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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 299 274 218
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -56
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 131 170 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.78% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 96 122
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £633 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 £413
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.95%
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
8781 9533 9393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.60% 37.61% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6106 6716 6474
Average daily rate £450 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 153 241
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 0 25 £550 - 41
Mayfair - - - -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 281 (82.16%) Finance
2 177 (51.75%) Financial Institution
3 107 (31.29%) SQL
4 90 (26.32%) Windows
5 86 (25.15%) UNIX
6 82 (23.98%) Linux
7 75 (21.93%) Banking
8 68 (19.88%) C#
9 61 (17.84%) Oracle
9 61 (17.84%) Active Directory
10 60 (17.54%) Microsoft
11 54 (15.79%) Asset Management
12 48 (14.04%) Investment Banking
12 48 (14.04%) Remedy
12 48 (14.04%) SQL Server
13 46 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (13.16%) VMware
14 45 (13.16%) Windows 7
15 44 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (12.57%) Python
17 42 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (11.70%) IBM
19 39 (11.40%) .NET
20 36 (10.53%) Front Office
21 35 (10.23%) WebLogic
21 35 (10.23%) SOA
21 35 (10.23%) HP
21 35 (10.23%) Bash Shell
22 34 (9.94%) JIRA
22 34 (9.94%) VPN

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 35 (10.23%) WebLogic
2 26 (7.60%) WebSphere
3 20 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.22%) IIS
6 9 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.34%) Apache
8 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.88%) Lync
10 2 (0.58%) JBoss
10 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) GemFire
Applications
1 23 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.80%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (8.48%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.63%) Documaker
2 9 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (2.63%) Oracle FAH
3 4 (1.17%) RMDS
4 3 (0.88%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.94%) VPN
2 29 (8.48%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.85%) LAN
4 19 (5.56%) Firewall
5 17 (4.97%) Wireless
6 15 (4.39%) SSL
6 15 (4.39%) DNS
6 15 (4.39%) Internet
7 14 (4.09%) WLAN
7 14 (4.09%) HTTP
8 12 (3.51%) Multicast
9 9 (2.63%) FCoE
9 9 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (2.63%) VLAN
9 9 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.63%) SNMP
9 9 (2.63%) HTTPS
10 7 (2.05%) WAN
11 6 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 17 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.75%) QlikView
11 5 (1.46%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.58%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 34 (9.94%) JIRA
2 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.17%) NUnit
3 4 (1.17%) Ant
3 4 (1.17%) Maven
3 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.58%) MSTest
4 2 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) Selenium
4 2 (0.58%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 281 (82.16%) Finance
2 177 (51.75%) Financial Institution
3 75 (21.93%) Banking
4 48 (14.04%) Investment Banking
5 36 (10.53%) Front Office
6 9 (2.63%) Billing
7 4 (1.17%) Games
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (28.36%) Developer
2 55 (16.08%) Analyst
3 30 (8.77%) Operations Analyst
4 29 (8.48%) C# Developer
5 22 (6.43%) Consultant
6 19 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (4.68%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.39%) Desktop Support
9 15 (4.39%) Junior
9 15 (4.39%) Architect
10 13 (3.80%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.51%) DBA
12 11 (3.22%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (2.63%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.63%) Development Engineer
13 9 (2.63%) C# Architect
14 8 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.40%) .NET
2 28 (8.19%) WPF
3 24 (7.02%) Middleware
4 22 (6.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (5.85%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.39%) WinForms
7 14 (4.09%) SOAP
7 14 (4.09%) HTML
8 10 (2.92%) CSS
8 10 (2.92%) WCF
8 10 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (2.92%) WebCenter
9 9 (2.63%) JDBC
9 9 (2.63%) JMS
10 8 (2.34%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.05%) Oracle Streams
11 7 (2.05%) XML
12 6 (1.75%) LINQ
13 5 (1.46%) Silverlight
13 5 (1.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.19%) Fixed Income
3 22 (6.43%) Clustering
4 20 (5.85%) Blackberry
5 18 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.68%) Equities
7 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.63%) Derivative
8 9 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.34%) AS400
9 8 (2.34%) SecurID
9 8 (2.34%) VAX
9 8 (2.34%) User Experience
10 6 (1.75%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.46%) CMDB
11 5 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.88%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.32%) Windows
2 86 (25.15%) UNIX
3 82 (23.98%) Linux
4 45 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.85%) SELinux
6 19 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 14 (4.09%) Solaris
8 9 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.34%) VMS
10 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.79%) Asset Management
2 44 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (10.23%) SOA
4 27 (7.89%) Migration
5 25 (7.31%) Investment Management
6 24 (7.02%) TDD
7 21 (6.14%) Risk Management
8 20 (5.85%) Multithreading
9 18 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 18 (5.26%) DevOps
10 16 (4.68%) Project Management
10 16 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.68%) Fund Management
11 15 (4.39%) Scrum
12 14 (4.09%) ITSM
13 13 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (3.80%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.80%) Content Management
13 13 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (3.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (31.29%) SQL
2 68 (19.88%) C#
3 43 (12.57%) Python
4 35 (10.23%) Bash Shell
5 22 (6.43%) Ruby
6 21 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 20 (5.85%) Java
8 19 (5.56%) VBA
9 16 (4.68%) C++
10 15 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.80%) VB
12 10 (2.92%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.63%) Jython
13 9 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 8 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.88%) Groovy
16 3 (0.88%) Perl
16 3 (0.88%) Scala
17 2 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (7.31%) Degree
2 8 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.58%) PhD
4 2 (0.58%) CCIE
4 2 (0.58%) CCNP
5 1 (0.29%) CCNA
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.19%) SLA
2 10 (2.92%) QA
3 9 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) FATCA
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) MiFID
6 1 (0.29%) Basel III
6 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 42 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (3.80%) vSphere
5 9 (2.63%) vCloud
5 9 (2.63%) NFS
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) Squid
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (8.77%) Control-M
1 30 (8.77%) NetBackup
2 22 (6.43%) Puppet
3 18 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 18 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 12 (3.51%) Nagios
4 12 (3.51%) SCOM
5 9 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (2.63%) ARCserve
5 9 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (2.34%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.34%) Tivoli NetView
6 8 (2.34%) Netcool
6 8 (2.34%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (2.34%) OpenView
6 8 (2.34%) Legato
7 7 (2.05%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.46%) DameWare
10 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (17.84%) Oracle
2 60 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 48 (14.04%) Remedy
4 45 (13.16%) VMware
5 40 (11.70%) IBM
6 35 (10.23%) HP
7 30 (8.77%) Veritas
8 26 (7.60%) Bloomberg
9 23 (6.73%) Reuters
10 20 (5.85%) Cisco
10 20 (5.85%) Altiris
11 17 (4.97%) BMC
12 15 (4.39%) F5
13 14 (4.09%) Sybase
13 14 (4.09%) Citrix
14 13 (3.80%) Intel
15 12 (3.51%) SolarWinds
16 11 (3.22%) Wall Street Systems
17 10 (2.92%) EMC
18 9 (2.63%) Siebel
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Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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