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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 242 229 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 15 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 21
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£600 £350 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £325 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.73%
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
7134 6680 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.32% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4086 3703 3089
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 264 243
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +20 9 £600 +71.42%
Kent 0 4 £460 +31.42%
Hampshire +2 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 10 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.59%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) Data Governance
6 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (14.71%) Retail
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
8 4 (11.76%) Back Office
8 4 (11.76%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Data Management
9 3 (8.82%) Front Office
9 3 (8.82%) Big Data
9 3 (8.82%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) OLTP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Retail
5 4 (11.76%) Back Office
6 3 (8.82%) Front Office
7 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) Law
7 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Data Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
1 10 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Data Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) Logical Data Model
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Data Governance
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Data Management
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GAAP
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Reuters
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy