The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 294 234 246
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +12
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 100 167 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 2.05% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 52
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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 £325 £265 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £623
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 - - -
Hedge funds
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7407 8155 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.28% 37.29% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 5622 5184
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 159 189
Average hourly rate £19.75 £24.50 £20.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% +17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in London

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in London

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in London

Hedge funds
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 Hedge funds within the London 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
City of London -1 26 £575 +41.53% 52
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 142 (63.11%) Finance
2 81 (36.00%) SQL
3 64 (28.44%) Financial Institution
3 64 (28.44%) Banking
4 61 (27.11%) C#
5 48 (21.33%) Windows
6 47 (20.89%) SQL Server
7 43 (19.11%) Asset Management
8 42 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (18.22%) .NET
9 41 (18.22%) Linux
9 41 (18.22%) Investment Banking
10 36 (16.00%) Oracle
11 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 33 (14.67%) UNIX
13 32 (14.22%) WPF
13 32 (14.22%) Investment Management
13 32 (14.22%) Windows 7
13 32 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (13.78%) Python
15 29 (12.89%) MS Excel
16 28 (12.44%) Fixed Income
17 26 (11.56%) HTML
18 24 (10.67%) T-SQL
18 24 (10.67%) Multithreading
19 22 (9.78%) Degree
19 22 (9.78%) Java
20 21 (9.33%) WebLogic
20 21 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (9.33%) TDD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (9.33%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.78%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (3.56%) Apache
5 8 (3.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.67%) IIS
7 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.89%) Lync
10 2 (0.89%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.11%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.56%) assyst
2 8 (3.56%) Documaker
2 8 (3.56%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.56%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.89%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.89%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.78%) Internet
1 13 (5.78%) Firewall
1 13 (5.78%) Wireless
2 12 (5.33%) BIG-IP
2 12 (5.33%) VPN
3 10 (4.44%) VoIP
3 10 (4.44%) iSCSI
4 9 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (4.00%) LAN
5 8 (3.56%) HTTP
5 8 (3.56%) HTTPS
5 8 (3.56%) SSL
5 8 (3.56%) SAN
6 7 (3.11%) NAS
7 6 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.22%) Multicast
8 5 (2.22%) NetScreen
9 4 (1.78%) BGP
9 4 (1.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.78%) QlikView
9 3 (1.33%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.89%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) MySQL
10 2 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (8.44%) JIRA
2 8 (3.56%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.67%) Maven
4 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.89%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.89%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.89%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.89%) jMock
5 2 (0.89%) Ant
5 2 (0.89%) JUnit
5 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.89%) NUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 142 (63.11%) Finance
2 64 (28.44%) Banking
2 64 (28.44%) Financial Institution
3 41 (18.22%) Investment Banking
4 21 (9.33%) Front Office
5 8 (3.56%) Billing
6 5 (2.22%) Back Office
7 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.33%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (42.22%) Developer
2 35 (15.56%) C# Developer
3 30 (13.33%) Analyst
4 20 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 16 (7.11%) Consultant
5 16 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.22%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.78%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.33%) Architect
8 12 (5.33%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.44%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.56%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (3.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.22%) .NET
2 32 (14.22%) WPF
3 26 (11.56%) HTML
4 15 (6.67%) CSS
5 14 (6.22%) Middleware
5 14 (6.22%) WCF
6 13 (5.78%) WinForms
6 13 (5.78%) SOAP
6 13 (5.78%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.89%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (4.89%) WebCenter
7 11 (4.89%) HTML5
8 10 (4.44%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (3.56%) JMS
10 8 (3.56%) JDBC
10 8 (3.56%) REST
11 6 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.44%) Fixed Income
3 15 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.78%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.78%) Clustering
5 12 (5.33%) Equities
5 12 (5.33%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.89%) Derivative
7 10 (4.44%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.56%) Handset
9 7 (3.11%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.67%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.22%) User Experience
12 3 (1.33%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.33%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.33%) Open Source
13 2 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.89%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.33%) Windows
2 41 (18.22%) Linux
3 33 (14.67%) UNIX
4 32 (14.22%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.22%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.11%) Asset Management
2 42 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.22%) Investment Management
4 24 (10.67%) Multithreading
5 21 (9.33%) Fund Management
5 21 (9.33%) TDD
5 21 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.44%) SOA
7 18 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 17 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (7.56%) Scrum
8 17 (7.56%) Risk Management
9 14 (6.22%) Wealth Management
9 14 (6.22%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.78%) Migration
10 13 (5.78%) OO
10 13 (5.78%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.33%) Content Management
11 12 (5.33%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.00%) SQL
2 61 (27.11%) C#
3 31 (13.78%) Python
4 24 (10.67%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.78%) Java
6 20 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.22%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.89%) C++
8 11 (4.89%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.56%) Jython
9 8 (3.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.11%) Perl
11 6 (2.67%) VBA
11 6 (2.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.33%) Groovy
12 3 (1.33%) Scala
13 2 (0.89%) R
14 1 (0.44%) C
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.78%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.22%) CCNP
4 4 (1.78%) CCIE
5 3 (1.33%) MCSE
5 3 (1.33%) CCNA
5 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.44%) SSCP
7 1 (0.44%) CISM
7 1 (0.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.44%) CCA
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CCEA
7 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) SLA
2 8 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.11%) QA
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) FATCA
5 1 (0.44%) Basel III
5 1 (0.44%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.56%) NFS
5 7 (3.11%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.78%) XenApp
7 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.11%) Puppet
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.22%) Control-M
4 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.78%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.78%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.78%) SELinux
5 2 (0.89%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (16.00%) Oracle
2 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.00%) VMware
4 16 (7.11%) F5
5 14 (6.22%) Remedy
6 12 (5.33%) Cisco
7 11 (4.89%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.44%) IBM
9 9 (4.00%) Altiris
9 9 (4.00%) DevExpress
10 8 (3.56%) Reuters
10 8 (3.56%) Siebel
10 8 (3.56%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.56%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.11%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.67%) Sybase
12 6 (2.67%) Citrix
13 5 (2.22%) BMC
13 5 (2.22%) HP
14 4 (1.78%) Juniper
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 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: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago