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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 299 267 241
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -26
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 358 389 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.99% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 295 351
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 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £409
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -28 308 £525 +5.00% 91
London +11 280 £525 +6.32% 79
City of London +11 83 £525 +7.41% 40
Scotland -10 45 £475 -6.86% 5
Edinburgh +6 39 £475 -9.52% 4
South East -31 22 £525 +5.00% 8
Surrey -16 6 £525 +5.00% 1
Stirling -8 3 - -
Kent -18 3 £438 -12.50% 1
North West -7 1 - - 2
Manchester -11 1 - - 2
South West -23 1 £225 -40.00%
Glasgow -24 1 - - 1
East of England -33 1 £400 -5.88%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 - 1
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Witham - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 364 (49.52%) Finance
2 285 (38.78%) Asset Management
3 205 (27.89%) SQL
4 158 (21.50%) Banking
5 111 (15.10%) Front Office
6 110 (14.97%) Fund Management
7 106 (14.42%) Business Analysis
8 103 (14.01%) Project Management
9 91 (12.38%) SQL Server
10 85 (11.56%) Charles River
11 75 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (9.80%) Markit EDM
13 71 (9.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 70 (9.52%) Oracle
15 68 (9.25%) Migration
16 67 (9.12%) Windows
17 65 (8.84%) Wealth Management
18 62 (8.44%) Microsoft
18 62 (8.44%) Investment Banking
19 59 (8.03%) Fixed Income
20 57 (7.76%) Data Management
21 56 (7.62%) Derivative
22 55 (7.48%) .NET
22 55 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (7.35%) MS Excel
24 47 (6.39%) Data Analysis
25 45 (6.12%) Back Office
25 45 (6.12%) ETL
26 44 (5.99%) C#

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.22%) Confluence
4 8 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.54%) IIS
8 3 (0.41%) CMS
8 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Lync
9 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.27%) WordPress
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) FileNet
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.67%) MS Office
3 9 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.09%) MS Project
5 7 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (9.80%) Markit EDM
2 22 (2.99%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.50%) Sentinel
4 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.82%) Minerva
5 6 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.54%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 4 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.54%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.54%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.54%) LongView
7 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.27%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.27%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.27%) PolarLake
8 2 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.04%) Firewall
2 13 (1.77%) Internet
3 12 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.50%) Intranet
4 11 (1.50%) DNS
5 6 (0.82%) DHCP
5 6 (0.82%) LAN
5 6 (0.82%) WAN
6 5 (0.68%) LDAP
7 4 (0.54%) SAN
7 4 (0.54%) VPN
7 4 (0.54%) Network Security
7 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.41%) BGP
9 2 (0.27%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.27%) SSH
9 2 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.27%) VLAN
9 2 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (2.04%) MS Access
8 12 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.09%) QlikView
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.95%) DTS
12 6 (0.82%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.68%) PowerCenter
13 5 (0.68%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.77%) JUnit
2 13 (1.77%) JIRA
3 12 (1.63%) Maven
4 7 (0.95%) Subversion
4 7 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.68%) Selenium
6 4 (0.54%) NUnit
7 3 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.27%) ERwin
8 2 (0.27%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.27%) Toad
9 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 364 (49.52%) Finance
2 158 (21.50%) Banking
3 111 (15.10%) Front Office
4 62 (8.44%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.12%) Back Office
6 32 (4.35%) Retail
7 27 (3.67%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.77%) Legal
8 13 (1.77%) Private Banking
9 7 (0.95%) Marketing
10 6 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.54%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 340 (46.26%) Analyst
2 201 (27.35%) Business Analyst
3 127 (17.28%) Developer
4 104 (14.15%) Project Manager
5 38 (5.17%) Architect
6 36 (4.90%) Test Analyst
7 32 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 31 (4.22%) Support Analyst
8 31 (4.22%) Consultant
9 30 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 28 (3.81%) Applications Support
11 23 (3.13%) Senior Manager
12 21 (2.86%) Business Manager
13 16 (2.18%) Technical Architect
13 16 (2.18%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (2.04%) SQL Developer
14 15 (2.04%) Programme Manager
15 13 (1.77%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (1.77%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (1.77%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.48%) .NET
2 39 (5.31%) XML
3 25 (3.40%) Web Services
4 14 (1.90%) HTML
5 13 (1.77%) jQuery
6 12 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.50%) Middleware
8 10 (1.36%) WPF
9 9 (1.22%) Swing
10 8 (1.09%) J2EE
10 8 (1.09%) CSS
10 8 (1.09%) HTML5
11 6 (0.82%) REST
11 6 (0.82%) SOAP
11 6 (0.82%) WSDL
11 6 (0.82%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.82%) Java EE
12 5 (0.68%) Spring
12 5 (0.68%) JDO
12 5 (0.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.03%) Fixed Income
2 56 (7.62%) Derivative
3 55 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.35%) Equities
5 18 (2.45%) User Experience
6 16 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.18%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.22%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.82%) PMI
12 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.68%) iPad
12 5 (0.68%) Replication
13 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.12%) Windows
2 38 (5.17%) UNIX
3 19 (2.59%) Linux
4 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.27%) AIX
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (38.78%) Asset Management
2 110 (14.97%) Fund Management
3 106 (14.42%) Business Analysis
4 103 (14.01%) Project Management
5 75 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (9.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 68 (9.25%) Migration
8 65 (8.84%) Wealth Management
9 57 (7.76%) Data Management
10 47 (6.39%) Data Analysis
11 45 (6.12%) ETL
12 34 (4.63%) CRM
12 34 (4.63%) Portfolio Management
13 32 (4.35%) Change Management
14 31 (4.22%) Data Modelling
14 31 (4.22%) ITIL
15 28 (3.81%) Scrum
16 27 (3.67%) Test Scripting
17 24 (3.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (27.89%) SQL
2 44 (5.99%) C#
2 44 (5.99%) Java
3 41 (5.58%) VBA
4 26 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.18%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.63%) C
8 11 (1.50%) C++
8 11 (1.50%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.09%) PHP
9 8 (1.09%) VB
10 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.82%) Ruby
11 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.68%) XAML
12 5 (0.68%) VBScript
13 4 (0.54%) Perl
13 4 (0.54%) Python
14 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (4.35%) Degree
2 8 (1.09%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.95%) ISEB
3 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.82%) CISSP
4 6 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.82%) MCSE
5 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.54%) CCA
6 4 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.54%) CCNP
6 4 (0.54%) GIAC
6 4 (0.54%) GCIA
6 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.41%) CCIE
8 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.27%) VCP5
8 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.67%) QA
2 18 (2.45%) EMIR
3 11 (1.50%) AIFMD
4 9 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.54%) UCITS
6 4 (0.54%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.54%) COBIT
6 4 (0.54%) MiFID
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) 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 19 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.09%) SCCM
3 5 (0.68%) SCOM
3 5 (0.68%) Control-M
4 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 85 (11.56%) Charles River
2 70 (9.52%) Oracle
3 62 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 41 (5.58%) thinkFolio
5 27 (3.67%) Bloomberg
5 27 (3.67%) HP
6 26 (3.54%) Sybase
7 21 (2.86%) Informatica
8 20 (2.72%) Business Objects
9 16 (2.18%) VMware
10 13 (1.77%) SAP
11 12 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.50%) Citrix
12 11 (1.50%) Sophis
13 10 (1.36%) Cognos
13 10 (1.36%) Cisco
14 9 (1.22%) JBoss
14 9 (1.22%) Calypso
14 9 (1.22%) Reuters
14 9 (1.22%) SimCorp
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Rate: neg.
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Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Rate: £150 - £300 per day
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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London
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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London
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