The first table below looks at the demand for Fund Accounting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Accounting
Rank 115 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 17 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.89% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.26% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 1
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£425 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2101 1751 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.66% 71.01% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 885 814
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Fund Accounting
UK

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region.

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -20 16 £438 -12.50% 1
Fund Accounting
UK

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 28 (58.33%) Banking
2 23 (47.92%) Migration
3 21 (43.75%) Asset Management
4 20 (41.67%) Investment Banking
5 14 (29.17%) Project Management
6 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
7 8 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 8 (16.67%) MultiFonds
7 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) CIMA
9 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) ACCA
9 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
10 5 (10.42%) MS Project
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) VBA
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (8.33%) Six Sigma
12 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
12 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.25%) Markit EDM
13 2 (4.17%) Workflow
13 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
13 2 (4.17%) Derivative
13 2 (4.17%) HiPortfolio
13 2 (4.17%) MS Excel

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MultiFonds
2 3 (6.25%) Markit EDM
3 2 (4.17%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (58.33%) Banking
2 20 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Account Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.17%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Migration
2 21 (43.75%) Asset Management
3 14 (29.17%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.08%) Process Management
10 1 (2.08%) RAD
10 1 (2.08%) Fund Management
10 1 (2.08%) Release Management
10 1 (2.08%) Test Management
10 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
1 5 (10.42%) VBA
2 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) CIMA
1 6 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CFA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Reuters
2 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
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