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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 308 307 284
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 136 128 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.46% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 88 63
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £293 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £200 £400
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
8223 8765 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.00% 37.39% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5786 6046 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 48 £475 -9.52% 22
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 211 (72.01%) Finance
2 105 (35.84%) Financial Institution
3 80 (27.30%) C#
4 64 (21.84%) Front Office
5 57 (19.45%) SQL
6 55 (18.77%) Banking
7 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (17.75%) Windows
9 48 (16.38%) Linux
9 48 (16.38%) Python
9 48 (16.38%) .NET
9 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
10 45 (15.36%) Oracle
10 45 (15.36%) Unix
11 44 (15.02%) HTML
12 43 (14.68%) JavaScript
13 39 (13.31%) Back Office
14 38 (12.97%) Java
15 35 (11.95%) VMware
16 34 (11.60%) Puppet
17 33 (11.26%) Investment Banking
18 32 (10.92%) ITIL
18 32 (10.92%) Cisco
18 32 (10.92%) Data Centre
19 31 (10.58%) Active Directory
20 30 (10.24%) Microsoft
20 30 (10.24%) OO
20 30 (10.24%) Asset Management
21 26 (8.87%) Degree
22 24 (8.19%) AOP

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.14%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.39%) Apache
3 7 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.05%) Confluence
4 6 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.37%) IIS
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.02%) SAS
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Documaker
2 6 (2.05%) Beauchamp
2 6 (2.05%) Eikon
3 4 (1.37%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.34%) BASE24
5 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) Summit
5 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.05%) Office 365
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) DNS
2 13 (4.44%) BGP
2 13 (4.44%) Multicast
3 12 (4.10%) DHCP
3 12 (4.10%) SAN
4 10 (3.41%) HTTP
5 9 (3.07%) Firewall
5 9 (3.07%) LDAP
6 8 (2.73%) VPN
6 8 (2.73%) WAN
7 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.05%) OSPF
9 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.37%) Network Security
11 3 (1.02%) LAN
11 3 (1.02%) Skype
11 3 (1.02%) VLAN
12 2 (0.68%) Internet
12 2 (0.68%) SSL
12 2 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.71%) Redis
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.37%) VLDB
10 3 (1.02%) QlikView
10 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.02%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.68%) KDB
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (4.78%) JIRA
2 11 (3.75%) Subversion
3 10 (3.41%) Grunt
4 9 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.07%) NuGet
5 7 (2.39%) NUnit
6 6 (2.05%) Bower
6 6 (2.05%) FishEye
6 6 (2.05%) Moq
6 6 (2.05%) MSTest
6 6 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.37%) gulp
8 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.02%) Maven
9 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.02%) Selenium
9 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 211 (72.01%) Finance
2 105 (35.84%) Financial Institution
3 64 (21.84%) Front Office
4 55 (18.77%) Banking
5 39 (13.31%) Back Office
6 33 (11.26%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.37%) German Language
9 3 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Billing
10 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Malay Language
10 2 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (35.15%) Developer
2 56 (19.11%) C# Developer
3 26 (8.87%) Consultant
4 23 (7.85%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (7.17%) Analyst
6 20 (6.83%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (6.48%) SQL Developer
8 18 (6.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.80%) Agile Developer
10 16 (5.46%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.46%) Agile C# Developer
11 15 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.12%) Java Developer
12 14 (4.78%) Network Engineer
12 14 (4.78%) Web Developer
13 12 (4.10%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (3.07%) Implementation Specialist
15 9 (3.07%) ITSM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.38%) .NET
2 44 (15.02%) HTML
3 23 (7.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (7.85%) CSS
3 23 (7.85%) HTML5
3 23 (7.85%) WPF
4 20 (6.83%) WCF
5 19 (6.48%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.14%) Middleware
7 16 (5.46%) XML
8 13 (4.44%) Ajax
9 12 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.75%) J2EE
11 10 (3.41%) CSS3
11 10 (3.41%) SOAP
12 9 (3.07%) WebCenter
13 8 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.17%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.83%) Clustering
3 20 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 15 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.78%) Derivative
7 13 (4.44%) Visualisation
8 11 (3.75%) Fixed Income
9 9 (3.07%) Equities
10 8 (2.73%) Fintech
10 8 (2.73%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.73%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.37%) iPhone
13 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.02%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.68%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.75%) Windows
2 48 (16.38%) Linux
3 45 (15.36%) Unix
4 17 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.78%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.05%) CentOS
10 5 (1.71%) Android
10 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.37%) VyOS
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (10.92%) ITIL
3 30 (10.24%) Asset Management
3 30 (10.24%) OO
4 24 (8.19%) AOP
4 24 (8.19%) High Availability
4 24 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (8.19%) TDD
5 23 (7.85%) DevOps
5 23 (7.85%) Investment Management
5 23 (7.85%) Project Management
5 23 (7.85%) Service Delivery
6 22 (7.51%) Software Engineering
7 20 (6.83%) Change Management
7 20 (6.83%) Configuration Management
8 18 (6.14%) MVC
8 18 (6.14%) Patch Management
8 18 (6.14%) Risk Management
9 17 (5.80%) Web Development
10 16 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.30%) C#
2 57 (19.45%) SQL
3 48 (16.38%) Python
4 43 (14.68%) JavaScript
5 38 (12.97%) Java
6 23 (7.85%) Ruby
7 22 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 21 (7.17%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.46%) C++
10 15 (5.12%) T-SQL
11 12 (4.10%) Perl
12 10 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.39%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) Scala
14 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.02%) C
16 2 (0.68%) Jython
16 2 (0.68%) PHP
16 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.87%) Degree
2 24 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.44%) CCNP
4 12 (4.10%) PMP
5 10 (3.41%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.07%) CCNA
7 8 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.39%) CCDP
9 3 (1.02%) CISM
9 3 (1.02%) CISSP
9 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.68%) ISEB
10 2 (0.68%) MAPM
10 2 (0.68%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) MiFID
2 11 (3.75%) SLA
3 8 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 31 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.14%) GFS2
2 18 (6.14%) GlusterFS
2 18 (6.14%) OCFS2
3 15 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.75%) Docker
5 4 (1.37%) NFS
5 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) KVM
6 2 (0.68%) Xen
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
6 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (11.60%) Puppet
2 18 (6.14%) CFEngine
2 18 (6.14%) Failover Clustering
2 18 (6.14%) SELinux
3 17 (5.80%) SCCM
4 16 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.78%) SCOM
6 9 (3.07%) Ansible
6 9 (3.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.73%) Control-M
8 7 (2.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.02%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.02%) Icinga
12 3 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (1.02%) logstash
12 3 (1.02%) Nagios
12 3 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (15.36%) Oracle
2 35 (11.95%) VMware
3 32 (10.92%) Cisco
4 30 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.10%) Citrix
6 10 (3.41%) Siebel
7 9 (3.07%) Bloomberg
7 9 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.73%) BMC
9 7 (2.39%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.05%) EMC
10 6 (2.05%) HP
11 4 (1.37%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.37%) Brocade
11 4 (1.37%) Reuters
11 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.37%) SimCorp
11 4 (1.37%) Vyatta
12 3 (1.02%) SaltStack
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago