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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 129 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.078% - 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate £488 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+123.88% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
755 731 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.63% 27.64% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 395 253
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £525 - 7
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) BPR
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) BPR
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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