The first table below looks at the demand for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 167 174 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 292 291 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.20% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.57% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 222 295
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £376 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £611 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £423
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Management across the London region.

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management across the London region.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Investment Management
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 Investment Management within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +13 84 £550 +12.24% 43
Canary Wharf +17 1 £600 +20.00%
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 251 (45.72%) Finance
2 219 (39.89%) Asset Management
3 164 (29.87%) SQL
4 115 (20.95%) Banking
5 100 (18.21%) Fund Management
6 89 (16.21%) Front Office
7 82 (14.94%) SQL Server
8 81 (14.75%) Business Analysis
9 68 (12.39%) Project Management
10 65 (11.84%) Fixed Income
11 61 (11.11%) Charles River
12 58 (10.56%) Microsoft
12 58 (10.56%) Wealth Management
13 57 (10.38%) Investment Banking
14 52 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 50 (9.11%) Markit EDM
16 49 (8.93%) Oracle
16 49 (8.93%) MS Excel
17 48 (8.74%) Windows
18 46 (8.38%) Migration
19 45 (8.20%) C#
20 44 (8.01%) .NET
21 42 (7.65%) Derivative
22 40 (7.29%) Data Analysis
22 40 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (7.10%) Java
23 39 (7.10%) Data Management
24 37 (6.74%) VBA
24 37 (6.74%) Back Office
25 36 (6.56%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.64%) Confluence
4 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.73%) Lync
8 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) CMS
9 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.36%) WordPress
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.91%) MS Office
3 12 (2.19%) MS Project
4 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (9.11%) Markit EDM
2 24 (4.37%) LatentZero
3 11 (2.00%) Sentinel
4 6 (1.09%) Minerva
5 4 (0.73%) Front Arena
5 4 (0.73%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.73%) LongView
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.36%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.36%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.19%) Internet
2 10 (1.82%) Intranet
2 10 (1.82%) Firewall
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.55%) HTTP
4 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.55%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) BGP
5 2 (0.36%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.36%) LAN
5 2 (0.36%) WAN
5 2 (0.36%) SMTP
5 2 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) FTP
6 1 (0.18%) LDAP
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.46%) QlikView
6 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.09%) DTS
8 6 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.91%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.73%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.73%) MS Access
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) JIRA
2 10 (1.82%) JUnit
2 10 (1.82%) Subversion
2 10 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.46%) Maven
4 5 (0.91%) Selenium
5 4 (0.73%) NUnit
6 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.36%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.36%) Toad
7 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) Ant
General
1 251 (45.72%) Finance
2 115 (20.95%) Banking
3 89 (16.21%) Front Office
4 57 (10.38%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.74%) Back Office
6 24 (4.37%) Retail
7 23 (4.19%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.55%) Private Banking
9 12 (2.19%) Legal
10 6 (1.09%) Marketing
11 4 (0.73%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 258 (46.99%) Analyst
2 157 (28.60%) Business Analyst
3 119 (21.68%) Developer
4 69 (12.57%) Project Manager
5 28 (5.10%) Data Analyst
6 26 (4.74%) Support Analyst
7 25 (4.55%) Architect
8 23 (4.19%) Test Analyst
8 23 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 19 (3.46%) SQL Developer
11 16 (2.91%) Business Manager
12 14 (2.55%) C# Developer
12 14 (2.55%) Consultant
13 13 (2.37%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.37%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (2.37%) Analyst Developer
14 12 (2.19%) Applications Support Analyst
14 12 (2.19%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.01%) .NET
2 28 (5.10%) XML
3 17 (3.10%) Web Services
4 11 (2.00%) Swing
5 10 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.64%) EJB
6 9 (1.64%) HTML
7 8 (1.46%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (1.28%) JPA
8 7 (1.28%) CSS
8 7 (1.28%) JDO
8 7 (1.28%) Java EE
8 7 (1.28%) WPF
9 6 (1.09%) WSDL
9 6 (1.09%) HTML5
10 5 (0.91%) jQuery
10 5 (0.91%) JMS
10 5 (0.91%) Middleware
10 5 (0.91%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.73%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.84%) Fixed Income
2 42 (7.65%) Derivative
3 33 (6.01%) Equities
4 18 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.82%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.28%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.09%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.73%) PMI
11 4 (0.73%) Clustering
12 3 (0.55%) AS400
12 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.36%) Replication
13 2 (0.36%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.36%) PKI
13 2 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.74%) Windows
2 31 (5.65%) UNIX
3 11 (2.00%) Linux
4 8 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (39.89%) Asset Management
2 100 (18.21%) Fund Management
3 81 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 68 (12.39%) Project Management
5 58 (10.56%) Wealth Management
6 52 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (8.38%) Migration
8 40 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (7.29%) Data Analysis
9 39 (7.10%) Data Management
10 35 (6.38%) Data Modelling
11 30 (5.46%) Portfolio Management
12 25 (4.55%) ETL
12 25 (4.55%) Risk Management
13 23 (4.19%) Change Management
14 22 (4.01%) Workflow
14 22 (4.01%) CRM
15 21 (3.83%) Test Scripting
16 20 (3.64%) Data Migration
16 20 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 164 (29.87%) SQL
2 45 (8.20%) C#
3 39 (7.10%) Java
4 37 (6.74%) VBA
5 28 (5.10%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.37%) C
7 10 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.64%) C++
8 9 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.91%) Python
11 5 (0.91%) XAML
11 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
12 3 (0.55%) VB
13 2 (0.36%) Perl
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) Delphi
13 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (5.83%) Degree
2 6 (1.09%) ISEB
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.73%) CCNP
5 3 (0.55%) MCSE
5 3 (0.55%) CCIE
5 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) MCSD
6 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.36%) VCP5
6 2 (0.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.36%) CCA
6 2 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.36%) CISSP
6 2 (0.36%) CISA
6 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.36%) CFA
6 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.55%) QA
2 8 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.46%) EMIR
2 8 (1.46%) AIFMD
3 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) XenApp
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.18%) Squid
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) SCCM
1 6 (1.09%) SCOM
1 6 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.36%) Control-M
3 2 (0.36%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (11.11%) Charles River
2 58 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (8.93%) Oracle
4 36 (6.56%) thinkFolio
5 32 (5.83%) Sybase
6 19 (3.46%) Informatica
7 17 (3.10%) Business Objects
8 16 (2.91%) Bloomberg
9 15 (2.73%) VMware
10 12 (2.19%) JBoss
10 12 (2.19%) HP
11 11 (2.00%) Cisco
11 11 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.00%) Sophis
12 9 (1.64%) Avaloq
12 9 (1.64%) SAP
13 8 (1.46%) Citrix
13 8 (1.46%) Calypso
14 7 (1.28%) SimCorp
15 6 (1.09%) StatPro
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