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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 453 519 376
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -143
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 176 127 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.73% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 81 64
Median daily rate £481 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £200 £333
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -39.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
16591 17417 17046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.53% 32.92% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10812 11123 10328
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
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 615 693 730
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £18.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 August 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 August 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 +59 164 £475 -5.00% 94
South East +18 9 £550 -
East of England +19 1 £300 +9.09% 1
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 249 (71.35%) Finance
2 116 (33.24%) Financial Institution
3 93 (26.65%) C#
4 83 (23.78%) Front Office
5 70 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (18.91%) Linux
7 65 (18.62%) Windows
8 63 (18.05%) SQL
8 63 (18.05%) Oracle
9 62 (17.77%) Banking
10 61 (17.48%) Java
11 60 (17.19%) SQL Server
11 60 (17.19%) .NET
12 58 (16.62%) JavaScript
12 58 (16.62%) HTML
13 55 (15.76%) Python
14 44 (12.61%) OO
14 44 (12.61%) Unix
15 41 (11.75%) Back Office
16 40 (11.46%) VMware
17 39 (11.17%) Asset Management
17 39 (11.17%) AngularJS
18 38 (10.89%) Software Engineering
18 38 (10.89%) Degree
18 38 (10.89%) Cisco
18 38 (10.89%) Active Directory
19 36 (10.32%) ITIL
20 35 (10.03%) Investment Banking
21 34 (9.74%) Microsoft
21 34 (9.74%) Data Centre

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 21 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 19 (5.44%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.29%) IIS
3 8 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.01%) Apache
4 7 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.72%) Confluence
5 6 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.15%) SAS
7 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) CICS
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Documaker
1 9 (2.58%) Eikon
2 7 (2.01%) Beauchamp
3 6 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.15%) Summit
5 3 (0.86%) BASE24
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.72%) Office 365
3 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.30%) DHCP
2 14 (4.01%) BGP
2 14 (4.01%) DNS
3 13 (3.72%) Multicast
4 12 (3.44%) LDAP
4 12 (3.44%) SAN
4 12 (3.44%) WAN
5 10 (2.87%) HTTP
5 10 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.58%) Firewall
7 8 (2.29%) VPN
8 6 (1.72%) OSPF
9 4 (1.15%) LAN
9 4 (1.15%) Network Security
9 4 (1.15%) SSL
10 3 (0.86%) Skype
10 3 (0.86%) VLAN
11 2 (0.57%) SSH
11 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.16%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.44%) KDB
5 11 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.29%) Big Data
7 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.15%) MySQL
10 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.15%) QlikView
10 4 (1.15%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.15%) VLDB
11 3 (0.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (4.01%) Grunt
2 13 (3.72%) JIRA
2 13 (3.72%) Maven
3 10 (2.87%) Subversion
4 9 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.58%) NuGet
4 9 (2.58%) NUnit
5 7 (2.01%) Bower
5 7 (2.01%) Moq
5 7 (2.01%) MSTest
5 7 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.72%) FishEye
7 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.15%) gulp
8 4 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.86%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.86%) PhantomJS
9 3 (0.86%) Protractor
General
1 249 (71.35%) Finance
2 116 (33.24%) Financial Institution
3 83 (23.78%) Front Office
4 62 (17.77%) Banking
5 41 (11.75%) Back Office
6 35 (10.03%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.15%) German Language
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Retail
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.57%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.57%) Malay Language
9 2 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.57%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) International Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (40.11%) Developer
2 65 (18.62%) C# Developer
3 25 (7.16%) SQL Developer
4 23 (6.59%) Consultant
5 22 (6.30%) Analyst
6 20 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (5.73%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.73%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.16%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (4.87%) Agile Developer
9 15 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.30%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.30%) Network Engineer
10 14 (4.01%) Angular Developer
11 13 (3.72%) Agile C# Developer
11 13 (3.72%) C# Web Developer
12 12 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.44%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.19%) .NET
2 58 (16.62%) HTML
3 39 (11.17%) AngularJS
4 32 (9.17%) HTML5
5 29 (8.31%) ASP.NET
6 26 (7.45%) CSS
7 23 (6.59%) WCF
7 23 (6.59%) XML
8 22 (6.30%) WPF
9 18 (5.16%) Middleware
10 17 (4.87%) J2EE
11 14 (4.01%) .NET Framework
11 14 (4.01%) SOAP
12 13 (3.72%) Ajax
12 13 (3.72%) Pandas
12 13 (3.72%) Pyramid
12 13 (3.72%) SciPy
12 13 (3.72%) Web Services
13 12 (3.44%) Esper
13 12 (3.44%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.60%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.30%) Visualisation
5 18 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.58%) Clustering
7 14 (4.01%) Data Structures
7 14 (4.01%) Derivative
8 12 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (3.15%) Statistics
10 10 (2.87%) Fintech
11 9 (2.58%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.29%) VCE vBlock
13 7 (2.01%) Fixed Income
14 5 (1.43%) Equities
14 5 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (1.15%) iPhone
16 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.91%) Linux
2 65 (18.62%) Windows
3 44 (12.61%) Unix
4 23 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 18 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.72%) CentOS
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.15%) VyOS
12 2 (0.57%) Android
12 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.61%) OO
3 39 (11.17%) Asset Management
4 38 (10.89%) Software Engineering
5 36 (10.32%) ITIL
6 33 (9.46%) Analytics
6 33 (9.46%) Project Management
7 26 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 25 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (7.16%) Web Development
9 24 (6.88%) AOP
9 24 (6.88%) MVC
10 22 (6.30%) Change Management
10 22 (6.30%) High Availability
10 22 (6.30%) Quantitative Trading
11 21 (6.02%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.02%) TDD
12 20 (5.73%) Service Delivery
12 20 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.65%) C#
2 63 (18.05%) SQL
3 61 (17.48%) Java
4 58 (16.62%) JavaScript
5 55 (15.76%) Python
6 29 (8.31%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.74%) C++
8 20 (5.73%) Ruby
9 19 (5.44%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.01%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.72%) C
12 12 (3.44%) Perl
13 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.01%) VB
16 4 (1.15%) Scala
16 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.86%) ES6
17 3 (0.86%) R
17 3 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (10.89%) Degree
2 27 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.72%) CCNP
4 12 (3.44%) CCNA
4 12 (3.44%) PMP
5 11 (3.15%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.01%) CCDP
8 3 (0.86%) CISM
8 3 (0.86%) CISSP
8 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.86%) MCSE
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) MAPM
9 2 (0.57%) PhD
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.87%) MiFID
2 15 (4.30%) SLA
3 7 (2.01%) QA
4 5 (1.43%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.86%) EMIR
6 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.57%) UCITS
7 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.30%) GFS2
3 15 (4.30%) GlusterFS
3 15 (4.30%) OCFS2
4 11 (3.15%) Docker
5 7 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.15%) NFS
7 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.57%) KVM
7 2 (0.57%) Xen
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (8.60%) Puppet
2 20 (5.73%) SCCM
3 15 (4.30%) CFEngine
3 15 (4.30%) Failover Clustering
3 15 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.30%) SELinux
4 14 (4.01%) SCOM
5 10 (2.87%) Control-M
6 9 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.29%) Ansible
8 7 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.86%) Icinga
12 3 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.86%) logstash
12 3 (0.86%) Nagios
12 3 (0.86%) Salt
13 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 63 (18.05%) Oracle
2 40 (11.46%) VMware
3 38 (10.89%) Cisco
4 34 (9.74%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.44%) Bloomberg
5 12 (3.44%) BMC
5 12 (3.44%) Citrix
5 12 (3.44%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.58%) IBM
6 9 (2.58%) Siebel
7 8 (2.29%) HP
8 7 (2.01%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.01%) Reuters
9 6 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.72%) EMC
9 6 (1.72%) Remedy
9 6 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.43%) BEA
11 4 (1.15%) Murex
11 4 (1.15%) SimCorp
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