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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 446 375 372
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -3
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 139 208 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.32% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 82
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£550 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £636 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £458 £575
% change year-on-year
-23.49% -20.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
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
16212 15778 15073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.82% 32.37% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10333 9835 9150
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 607 644
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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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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 -85 114 £550 +25.71% 106
East Midlands - 20 - - 3
East of England - 2 £375 - 2
South East -28 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 185 (61.26%) Finance
2 117 (38.74%) SQL
3 101 (33.44%) C#
4 92 (30.46%) SQL Server
5 78 (25.83%) .NET
6 61 (20.20%) Financial Institution
7 55 (18.21%) Windows
8 53 (17.55%) Java
8 53 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (17.22%) Oracle
10 51 (16.89%) Microsoft
10 51 (16.89%) Front Office
11 48 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (14.57%) Banking
12 44 (14.57%) Python
13 41 (13.58%) MS Excel
14 38 (12.58%) WPF
15 37 (12.25%) Investment Management
16 35 (11.59%) HTML
17 31 (10.26%) Linux
17 31 (10.26%) WCF
18 30 (9.93%) JavaScript
18 30 (9.93%) Active Directory
19 29 (9.60%) Asset Management
20 28 (9.27%) T-SQL
20 28 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (8.94%) Fixed Income
22 26 (8.61%) Equities
23 25 (8.28%) OO
23 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (4.64%) IIS
2 11 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.99%) Node.js
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) Jetty
9 1 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.62%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.66%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.31%) Front Arena
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.99%) assyst
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.66%) Advent Geneva
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Global One
5 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.32%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.30%) Internet
2 8 (2.65%) SAN
3 6 (1.99%) Intranet
3 6 (1.99%) LAN
3 6 (1.99%) WAN
4 5 (1.66%) DHCP
4 5 (1.66%) VoIP
4 5 (1.66%) DNS
5 4 (1.32%) VPN
5 4 (1.32%) Firewall
5 4 (1.32%) Wireless
5 4 (1.32%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.32%) NAS
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.66%) LDAP
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.66%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.66%) DB2
11 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (3.97%) JIRA
2 6 (1.99%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.66%) Maven
4 4 (1.32%) Subversion
4 4 (1.32%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.66%) MSTest
6 2 (0.66%) Moq
6 2 (0.66%) NUnit
6 2 (0.66%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.33%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.33%) JUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Mockito
7 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) NMock
General
1 185 (61.26%) Finance
2 61 (20.20%) Financial Institution
3 51 (16.89%) Front Office
4 44 (14.57%) Banking
5 23 (7.62%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (46.69%) Developer
2 75 (24.83%) Analyst
3 52 (17.22%) C# Developer
4 24 (7.95%) SQL Developer
5 23 (7.62%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.96%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.30%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.30%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.30%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.31%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.31%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (2.65%) Consultant
12 8 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (2.65%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (25.83%) .NET
2 38 (12.58%) WPF
3 35 (11.59%) HTML
4 31 (10.26%) WCF
5 24 (7.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (5.30%) XML
6 16 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (5.30%) HTML5
6 16 (5.30%) AngularJS
7 14 (4.64%) CSS
7 14 (4.64%) SOAP
8 8 (2.65%) Silverlight
8 8 (2.65%) WinForms
9 7 (2.32%) REST
10 6 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (1.99%) MSMQ
11 5 (1.66%) JMS
11 5 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.66%) NumPy
11 5 (1.66%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.94%) Fixed Income
3 26 (8.61%) Equities
4 22 (7.28%) Visualisation
5 17 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (4.30%) Derivative
7 11 (3.64%) Clustering
8 9 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.99%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.66%) RIA
12 4 (1.32%) Swaptions
12 4 (1.32%) Physics
12 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.32%) Handset
12 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.21%) Windows
2 31 (10.26%) Linux
3 18 (5.96%) UNIX
4 17 (5.63%) Windows XP
5 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.99%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (12.25%) Investment Management
3 29 (9.60%) Asset Management
4 25 (8.28%) OO
5 22 (7.28%) MVC
5 22 (7.28%) Multithreading
5 22 (7.28%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (6.29%) MVVM
7 18 (5.96%) Analytics
7 18 (5.96%) Fund Accounting
7 18 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (5.63%) TDD
9 16 (5.30%) Project Management
10 15 (4.97%) ITIL
10 15 (4.97%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.64%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.64%) SDLC
12 12 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.64%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 117 (38.74%) SQL
2 101 (33.44%) C#
3 53 (17.55%) Java
4 44 (14.57%) Python
5 30 (9.93%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.95%) C++
8 15 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.64%) VBA
10 12 (3.97%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.66%) Scala
11 5 (1.66%) Perl
12 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.32%) R
12 4 (1.32%) VB
12 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.99%) Ruby
13 3 (0.99%) PHP
13 3 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (6.29%) Degree
2 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.99%) CCNP
3 3 (0.99%) CCNA
3 3 (0.99%) CCA
3 3 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (0.99%) CCEA
3 3 (0.99%) MCITP
3 3 (0.99%) MCSE
3 3 (0.99%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 30 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.32%) NFS
4 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.32%) XenApp
4 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.99%) OCFS2
5 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.99%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.99%) GFS2
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.65%) Control-M
2 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.66%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.66%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.99%) SELinux
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.99%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (17.22%) Oracle
2 51 (16.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.30%) VMware
4 8 (2.65%) SunGard
5 7 (2.32%) Citrix
6 6 (1.99%) Cisco
6 6 (1.99%) Remedy
7 5 (1.66%) IBM
7 5 (1.66%) Murex
7 5 (1.66%) Veritas
8 4 (1.32%) Calypso
8 4 (1.32%) Sybase
8 4 (1.32%) Altiris
8 4 (1.32%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.32%) F5
8 4 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.99%) Twitter
9 3 (0.99%) MKS
9 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
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