) Juniper
10 4 (1.81%) HP
10 4 (1.81%) Google
11 3 (1.36%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.36%) Murex
11 3 (1.36%) SunGard
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Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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