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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 325 252 348
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +96
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 106 182 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 2.20% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 113 62
Median daily rate £550 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 £375
% change year-on-year
- -23.33%
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
7943 8285 8577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.09% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5512 5753 6096
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 198
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £43.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -11 26 £600 +41.17% 25
Mayfair 0 3 £550 -21.42%
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 187 (71.65%) Finance
2 89 (34.10%) Financial Institution
3 68 (26.05%) C#
4 55 (21.07%) Banking
5 52 (19.92%) SQL
6 50 (19.16%) Front Office
7 45 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (16.86%) Windows
8 44 (16.86%) Python
9 41 (15.71%) Back Office
10 40 (15.33%) Linux
11 38 (14.56%) Asset Management
11 38 (14.56%) Investment Banking
12 37 (14.18%) Unix
13 36 (13.79%) .NET
13 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 32 (12.26%) Java
14 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
15 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 30 (11.49%) WPF
16 29 (11.11%) Active Directory
17 28 (10.73%) HTML
17 28 (10.73%) Puppet
18 27 (10.34%) Oracle
18 27 (10.34%) Cisco
19 26 (9.96%) Data Centre
20 24 (9.20%) AOP
21 23 (8.81%) WCF
21 23 (8.81%) Investment Management
21 23 (8.81%) ITIL

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 11 (4.21%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.45%) Confluence
3 8 (3.07%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.68%) Apache
4 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.53%) IIS
7 4 (1.53%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) CICS
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Office
2 5 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Documaker
1 5 (1.92%) Eikon
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.38%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.38%) Summit
4 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Office 365
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.36%) VPN
2 12 (4.60%) DHCP
2 12 (4.60%) DNS
3 10 (3.83%) BGP
3 10 (3.83%) Firewall
3 10 (3.83%) Multicast
4 9 (3.45%) SAN
5 8 (3.07%) HTTP
5 8 (3.07%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.30%) SSL
6 6 (2.30%) WAN
7 5 (1.92%) LDAP
8 3 (1.15%) OSPF
8 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.15%) Skype
8 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.77%) 3G
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.38%) LAN
10 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.30%) Redis
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.15%) Big Data
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.38%) DB2
10 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) Subversion
2 13 (4.98%) JIRA
3 10 (3.83%) Grunt
4 7 (2.68%) FishEye
5 6 (2.30%) Bower
5 6 (2.30%) NuGet
6 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.53%) gulp
7 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.53%) Maven
8 3 (1.15%) Selenium
8 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.77%) NUnit
9 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.38%) JMeter
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 187 (71.65%) Finance
2 89 (34.10%) Financial Institution
3 55 (21.07%) Banking
4 50 (19.16%) Front Office
5 41 (15.71%) Back Office
6 38 (14.56%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (1.53%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (35.63%) Developer
2 47 (18.01%) C# Developer
3 29 (11.11%) Analyst
4 21 (8.05%) Consultant
4 21 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Agile Developer
9 14 (5.36%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.98%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.60%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 10 (3.83%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.83%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.79%) .NET
2 30 (11.49%) WPF
3 28 (10.73%) HTML
4 23 (8.81%) WCF
5 22 (8.43%) CSS
6 21 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 16 (6.13%) HTML5
8 14 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 14 (5.36%) Middleware
8 14 (5.36%) REST
9 12 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.21%) CSS3
11 10 (3.83%) SOAP
12 9 (3.45%) Ajax
12 9 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (3.45%) XML
13 8 (3.07%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.07%) J2EE
14 7 (2.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.28%) Derivative
4 18 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 16 (6.13%) Algorithms
5 16 (6.13%) Clustering
6 15 (5.75%) Data Structures
7 14 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (4.60%) Visualisation
9 11 (4.21%) Equities
10 8 (3.07%) VCE vBlock
11 7 (2.68%) Fintech
11 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.15%) iPhone
13 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.15%) Swaptions
14 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.86%) Windows
2 40 (15.33%) Linux
3 37 (14.18%) Unix
4 13 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.83%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.68%) CentOS
7 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.92%) Android
8 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.38%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.56%) Asset Management
3 24 (9.20%) AOP
4 23 (8.81%) Investment Management
4 23 (8.81%) ITIL
5 22 (8.43%) DevOps
6 21 (8.05%) TDD
7 20 (7.66%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.28%) Configuration Management
8 19 (7.28%) High Availability
9 18 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (6.51%) OO
10 17 (6.51%) Project Management
10 17 (6.51%) SDLC
11 16 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.75%) Multithreading
12 15 (5.75%) Patch Management
12 15 (5.75%) Wealth Management
13 14 (5.36%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.05%) C#
2 52 (19.92%) SQL
3 44 (16.86%) Python
4 32 (12.26%) Java
4 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.13%) Ruby
7 12 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.45%) C++
8 9 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.07%) Perl
9 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.53%) PHP
11 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.53%) VBA
12 3 (1.15%) R
12 3 (1.15%) Scala
13 2 (0.77%) Jython
13 2 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (5.75%) Degree
3 10 (3.83%) CCNP
4 9 (3.45%) PMP
5 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.68%) CCDP
7 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.53%) CCNA
9 3 (1.15%) CISM
9 3 (1.15%) CISSP
9 3 (1.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.77%) SANS
11 1 (0.38%) ACCA
11 1 (0.38%) CCIE
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) MBA
11 1 (0.38%) MCSE
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) MiFID
2 10 (3.83%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.75%) GFS2
2 15 (5.75%) GlusterFS
2 15 (5.75%) OCFS2
3 7 (2.68%) Docker
4 6 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (10.73%) Puppet
2 15 (5.75%) CFEngine
2 15 (5.75%) Failover Clustering
2 15 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.75%) SELinux
3 11 (4.21%) Ansible
4 10 (3.83%) SCCM
5 8 (3.07%) SCOM
6 7 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (2.30%) Control-M
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.15%) DameWare
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (1.15%) Salt
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.34%) Cisco
2 27 (10.34%) Oracle
3 22 (8.43%) VMware
4 13 (4.98%) Citrix
5 12 (4.60%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.68%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.30%) BMC
8 6 (2.30%) EMC
8 6 (2.30%) Reuters
8 6 (2.30%) Siebel
8 6 (2.30%) Sophis
9 5 (1.92%) Calypso
9 5 (1.92%) Misys
9 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.92%) SmartStream
10 3 (1.15%) arcserve
10 3 (1.15%) Murex
10 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
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