The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 136 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.080% 0.031% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.11% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+131.81% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
889 941 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.45% 29.39% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 449 431
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Financial Institution
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (40.00%) CA
4 8 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (40.00%) RACF
4 8 (40.00%) Clustering
4 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
5 7 (35.00%) VBA
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) RAD
6 6 (30.00%) LDAP
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) PKI
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) OAuth
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas File System
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (30.00%) TADDM

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) OAuth
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (30.00%) PKI
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.00%) PMI
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Solaris
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (30.00%) RAD
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) VBA
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) RACF
3 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (30.00%) Veritas File System
3 6 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) TADDM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) CA
2 6 (30.00%) Veritas
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce