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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 349 326 325
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 319 359 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.82% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 258 250
Average daily rate £550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £86.25 -
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
45560 43876 42202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.56% 78.77% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30059 27313 26301
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average 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 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1278 1187
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 30 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 294 £550 - 104
London -31 229 £550 - 98
City of London +36 60 £540 -1.81% 39
South East +29 45 £500 -16.66% 3
Scotland -51 24 £400 -11.11% 2
Surrey +4 21 £523 -12.91%
Edinburgh -21 17 £600 +33.33% 1
Kent -9 14 £468 - 1
East of England +15 10 £475 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +16 8 £400 -27.27%
Essex +18 7 £500 +11.11%
North West -8 6 £540 +20.00% 1
Tonbridge - 6 £525 - 1
Glasgow -13 5 £375 -6.25%
Somerset +10 4 - -
South West +6 4 - - 2
Cheshire -10 4 - -
Knutsford -13 4 - -
Street - 4 - -
Peterborough - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -
Stirling +8 1 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 - -
Redhill -6 1 - -
Manchester -11 1 £680 +29.52% 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 329 (50.62%) Finance
2 241 (37.08%) Asset Management
3 193 (29.69%) Banking
4 140 (21.54%) SQL
5 97 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (14.77%) Project Management
7 94 (14.46%) Front Office
8 91 (14.00%) Wealth Management
9 89 (13.69%) SQL Server
10 83 (12.77%) Business Analysis
11 79 (12.15%) Microsoft
12 75 (11.54%) C#
13 67 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (9.85%) .NET
15 62 (9.54%) MS Excel
16 60 (9.23%) Investment Banking
17 56 (8.62%) Oracle
18 54 (8.31%) SDLC
19 52 (8.00%) Charles River
20 51 (7.85%) Change Management
21 49 (7.54%) Back Office
22 48 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (7.38%) Fund Management
23 47 (7.23%) Fixed Income
23 47 (7.23%) Bloomberg
24 46 (7.08%) Degree
25 43 (6.62%) Migration
26 42 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
27 41 (6.31%) Derivative
27 41 (6.31%) Windows

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.85%) IIS
3 11 (1.69%) Confluence
4 7 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.08%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.62%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.62%) SAS
6 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.69%) MS Office
3 20 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (3.08%) MS Project
4 13 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (4.92%) Markit EDM
2 27 (4.15%) thinkFolio
3 22 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.08%) Hi Portfolio
5 5 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.46%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.31%) Beauchamp
8 2 (0.31%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.31%) Minerva
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.31%) Salerio
8 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.31%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.92%) Heroku
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.77%) Office 365
4 5 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.00%) SSL
2 8 (1.23%) SSH
3 7 (1.08%) Firewall
3 7 (1.08%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.92%) DNS
4 6 (0.92%) LDAP
4 6 (0.92%) VPN
5 5 (0.77%) Intranet
5 5 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.62%) SNMP
7 3 (0.46%) WAN
8 2 (0.31%) DMZ
8 2 (0.31%) FTP
8 2 (0.31%) HTTP
8 2 (0.31%) Internet
8 2 (0.31%) LAN
8 2 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.15%) WebEx
9 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.23%) DB2
11 7 (1.08%) Big Data
11 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.92%) QlikView
13 5 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.77%) OLTP
13 5 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.15%) JIRA
3 12 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.54%) NUnit
4 10 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.23%) MSTest
6 8 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.77%) JUnit
9 4 (0.62%) Moq
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.31%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.31%) MSI
11 2 (0.31%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.31%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 329 (50.62%) Finance
2 193 (29.69%) Banking
3 94 (14.46%) Front Office
4 60 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 49 (7.54%) Back Office
6 32 (4.92%) Marketing
7 17 (2.62%) Retail
8 16 (2.46%) Advertising
9 13 (2.00%) Legal
10 10 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.38%) Private Banking
12 8 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.31%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (40.77%) Analyst
2 174 (26.77%) Business Analyst
3 105 (16.15%) Developer
4 88 (13.54%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.46%) Asset Management Analyst
6 41 (6.31%) C# Developer
6 41 (6.31%) Consultant
7 35 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 33 (5.08%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 33 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (4.46%) Architect
11 28 (4.31%) Financial Analyst
12 25 (3.85%) Investment Management Business Analyst
12 25 (3.85%) IT Manager
12 25 (3.85%) SQL Developer
13 23 (3.54%) Data Analyst
14 22 (3.38%) Data Business Analyst
14 22 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
15 21 (3.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.85%) .NET
2 31 (4.77%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.46%) XML
4 23 (3.54%) .NET Framework
5 21 (3.23%) Web Services
6 18 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (2.46%) HTML
8 14 (2.15%) Entity Framework
9 12 (1.85%) CSS
9 12 (1.85%) WCF
10 11 (1.69%) jQuery
11 10 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (1.38%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (1.23%) Middleware
13 8 (1.23%) WPF
14 7 (1.08%) CSS3
14 7 (1.08%) HTML5
14 7 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (0.92%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.23%) Fixed Income
3 41 (6.31%) Derivative
4 29 (4.46%) Equities
5 24 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.54%) PKI
9 10 (1.54%) PMI
9 10 (1.54%) User Experience
10 9 (1.38%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.92%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.92%) Fintech
12 6 (0.92%) Video Editing
12 6 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.31%) Windows
2 34 (5.23%) Unix
3 33 (5.08%) Linux
4 14 (2.15%) AIX
5 13 (2.00%) Solaris
5 13 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.38%) SUSE
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (37.08%) Asset Management
2 97 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (14.77%) Project Management
4 91 (14.00%) Wealth Management
5 83 (12.77%) Business Analysis
6 67 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (8.31%) SDLC
8 51 (7.85%) Change Management
9 48 (7.38%) Fund Management
10 43 (6.62%) Migration
11 42 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (6.15%) CRM
13 33 (5.08%) PRINCE2
14 31 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (4.77%) Data Modelling
14 31 (4.77%) MVC
15 30 (4.62%) Data Management
15 30 (4.62%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.31%) Data Analysis
16 28 (4.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 140 (21.54%) SQL
2 75 (11.54%) C#
3 34 (5.23%) Java
4 27 (4.15%) VBA
5 20 (3.08%) Perl
5 20 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.85%) Python
8 11 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 10 (1.54%) VB
10 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.23%) Korn
10 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.23%) XAML
11 7 (1.08%) C
11 7 (1.08%) Go
11 7 (1.08%) Ruby
11 7 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (7.08%) Degree
2 25 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 23 (3.54%) PMP
4 18 (2.77%) ISEB
5 10 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.08%) CISM
7 6 (0.92%) CISA
7 6 (0.92%) CRISC
7 6 (0.92%) PgMP
8 5 (0.77%) ACCA
8 5 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.62%) CIPD
9 4 (0.62%) MBA
10 3 (0.46%) CIMA
11 2 (0.31%) CCNP
11 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MCSD
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.23%) MiFID
2 20 (3.08%) QA
3 16 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.54%) EMIR
5 9 (1.38%) Solvency II
6 7 (1.08%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.08%) ISO20022
7 5 (0.77%) SLA
7 5 (0.77%) UCITS
8 3 (0.46%) FATCA
8 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.31%) SDET
9 2 (0.31%) SEPA
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.15%) GAAP
System Software
1 15 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.08%) vSphere
3 5 (0.77%) BitLocker
3 5 (0.77%) XenApp
3 5 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.31%) Docker
4 2 (0.31%) NFS
4 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.00%) Control-M
2 8 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.23%) SCCM
3 4 (0.62%) SCOM
3 4 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.31%) Foglight
5 2 (0.31%) Netcool
5 2 (0.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.62%) Oracle
3 52 (8.00%) Charles River
4 47 (7.23%) Bloomberg
5 23 (3.54%) Reuters
6 14 (2.15%) SAP
6 14 (2.15%) Sybase
7 12 (1.85%) FactSet
7 12 (1.85%) iManage
7 12 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.85%) SimCorp
7 12 (1.85%) Vermilion
8 10 (1.54%) Citrix
9 9 (1.38%) HP
9 9 (1.38%) IBM
9 9 (1.38%) VMware
10 8 (1.23%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.23%) Hyperion
11 7 (1.08%) Informatica
London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Tonbridge
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago