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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 505 383 391
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +8
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 84 180 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.20% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 99 61
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £580 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £150 £685
% change year-on-year
+141.66% -78.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +495.23%
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
15520 15026 13698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.71% 31.76% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9507 8217
Average daily rate £425 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 635 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 -62 81 £550 +10.00% 82
South East -42 3 £155 +3.33% 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 201 (73.36%) Finance
2 126 (45.99%) Financial Institution
3 94 (34.31%) SQL
4 68 (24.82%) Banking
5 65 (23.72%) C#
6 58 (21.17%) UNIX
6 58 (21.17%) Linux
7 55 (20.07%) Windows
8 53 (19.34%) Oracle
9 47 (17.15%) Investment Banking
9 47 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (14.96%) Asset Management
10 41 (14.96%) SQL Server
11 39 (14.23%) Python
11 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (13.87%) .NET
13 33 (12.04%) Microsoft
14 32 (11.68%) Bash Shell
15 31 (11.31%) WPF
16 30 (10.95%) JIRA
16 30 (10.95%) Windows 7
16 30 (10.95%) WebLogic
16 30 (10.95%) SOA
17 28 (10.22%) VMware
18 27 (9.85%) Remedy
18 27 (9.85%) IBM
19 26 (9.49%) Fixed Income
20 25 (9.12%) HTML
21 24 (8.76%) MS Excel
21 24 (8.76%) Investment Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 30 (10.95%) WebLogic
2 21 (7.66%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.28%) Apache
4 7 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.46%) IIS
5 4 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.09%) Lync
6 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.28%) Documaker
2 9 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.28%) Oracle FAH
3 5 (1.82%) assyst
4 3 (1.09%) RMDS
5 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.36%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.36%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.20%) VPN
2 14 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.74%) Firewall
4 11 (4.01%) Wireless
5 10 (3.65%) SSL
5 10 (3.65%) HTTP
6 9 (3.28%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.28%) LAN
6 9 (3.28%) HTTPS
6 9 (3.28%) Internet
7 8 (2.92%) Multicast
7 8 (2.92%) DNS
8 7 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.19%) VoIP
9 6 (2.19%) BIG-IP
9 6 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.82%) FCoE
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.82%) VLAN
10 5 (1.82%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.20%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.84%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.19%) QlikView
11 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.46%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (10.95%) JIRA
2 6 (2.19%) Maven
3 4 (1.46%) Ant
3 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.73%) NUnit
5 2 (0.73%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.36%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.36%) jMock
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 201 (73.36%) Finance
2 126 (45.99%) Financial Institution
3 68 (24.82%) Banking
4 47 (17.15%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.20%) Front Office
6 9 (3.28%) Billing
7 5 (1.82%) Back Office
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.09%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (34.67%) Developer
2 41 (14.96%) Analyst
3 32 (11.68%) C# Developer
4 16 (5.84%) Architect
4 16 (5.84%) Consultant
5 15 (5.47%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (4.74%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.38%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.01%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 10 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.65%) Resourcer
10 10 (3.65%) IT Resourcer
10 10 (3.65%) Recruitment Resourcer
10 10 (3.65%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
11 9 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.87%) .NET
2 31 (11.31%) WPF
3 25 (9.12%) HTML
4 17 (6.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.47%) Middleware
5 15 (5.47%) SOAP
6 14 (5.11%) CSS
6 14 (5.11%) WinForms
7 11 (4.01%) WCF
8 10 (3.65%) WebCenter
8 10 (3.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (3.28%) JDBC
9 9 (3.28%) JMS
10 8 (2.92%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.92%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.92%) HTML5
11 7 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (2.55%) Spring
11 7 (2.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.49%) Fixed Income
3 18 (6.57%) Clustering
4 17 (6.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (4.38%) Equities
6 11 (4.01%) Derivative
6 11 (4.01%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.92%) User Experience
7 8 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.82%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.82%) Handset
8 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.46%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.46%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.09%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.09%) SecurID
10 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.73%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.17%) UNIX
1 58 (21.17%) Linux
2 55 (20.07%) Windows
3 30 (10.95%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.11%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.55%) Solaris
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.73%) VMS
9 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.96%) Asset Management
2 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.95%) SOA
4 24 (8.76%) Investment Management
5 23 (8.39%) Migration
6 21 (7.66%) Multithreading
7 20 (7.30%) TDD
8 19 (6.93%) Scrum
9 17 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.20%) Fund Management
10 14 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.11%) Incident Management
10 14 (5.11%) Low Latency
10 14 (5.11%) DevOps
11 13 (4.74%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.74%) Content Management
11 13 (4.74%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.38%) Wealth Management
12 12 (4.38%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.01%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 94 (34.31%) SQL
2 65 (23.72%) C#
3 39 (14.23%) Python
4 32 (11.68%) Bash Shell
5 22 (8.03%) Java
5 22 (8.03%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.84%) Ruby
7 15 (5.47%) VBA
8 13 (4.74%) C++
9 12 (4.38%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 9 (3.28%) Jython
11 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.82%) Perl
12 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.82%) VB
13 3 (1.09%) Scala
13 3 (1.09%) Groovy
14 2 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (8.39%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.73%) MCSE
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.73%) CCNP
4 1 (0.36%) SSCP
4 1 (0.36%) CISM
4 1 (0.36%) CCNA
4 1 (0.36%) CCIE
4 1 (0.36%) CISSP
4 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.84%) SLA
2 9 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.92%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) FATCA
5 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.03%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.55%) NFS
5 6 (2.19%) vSphere
6 5 (1.82%) vCloud
7 3 (1.09%) XenApp
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (6.20%) Puppet
2 16 (5.84%) Control-M
3 14 (5.11%) NetBackup
3 14 (5.11%) SELinux
4 12 (4.38%) Tivoli
4 12 (4.38%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.46%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.73%) FreeIPA
9 2 (0.73%) Legato
9 2 (0.73%) Nagios
9 2 (0.73%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.73%) Netcool
9 2 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.73%) OpenView
9 2 (0.73%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.73%) SCOM
9 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (19.34%) Oracle
2 33 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.22%) VMware
4 27 (9.85%) Remedy
4 27 (9.85%) IBM
5 19 (6.93%) Bloomberg
6 17 (6.20%) HP
7 16 (5.84%) Reuters
8 14 (5.11%) Veritas
9 13 (4.74%) F5
10 12 (4.38%) Cisco
11 10 (3.65%) Sybase
11 10 (3.65%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.28%) DevExpress
12 9 (3.28%) Altiris
12 9 (3.28%) BMC
12 9 (3.28%) Siebel
13 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.55%) EMC
14 6 (2.19%) Dell
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: Up tp £375 pd
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago