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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 359 305 310
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +5
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 326 383 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.89% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 272 239
Median daily rate £550 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £416 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 28 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 27 May 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 -27 307 £550 - 88
London -52 226 £550 - 87
South East +31 60 £475 -20.83%
City of London +23 49 £550 +1.14% 42
Surrey +8 24 £488 -18.75%
Kent +2 18 £525 +14.13%
Scotland -48 18 £375 -14.28% 4
Oxfordshire - 18 £390 -
Oxford - 11 £390 -
Edinburgh -20 10 £400 -11.11% 4
East of England +16 9 £475 +5.55%
Essex +5 7 £500 +11.11%
Tonbridge - 7 £525 -
Somerset +14 6 - -
South West -6 6 - -
Street - 6 - -
North West -11 5 £400 -17.94%
Glasgow -12 5 £363 -6.45%
Stirling +5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Peterborough - 2 £475 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £650 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 318 (50.24%) Finance
2 254 (40.13%) Asset Management
3 155 (24.49%) Banking
4 133 (21.01%) SQL
5 114 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (16.59%) Project Management
7 103 (16.27%) Front Office
8 93 (14.69%) Wealth Management
9 88 (13.90%) SQL Server
10 78 (12.32%) Business Analysis
11 73 (11.53%) C#
12 63 (9.95%) Microsoft
13 61 (9.64%) Investment Banking
14 59 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 59 (9.32%) SDLC
15 58 (9.16%) .NET
16 54 (8.53%) Bloomberg
17 53 (8.37%) Change Management
18 51 (8.06%) Back Office
18 51 (8.06%) Charles River
19 49 (7.74%) MS Excel
20 48 (7.58%) Degree
21 44 (6.95%) Oracle
21 44 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
22 43 (6.79%) Fund Management
23 40 (6.32%) Migration
24 39 (6.16%) PRINCE2
24 39 (6.16%) Derivative
25 38 (6.00%) Java
26 36 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing

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 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.37%) Confluence
3 10 (1.58%) IIS
4 7 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.63%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.63%) SAS
6 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.63%) MS Office
3 17 (2.69%) MS Project
4 15 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (4.58%) Markit EDM
2 27 (4.27%) thinkFolio
3 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.26%) Hi Portfolio
4 4 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.47%) Salerio
6 2 (0.32%) Beauchamp
6 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.16%) Minerva
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.95%) Heroku
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.79%) PaaS
5 3 (0.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.32%) Boomi
6 2 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.26%) Firewall
2 7 (1.11%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.95%) LDAP
3 6 (0.95%) SSL
4 5 (0.79%) DNS
4 5 (0.79%) Internet
4 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.79%) VPN
5 4 (0.63%) FTP
5 4 (0.63%) SNMP
6 3 (0.47%) HTTP
6 3 (0.47%) Intranet
6 3 (0.47%) SSH
6 3 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.32%) DMZ
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.32%) Skype
8 1 (0.16%) Multicast
8 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.42%) DB2
9 9 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.11%) Big Data
11 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.95%) QlikView
11 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.79%) HBase
12 5 (0.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (3.32%) JIRA
2 17 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.05%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.58%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.42%) NUnit
7 8 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.11%) MSTest
9 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.95%) JUnit
10 5 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.63%) Moq
11 4 (0.63%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.63%) Subversion
12 3 (0.47%) NuGet
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.32%) NCrunch
13 2 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 318 (50.24%) Finance
2 155 (24.49%) Banking
3 103 (16.27%) Front Office
4 61 (9.64%) Investment Banking
5 51 (8.06%) Back Office
6 22 (3.48%) Marketing
7 21 (3.32%) Advertising
8 17 (2.69%) Retail
9 11 (1.74%) Legal
10 8 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.95%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) International Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (38.86%) Analyst
2 163 (25.75%) Business Analyst
3 107 (16.90%) Project Manager
4 106 (16.75%) Developer
5 43 (6.79%) Asset Management Analyst
6 38 (6.00%) Consultant
7 37 (5.85%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.21%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 32 (5.06%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 30 (4.74%) .NET Developer
11 29 (4.58%) Support Analyst
12 28 (4.42%) Data Analyst
13 26 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.11%) Financial Analyst
14 25 (3.95%) IT Manager
15 24 (3.79%) Architect
15 24 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
16 21 (3.32%) Report Analyst
17 20 (3.16%) Data Business Analyst
17 20 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.16%) .NET
2 33 (5.21%) XML
3 27 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (3.00%) Web Services
5 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (2.21%) HTML
7 10 (1.58%) CSS
7 10 (1.58%) Entity Framework
7 10 (1.58%) FpML
7 10 (1.58%) WCF
7 10 (1.58%) WPF
8 9 (1.42%) Spring
9 8 (1.26%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (1.11%) HTML5
10 7 (1.11%) jQuery
10 7 (1.11%) Middleware
11 6 (0.95%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.16%) Derivative
3 35 (5.53%) Fixed Income
4 26 (4.11%) Equities
5 19 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (1.90%) Hedge funds
6 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.58%) Reference Data
8 10 (1.58%) User Experience
9 9 (1.42%) PKI
9 9 (1.42%) PMI
10 8 (1.26%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.11%) Fintech
12 6 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (0.95%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.53%) Windows
2 27 (4.27%) Linux
3 26 (4.11%) Unix
4 13 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.11%) AIX
5 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.95%) Solaris
6 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) SUSE
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (40.13%) Asset Management
2 114 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (16.59%) Project Management
4 93 (14.69%) Wealth Management
5 78 (12.32%) Business Analysis
6 59 (9.32%) SDLC
6 59 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (8.37%) Change Management
8 43 (6.79%) Fund Management
9 40 (6.32%) Migration
10 39 (6.16%) PRINCE2
11 36 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (5.37%) Data Analysis
13 32 (5.06%) Data Management
14 31 (4.90%) Waterfall
15 28 (4.42%) Data Modelling
16 27 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
16 27 (4.27%) Scrum
17 26 (4.11%) MVC
17 26 (4.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (21.01%) SQL
2 73 (11.53%) C#
3 38 (6.00%) Java
4 27 (4.27%) VBA
5 20 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.84%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.53%) Perl
8 12 (1.90%) Python
8 12 (1.90%) VB
9 11 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.58%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.26%) XAML
13 7 (1.11%) Go
13 7 (1.11%) Ruby
14 6 (0.95%) C++
14 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (7.58%) Degree
2 28 (4.42%) PMI Certification
3 27 (4.27%) PMP
4 21 (3.32%) ISEB
5 11 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.95%) PgMP
7 5 (0.79%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.63%) CIPD
8 4 (0.63%) MBA
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.32%) ACCA
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.32%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CCA
11 1 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.48%) MiFID
2 20 (3.16%) QA
3 15 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.42%) FATCA
4 9 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.11%) ISO20022
5 7 (1.11%) UCITS
6 6 (0.95%) EMIR
7 4 (0.63%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.63%) SLA
8 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.32%) SDET
8 2 (0.32%) SEPA
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.11%) vSphere
3 6 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.79%) Docker
5 4 (0.63%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.63%) XenApp
5 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.32%) NFS
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.11%) Control-M
1 7 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.95%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) Icinga
3 3 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.47%) logstash
3 3 (0.47%) Nagios
3 3 (0.47%) SCOM
3 3 (0.47%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Foglight
5 1 (0.16%) Netcool
5 1 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.53%) Bloomberg
3 51 (8.06%) Charles River
4 44 (6.95%) Oracle
5 25 (3.95%) Reuters
6 14 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.05%) SimCorp
7 13 (2.05%) Sybase
7 13 (2.05%) Vermilion
8 11 (1.74%) FactSet
8 11 (1.74%) HP
9 9 (1.42%) Citrix
9 9 (1.42%) Tableau
10 8 (1.26%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.26%) SAP
10 8 (1.26%) VMware
11 7 (1.11%) IBM
11 7 (1.11%) Informatica
12 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £375 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Long term rolling contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago