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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 181 187 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -46
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 286 286 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.13% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.46% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 220 288
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 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 1 October 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 +5 77 £525 +5.00% 38
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 257 (43.27%) Finance
2 228 (38.38%) Asset Management
3 177 (29.80%) SQL
4 117 (19.70%) Banking
5 108 (18.18%) Fund Management
6 98 (16.50%) Front Office
7 85 (14.31%) Project Management
8 78 (13.13%) Business Analysis
9 75 (12.63%) SQL Server
10 65 (10.94%) Charles River
11 62 (10.44%) Oracle
12 56 (9.43%) Windows
12 56 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (9.26%) Investment Banking
13 55 (9.26%) Fixed Income
13 55 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 53 (8.92%) Wealth Management
14 53 (8.92%) Microsoft
15 50 (8.42%) Markit EDM
16 49 (8.25%) .NET
17 48 (8.08%) Migration
18 47 (7.91%) MS Excel
19 43 (7.24%) C#
20 42 (7.07%) CRM
20 42 (7.07%) thinkFolio
21 39 (6.57%) Data Management
21 39 (6.57%) XML
22 38 (6.40%) VBA
22 38 (6.40%) Data Analysis

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.52%) Confluence
4 8 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.67%) IIS
7 4 (0.67%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Lync
9 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.87%) MS Office
3 7 (1.18%) MS Project
3 7 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (8.42%) Markit EDM
2 20 (3.37%) LatentZero
3 19 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.85%) Sentinel
5 6 (1.01%) Minerva
6 4 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.67%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.67%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.67%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.67%) LongView
7 3 (0.51%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.34%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.34%) HFM
8 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.17%) Endur
9 1 (0.17%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.36%) Internet
2 13 (2.19%) Firewall
2 13 (2.19%) Intranet
3 11 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.84%) DNS
4 5 (0.84%) WAN
4 5 (0.84%) LAN
5 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.67%) Network Security
6 3 (0.51%) BGP
6 3 (0.51%) LDAP
6 3 (0.51%) VPN
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.34%) SSH
7 2 (0.34%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.17%) OSPF
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.35%) QlikView
7 7 (1.18%) MS Access
8 5 (0.84%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.84%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.51%) MySQL
10 3 (0.51%) DTS
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.34%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.53%) JIRA
3 11 (1.85%) JUnit
4 10 (1.68%) Maven
5 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (1.01%) Subversion
8 5 (0.84%) Selenium
9 4 (0.67%) NUnit
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.17%) Toad
11 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 257 (43.27%) Finance
2 117 (19.70%) Banking
3 98 (16.50%) Front Office
4 55 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 34 (5.72%) Back Office
6 30 (5.05%) Retail
7 24 (4.04%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.18%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.18%) Marketing
9 6 (1.01%) Legal
10 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 278 (46.80%) Analyst
2 160 (26.94%) Business Analyst
3 106 (17.85%) Developer
4 87 (14.65%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.40%) Architect
6 32 (5.39%) Test Analyst
7 27 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 26 (4.38%) Support Analyst
8 26 (4.38%) Applications Support
9 25 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (3.37%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.37%) Senior Manager
11 19 (3.20%) Consultant
12 16 (2.69%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (2.36%) SQL Developer
14 13 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
15 12 (2.02%) Senior Business Analyst
16 11 (1.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.25%) .NET
2 39 (6.57%) XML
3 19 (3.20%) Web Services
4 14 (2.36%) WPF
5 13 (2.19%) HTML
6 12 (2.02%) jQuery
7 11 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.35%) Swing
9 7 (1.18%) Middleware
9 7 (1.18%) CSS
9 7 (1.18%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (1.18%) AutoMapper
9 7 (1.18%) Caliburn.Micro
9 7 (1.18%) HTML5
10 6 (1.01%) Kendo UI
10 6 (1.01%) WSDL
10 6 (1.01%) SOAP
11 5 (0.84%) EJB
11 5 (0.84%) J2EE
11 5 (0.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.26%) Fixed Income
2 38 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.89%) Derivative
4 31 (5.22%) Equities
5 20 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 19 (3.20%) User Experience
7 16 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.01%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.01%) iPad
11 6 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.01%) Replication
11 6 (1.01%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.84%) PMI
12 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.43%) Windows
2 36 (6.06%) UNIX
3 16 (2.69%) Linux
4 10 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Solaris
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (38.38%) Asset Management
2 108 (18.18%) Fund Management
3 85 (14.31%) Project Management
4 78 (13.13%) Business Analysis
5 56 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (8.92%) Wealth Management
8 48 (8.08%) Migration
9 42 (7.07%) CRM
10 39 (6.57%) Data Management
11 38 (6.40%) Data Analysis
12 32 (5.39%) Portfolio Management
13 26 (4.38%) ETL
14 24 (4.04%) Data Modelling
15 23 (3.87%) Scrum
15 23 (3.87%) Data Migration
16 22 (3.70%) PRINCE2
17 20 (3.37%) Test Scripting
18 19 (3.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 177 (29.80%) SQL
2 43 (7.24%) C#
3 38 (6.40%) VBA
4 35 (5.89%) Java
5 22 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.85%) C
8 11 (1.85%) C++
9 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.18%) XAML
11 6 (1.01%) PHP
12 5 (0.84%) Ruby
13 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.67%) VB
13 4 (0.67%) Perl
13 4 (0.67%) Python
13 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (3.20%) Degree
2 7 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.01%) CISSP
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.01%) MCSE
3 6 (1.01%) ISEB
4 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.67%) GCIA
5 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.67%) CCNP
5 4 (0.67%) GIAC
6 3 (0.51%) CCIE
6 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.34%) VCP5
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.71%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) EMIR
3 8 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.18%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.67%) UCITS
5 4 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.67%) MiFID
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Squid
5 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.35%) SCCM
3 6 (1.01%) SCOM
4 4 (0.67%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (10.94%) Charles River
2 62 (10.44%) Oracle
3 53 (8.92%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.07%) thinkFolio
5 24 (4.04%) Sybase
6 22 (3.70%) Bloomberg
7 21 (3.54%) Informatica
8 20 (3.37%) Business Objects
8 20 (3.37%) HP
9 14 (2.36%) VMware
10 13 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.85%) Sophis
12 9 (1.52%) Calypso
12 9 (1.52%) Cisco
12 9 (1.52%) SimCorp
13 8 (1.35%) Citrix
13 8 (1.35%) JBoss
14 7 (1.18%) NetApp
14 7 (1.18%) Reuters
14 7 (1.18%) SAP
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