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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 303 263 239
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 360 384 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.99% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 290 344
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -43 309 £550 +10.00% 104
London +3 287 £550 +12.82% 92
City of London +9 82 £550 +15.78% 55
Scotland -12 46 £450 -13.25% 3
Edinburgh -8 35 £450 -14.28% 3
South East -32 14 £525 - 6
Stirling -4 7 - -
Berkshire +12 4 £355 - 1
Surrey -17 4 £550 +4.76% 1
North West -5 3 - - 3
Kent -16 3 £438 -20.45% 1
Glasgow -15 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
Canary Wharf +11 1 £600 +20.00%
Manchester -10 1 - - 3
East of England -28 1 £400 -5.88% 1
South West -34 1 £225 -38.35%
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bath - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 352 (50.07%) Finance
2 276 (39.26%) Asset Management
3 205 (29.16%) SQL
4 155 (22.05%) Banking
5 106 (15.08%) Front Office
6 102 (14.51%) Fund Management
7 99 (14.08%) Business Analysis
8 94 (13.37%) SQL Server
9 90 (12.80%) Project Management
10 81 (11.52%) Charles River
11 79 (11.24%) Markit EDM
12 75 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 72 (10.24%) Oracle
13 72 (10.24%) Migration
14 64 (9.10%) Investment Banking
14 64 (9.10%) Microsoft
15 63 (8.96%) Windows
16 62 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (8.82%) Fixed Income
17 60 (8.53%) Data Management
17 60 (8.53%) Wealth Management
18 58 (8.25%) MS Excel
19 57 (8.11%) Derivative
20 52 (7.40%) .NET
21 50 (7.11%) Back Office
21 50 (7.11%) Data Analysis
22 46 (6.54%) VBA
23 45 (6.40%) ETL
24 42 (5.97%) Java
25 41 (5.83%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 19 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.28%) Confluence
4 8 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.43%) CMS
7 3 (0.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) FileNet
8 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.28%) WordPress
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Lync
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.99%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) MS Project
3 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 79 (11.24%) Markit EDM
2 24 (3.41%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.56%) Sentinel
4 8 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) Minerva
5 6 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.71%) SAP PS
7 4 (0.57%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.57%) LongView
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.43%) PolarLake
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.43%) MultiFonds
9 2 (0.28%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.13%) Firewall
2 12 (1.71%) Internet
3 11 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.42%) Intranet
5 7 (1.00%) DNS
6 4 (0.57%) LDAP
6 4 (0.57%) Network Security
6 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.43%) LAN
7 3 (0.43%) WAN
7 3 (0.43%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) HTTP
8 2 (0.28%) VPN
8 2 (0.28%) SMTP
8 2 (0.28%) SAN
8 2 (0.28%) DMZ
8 2 (0.28%) BGP
8 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.28%) SSH
8 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (2.28%) MS Access
8 13 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.14%) QlikView
12 7 (1.00%) DTS
13 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.71%) PowerCenter
14 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.71%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.85%) JIRA
3 9 (1.28%) JUnit
3 9 (1.28%) Subversion
4 8 (1.14%) Maven
5 7 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.71%) Selenium
7 4 (0.57%) NUnit
8 3 (0.43%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.28%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.28%) ERwin
9 2 (0.28%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
9 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 352 (50.07%) Finance
2 155 (22.05%) Banking
3 106 (15.08%) Front Office
4 64 (9.10%) Investment Banking
5 50 (7.11%) Back Office
6 27 (3.84%) Retail
7 24 (3.41%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.13%) Private Banking
9 14 (1.99%) Legal
10 9 (1.28%) Marketing
11 6 (0.85%) Advertising
12 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Billing
12 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (47.08%) Analyst
2 189 (26.88%) Business Analyst
3 130 (18.49%) Developer
4 84 (11.95%) Project Manager
5 40 (5.69%) Test Analyst
6 37 (5.26%) Architect
7 33 (4.69%) Data Analyst
8 30 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 29 (4.13%) Consultant
10 27 (3.84%) Applications Support
10 27 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (2.70%) Business Manager
12 17 (2.42%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.28%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
15 14 (1.99%) Technical Architect
15 14 (1.99%) SQL Developer
16 13 (1.85%) Programme Manager
17 12 (1.71%) Technical Analyst
18 11 (1.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.40%) .NET
2 28 (3.98%) XML
3 20 (2.84%) Web Services
4 13 (1.85%) HTML
5 11 (1.56%) Middleware
6 10 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.42%) jQuery
7 9 (1.28%) Swing
8 8 (1.14%) CSS
8 8 (1.14%) HTML5
9 7 (1.00%) WPF
10 6 (0.85%) EJB
10 6 (0.85%) WSDL
10 6 (0.85%) Java EE
10 6 (0.85%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.71%) JDO
11 5 (0.71%) JPA
11 5 (0.71%) EJB 3.0
12 4 (0.57%) JMS
12 4 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.82%) Fixed Income
2 57 (8.11%) Derivative
3 33 (4.69%) Equities
4 18 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 13 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.28%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.71%) Replication
9 5 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.71%) PMI
9 5 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.57%) AS400
10 4 (0.57%) Clustering
10 4 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.57%) iPad
11 3 (0.43%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.43%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.96%) Windows
2 38 (5.41%) UNIX
3 19 (2.70%) Linux
4 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.57%) Solaris
6 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (39.26%) Asset Management
2 102 (14.51%) Fund Management
3 99 (14.08%) Business Analysis
4 90 (12.80%) Project Management
5 75 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 72 (10.24%) Migration
7 62 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (8.53%) Data Management
8 60 (8.53%) Wealth Management
9 50 (7.11%) Data Analysis
10 45 (6.40%) ETL
11 40 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (4.98%) Data Modelling
13 32 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
14 31 (4.41%) Test Scripting
15 29 (4.13%) Data Migration
15 29 (4.13%) CRM
15 29 (4.13%) Change Management
16 27 (3.84%) ITIL
17 26 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 205 (29.16%) SQL
2 46 (6.54%) VBA
3 42 (5.97%) Java
4 37 (5.26%) C#
5 24 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.42%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.71%) C
9 11 (1.56%) C++
10 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.14%) VB
12 7 (1.00%) Python
13 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.71%) XAML
14 5 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.57%) Perl
15 4 (0.57%) PHP
16 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.43%) VBScript
16 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (4.55%) Degree
2 9 (1.28%) ISEB
3 6 (0.85%) CISSP
3 6 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.57%) CCA
5 4 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (0.57%) CCNP
5 4 (0.57%) MCSE
5 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.57%) GIAC
5 4 (0.57%) GCIA
6 3 (0.43%) CCIE
7 2 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.28%) CISA
7 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.28%) CFA
7 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.84%) QA
2 15 (2.13%) EMIR
3 11 (1.56%) AIFMD
4 10 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.71%) Basel II
7 5 (0.71%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.43%) FATCA
8 3 (0.43%) COBIT
8 3 (0.43%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) Basel III
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) UAG
5 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.85%) SCOM
3 5 (0.71%) Control-M
3 5 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.71%) SCCM
4 3 (0.43%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (11.52%) Charles River
2 72 (10.24%) Oracle
3 64 (9.10%) Microsoft
4 41 (5.83%) thinkFolio
5 26 (3.70%) Sybase
6 25 (3.56%) HP
7 22 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 21 (2.99%) Informatica
9 20 (2.84%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.99%) SAP
10 14 (1.99%) VMware
11 11 (1.56%) Sophis
11 11 (1.56%) Cognos
11 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.42%) Cisco
12 10 (1.42%) JBoss
12 10 (1.42%) SimCorp
13 9 (1.28%) Avaloq
13 9 (1.28%) Calypso
14 8 (1.14%) Reuters
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