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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Management
UK
Rank 336 348 347
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 276 314 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 205 202
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £678 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £128.75
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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 21 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +34 269 £575 +9.52% 55
London +25 244 £575 +9.52% 53
City of London -8 44 £550 +12.82% 20
South East +1 15 £538 +10.25% 1
Surrey -6 8 £538 +7.50% 1
Scotland -5 6 £463 +2.77% 1
West Midlands +6 5 £500 +25.00%
Birmingham -1 5 £500 +25.00%
Edinburgh -8 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +22 3 £465 -
Kent +11 3 £525 +61.53%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £550 -
North East - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire +10 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £525 -
Glasgow - 2 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £575 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Reading +17 1 £400 -
Sunderland - 1 £550 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 309 (50.74%) Finance
2 208 (34.15%) Asset Management
3 160 (26.27%) Banking
4 134 (22.00%) SQL
5 124 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (19.38%) Front Office
7 99 (16.26%) Investment Banking
8 97 (15.93%) Wealth Management
9 93 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (14.12%) Business Analysis
11 78 (12.81%) Microsoft
12 75 (12.32%) Project Management
13 69 (11.33%) SQL Server
13 69 (11.33%) Degree
14 65 (10.67%) Migration
15 63 (10.34%) Scrum
15 63 (10.34%) Charles River
16 62 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
17 61 (10.02%) Windows
17 61 (10.02%) MiFID
18 58 (9.52%) C#
19 57 (9.36%) MS Excel
20 55 (9.03%) Fixed Income
21 53 (8.70%) Fund Management
22 48 (7.88%) SDLC
23 46 (7.55%) Data Analysis
24 44 (7.22%) Equities
25 43 (7.06%) Analytics
26 42 (6.90%) Retail
27 41 (6.73%) Derivative

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 15 (2.46%) Apache Pig
2 14 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.97%) IIS
4 9 (1.48%) Apache
4 9 (1.48%) Confluence
5 8 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.99%) JBoss
6 6 (0.99%) SAS
6 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.82%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.16%) Mule
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.78%) MS Office
3 11 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.64%) MS Project
5 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (4.76%) thinkFolio
2 21 (3.45%) Markit EDM
3 11 (1.81%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.31%) Minerva
5 7 (1.15%) LatentZero
5 7 (1.15%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.15%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.15%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.66%) Salerio
6 4 (0.66%) Sonata
7 3 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.49%) LongView
7 3 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.49%) SunGard APT
8 2 (0.33%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.82%) Force.com
4 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.49%) GitHub
5 2 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.81%) DMZ
2 9 (1.48%) Firewall
2 9 (1.48%) WAN
3 8 (1.31%) Internet
3 8 (1.31%) Wireless
4 7 (1.15%) LAN
4 7 (1.15%) SAN
4 7 (1.15%) VPN
5 6 (0.99%) VoIP
6 5 (0.82%) HTTP
6 5 (0.82%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.82%) OSPF
6 5 (0.82%) VSAN
7 4 (0.66%) HSRP
7 4 (0.66%) IPsec
7 4 (0.66%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.66%) VRRP
8 3 (0.49%) BGP
8 3 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.27%) Big Data
5 25 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 16 (2.63%) QlikView
8 16 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 14 (2.30%) Snowflake Schema
10 12 (1.97%) MySQL
11 8 (1.31%) Redis
12 7 (1.15%) DataStage
12 7 (1.15%) DB2
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 26 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.94%) JIRA
3 14 (2.30%) Maven
4 11 (1.81%) JUnit
5 10 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.48%) Gradle
6 9 (1.48%) Mockito
6 9 (1.48%) Spock
7 8 (1.31%) ERwin
7 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.15%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.99%) Subversion
10 5 (0.82%) Selenium
10 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Blend
12 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 309 (50.74%) Finance
2 160 (26.27%) Banking
3 118 (19.38%) Front Office
4 99 (16.26%) Investment Banking
5 42 (6.90%) Retail
6 29 (4.76%) Back Office
7 28 (4.60%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.79%) Corporate Banking
8 17 (2.79%) Marketing
9 16 (2.63%) Advertising
10 15 (2.46%) Legal
11 14 (2.30%) Financial Institution
12 13 (2.13%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 3 (0.49%) Law
14 2 (0.33%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (40.07%) Analyst
2 175 (28.74%) Business Analyst
3 102 (16.75%) Project Manager
4 100 (16.42%) Developer
5 52 (8.54%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 40 (6.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 38 (6.24%) Asset Management Analyst
8 30 (4.93%) Consultant
9 28 (4.60%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 28 (4.60%) Senior Manager
10 27 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
11 26 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 25 (4.11%) IT Manager
13 24 (3.94%) Asset Management Project Manager
14 22 (3.61%) Data Analyst
14 22 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
14 22 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (3.45%) Architect
16 19 (3.12%) Senior Business Analyst
17 18 (2.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.42%) .NET
2 24 (3.94%) CSS
2 24 (3.94%) HTML
2 24 (3.94%) Web Services
2 24 (3.94%) XML
3 22 (3.61%) REST
4 20 (3.28%) jQuery
5 19 (3.12%) SOAP
6 17 (2.79%) WPF
7 15 (2.46%) .NET Framework
7 15 (2.46%) Gherkin
8 14 (2.30%) JDBC
9 13 (2.13%) CSS3
9 13 (2.13%) JSON
10 12 (1.97%) Hibernate
10 12 (1.97%) HTML5
11 11 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.81%) JMS
12 10 (1.64%) Entity Framework
13 9 (1.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (9.03%) Fixed Income
3 44 (7.22%) Equities
4 41 (6.73%) Derivative
5 35 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (5.09%) Management Information System
7 28 (4.60%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.96%) User Experience
9 15 (2.46%) Reference Data
9 15 (2.46%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.81%) Fintech
11 8 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.82%) CMDB
14 5 (0.82%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.82%) iPhone
15 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.02%) Windows
2 40 (6.57%) Linux
3 29 (4.76%) Unix
4 20 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.99%) Android
8 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.15%) Asset Management
2 124 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (15.93%) Wealth Management
4 93 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (14.12%) Business Analysis
6 75 (12.32%) Project Management
7 65 (10.67%) Migration
8 63 (10.34%) Scrum
9 53 (8.70%) Fund Management
10 48 (7.88%) SDLC
11 46 (7.55%) Data Analysis
12 43 (7.06%) Analytics
13 37 (6.08%) Risk Management
14 36 (5.91%) PRINCE2
15 35 (5.75%) Data Management
15 35 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (5.58%) System Integration Testing
17 32 (5.25%) ITIL
18 27 (4.43%) Matrix Management
19 26 (4.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 134 (22.00%) SQL
2 58 (9.52%) C#
3 39 (6.40%) JavaScript
4 36 (5.91%) Java
5 31 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 30 (4.93%) Shell Script
7 21 (3.45%) VBA
8 18 (2.96%) Scala
9 16 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.46%) Python
11 10 (1.64%) Korn
12 8 (1.31%) XPath
13 7 (1.15%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.99%) ECMAScript
14 6 (0.99%) ES6
14 6 (0.99%) Perl
14 6 (0.99%) SOQL
15 5 (0.82%) C
15 5 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (11.33%) Degree
2 25 (4.11%) PMP
3 19 (3.12%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (0.99%) ISEB
5 6 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.49%) CCSA
7 3 (0.49%) CFA
7 3 (0.49%) MBA
7 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.33%) CISSP
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CBAP
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.02%) MiFID
2 18 (2.96%) EMIR
3 17 (2.79%) QA
4 10 (1.64%) FATCA
4 10 (1.64%) Solvency II
5 9 (1.48%) AIFMD
6 8 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (1.15%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.66%) SLA
9 3 (0.49%) GDPR
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) Basel III
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 16 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.99%) XenApp
4 4 (0.66%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.33%) Docker
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.82%) Piwik
2 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.66%) Ansible
2 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.66%) Puppet
3 3 (0.49%) Control-M
3 3 (0.49%) Nessus
4 2 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.33%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.16%) Icinga
5 1 (0.16%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.34%) Charles River
3 32 (5.25%) Oracle
4 17 (2.79%) Cisco
5 15 (2.46%) HP
5 15 (2.46%) SAP
6 14 (2.30%) Cloudera
6 14 (2.30%) Fidessa
6 14 (2.30%) Hortonworks
6 14 (2.30%) SimCorp
7 12 (1.97%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.81%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.81%) Citrix
8 11 (1.81%) VMware
9 10 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.48%) Solace
11 8 (1.31%) Informatica
11 8 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.15%) FNZ
12 7 (1.15%) Red Hat
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London
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Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £Market Rate
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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