The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 256 264 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.021% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.074% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £168 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £168 £450
% change year-on-year
+176.11% -62.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hedge funds
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2582 2700 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.58% 28.69% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1415 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the South East region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the South East region.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 13 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
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle