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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 338 336 237
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -99
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 254 236 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.66% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 199 277
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £90.00 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.00 - £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.00 - £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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.

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Rank Change
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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 +10 223 £525 +5.00% 90
South East -29 16 £563 +32.35% 5
North West -9 7 £450 -13.25% 1
South West -4 3 £425 +28.78% 1
East of England +2 1 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands - - - -
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Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 203 (42.83%) Finance
2 163 (34.39%) Asset Management
3 141 (29.75%) SQL
4 101 (21.31%) Banking
5 84 (17.72%) SQL Server
6 71 (14.98%) Front Office
7 67 (14.14%) Project Management
8 62 (13.08%) Fund Management
9 60 (12.66%) Markit EDM
10 59 (12.45%) Oracle
11 56 (11.81%) Investment Banking
11 56 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (11.60%) Business Analysis
13 50 (10.55%) Windows
13 50 (10.55%) Fixed Income
14 46 (9.70%) Derivative
15 44 (9.28%) Migration
16 43 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (9.07%) .NET
17 42 (8.86%) Degree
17 42 (8.86%) thinkFolio
18 39 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (8.23%) Back Office
19 36 (7.59%) Data Modelling
20 35 (7.38%) C#
20 35 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
20 35 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (7.17%) Hedge funds
21 34 (7.17%) Wealth Management
21 34 (7.17%) ETL

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.27%) IIS
3 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.42%) SAS
6 2 (0.42%) JBoss
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.59%) MS Office
3 14 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.11%) MS Project
5 9 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 60 (12.66%) Markit EDM
2 42 (8.86%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.48%) Eagle PACE
3 7 (1.48%) LatentZero
4 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.84%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.42%) RMDS
7 2 (0.42%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.42%) Minerva
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.21%) SunGard APT
8 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) Firewall
2 8 (1.69%) Internet
2 8 (1.69%) LAN
3 7 (1.48%) WAN
4 6 (1.27%) Intranet
5 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.84%) FTP
6 4 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.84%) Network Security
7 3 (0.63%) VPN
7 3 (0.63%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.42%) Multicast
9 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.48%) Essbase
8 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.84%) Big Data
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.63%) DTS
10 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.42%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.42%) OLAP
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (2.32%) JIRA
2 8 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.48%) Toad
4 5 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.84%) Subversion
5 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.42%) Maven
7 2 (0.42%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.42%) ERwin
7 2 (0.42%) NUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) MSTest
8 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.21%) Moq
8 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.21%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 203 (42.83%) Finance
2 101 (21.31%) Banking
3 71 (14.98%) Front Office
4 56 (11.81%) Investment Banking
5 39 (8.23%) Back Office
6 13 (2.74%) Marketing
7 10 (2.11%) Retail
8 8 (1.69%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.84%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (45.57%) Analyst
2 125 (26.37%) Business Analyst
3 70 (14.77%) Developer
4 64 (13.50%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.54%) Applications Support
6 26 (5.49%) Architect
7 22 (4.64%) Support Analyst
8 20 (4.22%) Consultant
8 20 (4.22%) Data Analyst
9 17 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (2.95%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.53%) Data Architect
11 12 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (2.32%) Security Analyst
13 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (1.90%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (1.90%) C# Developer
14 9 (1.90%) Technical Architect
15 8 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
15 8 (1.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.07%) .NET
2 27 (5.70%) XML
3 14 (2.95%) WCF
4 13 (2.74%) Middleware
5 11 (2.32%) WPF
6 9 (1.90%) HTML
7 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.27%) CSS
7 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.05%) REST
8 5 (1.05%) XSLT
8 5 (1.05%) XML Schema
8 5 (1.05%) LINQ
9 4 (0.84%) jQuery
9 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.84%) JSON
9 4 (0.84%) SOAP
9 4 (0.84%) Web Services
9 4 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.55%) Fixed Income
2 46 (9.70%) Derivative
3 35 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.17%) Hedge funds
5 28 (5.91%) Equities
6 18 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.32%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.32%) Data Integration
9 10 (2.11%) User Experience
10 9 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.84%) Statistics
11 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.63%) Statistical Arbitrage
12 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.55%) Windows
2 24 (5.06%) Linux
3 23 (4.85%) UNIX
4 8 (1.69%) Solaris
4 8 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.48%) AIX
6 6 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (34.39%) Asset Management
2 67 (14.14%) Project Management
3 62 (13.08%) Fund Management
4 56 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (11.60%) Business Analysis
6 44 (9.28%) Migration
7 39 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.59%) Data Modelling
9 35 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (7.17%) Wealth Management
10 34 (7.17%) ETL
11 30 (6.33%) ITIL
12 28 (5.91%) PRINCE2
12 28 (5.91%) Data Analysis
13 27 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (4.64%) Risk Management
15 21 (4.43%) Data Management
16 19 (4.01%) Data Migration
17 15 (3.16%) Data Architecture
17 15 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 141 (29.75%) SQL
2 35 (7.38%) C#
3 31 (6.54%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.80%) Java
5 14 (2.95%) VBA
6 11 (2.32%) C++
7 10 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.90%) C
8 9 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.27%) VBScript
12 5 (1.05%) Perl
12 5 (1.05%) Python
13 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.63%) VB
15 2 (0.42%) PeopleCode
16 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (8.86%) Degree
2 8 (1.69%) ISEB
3 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.84%) CISSP
4 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (0.84%) ACCA
4 4 (0.84%) CIMA
5 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CCIE
6 2 (0.42%) CFA
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) GIAC
7 1 (0.21%) GCIA
7 1 (0.21%) CISA
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.01%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) Solvency II
3 8 (1.69%) MiFID
4 4 (0.84%) GAAP
4 4 (0.84%) UCITS
5 3 (0.63%) EMIR
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.42%) FATCA
7 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.84%) vSphere
5 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) UAG
6 1 (0.21%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 17 (3.59%) Control-M
2 6 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.27%) SCCM
3 3 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 59 (12.45%) Oracle
2 30 (6.33%) Charles River
3 26 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 24 (5.06%) Bloomberg
5 18 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.95%) Reuters
7 13 (2.74%) VMware
8 12 (2.53%) Citrix
9 10 (2.11%) Cisco
9 10 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.90%) Hyperion
10 9 (1.90%) Informatica
11 8 (1.69%) SAP
11 8 (1.69%) Sybase
12 7 (1.48%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.48%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.27%) Yardi
14 5 (1.05%) Metastorm
14 5 (1.05%) Vermilion
14 5 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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