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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 308 251 316
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +65
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 310 394 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.04% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 281 175
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -100 232 £525 +5.00% 60
London -29 207 £525 +5.00% 53
Scotland +18 77 £525 +10.52% 7
City of London -21 71 £550 +4.76% 24
Edinburgh +2 69 £525 +5.00% 6
South East -52 13 £450 -14.28% 5
Surrey -28 6 £475 -9.52%
Glasgow -5 5 £425 +4.29% 1
East of England -13 3 £430 -29.79%
South West - 3 £400 - 1
Kent -5 2 £400 -30.43%
West Midlands -7 2 £575 +102.64%
Berkshire - 2 £413 - 1
Croydon +3 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Stirling - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Poole - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 306 (45.33%) Finance
2 243 (36.00%) Asset Management
3 190 (28.15%) SQL
4 119 (17.63%) Banking
5 107 (15.85%) Project Management
6 106 (15.70%) SQL Server
7 93 (13.78%) Front Office
8 84 (12.44%) Fund Management
9 83 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (11.41%) Markit EDM
11 73 (10.81%) Windows
12 71 (10.52%) Oracle
13 67 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
15 62 (9.19%) Business Analysis
16 61 (9.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 60 (8.89%) Migration
18 58 (8.59%) Data Management
19 57 (8.44%) .NET
20 55 (8.15%) C#
20 55 (8.15%) Charles River
21 50 (7.41%) Microsoft
22 49 (7.26%) Wealth Management
23 48 (7.11%) Investment Banking
24 47 (6.96%) CRM
25 45 (6.67%) MS Excel
26 44 (6.52%) Degree
27 41 (6.07%) Derivative
28 38 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Management
28 38 (5.63%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.89%) Confluence
5 5 (0.74%) IIS
6 4 (0.59%) JBoss
7 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.44%) CMS
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.30%) Lync
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.15%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.44%) MS Office
3 12 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.04%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 77 (11.41%) Markit EDM
2 21 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.48%) SAP PS
4 9 (1.33%) LatentZero
5 8 (1.19%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.89%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.89%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.74%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.30%) HFM
10 2 (0.30%) Minerva
10 2 (0.30%) RMDS
10 2 (0.30%) Eagle STAR
10 2 (0.30%) SunGard APT
11 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.89%) SaaS
2 3 (0.44%) Force.com
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.26%) Firewall
2 15 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.93%) Internet
4 11 (1.63%) Intranet
5 10 (1.48%) DNS
6 8 (1.19%) LAN
7 7 (1.04%) WAN
8 6 (0.89%) Network Security
9 5 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.74%) LDAP
9 5 (0.74%) DHCP
9 5 (0.74%) VPN
10 4 (0.59%) FTP
10 4 (0.59%) SAN
11 3 (0.44%) SSH
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.63%) MS Access
6 11 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.59%) MySQL
11 3 (0.44%) Essbase
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.30%) Big Data
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.30%) QlikView
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.93%) JIRA
3 12 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.48%) Maven
5 8 (1.19%) JUnit
6 7 (1.04%) Toad
7 5 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.74%) Subversion
8 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.30%) NUnit
9 2 (0.30%) Selenium
9 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.15%) ProtoShare
10 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.15%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 306 (45.33%) Finance
2 119 (17.63%) Banking
3 93 (13.78%) Front Office
4 48 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.19%) Back Office
6 26 (3.85%) Retail
7 18 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.93%) Advertising
9 11 (1.63%) Marketing
10 10 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.19%) Legal
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (41.78%) Analyst
2 141 (20.89%) Business Analyst
3 117 (17.33%) Project Manager
4 106 (15.70%) Developer
5 39 (5.78%) Consultant
6 38 (5.63%) Architect
7 30 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 30 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 28 (4.15%) Support Analyst
9 26 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
11 21 (3.11%) Senior Manager
12 17 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (2.37%) Data Analyst
13 16 (2.37%) Business Manager
14 14 (2.07%) Applications Support Analyst
14 14 (2.07%) Technical Architect
15 12 (1.78%) Security Analyst
15 12 (1.78%) Infrastructure Architect
16 11 (1.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.44%) .NET
2 37 (5.48%) XML
3 16 (2.37%) jQuery
4 15 (2.22%) HTML
5 14 (2.07%) Middleware
6 13 (1.93%) WPF
6 13 (1.93%) Web Services
7 11 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.48%) WCF
9 9 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (1.33%) Spring
9 9 (1.33%) SOAP
10 8 (1.19%) J2EE
10 8 (1.19%) Caliburn.Micro
10 8 (1.19%) AutoMapper
10 8 (1.19%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (1.04%) Kendo UI
11 7 (1.04%) REST
11 7 (1.04%) XSD
12 6 (0.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.07%) Derivative
3 33 (4.89%) Fixed Income
4 27 (4.00%) Equities
5 24 (3.56%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.96%) User Experience
8 18 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.89%) Replication
11 6 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.89%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.59%) iPad
12 4 (0.59%) AS400
12 4 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.81%) Windows
2 37 (5.48%) UNIX
3 29 (4.30%) Linux
4 14 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.63%) Solaris
6 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.33%) AIX
8 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (36.00%) Asset Management
2 107 (15.85%) Project Management
3 84 (12.44%) Fund Management
4 83 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (9.19%) Business Analysis
7 61 (9.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 60 (8.89%) Migration
9 58 (8.59%) Data Management
10 49 (7.26%) Wealth Management
11 47 (6.96%) CRM
12 38 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Management
13 31 (4.59%) ITIL
13 31 (4.59%) PRINCE2
14 30 (4.44%) Change Management
14 30 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (4.44%) Data Analysis
15 27 (4.00%) Data Migration
16 25 (3.70%) ETL
17 24 (3.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (28.15%) SQL
2 55 (8.15%) C#
3 33 (4.89%) Java
4 26 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 26 (3.85%) VBA
5 23 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.48%) Perl
9 9 (1.33%) C
9 9 (1.33%) C++
9 9 (1.33%) VBScript
9 9 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.19%) Ruby
10 8 (1.19%) PHP
11 6 (0.89%) VB
12 5 (0.74%) Python
12 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (6.52%) Degree
2 10 (1.48%) ISEB
3 9 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.89%) CISSP
6 6 (0.89%) MCSE
6 6 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.74%) GIAC
7 5 (0.74%) GCIA
8 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.44%) IIBA
9 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.30%) VCP5
10 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) EMIR
3 8 (1.19%) MiFID
4 7 (1.04%) UCITS
5 6 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.74%) AIFMD
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.30%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) WAI
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.30%) vSphere
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.15%) Squid
5 1 (0.15%) UAG
5 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.48%) SCCM
2 10 (1.48%) Control-M
3 5 (0.74%) SCOM
4 4 (0.59%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.44%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.30%) Puppet
6 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.15%) OpenView
7 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (10.52%) Oracle
2 55 (8.15%) Charles River
3 50 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.63%) thinkFolio
5 28 (4.15%) Bloomberg
6 23 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.81%) HP
8 17 (2.52%) SAP
9 14 (2.07%) Citrix
9 14 (2.07%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.93%) Sybase
11 12 (1.78%) VMware
12 11 (1.63%) Informatica
13 10 (1.48%) Vermilion
14 9 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.33%) Cognos
14 9 (1.33%) Cisco
15 8 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.19%) Telerik
16 7 (1.04%) Blue Coat
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Henley on Thames + London
Required IT
Rate: £400-500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago