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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 307 256 232
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -24
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 316 342 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.71% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.95% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 264 333
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £502
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +10 287 £525 +7.41% 98
South East -33 20 £525 +3.70% 8
Yorkshire - 3 £525 - 1
North West -8 1 - - 5
South West -35 1 £225 -40.00%
East of England - 1 £400 -
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Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 296 (45.47%) Finance
2 239 (36.71%) Asset Management
3 179 (27.50%) SQL
4 133 (20.43%) Banking
5 112 (17.20%) Fund Management
6 99 (15.21%) Front Office
7 93 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 91 (13.98%) Project Management
9 77 (11.83%) SQL Server
10 67 (10.29%) Charles River
11 66 (10.14%) Windows
12 64 (9.83%) Wealth Management
13 63 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 61 (9.37%) Microsoft
16 60 (9.22%) Oracle
16 60 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (8.45%) Investment Banking
17 55 (8.45%) Markit EDM
18 53 (8.14%) Fixed Income
19 52 (7.99%) MS Excel
20 50 (7.68%) Migration
21 49 (7.53%) .NET
22 45 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (6.61%) C#
24 42 (6.45%) XML
25 41 (6.30%) CRM
25 41 (6.30%) Data Management
25 41 (6.30%) Data Analysis
26 40 (6.14%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.38%) Confluence
3 9 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.61%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) Lync
9 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.31%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.15%) MS Office
3 8 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (8.45%) Markit EDM
2 22 (3.38%) LatentZero
3 16 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.69%) Sentinel
5 8 (1.23%) SAP PS
6 6 (0.92%) Minerva
7 4 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.61%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.61%) LongView
7 4 (0.61%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.31%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.31%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.15%) CA Clarity
10 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) IaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.30%) Firewall
2 13 (2.00%) Internet
3 12 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.84%) Intranet
4 10 (1.54%) DNS
5 5 (0.77%) DHCP
5 5 (0.77%) LDAP
5 5 (0.77%) LAN
5 5 (0.77%) WAN
6 4 (0.61%) VPN
6 4 (0.61%) SAN
6 4 (0.61%) Network Security
6 4 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.46%) BGP
8 2 (0.31%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.31%) DMZ
8 2 (0.31%) HTTP
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.31%) SSH
8 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (1.38%) MS Access
6 9 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.23%) QlikView
8 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.77%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.77%) DTS
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.77%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.46%) MySQL
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.15%) JIRA
3 12 (1.84%) JUnit
4 11 (1.69%) Maven
5 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.92%) Subversion
7 5 (0.77%) Selenium
8 4 (0.61%) NUnit
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.31%) Toad
10 2 (0.31%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (0.15%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.15%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 296 (45.47%) Finance
2 133 (20.43%) Banking
3 99 (15.21%) Front Office
4 55 (8.45%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.53%) Back Office
6 33 (5.07%) Retail
7 25 (3.84%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.69%) Private Banking
9 9 (1.38%) Legal
10 7 (1.08%) Marketing
11 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
13 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 304 (46.70%) Analyst
2 180 (27.65%) Business Analyst
3 118 (18.13%) Developer
4 93 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 34 (5.22%) Architect
5 34 (5.22%) Test Analyst
6 28 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (4.30%) Data Analyst
7 27 (4.15%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.15%) Consultant
8 26 (3.99%) Applications Support
9 20 (3.07%) Senior Manager
9 20 (3.07%) Business Manager
10 17 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 15 (2.30%) SQL Developer
12 14 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (1.84%) Senior Project Manager
14 11 (1.69%) Java Developer
14 11 (1.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.53%) .NET
2 42 (6.45%) XML
3 22 (3.38%) Web Services
4 13 (2.00%) HTML
5 12 (1.84%) WPF
6 11 (1.69%) Middleware
6 11 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.69%) jQuery
7 9 (1.38%) Swing
8 8 (1.23%) CSS
9 7 (1.08%) HTML5
10 6 (0.92%) SOAP
10 6 (0.92%) J2EE
10 6 (0.92%) WSDL
11 5 (0.77%) XSD
11 5 (0.77%) EJB
11 5 (0.77%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.77%) JDO
11 5 (0.77%) Spring
11 5 (0.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.14%) Fixed Income
2 45 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.53%) Derivative
4 29 (4.45%) Equities
5 19 (2.92%) User Experience
6 18 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.08%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.92%) PMI
11 6 (0.92%) Replication
12 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.77%) iPad
12 5 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.14%) Windows
2 36 (5.53%) UNIX
3 17 (2.61%) Linux
4 12 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.61%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (36.71%) Asset Management
2 112 (17.20%) Fund Management
3 93 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 91 (13.98%) Project Management
5 64 (9.83%) Wealth Management
6 63 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 60 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (7.68%) Migration
10 41 (6.30%) Data Management
10 41 (6.30%) Data Analysis
10 41 (6.30%) CRM
11 33 (5.07%) Portfolio Management
12 32 (4.92%) ETL
13 28 (4.30%) ITIL
13 28 (4.30%) Change Management
14 26 (3.99%) Scrum
14 26 (3.99%) Data Modelling
15 24 (3.69%) Risk Management
16 23 (3.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 179 (27.50%) SQL
2 43 (6.61%) C#
3 39 (5.99%) VBA
4 38 (5.84%) Java
5 24 (3.69%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.76%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.69%) C
8 11 (1.69%) C++
9 10 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.23%) PHP
10 8 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.92%) Ruby
11 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.92%) XAML
12 5 (0.77%) VBScript
12 5 (0.77%) VB
13 4 (0.61%) Perl
13 4 (0.61%) Python
14 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (3.69%) Degree
2 8 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.92%) CISSP
4 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.92%) MCSE
4 6 (0.92%) ISEB
5 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.61%) CCA
6 4 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.61%) CCNP
6 4 (0.61%) GIAC
6 4 (0.61%) GCIA
7 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) CCIE
8 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.45%) QA
2 10 (1.54%) EMIR
2 10 (1.54%) AIFMD
3 9 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.61%) UCITS
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 3 (0.46%) MiFID
5 3 (0.46%) FATCA
6 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) UAG
5 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.38%) SCCM
3 6 (0.92%) SCOM
4 4 (0.61%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.31%) Puppet
6 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.31%) Control-M
6 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) OpenView
7 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (10.29%) Charles River
2 61 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.22%) Oracle
4 40 (6.14%) thinkFolio
5 25 (3.84%) Sybase
6 23 (3.53%) HP
6 23 (3.53%) Bloomberg
7 22 (3.38%) Informatica
8 19 (2.92%) Business Objects
9 16 (2.46%) VMware
10 15 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.00%) SAP
12 12 (1.84%) Sophis
13 11 (1.69%) Citrix
14 10 (1.54%) Cisco
15 9 (1.38%) JBoss
15 9 (1.38%) Calypso
15 9 (1.38%) SimCorp
16 7 (1.08%) Thunderhead
16 7 (1.08%) Reuters
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