The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 176 192 165
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 282 255 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.09% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.40% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 196 205
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £635 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £86.25 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+456.45% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.25 £14.70 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.25 £16.30 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -20 62 £538 +7.50% 36
Canary Wharf - 5 £525 -
Croydon -3 1 £475 +35.71%
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 201 (43.23%) Finance
2 170 (36.56%) Asset Management
3 157 (33.76%) SQL
4 96 (20.65%) Banking
5 79 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (16.77%) SQL Server
7 69 (14.84%) Front Office
8 62 (13.33%) Project Management
9 60 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 57 (12.26%) Investment Banking
10 57 (12.26%) Oracle
10 57 (12.26%) Markit EDM
11 54 (11.61%) Fund Management
12 52 (11.18%) Fixed Income
13 49 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (10.11%) Wealth Management
15 46 (9.89%) Derivative
15 46 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (9.03%) Windows
16 42 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (8.60%) T-SQL
18 38 (8.17%) C#
18 38 (8.17%) Equities
18 38 (8.17%) thinkFolio
19 37 (7.96%) Hedge funds
20 36 (7.74%) Back Office
20 36 (7.74%) Data Modelling
21 35 (7.53%) ETL
21 35 (7.53%) Migration
22 34 (7.31%) .NET

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.08%) IIS
3 4 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.65%) SAS
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.43%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) Lync
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.66%) MS Office
3 14 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.58%) MS Project
5 11 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) Casewise Modeler
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (12.26%) Markit EDM
2 38 (8.17%) thinkFolio
3 11 (2.37%) SimCorp Dimension
3 11 (2.37%) LatentZero
4 10 (2.15%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (1.51%) Sentinel
6 6 (1.29%) Tesseract
6 6 (1.29%) Minerva
6 6 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.43%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.22%) HFM
9 1 (0.22%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.22%) RMDS
9 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Heroku
2 1 (0.22%) Force.com
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.58%) Firewall
2 5 (1.08%) Internet
2 5 (1.08%) WAN
2 5 (1.08%) FTP
2 5 (1.08%) LAN
3 3 (0.65%) VPN
4 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) CTI
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) MGCP
5 1 (0.22%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (1.94%) Essbase
9 6 (1.29%) DTS
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.65%) OLTP
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.43%) Big Data
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 16 (3.44%) JIRA
2 7 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.51%) Toad
3 6 (1.29%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.08%) Subversion
5 4 (0.86%) Zephyr
5 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.65%) NUnit
7 2 (0.43%) MSTest
7 2 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.43%) Moq
7 2 (0.43%) ERwin
7 2 (0.43%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 201 (43.23%) Finance
2 96 (20.65%) Banking
3 69 (14.84%) Front Office
4 57 (12.26%) Investment Banking
5 36 (7.74%) Back Office
6 12 (2.58%) Marketing
7 11 (2.37%) Legal
8 7 (1.51%) Advertising
9 6 (1.29%) Retail
10 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.08%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (50.54%) Analyst
2 134 (28.82%) Business Analyst
3 71 (15.27%) Developer
4 51 (10.97%) Project Manager
5 32 (6.88%) Data Analyst
6 30 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 22 (4.73%) Support Analyst
8 21 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (4.30%) Architect
10 18 (3.87%) Test Analyst
11 16 (3.44%) C# Developer
12 13 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (2.58%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (2.37%) Security Analyst
15 10 (2.15%) Consultant
16 9 (1.94%) SQL Developer
16 9 (1.94%) Senior Developer
16 9 (1.94%) Programme Manager
16 9 (1.94%) Data Architect
17 8 (1.72%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.31%) .NET
2 18 (3.87%) XML
3 16 (3.44%) WCF
3 16 (3.44%) Middleware
4 10 (2.15%) HTML
5 9 (1.94%) WPF
6 7 (1.51%) Web Services
6 7 (1.51%) CSS
7 6 (1.29%) SOAP
7 6 (1.29%) MSMQ
8 5 (1.08%) XSLT
8 5 (1.08%) HTML5
9 3 (0.65%) WinForms
9 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.43%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (0.43%) Autofac
10 2 (0.43%) Ninject
10 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.43%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.18%) Fixed Income
2 46 (9.89%) Derivative
3 42 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.17%) Equities
5 37 (7.96%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.44%) Data Integration
8 15 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.15%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.94%) User Experience
12 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.08%) Open Source
14 4 (0.86%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.86%) Statistics
14 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.03%) Windows
2 22 (4.73%) Linux
3 21 (4.52%) UNIX
4 8 (1.72%) Solaris
5 7 (1.51%) AIX
6 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (36.56%) Asset Management
2 79 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.33%) Project Management
4 60 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 54 (11.61%) Fund Management
6 49 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (10.11%) Wealth Management
8 36 (7.74%) Data Modelling
9 35 (7.53%) ETL
9 35 (7.53%) Migration
10 34 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (7.10%) Data Analysis
12 29 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (5.81%) Data Management
14 21 (4.52%) ITIL
15 20 (4.30%) PRINCE2
15 20 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 20 (4.30%) Workflow
16 18 (3.87%) OO
17 17 (3.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (33.76%) SQL
2 40 (8.60%) T-SQL
3 38 (8.17%) C#
4 16 (3.44%) Java
5 14 (3.01%) VBA
6 10 (2.15%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.72%) C++
8 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.51%) VBScript
10 5 (1.08%) Python
10 5 (1.08%) Perl
11 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.86%) C
12 2 (0.43%) Scala
12 2 (0.43%) PeopleCode
13 1 (0.22%) Korn
13 1 (0.22%) VB6
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.24%) Degree
2 6 (1.29%) CIMA
2 6 (1.29%) ACCA
2 6 (1.29%) ISEB
3 5 (1.08%) CISSP
4 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.65%) CISA
5 3 (0.65%) CISM
6 2 (0.43%) CCIE
6 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.43%) CFA
7 1 (0.22%) GCIA
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) GIAC
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) MiFID
3 6 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.86%) EMIR
4 4 (0.86%) GAAP
5 3 (0.65%) COBIT
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.65%) FATCA
6 2 (0.43%) UCITS
6 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.86%) vSphere
4 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.22%) UAG
6 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (3.44%) Control-M
2 9 (1.94%) SCCM
3 7 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.86%) SCOM
5 3 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (12.26%) Oracle
2 31 (6.67%) Charles River
3 30 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.30%) Bloomberg
5 13 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.80%) Reuters
6 12 (2.58%) VMware
6 12 (2.58%) Citrix
6 12 (2.58%) Informatica
7 11 (2.37%) SimCorp
8 10 (2.15%) Hyperion
8 10 (2.15%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.51%) Cisco
10 6 (1.29%) Vermilion
10 6 (1.29%) Sybase
11 5 (1.08%) Polycom
11 5 (1.08%) SAP
11 5 (1.08%) HP
12 4 (0.86%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.86%) FactSet
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