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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
England / London
Rank 323 224 329
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +105
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 80 201 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.96% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 2.65% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 111 70
Median daily rate £550 £580 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £385 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £288 £165
% change year-on-year
+78.26% +74.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -45 20 £525 +16.66% 26
Mayfair 0 1 £650 -7.14%
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 143 (68.10%) Finance
2 61 (29.05%) Financial Institution
3 55 (26.19%) C#
4 51 (24.29%) SQL
5 46 (21.90%) Banking
5 46 (21.90%) Asset Management
6 44 (20.95%) Front Office
6 44 (20.95%) Back Office
7 35 (16.67%) Python
8 34 (16.19%) SQL Server
8 34 (16.19%) Windows
9 30 (14.29%) Linux
9 30 (14.29%) .NET
10 29 (13.81%) Investment Banking
11 28 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (12.86%) Investment Management
13 26 (12.38%) WPF
14 23 (10.95%) DevOps
14 23 (10.95%) JavaScript
14 23 (10.95%) Microsoft
15 22 (10.48%) Java
16 21 (10.00%) Unix
17 19 (9.05%) Cisco
17 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
18 18 (8.57%) VPN
18 18 (8.57%) ASP.NET
18 18 (8.57%) Data Centre
19 17 (8.10%) Puppet
19 17 (8.10%) HTML
19 17 (8.10%) T-SQL

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 7 (3.33%) Confluence
2 6 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.38%) Apache
3 5 (2.38%) IIS
3 5 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.90%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.95%) nginx
6 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) CICS
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) MS Office
2 5 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.90%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.95%) Eikon
3 1 (0.48%) Documaker
3 1 (0.48%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.81%) Office 365
3 6 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.95%) G Suite
4 2 (0.95%) Route 53
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.57%) VPN
2 12 (5.71%) Firewall
3 9 (4.29%) DHCP
3 9 (4.29%) DNS
3 9 (4.29%) SAN
3 9 (4.29%) SSL
4 6 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.38%) BGP
5 5 (2.38%) Multicast
6 4 (1.90%) HTTP
6 4 (1.90%) WAN
7 3 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.43%) Skype
7 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.95%) 3G
8 2 (0.95%) LAN
8 2 (0.95%) SSH
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.86%) Redis
6 5 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.43%) Big Data
8 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.95%) Power BI
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) MySQL
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.14%) Subversion
2 9 (4.29%) JIRA
3 6 (2.86%) Bower
3 6 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.86%) Grunt
3 6 (2.86%) NuGet
4 5 (2.38%) FishEye
5 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.95%) Maven
6 2 (0.95%) Phabricator
6 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.48%) JMeter
7 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.48%) TestRail
7 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (68.10%) Finance
2 61 (29.05%) Financial Institution
3 46 (21.90%) Banking
4 44 (20.95%) Back Office
4 44 (20.95%) Front Office
5 29 (13.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Legal
6 4 (1.90%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Retail
7 3 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (35.24%) Developer
2 40 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 38 (18.10%) Analyst
4 21 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Consultant
9 10 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.29%) .NET
2 26 (12.38%) WPF
3 18 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 17 (8.10%) HTML
5 14 (6.67%) WCF
6 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (6.19%) CSS
6 13 (6.19%) REST
7 11 (5.24%) HTML5
8 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (3.33%) CSS3
10 7 (3.33%) jQuery
11 6 (2.86%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.86%) Backbone.js
11 6 (2.86%) Dapper ORM
11 6 (2.86%) LESS
11 6 (2.86%) Sass
11 6 (2.86%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.62%) Fixed Income
4 14 (6.67%) Derivative
5 13 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 13 (6.19%) Data Structures
5 13 (6.19%) Equities
6 10 (4.76%) Clustering
7 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.29%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.81%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (3.33%) Fintech
10 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.43%) iPhone
11 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.95%) Swaptions
12 2 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.19%) Windows
2 30 (14.29%) Linux
3 21 (10.00%) Unix
4 8 (3.81%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.38%) Android
6 5 (2.38%) CentOS
6 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.90%) Asset Management
2 28 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.86%) Investment Management
4 23 (10.95%) DevOps
5 16 (7.62%) ITIL
6 15 (7.14%) AOP
7 14 (6.67%) MVC
7 14 (6.67%) SDLC
7 14 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.67%) Wealth Management
8 13 (6.19%) TDD
8 13 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 12 (5.71%) Web Development
10 11 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.24%) High Availability
11 10 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.76%) OO
12 9 (4.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.19%) C#
2 51 (24.29%) SQL
3 35 (16.67%) Python
4 23 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.48%) Java
6 17 (8.10%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.24%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.29%) Ruby
10 8 (3.81%) C++
11 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.90%) Perl
12 4 (1.90%) PHP
13 3 (1.43%) R
13 3 (1.43%) Scala
13 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.95%) VBA
15 1 (0.48%) JCL
15 1 (0.48%) Jython
15 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (3.81%) Degree
2 8 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (2.38%) CCDP
3 5 (2.38%) CCNP
4 3 (1.43%) ISEB
4 3 (1.43%) PMP
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) ACCA
6 1 (0.48%) CCIE
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) MiFID
3 4 (1.90%) QA
4 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.29%) GFS2
2 9 (4.29%) GlusterFS
2 9 (4.29%) OCFS2
3 6 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.38%) Docker
4 5 (2.38%) XenApp
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.10%) Puppet
2 11 (5.24%) Ansible
3 10 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.29%) CFEngine
4 9 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (4.29%) SCCM
4 9 (4.29%) SELinux
5 8 (3.81%) SCOM
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.43%) DameWare
8 2 (0.95%) Control-M
8 2 (0.95%) Grafana
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.95%) vRealize
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.48%) Salt
9 1 (0.48%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.05%) Cisco
3 16 (7.62%) Citrix
4 14 (6.67%) VMware
5 13 (6.19%) Oracle
6 10 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 6 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.86%) EMC
8 5 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.38%) Misys
8 5 (2.38%) SmartStream
8 5 (2.38%) Sophis
8 5 (2.38%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.90%) Calypso
10 3 (1.43%) arcserve
10 3 (1.43%) Charles River
10 3 (1.43%) Reuters
10 3 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.95%) Splunk
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