The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management 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
Investment Management
Rank 303 270 245
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -25
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 314 339 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.96% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 263 326
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
Investment Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Management across the England region.

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the England region.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Investment Management
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 Investment Management 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 292 £550 +12.82% 84
South East -41 14 £525 - 5
North West -14 3 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
East of England -27 1 £400 -5.88%
South West -37 1 £225 -38.35%
Investment Management
UK

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 270 (45.53%) Finance
2 226 (38.11%) Asset Management
3 171 (28.84%) SQL
4 130 (21.92%) Banking
5 104 (17.54%) Fund Management
6 94 (15.85%) Front Office
7 86 (14.50%) Business Analysis
8 79 (13.32%) Project Management
9 76 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 68 (11.47%) Charles River
11 62 (10.46%) Windows
12 60 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (9.95%) Investment Banking
14 58 (9.78%) Wealth Management
14 58 (9.78%) Microsoft
14 58 (9.78%) Fixed Income
15 55 (9.27%) Oracle
16 54 (9.11%) Markit EDM
17 53 (8.94%) MS Excel
18 50 (8.43%) Migration
19 46 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (7.59%) VBA
20 45 (7.59%) .NET
21 42 (7.08%) Data Analysis
22 41 (6.91%) thinkFolio
23 39 (6.58%) Data Management
23 39 (6.58%) Back Office
24 38 (6.41%) Derivative
25 35 (5.90%) UNIX
26 34 (5.73%) C#

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.52%) Confluence
4 8 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.51%) IIS
7 3 (0.51%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.34%) Lync
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.01%) MS Project
4 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (9.11%) Markit EDM
2 25 (4.22%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.85%) Sentinel
4 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.01%) Minerva
6 5 (0.84%) SAP PS
7 4 (0.67%) LongView
7 4 (0.67%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.67%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.51%) PolarLake
8 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.34%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Force.com
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.53%) Firewall
2 12 (2.02%) Internet
3 11 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.69%) Intranet
5 7 (1.18%) DNS
6 4 (0.67%) LDAP
6 4 (0.67%) Network Security
6 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.51%) DHCP
7 3 (0.51%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) VPN
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.34%) WAN
8 2 (0.34%) SMTP
8 2 (0.34%) SAN
8 2 (0.34%) DMZ
8 2 (0.34%) BGP
8 2 (0.34%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.34%) SSH
8 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.69%) MS Access
8 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.35%) QlikView
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.84%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.84%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.84%) DTS
11 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) JIRA
2 10 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.35%) JUnit
3 8 (1.35%) Subversion
4 7 (1.18%) Maven
4 7 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.84%) Selenium
6 4 (0.67%) NUnit
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Toad
8 2 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 270 (45.53%) Finance
2 130 (21.92%) Banking
3 94 (15.85%) Front Office
4 59 (9.95%) Investment Banking
5 39 (6.58%) Back Office
6 27 (4.55%) Retail
7 23 (3.88%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.19%) Private Banking
9 11 (1.85%) Legal
10 7 (1.18%) Marketing
11 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 3 (0.51%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (47.55%) Analyst
2 163 (27.49%) Business Analyst
3 115 (19.39%) Developer
4 74 (12.48%) Project Manager
5 32 (5.40%) Test Analyst
6 28 (4.72%) Architect
6 28 (4.72%) Support Analyst
6 28 (4.72%) Data Analyst
7 26 (4.38%) Applications Support
8 25 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (3.88%) Consultant
10 18 (3.04%) Business Manager
11 15 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (2.36%) SQL Developer
12 14 (2.36%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.19%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (1.85%) C# Developer
16 10 (1.69%) Analyst Developer
17 9 (1.52%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.59%) .NET
2 28 (4.72%) XML
3 17 (2.87%) Web Services
4 12 (2.02%) HTML
5 11 (1.85%) Middleware
6 9 (1.52%) Swing
7 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.35%) CSS
7 8 (1.35%) WPF
8 7 (1.18%) HTML5
9 6 (1.01%) jQuery
9 6 (1.01%) EJB
9 6 (1.01%) WSDL
10 5 (0.84%) JPA
10 5 (0.84%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (0.84%) Hibernate
10 5 (0.84%) JDO
10 5 (0.84%) Java EE
11 4 (0.67%) ADO.NET
11 4 (0.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.78%) Fixed Income
2 38 (6.41%) Derivative
3 31 (5.23%) Equities
4 14 (2.36%) Hedge funds
5 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.35%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.84%) PMI
9 5 (0.84%) Replication
10 4 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.67%) iPad
10 4 (0.67%) Clustering
11 3 (0.51%) AS400
11 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.51%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.46%) Windows
2 35 (5.90%) UNIX
3 18 (3.04%) Linux
4 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.67%) Solaris
6 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) SUSE
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (38.11%) Asset Management
2 104 (17.54%) Fund Management
3 86 (14.50%) Business Analysis
4 79 (13.32%) Project Management
5 60 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 58 (9.78%) Wealth Management
7 50 (8.43%) Migration
8 46 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.08%) Data Analysis
10 39 (6.58%) Data Management
11 33 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
12 32 (5.40%) ETL
13 29 (4.89%) Data Modelling
13 29 (4.89%) CRM
13 29 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (4.38%) ITIL
15 25 (4.22%) Risk Management
15 25 (4.22%) Change Management
16 24 (4.05%) Scrum
16 24 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 171 (28.84%) SQL
2 45 (7.59%) VBA
3 34 (5.73%) Java
3 34 (5.73%) C#
4 21 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.85%) C++
5 11 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.69%) C
7 9 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.18%) Python
10 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.84%) XAML
11 5 (0.84%) VB
11 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.67%) Perl
12 4 (0.67%) PHP
13 3 (0.51%) VBScript
13 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (4.22%) Degree
2 6 (1.01%) PMI Certification
2 6 (1.01%) ISEB
2 6 (1.01%) CISSP
3 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.67%) CCA
4 4 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (0.67%) CCNP
4 4 (0.67%) MCSE
4 4 (0.67%) GIAC
4 4 (0.67%) GCIA
4 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.51%) CCIE
5 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.34%) CNA
6 2 (0.34%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.34%) MCP
6 2 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.38%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) AIFMD
3 10 (1.69%) EMIR
4 9 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.51%) FATCA
6 3 (0.51%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.34%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (3.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) UAG
5 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.01%) SCOM
3 5 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.84%) SCCM
4 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (11.47%) Charles River
2 58 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 55 (9.27%) Oracle
4 41 (6.91%) thinkFolio
5 26 (4.38%) Sybase
6 21 (3.54%) Informatica
7 20 (3.37%) Bloomberg
8 19 (3.20%) HP
8 19 (3.20%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.36%) VMware
10 11 (1.85%) Sophis
10 11 (1.85%) SAP
10 11 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.69%) JBoss
11 10 (1.69%) Cisco
12 9 (1.52%) SimCorp
13 8 (1.35%) Avaloq
13 8 (1.35%) Calypso
14 7 (1.18%) Citrix
15 6 (1.01%) Reuters
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Finshore Partners
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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