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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 319 303 264
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 365 359 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.85% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 251 290
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £510
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 25 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 August 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 -14 307 £538 -2.27% 86
London +6 288 £550 - 82
Scotland +1 53 £459 +2.00% 12
City of London -27 48 £538 -2.27% 31
Edinburgh -5 44 £500 +11.11% 12
South East -18 15 £519 -1.19% 3
Surrey +2 9 £563 +2.27%
Glasgow +6 5 £388 -
Canary Wharf -6 4 £438 -27.08%
Kent +6 3 £425 -2.85%
Docklands, London -5 3 £400 -27.27%
Dundee -5 3 - -
East of England +4 2 £538 +34.37%
Berkshire -6 2 £800 +125.35%
Stirling +4 1 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 £538 +34.37%
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 - -
Cheshire -9 1 - -
Oxfordshire -23 1 - -
West Yorkshire -23 1 £400 +12.28%
Leeds -27 1 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire -30 1 £400 +12.28%
North West -33 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 367 (49.59%) Finance
2 281 (37.97%) Asset Management
3 193 (26.08%) SQL
4 174 (23.51%) Banking
5 140 (18.92%) Project Management
6 128 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (14.59%) Investment Banking
8 101 (13.65%) Front Office
9 97 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 87 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 83 (11.22%) SQL Server
12 79 (10.68%) Wealth Management
13 70 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (9.19%) Derivative
15 66 (8.92%) Oracle
16 63 (8.51%) Fund Management
16 63 (8.51%) Fixed Income
16 63 (8.51%) Markit EDM
17 55 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
18 52 (7.03%) Microsoft
18 52 (7.03%) Migration
19 51 (6.89%) Equities
19 51 (6.89%) Charles River
20 46 (6.22%) ETL
21 44 (5.95%) Data Management
21 44 (5.95%) Data Analysis
22 42 (5.68%) .NET
22 42 (5.68%) Windows
23 41 (5.54%) C#
23 41 (5.54%) Data Modelling

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.81%) IIS
2 6 (0.81%) Confluence
3 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.41%) CMS
4 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.27%) SAS
5 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.27%) Lync
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.70%) MS Office
5 11 (1.49%) MS Project
6 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 63 (8.51%) Markit EDM
2 37 (5.00%) thinkFolio
3 11 (1.49%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.49%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.35%) Eagle PACE
4 10 (1.35%) SAP BPC
5 8 (1.08%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.81%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.54%) Tesseract
8 4 (0.54%) Minerva
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.27%) Global One
10 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.14%) PolarLake
11 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.41%) Force.com
3 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Heroku
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.30%) Firewall
2 9 (1.22%) Wireless
2 9 (1.22%) LAN
3 8 (1.08%) BIG-IP
4 7 (0.95%) WAN
4 7 (0.95%) VPN
5 6 (0.81%) DMZ
6 5 (0.68%) Internet
6 5 (0.68%) MPLS
6 5 (0.68%) OSPF
6 5 (0.68%) BGP
6 5 (0.68%) VRRP
6 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.68%) LDAP
6 5 (0.68%) IPsec
6 5 (0.68%) HSRP
6 5 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (0.68%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (2.03%) DTS
7 13 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.62%) Big Data
9 10 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.08%) Essbase
10 8 (1.08%) OLTP
11 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.95%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.95%) QlikView
12 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.68%) DB2
13 5 (0.68%) MySQL
13 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (3.78%) JIRA
2 11 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.81%) SoapUI
3 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.54%) JUnit
4 4 (0.54%) NUnit
4 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.54%) Zephyr
5 3 (0.41%) Subversion
5 3 (0.41%) Selenium
5 3 (0.41%) Ant
5 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.27%) ERwin
6 2 (0.27%) MSTest
6 2 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.27%) Moq
7 1 (0.14%) Mocha
7 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 367 (49.59%) Finance
2 174 (23.51%) Banking
3 108 (14.59%) Investment Banking
4 101 (13.65%) Front Office
5 38 (5.14%) Back Office
6 26 (3.51%) Legal
7 19 (2.57%) Marketing
8 18 (2.43%) Retail
9 16 (2.16%) Advertising
10 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.95%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.54%) Law
14 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.27%) Publishing
16 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 337 (45.54%) Analyst
2 199 (26.89%) Business Analyst
3 129 (17.43%) Developer
4 124 (16.76%) Project Manager
5 48 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (5.14%) Data Analyst
7 36 (4.86%) Senior Business Analyst
8 34 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 33 (4.46%) Architect
10 24 (3.24%) Test Analyst
11 21 (2.84%) Programme Manager
12 20 (2.70%) Consultant
13 18 (2.43%) Senior Developer
13 18 (2.43%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.30%) Applications Support
15 14 (1.89%) Senior Manager
15 14 (1.89%) Data Architect
15 14 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
16 13 (1.76%) SAP Manager
17 12 (1.62%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.68%) .NET
2 28 (3.78%) XML
3 19 (2.57%) HTML
4 17 (2.30%) Middleware
5 16 (2.16%) WCF
5 16 (2.16%) Web Services
6 14 (1.89%) WPF
7 12 (1.62%) HTML5
8 10 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.22%) XML Schema
10 8 (1.08%) CSS
10 8 (1.08%) SOAP
11 7 (0.95%) JSON
11 7 (0.95%) jQuery
11 7 (0.95%) LINQ
12 6 (0.81%) REST
12 6 (0.81%) XMPP
12 6 (0.81%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.81%) Spring
12 6 (0.81%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.19%) Derivative
3 63 (8.51%) Fixed Income
4 51 (6.89%) Equities
5 33 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 27 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (2.43%) Reference Data
9 15 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.89%) User Experience
11 11 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.08%) PMI
14 7 (0.95%) Data Conversion
14 7 (0.95%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.81%) Computer Science
16 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
16 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.68%) Windows
2 25 (3.38%) Linux
3 18 (2.43%) UNIX
4 12 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) SUSE
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (37.97%) Asset Management
2 140 (18.92%) Project Management
3 128 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 79 (10.68%) Wealth Management
7 63 (8.51%) Fund Management
8 52 (7.03%) Migration
9 46 (6.22%) ETL
10 44 (5.95%) Data Analysis
10 44 (5.95%) Data Management
11 41 (5.54%) Data Modelling
12 39 (5.27%) ITIL
13 38 (5.14%) PRINCE2
14 37 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (4.73%) Scrum
17 34 (4.59%) Change Management
18 33 (4.46%) Risk Management
19 32 (4.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 193 (26.08%) SQL
2 41 (5.54%) C#
3 38 (5.14%) Java
4 33 (4.46%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.84%) VBA
6 19 (2.57%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.76%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.08%) C++
9 6 (0.81%) Scala
10 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.68%) Python
10 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.54%) PHP
12 3 (0.41%) C
12 3 (0.41%) Perl
12 3 (0.41%) VB
12 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (4.73%) Degree
2 13 (1.76%) ISEB
3 11 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.22%) CISSP
5 7 (0.95%) CISM
5 7 (0.95%) CIMA
5 7 (0.95%) ACCA
6 6 (0.81%) CCSA
6 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.54%) PMP
7 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CISA
9 2 (0.27%) IIBA
10 1 (0.14%) CBAP
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.59%) QA
2 18 (2.43%) Solvency II
3 14 (1.89%) MiFID
4 13 (1.76%) EMIR
5 12 (1.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.68%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.68%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.54%) FATCA
8 4 (0.54%) GAAP
9 2 (0.27%) SLA
9 2 (0.27%) UCITS
10 1 (0.14%) Basel II
10 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) XenApp
3 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.27%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.62%) SCCM
2 8 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.81%) Nagios
3 6 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.54%) SCOM
4 4 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.41%) Control-M
6 2 (0.27%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.27%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Icinga
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 66 (8.92%) Oracle
2 52 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.89%) Charles River
4 24 (3.24%) Bloomberg
4 24 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (3.11%) Reuters
6 22 (2.97%) SAP
7 15 (2.03%) Citrix
8 14 (1.89%) Informatica
9 13 (1.76%) SimCorp
10 12 (1.62%) VMware
10 12 (1.62%) Cisco
11 11 (1.49%) HP
12 10 (1.35%) Sybase
12 10 (1.35%) Adobe
13 9 (1.22%) IBM
14 8 (1.08%) Fidessa
14 8 (1.08%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.08%) Tableau
London
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Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + extensions
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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UK
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Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 24 days ago