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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 118 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 0.18% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £488 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £371 £550
% change year-on-year
+31.31% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
518 547 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 23.03% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 259 193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 38
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Hedge funds
UK

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

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Hedge funds
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 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 6 £475 -
Glasgow - - - -
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (75.00%) Migration
2 14 (70.00%) Asset Management
3 13 (65.00%) Fund Accounting
4 12 (60.00%) Project Management
5 9 (45.00%) CIMA
5 9 (45.00%) Six Sigma
5 9 (45.00%) ACCA
5 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) Solaris
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
9 3 (15.00%) Markit EDM
10 2 (10.00%) Security Management
10 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
10 2 (10.00%) SAS
10 2 (10.00%) Sun
10 2 (10.00%) Dell
10 2 (10.00%) CICS
10 2 (10.00%) Veritas
10 2 (10.00%) REXX
10 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (10.00%) zOS
10 2 (10.00%) Shell Script

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
1 2 (10.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Middle Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Migration
2 14 (70.00%) Asset Management
3 13 (65.00%) Fund Accounting
4 12 (60.00%) Project Management
5 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (45.00%) Six Sigma
5 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) Fund Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) REXX
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ACCA
1 9 (45.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) RACF
1 2 (10.00%) Cronacle
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas File System
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
1 2 (10.00%) Sun
1 2 (10.00%) Dell
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
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