The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills 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 Investment Management over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 243 236 211
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 13 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 18
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£600 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £546 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Investment Management
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 Investment Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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 +9 10 £600 +92.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £563 - 1
Kent -11 1 - -
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.33%) XML Schema
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Back Office
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Front Office
8 3 (10.00%) C

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.67%) Retail
5 4 (13.33%) Back Office
6 3 (10.00%) Front Office
7 1 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (3.33%) Publishing
7 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Documentation Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Fund Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) GAAP
3 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Charles River
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy