The table below looks at the statistics for Fund Accounting skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Accounting
Rank 572 518 575
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +57
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 29 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.15% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £378 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £695 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK.

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fund Accounting
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
England -43 19 £600 +20.00% 13
London -1 18 £606 +12.79% 12
Scotland -29 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Edinburgh -23 8 £425 -19.04% 1
City of London +28 5 £613 +25.64% 9

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 35 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 32 (42.67%) Banking
3 25 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 22 (29.33%) Migration
5 20 (26.67%) Finance
6 17 (22.67%) Project Management
7 15 (20.00%) SQL
7 15 (20.00%) Investment Management
8 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 12 (16.00%) Derivative
9 8 (10.67%) ETL
9 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.33%) Markit EDM
11 6 (8.00%) MultiFonds
11 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (8.00%) Fund Management
11 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.00%) Data Mining
11 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.67%) VBA
12 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
12 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (6.67%) DTS
13 4 (5.33%) Data Management
13 4 (5.33%) Reference Data

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Markit EDM
2 6 (8.00%) MultiFonds
3 3 (4.00%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (1.33%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.33%) Eagle STAR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.67%) DTS
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.33%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.33%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.33%) DataStage
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (42.67%) Banking
2 25 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 20 (26.67%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Analyst
2 26 (34.67%) Business Analyst
3 21 (28.00%) Project Manager
4 13 (17.33%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Account Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Report Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) AIFMD Business Analyst
10 1 (1.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) XML
1 1 (1.33%) WCF
1 1 (1.33%) WPF
1 1 (1.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Derivative
2 4 (5.33%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.33%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.33%) Equities
4 1 (1.33%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 22 (29.33%) Migration
3 17 (22.67%) Project Management
4 15 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.67%) ETL
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Fund Management
8 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.33%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.33%) Data Management
10 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.00%) Workflow
10 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ACCA
1 3 (4.00%) CIMA
2 2 (2.67%) CFA
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) AIFMD
2 2 (2.67%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.33%) UCITS
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Informatica
3 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.33%) Reuters
3 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.33%) Serena
3 1 (1.33%) SimCorp
3 1 (1.33%) BI-SAM
3 1 (1.33%) Vermilion
3 1 (1.33%) Sun
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos
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