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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 453 370 365
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -5
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 103 167 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.20% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 89 53
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£525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £450 £685
% change year-on-year
-63.33% -34.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £28.75 £125.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.00% +495.23%
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
14088 13956 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.50% 31.38% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 8772 7701
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 575 753
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -60 100 £525 +16.66% 112
South East - 3 £165 - 5
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 153 (64.83%) Finance
2 82 (34.75%) SQL
3 71 (30.08%) Financial Institution
4 64 (27.12%) Banking
5 61 (25.85%) C#
6 51 (21.61%) Windows
7 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 46 (19.49%) Asset Management
9 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (17.37%) .NET
10 41 (17.37%) Linux
10 41 (17.37%) Investment Banking
11 36 (15.25%) Oracle
11 36 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
12 35 (14.83%) Windows 7
13 33 (13.98%) UNIX
14 32 (13.56%) WPF
14 32 (13.56%) Investment Management
15 31 (13.14%) Python
16 29 (12.29%) MS Excel
17 28 (11.86%) Fixed Income
18 26 (11.02%) HTML
19 25 (10.59%) T-SQL
20 24 (10.17%) Multithreading
21 23 (9.75%) Degree
22 22 (9.32%) Java
23 21 (8.90%) WebLogic
23 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
23 21 (8.90%) TDD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (8.90%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.51%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (3.39%) Apache
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.54%) IIS
8 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.85%) Lync
10 2 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.12%) MS Project
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.39%) assyst
2 8 (3.39%) Documaker
2 8 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.39%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.85%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.85%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) VoIP
1 13 (5.51%) Internet
1 13 (5.51%) Firewall
1 13 (5.51%) Wireless
2 12 (5.08%) BIG-IP
2 12 (5.08%) LAN
2 12 (5.08%) VPN
3 10 (4.24%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (3.39%) HTTPS
5 8 (3.39%) SSL
5 8 (3.39%) SAN
5 8 (3.39%) HTTP
6 7 (2.97%) WAN
6 7 (2.97%) NAS
7 6 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.12%) Multicast
8 5 (2.12%) NetScreen
9 4 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.69%) QlikView
9 4 (1.69%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.85%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.85%) MySQL
10 2 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (8.05%) JIRA
2 8 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.54%) Maven
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.85%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.85%) jMock
5 2 (0.85%) Ant
5 2 (0.85%) JUnit
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.85%) NUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 153 (64.83%) Finance
2 71 (30.08%) Financial Institution
3 64 (27.12%) Banking
4 41 (17.37%) Investment Banking
5 21 (8.90%) Front Office
6 8 (3.39%) Billing
7 5 (2.12%) Back Office
8 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.27%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (40.68%) Developer
2 35 (14.83%) C# Developer
3 30 (12.71%) Analyst
4 21 (8.90%) SQL Developer
5 16 (6.78%) Consultant
5 16 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.36%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.93%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.51%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) Architect
9 12 (5.08%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.39%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.39%) WPF Developer
12 8 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.37%) .NET
2 32 (13.56%) WPF
3 26 (11.02%) HTML
4 15 (6.36%) CSS
5 14 (5.93%) Middleware
5 14 (5.93%) WCF
6 13 (5.51%) WinForms
6 13 (5.51%) SOAP
6 13 (5.51%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (4.66%) WebCenter
7 11 (4.66%) HTML5
8 10 (4.24%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.81%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (3.39%) JDBC
10 8 (3.39%) JMS
10 8 (3.39%) REST
11 7 (2.97%) XML
12 6 (2.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.86%) Fixed Income
3 15 (6.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.51%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.51%) Clustering
5 12 (5.08%) Equities
5 12 (5.08%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.66%) Derivative
7 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.39%) Handset
9 7 (2.97%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.12%) User Experience
12 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.27%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.27%) Open Source
13 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.61%) Windows
2 41 (17.37%) Linux
3 35 (14.83%) Windows 7
4 33 (13.98%) UNIX
5 14 (5.93%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.49%) Asset Management
2 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.56%) Investment Management
4 24 (10.17%) Multithreading
5 21 (8.90%) Fund Management
5 21 (8.90%) TDD
5 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (8.05%) SOA
8 18 (7.63%) Low Latency
9 17 (7.20%) Scrum
9 17 (7.20%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.93%) Wealth Management
10 14 (5.93%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.51%) Migration
11 13 (5.51%) OO
11 13 (5.51%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.08%) Content Management
12 12 (5.08%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.75%) SQL
2 61 (25.85%) C#
3 31 (13.14%) Python
4 25 (10.59%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.32%) Java
6 20 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.66%) C++
8 11 (4.66%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.39%) Jython
9 8 (3.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.97%) Perl
11 6 (2.54%) VBA
11 6 (2.54%) Ruby
12 3 (1.27%) Groovy
12 3 (1.27%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) R
14 1 (0.42%) C
14 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) Degree
2 12 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.12%) CCNP
4 4 (1.69%) CCIE
5 3 (1.27%) MCSE
5 3 (1.27%) CCNA
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) SSCP
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) MCITP
7 1 (0.42%) CCA
7 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CCEA
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) SLA
2 8 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.97%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) FATCA
5 1 (0.42%) Basel III
5 1 (0.42%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.39%) NFS
5 7 (2.97%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.69%) XenApp
7 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (2.97%) Control-M
2 7 (2.97%) Puppet
3 5 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.69%) SELinux
5 2 (0.85%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (15.25%) Oracle
2 35 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.63%) VMware
4 16 (6.78%) F5
5 14 (5.93%) Remedy
6 12 (5.08%) Cisco
6 12 (5.08%) IBM
7 11 (4.66%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.81%) Altiris
8 9 (3.81%) DevExpress
9 8 (3.39%) Reuters
9 8 (3.39%) Siebel
9 8 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.97%) BMC
10 7 (2.97%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.54%) Citrix
11 6 (2.54%) Sybase
12 5 (2.12%) HP
13 4 (1.69%) Juniper
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £Excellent Daily Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago