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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 368 358 299
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -59
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 227 216 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 1.69% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 118 165
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +25 215 £500 +5.26% 92
South East -20 11 - - 4
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Hedge funds
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 327 (87.67%) Finance
2 223 (59.79%) Financial Institution
3 99 (26.54%) SQL
4 97 (26.01%) Windows
5 87 (23.32%) Linux
6 85 (22.79%) UNIX
7 82 (21.98%) Banking
8 68 (18.23%) Oracle
9 67 (17.96%) C#
10 62 (16.62%) Active Directory
11 59 (15.82%) Microsoft
12 51 (13.67%) Investment Banking
13 50 (13.40%) Windows 7
14 46 (12.33%) Remedy
14 46 (12.33%) Python
15 45 (12.06%) SQL Server
15 45 (12.06%) IBM
15 45 (12.06%) Front Office
16 44 (11.80%) VMware
17 42 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (10.99%) .NET
19 40 (10.72%) WebLogic
19 40 (10.72%) Asset Management
20 39 (10.46%) Migration
21 37 (9.92%) VPN
22 35 (9.38%) HP
23 32 (8.58%) SOA
24 31 (8.31%) JIRA
24 31 (8.31%) Bash Shell
25 30 (8.04%) Veritas

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (10.72%) WebLogic
2 29 (7.77%) WebSphere
3 22 (5.90%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.95%) IIS
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.61%) Apache
9 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.80%) Lync
11 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.27%) GemFire
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.09%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (2.41%) Oracle FAH
3 7 (1.88%) Documaker
4 4 (1.07%) RMDS
5 3 (0.80%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
6 1 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.92%) VPN
2 29 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.90%) Internet
4 21 (5.63%) Firewall
5 18 (4.83%) LAN
6 15 (4.02%) DNS
7 14 (3.75%) HTTP
8 13 (3.49%) SSL
8 13 (3.49%) Wireless
8 13 (3.49%) Multicast
9 12 (3.22%) WLAN
10 9 (2.41%) SNMP
10 9 (2.41%) VLAN
10 9 (2.41%) FCoE
10 9 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (2.41%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.88%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.88%) WAN
12 6 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.63%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.61%) QlikView
9 6 (1.61%) KDB
10 5 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (8.31%) JIRA
2 5 (1.34%) Maven
3 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.54%) NUnit
4 2 (0.54%) Subversion
4 2 (0.54%) Ant
4 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.54%) MSTest
4 2 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 327 (87.67%) Finance
2 223 (59.79%) Financial Institution
3 82 (21.98%) Banking
4 51 (13.67%) Investment Banking
5 45 (12.06%) Front Office
6 9 (2.41%) Billing
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
7 5 (1.34%) Back Office
8 4 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (24.40%) Developer
2 55 (14.75%) Analyst
3 30 (8.04%) Consultant
3 30 (8.04%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (6.97%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.70%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.56%) Junior
6 17 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (3.75%) Desktop Support
7 14 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 13 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 12 (3.22%) DBA
9 12 (3.22%) Resourcer
9 12 (3.22%) IT Resourcer
9 12 (3.22%) Recruitment Resourcer
9 12 (3.22%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
10 11 (2.95%) Architect
11 10 (2.68%) Python Developer
12 9 (2.41%) Development Engineer
12 9 (2.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.99%) .NET
2 29 (7.77%) Middleware
3 25 (6.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (6.43%) WPF
5 21 (5.63%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.02%) WinForms
6 15 (4.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (3.75%) SOAP
8 13 (3.49%) WebCenter
9 12 (3.22%) WCF
9 12 (3.22%) HTML
10 8 (2.14%) CSS
11 7 (1.88%) JDBC
11 7 (1.88%) JMS
11 7 (1.88%) Oracle Streams
12 6 (1.61%) SciPy
12 6 (1.61%) NumPy
12 6 (1.61%) Pandas
13 5 (1.34%) REST
13 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.43%) Fixed Income
2 22 (5.90%) Clustering
3 18 (4.83%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.56%) Equities
5 14 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.68%) Derivative
6 10 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.14%) Open Source
8 8 (2.14%) AS400
8 8 (2.14%) SecurID
8 8 (2.14%) VAX
9 6 (1.61%) CMDB
10 5 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.07%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.07%) Statistics
12 3 (0.80%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.01%) Windows
2 87 (23.32%) Linux
3 85 (22.79%) UNIX
4 50 (13.40%) Windows 7
5 21 (5.63%) Windows XP
6 20 (5.36%) SELinux
7 19 (5.09%) Solaris
8 9 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.14%) VMS
10 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.54%) OS/390
13 2 (0.54%) zOS
13 2 (0.54%) MVS
13 2 (0.54%) NetWare
13 2 (0.54%) AIX
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (10.72%) Asset Management
2 39 (10.46%) Migration
3 32 (8.58%) SOA
4 29 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (7.24%) Project Management
6 21 (5.63%) TDD
7 20 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 20 (5.36%) Multithreading
8 18 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.83%) DevOps
9 17 (4.56%) Incident Management
10 16 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.02%) ITSM
12 14 (3.75%) Scrum
12 14 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.75%) Investment Management
13 13 (3.49%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (3.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.54%) SQL
2 67 (17.96%) C#
3 46 (12.33%) Python
4 31 (8.31%) Bash Shell
5 22 (5.90%) Ruby
6 20 (5.36%) VBA
7 19 (5.09%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.29%) C++
9 15 (4.02%) Java
9 15 (4.02%) VB
9 15 (4.02%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (1.88%) Jython
12 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.34%) Perl
14 3 (0.80%) C
15 2 (0.54%) VBScript
15 2 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (6.43%) Degree
2 10 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.07%) PhD
4 4 (1.07%) CCNP
5 3 (0.80%) CCIE
5 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.80%) ISEB
6 2 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.70%) SLA
2 10 (2.68%) QA
3 7 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.61%) FATCA
5 3 (0.80%) MiFID
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.54%) UCITS
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 62 (16.62%) Active Directory
2 42 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.51%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (3.49%) vSphere
5 9 (2.41%) vCloud
5 9 (2.41%) NFS
5 9 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.27%) Squid
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (8.04%) Control-M
1 30 (8.04%) NetBackup
2 24 (6.43%) Puppet
3 18 (4.83%) Backup Exec
3 18 (4.83%) Tivoli
4 14 (3.75%) SCOM
5 12 (3.22%) Nagios
6 9 (2.41%) ARCserve
6 9 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (2.14%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.14%) OpenView
7 8 (2.14%) Legato
7 8 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
7 8 (2.14%) Netcool
7 8 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (1.88%) Data Guard
9 5 (1.34%) DameWare
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (18.23%) Oracle
2 59 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (12.33%) Remedy
4 45 (12.06%) IBM
5 44 (11.80%) VMware
6 35 (9.38%) HP
7 30 (8.04%) Veritas
8 27 (7.24%) Bloomberg
9 24 (6.43%) Reuters
10 23 (6.17%) Altiris
11 22 (5.90%) Cisco
12 18 (4.83%) Citrix
13 17 (4.56%) BMC
14 16 (4.29%) F5
15 15 (4.02%) Sybase
16 13 (3.49%) Intel
17 12 (3.22%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.95%) Wall Street Systems
18 11 (2.95%) Dell
19 10 (2.68%) EMC
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago