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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fund Accounting
Rank 534 484 503
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +19
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 37 75 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.21% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 6
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£525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £295 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £469 -
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 10 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 29 January 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
England -22 29 £600 +20.00% 14
London +9 21 £600 +4.34% 12
South East -6 8 £475 -5.00%
Scotland -41 8 £413 -13.15% 1
City of London +18 7 £600 +41.09% 8
Surrey +7 7 £475 -5.00%
Edinburgh -28 7 £394 -12.50% 1
Glasgow - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 37 (49.33%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Asset Management
3 22 (29.33%) Business Analysis
3 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (26.67%) Investment Management
5 19 (25.33%) Project Management
6 16 (21.33%) Migration
7 14 (18.67%) Banking
7 14 (18.67%) Fund Management
8 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
9 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
11 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Yardi
11 7 (9.33%) ISEB
11 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.33%) SQL
12 6 (8.00%) CMMI
12 6 (8.00%) Degree
13 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.67%) MS Project
14 4 (5.33%) MS Office
14 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
14 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (5.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (5.33%) Change Management
14 4 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (5.33%) Test Automation

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Project
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.67%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (2.67%) Advent Geneva
2 2 (2.67%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 37 (49.33%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.33%) French Language
5 3 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Analyst
2 31 (41.33%) Business Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Report Manager
10 1 (1.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) WCF
2 1 (1.33%) WPF
2 1 (1.33%) WF
2 1 (1.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.33%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Asset Management
2 22 (29.33%) Business Analysis
2 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (26.67%) Investment Management
4 19 (25.33%) Project Management
5 16 (21.33%) Migration
6 14 (18.67%) Fund Management
7 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.00%) CMMI
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.33%) Change Management
11 4 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.33%) Test Management
11 4 (5.33%) Coaching
12 3 (4.00%) Test Planning
12 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) ISEB
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.33%) IIBA
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) EMIR
3 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.33%) UCITS
3 1 (1.33%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Yardi
3 3 (4.00%) Vermilion
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Advent
5 1 (1.33%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) Calypso
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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