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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 249 222 240
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 £413
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2799 2224 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.12% 25.73% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1590 1201 1121
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 116 186
Average hourly rate £16.61 £20.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% -1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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
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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
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) BMC
2 2 (13.33%) Control-M
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
General
1 15 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Resourcer
1 11 (73.33%) IT Resourcer
1 11 (73.33%) Recruitment Resourcer
1 11 (73.33%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
2 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Information Security
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) BMC