The first table below looks at the demand for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 134 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £519 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £475 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £563 -
Cheshire - - - - 26
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Basel III
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft