The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management 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 Investment Management over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 50 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 77 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 2.39% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.33% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 7
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2147 1770 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.59% 71.75% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 895 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment Management
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 Investment Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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 +5 59 £525 +5.00% 7
Glasgow +14 14 £488 +9.55% 1
Stirling - 3 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management.

1 78 (56.93%) Finance
2 72 (52.55%) Asset Management
3 42 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (29.93%) SQL
5 32 (23.36%) Markit EDM
6 31 (22.63%) Data Management
7 30 (21.90%) Enterprise Data Management
8 25 (18.25%) Charles River
9 24 (17.52%) Banking
9 24 (17.52%) Front Office
10 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (13.87%) Project Management
12 17 (12.41%) Wealth Management
13 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
14 14 (10.22%) Migration
14 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
16 10 (7.30%) Advertising
16 10 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
17 9 (6.57%) Derivative
17 9 (6.57%) Test Planning
17 9 (6.57%) Change Management
17 9 (6.57%) Data Analysis
17 9 (6.57%) Investment Banking
17 9 (6.57%) Oracle
18 8 (5.84%) CRM
18 8 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (5.84%) Degree
19 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
19 7 (5.11%) MS Excel

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment Management 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 Investment Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) SAS
3 1 (0.73%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (23.36%) Markit EDM
2 5 (3.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.46%) Eagle STAR
4 1 (0.73%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) DHCP
1 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.73%) DNS
1 1 (0.73%) BGP
1 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
1 1 (0.73%) Firewall
1 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.92%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.19%) DB2
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) JUnit
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 78 (56.93%) Finance
2 24 (17.52%) Front Office
2 24 (17.52%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Advertising
4 9 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (49.64%) Analyst
2 37 (27.01%) Business Analyst
3 30 (21.90%) Developer
4 26 (18.98%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.22%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (4.38%) Architect
6 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.65%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Senior Architect
8 4 (2.92%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.19%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.19%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) CRM Business Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Consultant
9 3 (2.19%) DBA
9 3 (2.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
2 3 (2.19%) J2SE
2 3 (2.19%) JMS
2 3 (2.19%) Spring
3 2 (1.46%) WCF
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.46%) COM
4 1 (0.73%) CSS
4 1 (0.73%) XML
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.73%) WinForms
4 1 (0.73%) jQuery
4 1 (0.73%) HTML5
4 1 (0.73%) CSS3
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Derivative
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.92%) Equities
5 4 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.46%) Kindle
6 2 (1.46%) AS400
6 2 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
7 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Clustering
7 1 (0.73%) Economics
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) UNIX
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Asset Management
2 42 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (22.63%) Data Management
4 30 (21.90%) Enterprise Data Management
5 19 (13.87%) Project Management
6 17 (12.41%) Wealth Management
7 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.22%) Migration
8 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) Change Management
10 9 (6.57%) Test Planning
11 8 (5.84%) CRM
12 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.38%) Business Process Improvement
13 6 (4.38%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.38%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.65%) B2B
14 5 (3.65%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.93%) SQL
2 3 (2.19%) C#
2 3 (2.19%) Java
2 3 (2.19%) Perl
3 2 (1.46%) VBA
3 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) ISEB
3 3 (2.19%) IIBA
4 1 (0.73%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) MCITP
4 1 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) EMIR
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Charles River
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) Sybase
6 3 (2.19%) Sun
6 3 (2.19%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.19%) CODA
7 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.46%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.73%) RIMES
8 1 (0.73%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) Juniper
8 1 (0.73%) Nokia
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) IBM
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