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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 332 343 306
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 313 285 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.72% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 184 218
Average daily rate £525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £128.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +758.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +54 274 £525 - 97
London +13 218 £525 - 87
City of London +28 42 £513 -4.65% 35
Scotland -40 38 £450 -14.28% 8
Edinburgh -34 34 £450 -15.29% 7
South East +15 32 £500 +5.26% 4
Surrey +12 26 £500 +2.56% 2
North West -7 13 £680 +70.00% 4
Manchester - 10 £680 -
West Midlands -7 9 £400 -30.43%
Birmingham - 7 £400 -
Kent -4 4 £319 -29.16% 2
Glasgow +1 3 £130 -72.63% 1
Knutsford -2 3 - - 1
Cheshire -5 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Tonbridge - 2 £319 -
Cobham - 2 £375 -
Tadworth - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +5 1 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +2 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
Reading -12 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £450 -
Watford - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 2

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 357 (50.07%) Finance
2 235 (32.96%) Asset Management
3 229 (32.12%) Banking
4 193 (27.07%) SQL
5 122 (17.11%) SQL Server
6 103 (14.45%) Microsoft
7 102 (14.31%) Project Management
7 102 (14.31%) Front Office
8 93 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (10.80%) Oracle
12 75 (10.52%) C#
12 75 (10.52%) Investment Banking
12 75 (10.52%) Business Analysis
13 73 (10.24%) Derivative
14 72 (10.10%) .NET
15 71 (9.96%) MS Excel
16 66 (9.26%) Wealth Management
17 65 (9.12%) Windows
18 58 (8.13%) Fixed Income
18 58 (8.13%) Markit EDM
19 57 (7.99%) Fund Management
19 57 (7.99%) Degree
19 57 (7.99%) CRM
20 53 (7.43%) Change Management
20 53 (7.43%) Migration
21 48 (6.73%) Data Management
22 47 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 23 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.54%) IIS
3 8 (1.12%) Confluence
3 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.28%) JBoss
7 2 (0.28%) Node.js
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.14%) Lync
Applications
1 71 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (3.51%) MS Office
4 23 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.68%) MS Project
6 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 58 (8.13%) Markit EDM
2 36 (5.05%) thinkFolio
3 28 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.12%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.84%) HFM
5 6 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.70%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.56%) Sonata
7 4 (0.56%) Tercero
8 3 (0.42%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.42%) Relativity
8 3 (0.42%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.28%) Hi Portfolio
9 2 (0.28%) Minerva
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.28%) RMDS
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.84%) Office 365
3 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.81%) SSL
2 14 (1.96%) VPN
3 10 (1.40%) Firewall
3 10 (1.40%) LAN
3 10 (1.40%) WAN
4 7 (0.98%) Intranet
4 7 (0.98%) SAN
4 7 (0.98%) SSH
5 6 (0.84%) Internet
6 5 (0.70%) MPLS
6 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.56%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.56%) DNS
7 4 (0.56%) SMTP
8 3 (0.42%) DMZ
8 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.42%) Network Security
8 3 (0.42%) OSPF
8 3 (0.42%) SNMP
8 3 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.54%) DTS
9 11 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.26%) Essbase
11 9 (1.26%) Power BI
12 7 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.98%) QlikView
12 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.54%) JIRA
3 11 (1.54%) NUnit
4 9 (1.26%) MSTest
5 7 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.42%) Protractor
8 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.28%) Maven
9 2 (0.28%) MSI
9 2 (0.28%) NCrunch
9 2 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 357 (50.07%) Finance
2 229 (32.12%) Banking
3 102 (14.31%) Front Office
4 75 (10.52%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.89%) Back Office
6 34 (4.77%) Marketing
7 18 (2.52%) Legal
8 17 (2.38%) Private Banking
8 17 (2.38%) Retail
9 11 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.40%) Advertising
11 9 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 309 (43.34%) Analyst
2 186 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 128 (17.95%) Developer
4 69 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 42 (5.89%) Architect
6 39 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
7 37 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 37 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.05%) Asset Management Analyst
8 36 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 33 (4.63%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 32 (4.49%) Consultant
10 32 (4.49%) Financial Analyst
10 32 (4.49%) Investment Management Business Analyst
11 30 (4.21%) Applications Support
12 27 (3.79%) Data Analyst
13 26 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (3.65%) Software Developer
14 24 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
15 23 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.10%) .NET
2 41 (5.75%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.33%) XML
4 31 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 25 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (3.51%) HTML
5 25 (3.51%) Web Services
6 19 (2.66%) CSS
7 18 (2.52%) Entity Framework
7 18 (2.52%) jQuery
8 15 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (1.82%) Middleware
11 12 (1.68%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.68%) WCF
12 11 (1.54%) CSS3
13 10 (1.40%) HTML5
13 10 (1.40%) WPF
14 9 (1.26%) MDX
14 9 (1.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.24%) Derivative
3 58 (8.13%) Fixed Income
4 46 (6.45%) Equities
5 40 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 38 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (2.95%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.96%) PKI
9 13 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.82%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.54%) PMI
10 11 (1.54%) User Experience
11 10 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.40%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.12%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.98%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.98%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.12%) Windows
2 37 (5.19%) Unix
3 33 (4.63%) Linux
4 23 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.81%) Solaris
6 19 (2.66%) AIX
7 15 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.40%) SUSE
10 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (32.96%) Asset Management
2 102 (14.31%) Project Management
3 93 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (10.52%) Business Analysis
6 66 (9.26%) Wealth Management
7 57 (7.99%) CRM
7 57 (7.99%) Fund Management
8 53 (7.43%) Change Management
8 53 (7.43%) Migration
9 48 (6.73%) Data Management
10 47 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (5.75%) SDLC
13 39 (5.47%) MVC
14 38 (5.33%) Data Modelling
14 38 (5.33%) ETL
15 35 (4.91%) Analytics
16 32 (4.49%) Portfolio Management
17 31 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 193 (27.07%) SQL
2 75 (10.52%) C#
3 33 (4.63%) T-SQL
4 31 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 27 (3.79%) Java
6 24 (3.37%) VBA
7 21 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.10%) Perl
9 14 (1.96%) VBScript
10 10 (1.40%) C
10 10 (1.40%) Python
11 9 (1.26%) Korn
11 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.98%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.56%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) VB
14 4 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (7.99%) Degree
2 15 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 14 (1.96%) ISEB
4 12 (1.68%) PMP
5 9 (1.26%) CISA
6 8 (1.12%) CISM
7 7 (0.98%) ACCA
7 7 (0.98%) CRISC
8 6 (0.84%) PgMP
9 5 (0.70%) MBA
9 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.56%) CCNA
10 4 (0.56%) CCSA
10 4 (0.56%) CIMA
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.42%) CISSP
11 3 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.79%) MiFID
2 26 (3.65%) QA
3 22 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.24%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.96%) EMIR
6 9 (1.26%) AIFMD
6 9 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.12%) SLA
8 5 (0.70%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.70%) UCITS
9 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.42%) GAAP
11 2 (0.28%) FATCA
11 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.14%) COBIT
12 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 27 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.40%) XenDesktop
3 9 (1.26%) BitLocker
3 9 (1.26%) XenApp
4 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.56%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) NDS
6 3 (0.42%) Novell eDirectory
6 3 (0.42%) vCloud
6 3 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (2.52%) Control-M
2 11 (1.54%) SCCM
3 8 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.98%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.98%) Foglight
4 7 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.70%) SCOM
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.42%) Netcool
7 3 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (0.42%) Puppet
7 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.28%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.80%) Oracle
3 44 (6.17%) Charles River
4 39 (5.47%) Bloomberg
5 22 (3.09%) Sybase
6 19 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.52%) IBM
8 17 (2.38%) Reuters
8 17 (2.38%) SAP
9 14 (1.96%) Citrix
9 14 (1.96%) iManage
10 13 (1.82%) Cisco
10 13 (1.82%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.68%) HP
11 12 (1.68%) VMware
12 10 (1.40%) Siebel
13 9 (1.26%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.26%) SimCorp
14 8 (1.12%) FactSet
14 8 (1.12%) Tableau
Dorking, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qualserv
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Incisive
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago