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 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 274 244 230
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 1 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -8.57%
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
3068 2751 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.60% 29.59% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1731 1508 1251
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 156 146
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £46.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) RoboHelp
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) FrameMaker
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) RoboHelp
1 3 (75.00%) FrameMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Author
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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