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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 403 443 386
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -57
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 176 119 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.76% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 49 68
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£540 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £395 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £500 £371
% change year-on-year
-48.75% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
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
15637 15569 13403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.89% 31.78% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9740 9813 8201
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 619 569
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +9 138 £550 +10.00% 111
East Midlands - 24 - - 4
East of England - 9 £256 - 3
South East - 5 - - 6
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 165 (57.89%) Finance
2 103 (36.14%) C#
3 100 (35.09%) SQL
4 91 (31.93%) SQL Server
5 75 (26.32%) .NET
6 57 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 56 (19.65%) Windows
8 53 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 46 (16.14%) Front Office
11 45 (15.79%) Banking
12 42 (14.74%) Oracle
12 42 (14.74%) WPF
13 40 (14.04%) MS Excel
14 39 (13.68%) Python
14 39 (13.68%) HTML
14 39 (13.68%) Java
14 39 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (12.28%) Investment Management
16 34 (11.93%) WCF
17 32 (11.23%) JavaScript
18 29 (10.18%) Linux
18 29 (10.18%) Asset Management
19 28 (9.82%) MVC
19 28 (9.82%) Investment Banking
20 27 (9.47%) Multithreading
20 27 (9.47%) Active Directory
21 26 (9.12%) SLA
21 26 (9.12%) T-SQL
21 26 (9.12%) Fixed Income

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.51%) IIS
4 9 (3.16%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) Node.js
7 2 (0.70%) Jetty
7 2 (0.70%) Lync
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 40 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.77%) MS Office
3 5 (1.75%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.75%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Front Arena
2 7 (2.46%) assyst
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.70%) Advent Geneva
5 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.35%) RMDS
6 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.11%) Office 365
2 5 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.21%) Internet
2 11 (3.86%) VoIP
2 11 (3.86%) SAN
3 10 (3.51%) Firewall
3 10 (3.51%) Wireless
3 10 (3.51%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.16%) LAN
5 8 (2.81%) VPN
6 7 (2.46%) WAN
6 7 (2.46%) BIG-IP
6 7 (2.46%) NAS
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.75%) Multicast
8 4 (1.40%) VPLS
8 4 (1.40%) MPLS
8 4 (1.40%) BGP
8 4 (1.40%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.40%) DHCP
8 4 (1.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) MySQL
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.70%) DB2
9 2 (0.70%) KDB
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.35%) Mahout
10 1 (0.35%) Big Data
10 1 (0.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (4.91%) JIRA
2 9 (3.16%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.11%) Maven
4 4 (1.40%) Subversion
4 4 (1.40%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.70%) Moq
6 2 (0.70%) JUnit
6 2 (0.70%) NUnit
6 2 (0.70%) MSTest
7 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.35%) jMock
7 1 (0.35%) Mockito
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) NMock
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) EasyMock
General
1 165 (57.89%) Finance
2 57 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 46 (16.14%) Front Office
4 45 (15.79%) Banking
5 28 (9.82%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (48.07%) Developer
2 58 (20.35%) C# Developer
3 56 (19.65%) Analyst
4 27 (9.47%) SQL Developer
5 21 (7.37%) Service Analyst
6 19 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.21%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (3.86%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.86%) Consultant
11 11 (3.86%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.51%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (2.81%) Business Analyst
15 7 (2.46%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.32%) .NET
2 42 (14.74%) WPF
3 39 (13.68%) HTML
4 34 (11.93%) WCF
5 24 (8.42%) ASP.NET
6 21 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (6.32%) SOAP
8 17 (5.96%) CSS
9 16 (5.61%) XML
9 16 (5.61%) HTML5
9 16 (5.61%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.86%) REST
11 9 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (2.11%) Silverlight
13 6 (2.11%) MSMQ
13 6 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (1.75%) JMS
14 5 (1.75%) Web Services
14 5 (1.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.12%) Fixed Income
3 24 (8.42%) Equities
4 22 (7.72%) Visualisation
5 17 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (4.91%) Clustering
7 12 (4.21%) Blackberry
8 11 (3.86%) Open Source
9 10 (3.51%) Derivative
9 10 (3.51%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.81%) Handset
11 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
12 6 (2.11%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (1.40%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.40%) Physics
13 4 (1.40%) Swaptions
13 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.65%) Windows
2 29 (10.18%) Linux
3 23 (8.07%) Windows 7
4 18 (6.32%) Windows XP
4 18 (6.32%) UNIX
5 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.28%) Investment Management
3 29 (10.18%) Asset Management
4 28 (9.82%) MVC
5 27 (9.47%) Multithreading
6 24 (8.42%) OO
7 22 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (7.02%) TDD
9 19 (6.67%) MVVM
10 17 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.61%) Fund Accounting
11 16 (5.61%) Business Analysis
11 16 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.26%) Scrum
12 15 (5.26%) Low Latency
13 14 (4.91%) ITIL
13 14 (4.91%) Incident Management
14 13 (4.56%) Project Management
15 11 (3.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.14%) C#
2 100 (35.09%) SQL
3 39 (13.68%) Python
3 39 (13.68%) Java
4 32 (11.23%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.12%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.37%) C++
7 13 (4.56%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.16%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.81%) VBA
10 6 (2.11%) Ruby
10 6 (2.11%) Perl
11 4 (1.40%) Scala
12 3 (1.05%) R
12 3 (1.05%) C
13 2 (0.70%) PHP
13 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (5.96%) Degree
2 10 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.46%) CCNP
4 5 (1.75%) CCNA
4 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.75%) MCSE
4 5 (1.75%) CCIE
5 3 (1.05%) MCITP
5 3 (1.05%) CCA
5 3 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.05%) CCEA
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
7 1 (0.35%) SSCP
7 1 (0.35%) CISM
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) MiFID
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 27 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.81%) NFS
4 7 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.11%) OCFS2
5 6 (2.11%) GlusterFS
5 6 (2.11%) GFS2
6 5 (1.75%) XenApp
6 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) Puppet
2 5 (1.75%) Control-M
2 5 (1.75%) SELinux
3 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) SCCM
5 2 (0.70%) SCOM
5 2 (0.70%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.74%) Oracle
3 21 (7.37%) VMware
4 12 (4.21%) Cisco
5 11 (3.86%) F5
6 9 (3.16%) IBM
6 9 (3.16%) Remedy
6 9 (3.16%) Altiris
7 8 (2.81%) SunGard
7 8 (2.81%) Citrix
8 7 (2.46%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.75%) Juniper
9 5 (1.75%) Murex
9 5 (1.75%) HP
9 5 (1.75%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.40%) Reuters
10 4 (1.40%) Calypso
10 4 (1.40%) Veritas
11 3 (1.05%) BMC
11 3 (1.05%) MKS
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Rate: £500 - £800 per day
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Rate: £650 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £750 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £700 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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London
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London
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London
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Rate: £650 - £800 per day
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London
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City of London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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