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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 278 287 231
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -56
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 389 356 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.89% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 254 287
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 £419 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
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
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
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 3 June 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 26 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 3 June 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 +1 329 £550 +10.00% 79
London +28 300 £550 +4.76% 77
City of London -21 56 £550 +10.00% 49
Scotland -11 52 £438 -7.89% 8
Edinburgh -25 28 £450 -5.26% 6
Glasgow +12 21 £375 -
South East +1 16 £600 +71.42% 1
Surrey +9 10 £600 +71.42%
Canary Wharf - 5 £525 -
South West +8 4 £425 +28.78%
Kent +5 4 £460 +31.42%
North West -14 4 £488 +25.80% 1
Manchester -2 3 £525 +10.52%
Bath - 3 £425 -
Somerset - 3 £425 -
Dundee -6 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £650 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
East of England -2 1 £450 -
Essex -2 1 £450 -
Stirling -7 1 - -
Cheshire -9 1 £450 +50.00%
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £356 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 343 (50.07%) Finance
2 258 (37.66%) Asset Management
3 193 (28.18%) SQL
4 149 (21.75%) Banking
5 107 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (15.47%) Project Management
7 102 (14.89%) Front Office
8 97 (14.16%) Business Analysis
9 92 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 91 (13.28%) SQL Server
11 90 (13.14%) Investment Banking
12 79 (11.53%) Wealth Management
13 75 (10.95%) Oracle
14 72 (10.51%) Markit EDM
15 66 (9.64%) Fixed Income
16 60 (8.76%) Derivative
17 59 (8.61%) Migration
17 59 (8.61%) Charles River
17 59 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
19 56 (8.18%) Fund Management
20 53 (7.74%) Back Office
21 49 (7.15%) Data Modelling
21 49 (7.15%) Microsoft
22 48 (7.01%) MS Excel
23 47 (6.86%) ETL
24 46 (6.72%) C#
25 45 (6.57%) .NET
25 45 (6.57%) Windows
26 43 (6.28%) Equities

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.31%) IIS
3 4 (0.58%) CMS
3 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.44%) SAS
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.29%) Lync
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.77%) MS Office
3 17 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 72 (10.51%) Markit EDM
2 42 (6.13%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.75%) LatentZero
4 11 (1.61%) SimCorp Dimension
4 11 (1.61%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.17%) SAP CO
6 8 (1.17%) SAP FI
6 8 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (1.02%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.88%) Tesseract
8 6 (0.88%) Minerva
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.29%) Global One
11 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
12 1 (0.15%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Heroku
2 1 (0.15%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.15%) Boomi
2 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.61%) Firewall
2 6 (0.88%) LAN
3 5 (0.73%) WAN
3 5 (0.73%) FTP
4 4 (0.58%) LDAP
4 4 (0.58%) DNS
4 4 (0.58%) Internet
5 3 (0.44%) Wireless
5 3 (0.44%) VPN
5 3 (0.44%) Network Security
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) SNMP
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
7 1 (0.15%) BGP
7 1 (0.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.46%) DTS
9 9 (1.31%) Essbase
9 9 (1.31%) Big Data
10 8 (1.17%) OLTP
10 8 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.02%) DB2
12 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.29%) DataStage
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
14 2 (0.29%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 19 (2.77%) JIRA
2 7 (1.02%) JUnit
2 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.88%) Toad
3 6 (0.88%) Subversion
3 6 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.73%) NUnit
5 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.58%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.29%) MSTest
6 2 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.29%) Moq
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 1 (0.15%) Maven
7 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.15%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 343 (50.07%) Finance
2 149 (21.75%) Banking
3 102 (14.89%) Front Office
4 90 (13.14%) Investment Banking
5 53 (7.74%) Back Office
6 25 (3.65%) Legal
7 19 (2.77%) Retail
8 14 (2.04%) Marketing
9 12 (1.75%) Advertising
10 8 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.58%) Law
14 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.15%) International Banking
16 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 331 (48.32%) Analyst
2 206 (30.07%) Business Analyst
3 109 (15.91%) Developer
4 105 (15.33%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.13%) Architect
6 41 (5.99%) Data Analyst
7 34 (4.96%) Applications Support
8 30 (4.38%) Support Analyst
9 28 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (3.21%) Test Analyst
11 20 (2.92%) Senior Developer
11 20 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 18 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
13 16 (2.34%) Data Architect
13 16 (2.34%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (2.19%) Business Manager
15 14 (2.04%) Business Project Manager
16 13 (1.90%) Financial Business Analyst
16 13 (1.90%) IT Project Manager
16 13 (1.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.57%) .NET
2 32 (4.67%) XML
3 21 (3.07%) Middleware
4 18 (2.63%) WCF
5 17 (2.48%) Web Services
6 14 (2.04%) HTML
7 13 (1.90%) WPF
8 10 (1.46%) HTML5
9 8 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.17%) CSS
9 8 (1.17%) JMS
9 8 (1.17%) XML Schema
10 7 (1.02%) J2SE
10 7 (1.02%) SOAP
10 7 (1.02%) XSLT
10 7 (1.02%) Spring
10 7 (1.02%) JSON
10 7 (1.02%) REST
11 6 (0.88%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.88%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.64%) Fixed Income
2 60 (8.76%) Derivative
3 59 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.28%) Equities
5 38 (5.55%) Hedge funds
6 22 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.77%) Data Integration
8 14 (2.04%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.31%) User Experience
12 8 (1.17%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.73%) Statistics
14 5 (0.73%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.58%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.57%) Windows
2 29 (4.23%) Linux
3 26 (3.80%) UNIX
4 9 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.17%) Solaris
6 6 (0.88%) AIX
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (37.66%) Asset Management
2 107 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (15.47%) Project Management
4 97 (14.16%) Business Analysis
5 92 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (11.53%) Wealth Management
7 59 (8.61%) Migration
8 56 (8.18%) Fund Management
9 49 (7.15%) Data Modelling
10 47 (6.86%) ETL
11 41 (5.99%) Data Analysis
12 39 (5.69%) ITIL
13 37 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (5.11%) SDLC
15 34 (4.96%) Data Management
16 32 (4.67%) OO
16 32 (4.67%) Risk Management
17 31 (4.53%) Change Management
18 29 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (3.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 193 (28.18%) SQL
2 46 (6.72%) C#
3 42 (6.13%) T-SQL
4 33 (4.82%) Java
5 18 (2.63%) VBA
6 14 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.75%) C++
8 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.02%) Python
11 6 (0.88%) C
11 6 (0.88%) Scala
12 5 (0.73%) Perl
12 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.73%) VBScript
12 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.15%) ABAP
14 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (6.13%) Degree
2 15 (2.19%) ISEB
3 6 (0.88%) CISSP
3 6 (0.88%) ACCA
3 6 (0.88%) CIMA
4 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.44%) CISA
5 3 (0.44%) CISM
5 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) CFA
6 2 (0.29%) PMP
6 2 (0.29%) CCIE
7 1 (0.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) GIAC
7 1 (0.15%) GCIA
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.92%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) Solvency II
3 8 (1.17%) MiFID
4 6 (0.88%) EMIR
5 5 (0.73%) GAAP
6 4 (0.58%) SLA
7 3 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 3 (0.44%) FATCA
8 2 (0.29%) UCITS
8 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
System Software
1 18 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.58%) vSphere
5 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.15%) UAG
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (2.34%) SCCM
2 13 (1.90%) Control-M
3 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.29%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (10.95%) Oracle
2 59 (8.61%) Charles River
3 49 (7.15%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.36%) Bloomberg
5 21 (3.07%) Reuters
6 20 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.77%) Citrix
8 16 (2.34%) Sybase
9 14 (2.04%) Business Objects
10 13 (1.90%) VMware
11 12 (1.75%) SAP
11 12 (1.75%) Informatica
12 11 (1.61%) Hyperion
12 11 (1.61%) SimCorp
13 8 (1.17%) Adobe
14 7 (1.02%) Cisco
14 7 (1.02%) Vermilion
15 6 (0.88%) HP
16 5 (0.73%) Polycom
17 4 (0.58%) Metastorm
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £14.00 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £420 - £490 per day
Posted: 8 days ago