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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 470 501 438
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -63
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 147 142 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.82% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 95 64
Median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £205 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £700 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £200 £400
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
UK

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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 139 £525 - 109
South East +21 5 £550 - 3
East of England +2 1 £300 +9.09%
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 238 (73.46%) Finance
2 117 (36.11%) Financial Institution
3 82 (25.31%) C#
4 74 (22.84%) Front Office
5 69 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (19.44%) Linux
7 59 (18.21%) Windows
7 59 (18.21%) Oracle
7 59 (18.21%) Banking
8 58 (17.90%) SQL
8 58 (17.90%) Python
9 57 (17.59%) Java
10 52 (16.05%) .NET
11 51 (15.74%) SQL Server
12 46 (14.20%) Unix
13 45 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 45 (13.89%) HTML
14 40 (12.35%) OO
15 38 (11.73%) ITIL
15 38 (11.73%) Back Office
15 38 (11.73%) VMware
16 35 (10.80%) Cisco
16 35 (10.80%) Active Directory
17 34 (10.49%) Investment Banking
17 34 (10.49%) Puppet
17 34 (10.49%) Data Centre
18 33 (10.19%) Algorithms
18 33 (10.19%) Software Engineering
19 32 (9.88%) Microsoft
20 31 (9.57%) Asset Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.16%) Apache
3 7 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.16%) IIS
3 7 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.85%) Confluence
4 6 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.93%) SAS
7 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Documaker
2 7 (2.16%) Eikon
3 6 (1.85%) Beauchamp
3 6 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.93%) BASE24
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.31%) Summit
7 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.85%) Office 365
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.32%) DNS
2 13 (4.01%) BGP
2 13 (4.01%) DHCP
2 13 (4.01%) Multicast
3 12 (3.70%) LDAP
3 12 (3.70%) SAN
4 11 (3.40%) HTTP
5 9 (2.78%) Firewall
5 9 (2.78%) WAN
6 8 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.47%) VPN
7 6 (1.85%) OSPF
8 5 (1.54%) SSL
8 5 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.23%) Network Security
10 3 (0.93%) LAN
10 3 (0.93%) Skype
10 3 (0.93%) SSH
10 3 (0.93%) VLAN
11 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.48%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.70%) KDB
4 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.23%) Big Data
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.23%) Redis
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.23%) VLDB
9 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.93%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (4.32%) JIRA
2 13 (4.01%) Maven
3 12 (3.70%) Subversion
4 10 (3.09%) Grunt
5 9 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.78%) NuGet
6 7 (2.16%) NUnit
7 6 (1.85%) Bower
7 6 (1.85%) FishEye
7 6 (1.85%) Moq
7 6 (1.85%) MSTest
7 6 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.23%) gulp
9 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.93%) Selenium
10 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 238 (73.46%) Finance
2 117 (36.11%) Financial Institution
3 74 (22.84%) Front Office
4 59 (18.21%) Banking
5 38 (11.73%) Back Office
6 34 (10.49%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.23%) German Language
8 4 (1.23%) Legal
8 4 (1.23%) Retail
9 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Billing
10 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Malay Language
10 2 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (37.04%) Developer
2 56 (17.28%) C# Developer
3 27 (8.33%) Consultant
4 23 (7.10%) Analyst
4 23 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (6.17%) Senior Developer
5 20 (6.17%) SQL Developer
5 20 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (5.86%) Agile Developer
7 18 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 17 (5.25%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.63%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.32%) Network Engineer
10 14 (4.32%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.01%) Quantitative Developer
12 12 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.40%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.05%) .NET
2 45 (13.89%) HTML
3 29 (8.95%) AngularJS
4 24 (7.41%) CSS
5 23 (7.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (7.10%) HTML5
5 23 (7.10%) WPF
6 21 (6.48%) WCF
7 18 (5.56%) Middleware
7 18 (5.56%) XML
8 15 (4.63%) Pandas
8 15 (4.63%) SciPy
9 14 (4.32%) Ajax
9 14 (4.32%) J2EE
9 14 (4.32%) NumPy
10 13 (4.01%) Pyramid
11 12 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (3.70%) Esper
12 11 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.49%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.19%) Algorithms
3 23 (7.10%) Visualisation
4 21 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.17%) Clustering
6 18 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.25%) Data Structures
8 15 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (4.01%) Derivative
10 11 (3.40%) Fixed Income
11 10 (3.09%) Statistics
12 9 (2.78%) Equities
12 9 (2.78%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.47%) Fintech
13 8 (2.47%) VCE vBlock
14 5 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (1.54%) iPhone
15 3 (0.93%) CCTV
15 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.44%) Linux
2 59 (18.21%) Windows
3 46 (14.20%) Unix
4 20 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.85%) CentOS
10 5 (1.54%) Android
10 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.23%) VyOS
12 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (12.35%) OO
3 38 (11.73%) ITIL
4 33 (10.19%) Software Engineering
5 31 (9.57%) Asset Management
6 28 (8.64%) Project Management
7 26 (8.02%) AOP
7 26 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.41%) High Availability
8 24 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (7.10%) DevOps
9 23 (7.10%) Investment Management
9 23 (7.10%) Service Delivery
9 23 (7.10%) TDD
10 21 (6.48%) Change Management
10 21 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 20 (6.17%) Risk Management
12 19 (5.86%) MVC
12 19 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.31%) C#
2 58 (17.90%) Python
2 58 (17.90%) SQL
3 57 (17.59%) Java
4 45 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.02%) C++
6 23 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 23 (7.10%) Ruby
7 21 (6.48%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.01%) C
9 13 (4.01%) Perl
10 11 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.16%) VB
12 4 (1.23%) Scala
12 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.62%) Jython
13 2 (0.62%) PHP
13 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (8.95%) Degree
2 25 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.01%) CCNP
3 13 (4.01%) PMP
4 11 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.09%) CCNA
6 8 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.16%) CCDP
8 3 (0.93%) CISM
8 3 (0.93%) CISSP
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) ISEB
9 2 (0.62%) MAPM
9 2 (0.62%) MCSE
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.62%) SANS
10 1 (0.31%) CLAS
10 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) SLA
2 12 (3.70%) MiFID
3 8 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.56%) GFS2
2 18 (5.56%) GlusterFS
2 18 (5.56%) OCFS2
2 18 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.40%) Docker
4 5 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.23%) NFS
6 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.62%) KVM
6 2 (0.62%) Xen
6 2 (0.62%) XenApp
6 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.31%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (10.49%) Puppet
2 18 (5.56%) CFEngine
2 18 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 18 (5.56%) SCCM
2 18 (5.56%) SELinux
3 16 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.32%) SCOM
5 10 (3.09%) Control-M
6 9 (2.78%) Ansible
6 9 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 6 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.93%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.93%) Icinga
11 3 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.93%) logstash
11 3 (0.93%) Nagios
11 3 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 59 (18.21%) Oracle
2 38 (11.73%) VMware
3 35 (10.80%) Cisco
4 32 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.70%) BMC
5 12 (3.70%) Citrix
6 10 (3.09%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.09%) Siebel
7 8 (2.47%) HP
8 7 (2.16%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.85%) EMC
9 6 (1.85%) Remedy
9 6 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.54%) Reuters
11 4 (1.23%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.23%) Brocade
11 4 (1.23%) IBM
11 4 (1.23%) SimCorp
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