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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 316 246 252
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +6
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 87 181 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 2.04% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £685
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -34.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +495.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 28 £575 +27.77% 29
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 177 (71.08%) Finance
2 103 (41.37%) Financial Institution
3 86 (34.54%) SQL
4 68 (27.31%) Banking
5 62 (24.90%) C#
6 56 (22.49%) Linux
7 53 (21.29%) UNIX
8 52 (20.88%) Windows
9 50 (20.08%) Oracle
10 47 (18.88%) Investment Banking
11 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (15.26%) Asset Management
12 38 (15.26%) SQL Server
12 38 (15.26%) Python
13 37 (14.86%) .NET
14 32 (12.85%) WPF
15 31 (12.45%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.05%) Bash Shell
17 29 (11.65%) Windows 7
18 28 (11.24%) JIRA
18 28 (11.24%) WebLogic
18 28 (11.24%) SOA
19 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
19 25 (10.04%) VMware
19 25 (10.04%) Fixed Income
20 24 (9.64%) HTML
20 24 (9.64%) Java
20 24 (9.64%) Remedy
20 24 (9.64%) Investment Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 19 (7.63%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.02%) Apache
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (3.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.61%) IIS
7 4 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.20%) Lync
9 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.80%) Jetty
9 2 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Project
3 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.61%) Documaker
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle FAH
3 6 (2.41%) assyst
4 2 (0.80%) RMDS
5 1 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.40%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.40%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.02%) VPN
1 15 (6.02%) Firewall
2 12 (4.82%) Wireless
2 12 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.02%) Internet
3 10 (4.02%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.61%) HTTP
4 9 (3.61%) HTTPS
4 9 (3.61%) SSL
4 9 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (3.61%) Multicast
5 8 (3.21%) LAN
5 8 (3.21%) BIG-IP
6 7 (2.81%) DNS
7 6 (2.41%) VoIP
8 5 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.01%) NetScreen
8 5 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.61%) FCoE
9 4 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.62%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (3.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.01%) QlikView
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.20%) MySQL
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 28 (11.24%) JIRA
2 7 (2.81%) Maven
3 6 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.61%) Ant
4 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.80%) EasyMock
6 2 (0.80%) NUnit
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
6 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.80%) jMock
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 177 (71.08%) Finance
2 103 (41.37%) Financial Institution
3 68 (27.31%) Banking
4 47 (18.88%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.83%) Front Office
6 9 (3.61%) Billing
7 5 (2.01%) Back Office
7 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.20%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (37.35%) Developer
2 38 (15.26%) Analyst
3 33 (13.25%) C# Developer
4 15 (6.02%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.62%) Architect
5 14 (5.62%) Consultant
6 13 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.42%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.02%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.02%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.61%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.21%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.21%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.21%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) .NET
2 32 (12.85%) WPF
3 24 (9.64%) HTML
4 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (5.62%) WinForms
6 14 (5.62%) CSS
6 14 (5.62%) SOAP
7 13 (5.22%) Middleware
8 12 (4.82%) WCF
9 10 (4.02%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (4.02%) WebCenter
10 9 (3.61%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.61%) JMS
10 9 (3.61%) JDBC
11 8 (3.21%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.21%) Spring
12 7 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (2.81%) HTML5
13 6 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.04%) Fixed Income
3 18 (7.23%) Clustering
3 18 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (4.82%) Equities
5 11 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 11 (4.42%) Derivative
6 9 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.41%) Handset
7 6 (2.41%) User Experience
8 5 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.61%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.80%) Open Source
11 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.49%) Linux
2 53 (21.29%) UNIX
3 52 (20.88%) Windows
4 29 (11.65%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.02%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.41%) Solaris
8 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.26%) Asset Management
3 28 (11.24%) SOA
4 24 (9.64%) Investment Management
5 23 (9.24%) Multithreading
6 21 (8.43%) TDD
7 20 (8.03%) Migration
8 19 (7.63%) Scrum
9 18 (7.23%) Low Latency
10 17 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.43%) Fund Management
12 15 (6.02%) Incident Management
12 15 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 14 (5.62%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.22%) Content Management
14 13 (5.22%) DevOps
15 12 (4.82%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.82%) MVC
15 12 (4.82%) Wealth Management
15 12 (4.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.54%) SQL
2 62 (24.90%) C#
3 38 (15.26%) Python
4 30 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.64%) Java
6 20 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.62%) Ruby
8 13 (5.22%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.82%) VBA
9 12 (4.82%) C++
10 10 (4.02%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 9 (3.61%) Jython
12 7 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.41%) Perl
14 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.61%) VB
15 3 (1.20%) Groovy
15 3 (1.20%) Scala
16 2 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.61%) CCNP
4 3 (1.20%) CCIE
5 2 (0.80%) CCNA
5 2 (0.80%) MCSE
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SSCP
6 1 (0.40%) CISM
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) SLA
2 9 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.81%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) Basel III
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 21 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.03%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (7.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.21%) NFS
5 5 (2.01%) vSphere
6 4 (1.61%) vCloud
7 3 (1.20%) XenApp
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.40%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (6.02%) Puppet
2 12 (4.82%) SELinux
3 11 (4.42%) Tivoli
3 11 (4.42%) Control-M
3 11 (4.42%) NetBackup
3 11 (4.42%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.80%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.40%) OpenView
9 1 (0.40%) Legato
9 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.40%) Netcool
9 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (20.08%) Oracle
2 31 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.04%) VMware
4 24 (9.64%) Remedy
5 21 (8.43%) IBM
6 16 (6.43%) Bloomberg
6 16 (6.43%) F5
7 14 (5.62%) Cisco
8 13 (5.22%) HP
8 13 (5.22%) Reuters
9 11 (4.42%) Veritas
10 10 (4.02%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.61%) Siebel
11 9 (3.61%) Sybase
11 9 (3.61%) DevExpress
12 8 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.81%) Altiris
14 6 (2.41%) Dell
15 5 (2.01%) EMC
15 5 (2.01%) Citrix
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: Up tp £375 pd
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago