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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Accounting
Rank 560 485 532
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +47
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 32 85 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.22% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 67 12
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £307 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 6 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 24 December 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 -59 19 £575 +4.54% 2
London -11 15 £575 - 2
Scotland -29 13 £406 -14.47% 4
City of London +3 6 £625 +13.63% 1
Glasgow - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Asset Management
3 18 (29.03%) Investment Management
4 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
5 16 (25.81%) Migration
5 16 (25.81%) Banking
6 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.35%) Project Management
7 12 (19.35%) Fund Management
8 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
9 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.29%) Yardi
11 6 (9.68%) Degree
12 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (6.45%) Markit EDM
13 4 (6.45%) Test Management
13 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.45%) Derivative
13 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (6.45%) ISEB
13 4 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (4.84%) HiPortfolio
14 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
14 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
14 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
14 3 (4.84%) SQL
14 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.84%) Workflow
14 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Markit EDM
2 3 (4.84%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (4.84%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.61%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Analyst
2 25 (40.32%) Business Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Business Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.61%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (1.61%) WPF
2 1 (1.61%) WF
2 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Asset Management
2 18 (29.03%) Investment Management
3 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
4 16 (25.81%) Migration
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 12 (19.35%) Fund Management
7 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.45%) Test Management
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.84%) Workflow
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) Data Management
9 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) FATCA
1 1 (1.61%) EMIR
1 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.61%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Yardi
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Sun
3 1 (1.61%) Calypso
3 1 (1.61%) SimCorp
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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