The table below looks at the statistics for Fund Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Management
Rank 320 333 301
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 83 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 64
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£500 £514 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £626 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fund Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Fund Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Fund Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fund Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Fund Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Fund Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Management across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Fund Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fund Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Fund Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fund Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Management within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London -7 12 £550 +10.00% 5
Croydon +3 1 £400 -
Fund Management
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Fund Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Fund 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 Fund Management.

1 73 (41.95%) Investment Management
2 70 (40.23%) Finance
3 62 (35.63%) SQL
3 62 (35.63%) Asset Management
4 44 (25.29%) Banking
5 34 (19.54%) Wealth Management
6 31 (17.82%) Investment Banking
7 29 (16.67%) Front Office
7 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 28 (16.09%) Derivative
9 27 (15.52%) Oracle
10 23 (13.22%) Project Management
11 22 (12.64%) Microsoft
12 20 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 18 (10.34%) XML
14 17 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (9.20%) Hedge funds
15 16 (9.20%) Fixed Income
15 16 (9.20%) MS Office
15 16 (9.20%) Windows
16 15 (8.62%) Migration
16 15 (8.62%) thinkFolio
17 14 (8.05%) QA
17 14 (8.05%) Business Transformation
17 14 (8.05%) Corporate Banking
17 14 (8.05%) Bloomberg
17 14 (8.05%) ETL
18 13 (7.47%) Data Warehouse

Fund Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Fund 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 Fund Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.20%) MS Office
3 9 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Markit EDM
2 8 (4.60%) LatentZero
3 5 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.57%) Global One
5 1 (0.57%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.57%) Minerva
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Intranet
2 3 (1.72%) Firewall
2 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.60%) PowerCenter
4 7 (4.02%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.87%) MS Access
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.72%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) JIRA
2 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.30%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Ant
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
General
1 70 (40.23%) Finance
2 44 (25.29%) Banking
3 31 (17.82%) Investment Banking
4 29 (16.67%) Front Office
5 14 (8.05%) Corporate Banking
6 12 (6.90%) Back Office
7 6 (3.45%) Retail
8 3 (1.72%) Billing
9 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (39.66%) Analyst
2 37 (21.26%) Developer
2 37 (21.26%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 16 (9.20%) Architect
5 10 (5.75%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.75%) Applications Support
6 8 (4.60%) Consultant
6 8 (4.60%) ETL Developer
7 7 (4.02%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Charles River Business Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Test Architect
9 5 (2.87%) VBA Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Business Manager
9 5 (2.87%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Business Consultant
9 5 (2.87%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.87%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) XML
2 12 (6.90%) .NET
3 6 (3.45%) J2EE
3 6 (3.45%) Web Services
4 5 (2.87%) WPF
5 4 (2.30%) WCF
6 2 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.15%) Spring
6 2 (1.15%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.15%) Swing
6 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.15%) LINQ
7 1 (0.57%) RESTful
7 1 (0.57%) Akka
7 1 (0.57%) COM
7 1 (0.57%) WSH
7 1 (0.57%) HTML
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.57%) Middleware
7 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Derivative
2 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.20%) Hedge funds
3 16 (9.20%) Fixed Income
4 13 (7.47%) Equities
5 12 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (6.32%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.87%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.30%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.72%) Replication
11 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.15%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.15%) Economics
12 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.57%) Open Source
12 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
2 7 (4.02%) UNIX
3 5 (2.87%) AIX
3 5 (2.87%) Solaris
4 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.15%) Linux
5 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.95%) Investment Management
2 62 (35.63%) Asset Management
3 34 (19.54%) Wealth Management
4 23 (13.22%) Project Management
5 20 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.62%) Migration
8 14 (8.05%) ETL
8 14 (8.05%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.90%) Fund Accounting
10 10 (5.75%) SOA
10 10 (5.75%) CRM
11 9 (5.17%) Data Architecture
11 9 (5.17%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.60%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.60%) UML
12 8 (4.60%) Workflow
12 8 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (4.02%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.63%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) VBA
3 12 (6.90%) C#
3 12 (6.90%) Java
3 12 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.15%) Python
6 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) VBScript
7 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) Korn
7 1 (0.57%) Groovy
7 1 (0.57%) Scala
7 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) CNA
4 1 (0.57%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.57%) GIAC
4 1 (0.57%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) QA
2 7 (4.02%) EMIR
3 4 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.30%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (15.52%) Oracle
2 22 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.62%) thinkFolio
4 14 (8.05%) Bloomberg
5 12 (6.90%) Charles River
6 10 (5.75%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.60%) Sybase
7 8 (4.60%) Informatica
8 7 (4.02%) Yardi
9 6 (3.45%) Fidessa
10 4 (2.30%) Dell
10 4 (2.30%) EMC
10 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.72%) HP
11 3 (1.72%) FactSet
12 2 (1.15%) Reuters
12 2 (1.15%) Citrix
12 2 (1.15%) BI-SAM
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