The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 308 294 250
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -44
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 362 351 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 247 265
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £86.25 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+456.45% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.25 £14.70 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.25 £16.30 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42637 40757 35014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.91% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26600 25526 20864
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1237 1168 1069
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Investment Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Investment Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Investment Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Investment Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Investment Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Management
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England -4 306 £550 +10.00% 80
London +21 281 £550 +10.00% 75
City of London -6 62 £525 +5.00% 36
Scotland -12 50 £450 -5.26% 6
Edinburgh -19 28 £450 -5.26% 5
Glasgow +9 17 £400 - 1
South East -13 12 £600 +71.42% 1
Surrey +11 9 £600 +92.00%
Canary Wharf - 5 £525 -
South West +10 4 £425 +28.78% 1
Stirling -3 4 - -
North West -19 4 £488 -6.02%
Manchester -7 3 £525 +10.52%
Bath - 3 £425 -
Somerset - 3 £425 -
Kent -11 2 £525 +50.00%
Redhill - 2 £650 -
East of England 0 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Essex -2 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Croydon -5 1 £475 +35.71%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £356 - 1
Oxford - 1 £550 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 1

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 307 (47.30%) Finance
2 242 (37.29%) Asset Management
3 200 (30.82%) SQL
4 142 (21.88%) Banking
5 104 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (14.18%) SQL Server
7 90 (13.87%) Front Office
8 86 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 85 (13.10%) Project Management
10 83 (12.79%) Investment Banking
10 83 (12.79%) Business Analysis
11 80 (12.33%) Markit EDM
12 72 (11.09%) Oracle
13 70 (10.79%) Wealth Management
14 66 (10.17%) Fixed Income
15 62 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (9.40%) Fund Management
17 56 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
17 56 (8.63%) Migration
18 54 (8.32%) Derivative
19 52 (8.01%) Charles River
20 51 (7.86%) Back Office
21 49 (7.55%) ETL
22 47 (7.24%) Data Modelling
22 47 (7.24%) MS Excel
23 46 (7.09%) .NET
24 45 (6.93%) Equities
24 45 (6.93%) Data Management
24 45 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
25 44 (6.78%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.08%) IIS
3 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.46%) SAS
4 3 (0.46%) CMS
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Lync
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.24%) MS Office
3 16 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.16%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.15%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 80 (12.33%) Markit EDM
2 44 (6.78%) thinkFolio
3 11 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
3 11 (1.69%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (1.08%) Sentinel
4 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.92%) Tesseract
5 6 (0.92%) Minerva
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
9 1 (0.15%) Eagle STAR
9 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.15%) Heroku
2 1 (0.15%) Boomi
2 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.15%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.00%) Firewall
2 5 (0.77%) LAN
2 5 (0.77%) WAN
2 5 (0.77%) FTP
2 5 (0.77%) Internet
3 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.46%) VPN
3 3 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.31%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) LDAP
4 2 (0.31%) HTTP
4 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.31%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.15%) Multicast
5 1 (0.15%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (1.39%) Essbase
8 6 (0.92%) DTS
8 6 (0.92%) Big Data
8 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.62%) DB2
10 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (3.08%) JIRA
2 7 (1.08%) Toad
2 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.92%) Subversion
3 6 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.62%) JUnit
4 4 (0.62%) NUnit
4 4 (0.62%) Zephyr
4 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.31%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.31%) ERwin
5 2 (0.31%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.31%) MSTest
5 2 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.31%) Moq
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 307 (47.30%) Finance
2 142 (21.88%) Banking
3 90 (13.87%) Front Office
4 83 (12.79%) Investment Banking
5 51 (7.86%) Back Office
6 17 (2.62%) Legal
7 14 (2.16%) Marketing
7 14 (2.16%) Retail
8 13 (2.00%) Advertising
9 6 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Private Banking
10 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 319 (49.15%) Analyst
2 191 (29.43%) Business Analyst
3 100 (15.41%) Developer
4 88 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 37 (5.70%) Applications Support
5 37 (5.70%) Architect
6 35 (5.39%) Data Analyst
7 27 (4.16%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.16%) Test Analyst
7 27 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (2.62%) C# Developer
9 16 (2.47%) Senior Developer
9 16 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
10 15 (2.31%) Consultant
10 15 (2.31%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (2.16%) Data Architect
11 14 (2.16%) Business Manager
12 13 (2.00%) Business Project Manager
13 11 (1.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.09%) .NET
2 30 (4.62%) XML
3 19 (2.93%) WCF
4 17 (2.62%) Middleware
5 13 (2.00%) HTML
6 11 (1.69%) WPF
7 8 (1.23%) Web Services
8 7 (1.08%) REST
8 7 (1.08%) CSS
8 7 (1.08%) SOAP
9 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.92%) XSLT
9 6 (0.92%) MSMQ
9 6 (0.92%) XML Schema
9 6 (0.92%) JSON
9 6 (0.92%) HTML5
10 5 (0.77%) JMS
11 4 (0.62%) J2SE
11 4 (0.62%) Spring
11 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.17%) Fixed Income
2 62 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.32%) Derivative
4 45 (6.93%) Equities
5 37 (5.70%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.77%) Data Integration
8 15 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.00%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.39%) User Experience
12 8 (1.23%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.77%) Open Source
14 5 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.77%) Statistics
14 5 (0.77%) AS400
15 4 (0.62%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.32%) Windows
2 27 (4.16%) Linux
3 26 (4.01%) UNIX
4 8 (1.23%) Solaris
5 7 (1.08%) AIX
6 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (37.29%) Asset Management
2 104 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (13.10%) Project Management
5 83 (12.79%) Business Analysis
6 70 (10.79%) Wealth Management
7 61 (9.40%) Fund Management
8 56 (8.63%) Migration
9 49 (7.55%) ETL
10 47 (7.24%) Data Modelling
11 45 (6.93%) Data Management
11 45 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (6.47%) Data Analysis
13 37 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (4.47%) ITIL
14 29 (4.47%) Risk Management
15 26 (4.01%) PRINCE2
16 24 (3.70%) OO
16 24 (3.70%) Workflow
17 23 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (30.82%) SQL
2 42 (6.47%) C#
3 41 (6.32%) T-SQL
4 29 (4.47%) Java
5 19 (2.93%) VBA
6 10 (1.54%) C++
6 10 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.39%) Perl
8 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.08%) C
9 7 (1.08%) VBScript
10 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.92%) Python
11 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.46%) Scala
12 3 (0.46%) VB
13 2 (0.31%) PeopleCode
13 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 43 (6.63%) Degree
2 11 (1.69%) ISEB
3 6 (0.92%) CIMA
3 6 (0.92%) ACCA
3 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.77%) CISSP
5 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.46%) CISA
6 3 (0.46%) CISM
7 2 (0.31%) PMP
7 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.31%) CCIE
7 2 (0.31%) CFA
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) IIBA
8 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.15%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.24%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) MiFID
3 7 (1.08%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.92%) EMIR
5 5 (0.77%) GAAP
6 4 (0.62%) UCITS
7 3 (0.46%) FATCA
7 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.31%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.62%) vSphere
4 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.31%) XenApp
6 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.15%) UAG
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.62%) Control-M
2 11 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.39%) SCCM
4 4 (0.62%) SCOM
5 3 (0.46%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (11.09%) Oracle
2 52 (8.01%) Charles River
3 43 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (3.39%) Bloomberg
5 14 (2.16%) Reuters
6 13 (2.00%) Sybase
6 13 (2.00%) Informatica
7 12 (1.85%) Citrix
7 12 (1.85%) VMware
8 11 (1.69%) SimCorp
8 11 (1.69%) Hyperion
9 10 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.23%) Cisco
10 8 (1.23%) Vermilion
11 7 (1.08%) HP
11 7 (1.08%) SAP
12 5 (0.77%) Polycom
12 5 (0.77%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.62%) Metastorm
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