The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 269 232 261
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 379 419 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.84% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.15% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 304 294
Average daily rate
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£525 £489 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% -11.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -29 323 £525 +5.52% 80
London +8 301 £550 +12.82% 71
City of London +14 90 £538 +13.15% 38
Scotland -20 49 £450 -5.26% 8
Edinburgh -24 37 £450 -10.00% 7
South East -43 12 £525 -4.54% 7
North West -3 4 £300 -20.00% 2
Berkshire - 4 £463 - 1
Glasgow 0 3 - - 1
Surrey -9 3 £650 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £519 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £300 -
Hampshire -14 2 £475 -7.31% 1
Canary Wharf +17 1 £600 +20.00%
Kent -14 1 £525 +10.52% 2
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bath - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Paddington - - - -
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South West - - - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 372 (50.96%) Finance
2 291 (39.86%) Asset Management
3 207 (28.36%) SQL
4 177 (24.25%) Banking
5 114 (15.62%) SQL Server
6 108 (14.79%) Front Office
7 106 (14.52%) Business Analysis
8 103 (14.11%) Fund Management
9 93 (12.74%) Project Management
10 80 (10.96%) Charles River
11 79 (10.82%) Markit EDM
12 74 (10.14%) Investment Banking
12 74 (10.14%) Migration
13 73 (10.00%) Fixed Income
13 73 (10.00%) Oracle
14 71 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 68 (9.32%) Microsoft
16 67 (9.18%) Wealth Management
17 63 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 61 (8.36%) MS Excel
19 60 (8.22%) Data Management
20 59 (8.08%) Derivative
21 53 (7.26%) Windows
22 52 (7.12%) C#
22 52 (7.12%) Data Analysis
23 51 (6.99%) Back Office
24 49 (6.71%) .NET
25 48 (6.58%) Java
26 44 (6.03%) Data Modelling
27 41 (5.62%) VBA

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.23%) Confluence
4 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.55%) Lync
6 3 (0.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.27%) FileNet
7 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.27%) WordPress
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 61 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.29%) MS Office
3 13 (1.78%) MS Project
4 11 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 79 (10.82%) Markit EDM
2 22 (3.01%) LatentZero
3 9 (1.23%) Sentinel
4 7 (0.96%) Minerva
5 6 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
5 6 (0.82%) MultiFonds
6 5 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.55%) PolarLake
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.41%) SAP PS
8 3 (0.41%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.41%) LongView
8 3 (0.41%) Tesseract
8 3 (0.41%) Eagle STAR
9 2 (0.27%) Capstone
9 2 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.37%) Firewall
2 9 (1.23%) Internet
3 8 (1.10%) Intranet
4 6 (0.82%) HTTP
5 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.41%) DNS
7 3 (0.41%) LAN
7 3 (0.41%) WAN
8 2 (0.27%) SMTP
8 2 (0.27%) DHCP
8 2 (0.27%) DMZ
8 2 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.27%) BGP
8 2 (0.27%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.27%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (1.92%) MS Access
7 14 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.37%) QlikView
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.10%) DTS
12 7 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 13 (1.78%) JIRA
2 12 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.51%) Subversion
4 10 (1.37%) JUnit
5 9 (1.23%) Maven
6 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.27%) Mockito
8 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.27%) ERwin
8 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 372 (50.96%) Finance
2 177 (24.25%) Banking
3 108 (14.79%) Front Office
4 74 (10.14%) Investment Banking
5 51 (6.99%) Back Office
6 29 (3.97%) Retail
7 24 (3.29%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.33%) Private Banking
9 12 (1.64%) Legal
10 10 (1.37%) Advertising
10 10 (1.37%) Marketing
11 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 344 (47.12%) Analyst
2 212 (29.04%) Business Analyst
3 143 (19.59%) Developer
4 94 (12.88%) Project Manager
5 33 (4.52%) Data Analyst
6 32 (4.38%) Test Analyst
7 27 (3.70%) Architect
7 27 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 25 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (3.29%) Applications Support
10 23 (3.15%) Consultant
11 22 (3.01%) SQL Developer
12 17 (2.33%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.19%) Senior Business Analyst
14 15 (2.05%) Analyst Developer
14 15 (2.05%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (2.05%) Business Manager
15 14 (1.92%) Programme Manager
16 13 (1.78%) Test Manager
16 13 (1.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.71%) .NET
2 30 (4.11%) XML
3 22 (3.01%) Web Services
4 11 (1.51%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.51%) Middleware
4 11 (1.51%) Swing
5 9 (1.23%) EJB
5 9 (1.23%) Java EE
6 8 (1.10%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (0.96%) WPF
7 7 (0.96%) jQuery
7 7 (0.96%) JPA
7 7 (0.96%) CSS
7 7 (0.96%) Hibernate
7 7 (0.96%) JDO
8 6 (0.82%) WSDL
8 6 (0.82%) HTML
9 5 (0.68%) JMS
10 4 (0.55%) HTML5
10 4 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 59 (8.08%) Derivative
3 37 (5.07%) Equities
4 24 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.37%) Reference Data
7 10 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.68%) PMI
9 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.41%) Clustering
10 3 (0.41%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.41%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.27%) iSeries
11 2 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.26%) Windows
2 35 (4.79%) UNIX
3 16 (2.19%) Linux
4 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (39.86%) Asset Management
2 106 (14.52%) Business Analysis
3 103 (14.11%) Fund Management
4 93 (12.74%) Project Management
5 74 (10.14%) Migration
6 71 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 67 (9.18%) Wealth Management
8 63 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (8.22%) Data Management
10 52 (7.12%) Data Analysis
11 44 (6.03%) Data Modelling
12 39 (5.34%) ETL
13 37 (5.07%) Test Scripting
14 36 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (4.52%) Change Management
16 32 (4.38%) Workflow
17 29 (3.97%) Risk Management
18 28 (3.84%) PRINCE2
18 28 (3.84%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 207 (28.36%) SQL
2 52 (7.12%) C#
3 48 (6.58%) Java
4 41 (5.62%) VBA
5 32 (4.38%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.19%) C
8 10 (1.37%) C++
8 10 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.10%) VB
10 8 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.68%) Python
13 4 (0.55%) XAML
13 4 (0.55%) Perl
14 3 (0.41%) VBScript
15 2 (0.27%) PHP
15 2 (0.27%) Delphi
15 2 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (5.34%) Degree
2 15 (2.05%) ISEB
3 6 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.55%) CCNP
5 4 (0.55%) CCA
5 4 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCSD
6 3 (0.41%) CCIE
7 2 (0.27%) CFA
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) CISA
7 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.27%) MCP
7 2 (0.27%) MCSE
7 2 (0.27%) CISSP
7 2 (0.27%) CCNA
7 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.15%) QA
2 14 (1.92%) EMIR
3 9 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.10%) AIFMD
5 6 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.68%) Basel II
6 5 (0.68%) COBIT
6 5 (0.68%) FATCA
7 4 (0.55%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.55%) MiFID
8 3 (0.41%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.27%) SLA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.68%) Control-M
4 4 (0.55%) SCCM
5 3 (0.41%) SCOM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (10.96%) Charles River
2 73 (10.00%) Oracle
3 68 (9.32%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.93%) thinkFolio
5 32 (4.38%) Sybase
6 19 (2.60%) HP
6 19 (2.60%) Informatica
7 17 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.19%) Bloomberg
9 15 (2.05%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.92%) VMware
11 12 (1.64%) Sophis
11 12 (1.64%) Avaloq
11 12 (1.64%) SAP
11 12 (1.64%) JBoss
12 11 (1.51%) Cisco
13 10 (1.37%) BI-SAM
14 9 (1.23%) SimCorp
14 9 (1.23%) IBM
14 9 (1.23%) Calypso
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 700-800 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
London Arena
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 23 days ago