The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 324 318 330
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 330 392 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.88% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 238 247
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-17.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £105.75 -
UK excluding London median 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
40908 44595 43525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.53% 81.21% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27246 28922 28350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1334 1197
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Investment Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 315 £550 +4.76% 54
London +28 293 £550 - 47
City of London -13 49 £575 +15.00% 21
Scotland -33 14 £363 -19.44% 1
Edinburgh -13 12 £363 -19.44% 1
North West +13 10 £375 -41.40% 1
Cumbria - 7 - -
South East -7 6 £525 +5.00% 4
Surrey -4 5 £525 - 3
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 - -
Birmingham -5 4 - -
West Midlands -13 4 - -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Glasgow -2 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -28 2 £500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 2 £500 - 1
North East -31 2 £500 - 1
Croydon - 2 £565 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 307 (52.03%) Finance
2 191 (32.37%) Asset Management
3 156 (26.44%) Banking
4 122 (20.68%) SQL
5 101 (17.12%) Microsoft
6 99 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (16.27%) Front Office
8 88 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 88 (14.92%) Wealth Management
9 85 (14.41%) Investment Banking
10 78 (13.22%) Business Analysis
11 75 (12.71%) Project Management
12 67 (11.36%) Migration
13 62 (10.51%) SQL Server
14 61 (10.34%) Charles River
15 60 (10.17%) MS Excel
16 59 (10.00%) Windows
17 57 (9.66%) C#
18 55 (9.32%) Degree
19 52 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
20 49 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
21 43 (7.29%) MiFID
22 42 (7.12%) Retail
22 42 (7.12%) SDLC
23 39 (6.61%) Equities
23 39 (6.61%) .NET
24 38 (6.44%) Oracle
24 38 (6.44%) Scrum
24 38 (6.44%) Fixed Income
25 37 (6.27%) Fund Management

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.88%) IIS
3 13 (2.20%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.36%) Apache
6 7 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.19%) Confluence
6 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.68%) JBoss
8 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 60 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.07%) MS Office
3 17 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.02%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.41%) Markit EDM
2 24 (4.07%) thinkFolio
3 13 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.20%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.69%) Sonata
5 8 (1.36%) Minerva
6 7 (1.19%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.19%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (1.02%) Salerio
7 6 (1.02%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.85%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.68%) Radian6
9 4 (0.68%) Social Studio
10 3 (0.51%) LongView
10 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.51%) SunGard APT
11 2 (0.34%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.85%) Office 365
4 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.34%) Force.com
5 2 (0.34%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.71%) Firewall
2 9 (1.53%) SAN
2 9 (1.53%) WAN
3 8 (1.36%) DMZ
3 8 (1.36%) Internet
4 7 (1.19%) CTI
5 6 (1.02%) DNS
5 6 (1.02%) LAN
5 6 (1.02%) VoIP
5 6 (1.02%) Wireless
6 5 (0.85%) MPLS
6 5 (0.85%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.85%) VPN
7 4 (0.68%) HTTP
7 4 (0.68%) OSPF
7 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.51%) DHCP
8 3 (0.51%) IPsec
8 3 (0.51%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (2.71%) Big Data
6 14 (2.37%) Apache Hive
6 14 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.20%) QlikView
8 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (2.03%) Snowflake Schema
8 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.86%) MySQL
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (5.59%) JIRA
2 10 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.53%) Maven
4 8 (1.36%) Subversion
5 7 (1.19%) JUnit
5 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.02%) Selenium
7 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.51%) Ant
8 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.51%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.51%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.34%) Checkstyle
9 2 (0.34%) ERwin
9 2 (0.34%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 307 (52.03%) Finance
2 156 (26.44%) Banking
3 96 (16.27%) Front Office
4 85 (14.41%) Investment Banking
5 42 (7.12%) Retail
6 29 (4.92%) Back Office
7 26 (4.41%) Retail Banking
8 25 (4.24%) Marketing
9 18 (3.05%) Private Banking
10 16 (2.71%) Advertising
10 16 (2.71%) Legal
11 15 (2.54%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (1.53%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.51%) Billing
14 3 (0.51%) Law
15 2 (0.34%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (38.64%) Analyst
2 147 (24.92%) Business Analyst
3 99 (16.78%) Project Manager
4 87 (14.75%) Developer
5 41 (6.95%) Asset Management Analyst
6 38 (6.44%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 32 (5.42%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 30 (5.08%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 29 (4.92%) Consultant
10 28 (4.75%) Support Analyst
11 23 (3.90%) IT Manager
12 22 (3.73%) Applications Support
12 22 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
13 21 (3.56%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.39%) Architect
15 19 (3.22%) Senior Manager
16 18 (3.05%) Senior Project Manager
17 17 (2.88%) Charles River Business Analyst
18 16 (2.71%) C# Developer
19 15 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.61%) .NET
2 23 (3.90%) XML
3 17 (2.88%) HTML
3 17 (2.88%) Web Services
4 16 (2.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.54%) CSS
6 14 (2.37%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.37%) jQuery
7 12 (2.03%) HTML5
8 11 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (1.86%) REST
8 11 (1.86%) WPF
8 11 (1.86%) XSL
9 10 (1.69%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.69%) CSS3
10 9 (1.53%) SOAP
11 7 (1.19%) Spring
12 6 (1.02%) Apache Camel
13 5 (0.85%) Django
13 5 (0.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.61%) Equities
3 38 (6.44%) Fixed Income
4 34 (5.76%) Derivative
5 26 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 26 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.54%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.37%) User Experience
9 12 (2.03%) Reference Data
10 11 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.53%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
13 7 (1.19%) IVR
14 5 (0.85%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.85%) Fintech
14 5 (0.85%) iPhone
14 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.00%) Windows
2 29 (4.92%) Unix
3 26 (4.41%) Linux
4 24 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.85%) Android
8 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (32.37%) Asset Management
2 99 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (14.92%) Wealth Management
4 78 (13.22%) Business Analysis
5 75 (12.71%) Project Management
6 67 (11.36%) Migration
7 49 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (7.12%) SDLC
9 38 (6.44%) Scrum
10 37 (6.27%) Fund Management
11 36 (6.10%) PRINCE2
12 34 (5.76%) ITIL
13 33 (5.59%) Data Analysis
14 31 (5.25%) Data Management
14 31 (5.25%) Risk Management
15 27 (4.58%) System Integration Testing
15 27 (4.58%) Waterfall
16 26 (4.41%) Analytics
16 26 (4.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.68%) SQL
2 57 (9.66%) C#
3 28 (4.75%) Java
4 26 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 18 (3.05%) Python
6 17 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.37%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.20%) Scala
8 13 (2.20%) VBA
9 9 (1.53%) VB
10 8 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.02%) Ruby
12 5 (0.85%) C
12 5 (0.85%) Perl
13 4 (0.68%) PHP
14 2 (0.34%) C++
14 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.34%) VBScript
14 2 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (9.32%) Degree
2 25 (4.24%) PMP
3 18 (3.05%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.85%) CCNA
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.68%) CISSP
9 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) MCP
10 3 (0.51%) MCSE
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CCNP
11 2 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.29%) MiFID
2 18 (3.05%) QA
3 17 (2.88%) EMIR
4 8 (1.36%) AIFMD
4 8 (1.36%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (1.02%) SLA
7 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.68%) FATCA
8 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
System Software
1 26 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.19%) XenApp
4 6 (1.02%) DFS Replication
4 6 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.51%) Docker
6 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) UAG
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.19%) Control-M
3 5 (0.85%) Ansible
3 5 (0.85%) Puppet
4 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.51%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.51%) Nessus
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.34%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) Icinga
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.34%) Charles River
3 38 (6.44%) Oracle
4 25 (4.24%) Cisco
5 18 (3.05%) HP
5 18 (3.05%) VMware
6 17 (2.88%) SAP
6 17 (2.88%) SimCorp
7 12 (2.03%) Cloudera
7 12 (2.03%) Hortonworks
8 10 (1.69%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.69%) Citrix
8 10 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.53%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.53%) Fidessa
10 8 (1.36%) Informatica
11 7 (1.19%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.02%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.02%) ServiceNow
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