The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 78 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 50 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 2.16% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.07% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £423
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Investment Management
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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
(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 -23 37 £463 -11.90% 5
Glasgow -8 3 - - 3
Investment Management
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Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 80 (72.73%) Finance
2 55 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 35 (31.82%) SQL
4 27 (24.55%) Markit EDM
5 23 (20.91%) Data Management
6 21 (19.09%) Banking
7 20 (18.18%) Migration
8 19 (17.27%) Oracle
9 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (14.55%) Charles River
10 16 (14.55%) Derivative
11 15 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 14 (12.73%) Project Management
13 13 (11.82%) ETL
13 13 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (10.00%) Front Office
15 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
16 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
17 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (7.27%) Data Governance
17 8 (7.27%) Back Office
17 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
18 7 (6.36%) Test Strategy
18 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
19 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 6 (5.45%) EMIR
19 6 (5.45%) Fund Accounting

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) FileNet
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (24.55%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.64%) MultiFonds
3 2 (1.82%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.82%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (1.82%) Eagle STAR
4 1 (0.91%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) LAN
1 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.82%) DTS
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) PowerDesigner
1 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.82%) ERwin
2 2 (1.82%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) Maven
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.91%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.91%) JUnit
3 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 80 (72.73%) Finance
2 21 (19.09%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Front Office
4 8 (7.27%) Back Office
5 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Advertising
7 2 (1.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.91%) French Language
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Analyst
2 29 (26.36%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Release Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.45%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Project Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Charles River Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Business Test Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) jQuery
3 4 (3.64%) Web Services
4 3 (2.73%) Dojo
4 3 (2.73%) REST
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
5 2 (1.82%) Struts
5 2 (1.82%) Java EE
5 2 (1.82%) XSLT
5 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) JDBC
6 1 (0.91%) JSP
6 1 (0.91%) Servlets
6 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.91%) JRules
6 1 (0.91%) Spring
6 1 (0.91%) JSF
6 1 (0.91%) HTML
6 1 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Derivative
2 6 (5.45%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.64%) Equities
4 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (0.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 23 (20.91%) Data Management
3 20 (18.18%) Migration
4 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 14 (12.73%) Project Management
7 13 (11.82%) ETL
7 13 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
9 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.27%) Data Governance
11 7 (6.36%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.45%) Workflow
12 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.45%) Fund Accounting
12 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.45%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) C#
5 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.73%) VB
7 2 (1.82%) C
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) VBA
8 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) ISEB
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) IIBA
2 1 (0.91%) OCP
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) EMIR
2 4 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.64%) MiFID
3 3 (2.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.73%) Basel II
4 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Charles River
3 6 (5.45%) HP
4 5 (4.55%) GoldenSource
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.73%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) RIMES
6 2 (1.82%) Reuters
6 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.82%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.91%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.91%) Cognos
7 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) Calypso
7 1 (0.91%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.91%) BI-SAM
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago