The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 25 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 127 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-51.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
561 528 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 21.42% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 260 193
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.25 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £17.60 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 Hedge funds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow - 6 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds.

1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Fund Accounting
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (20.00%) ACCA
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) CIMA
6 2 (13.33%) Clustering
6 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (13.33%) Cronacle
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Sun
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) SAN

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2SE
1 1 (6.67%) JMS
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
1 1 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) Fund Accounting
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ACCA
1 3 (20.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Cronacle
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas File System
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sun
1 2 (13.33%) Dell
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft