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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 314 284 236
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -48
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 347 378 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.91% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 270 301
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.25

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 22 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 29 July 2015. 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 -45 293 £550 - 104
London -11 277 £550 - 103
Scotland -4 48 £388 -13.88% 3
City of London -36 47 £550 - 47
Edinburgh -8 35 £425 -5.55% 3
South East -19 14 £550 +4.76% 1
Glasgow +13 10 £375 -
Surrey +2 7 £600 -7.69%
Kent -4 4 £425 -19.04%
Canary Wharf -7 4 £438 -27.08%
Docklands, London -5 2 £588 +6.81%
Dundee - 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £800 +72.97%
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Stirling -4 1 - -
West Yorkshire -22 1 £400 +12.28%
Yorkshire -23 1 £400 +12.28%
Leeds -24 1 £400 -5.88%
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Southampton - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £538 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £538 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 339 (47.81%) Finance
2 279 (39.35%) Asset Management
3 185 (26.09%) SQL
4 157 (22.14%) Banking
5 117 (16.50%) Project Management
6 113 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (14.39%) Front Office
8 99 (13.96%) Investment Banking
9 92 (12.98%) Business Analysis
10 82 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (11.57%) SQL Server
11 71 (10.01%) Wealth Management
12 68 (9.59%) Fixed Income
13 67 (9.45%) Fund Management
14 65 (9.17%) Markit EDM
15 62 (8.74%) Derivative
16 59 (8.32%) Oracle
17 58 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (8.04%) Microsoft
19 54 (7.62%) Charles River
19 54 (7.62%) Migration
20 51 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
21 48 (6.77%) Equities
22 47 (6.63%) Back Office
23 44 (6.21%) .NET
24 43 (6.06%) thinkFolio
25 42 (5.92%) C#
26 40 (5.64%) MS Excel
26 40 (5.64%) ETL
27 39 (5.50%) ITIL

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.85%) IIS
3 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.56%) CMS
3 4 (0.56%) Confluence
4 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.28%) SAS
5 2 (0.28%) Lync
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.40%) MS Office
4 14 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.69%) MS Project
6 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 65 (9.17%) Markit EDM
2 43 (6.06%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.69%) LatentZero
3 12 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.41%) Eagle PACE
5 8 (1.13%) Sentinel
5 8 (1.13%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.13%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.99%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.85%) Tesseract
7 6 (0.85%) Minerva
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.28%) Global One
10 2 (0.28%) HiPortfolio
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.27%) SaaS
2 3 (0.42%) Force.com
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) Heroku
3 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.26%) Firewall
2 10 (1.41%) LAN
3 9 (1.27%) Wireless
4 8 (1.13%) BIG-IP
4 8 (1.13%) WAN
4 8 (1.13%) VPN
5 6 (0.85%) DMZ
5 6 (0.85%) Internet
5 6 (0.85%) LDAP
6 5 (0.71%) MPLS
6 5 (0.71%) OSPF
6 5 (0.71%) BGP
6 5 (0.71%) VRRP
6 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.71%) IPsec
6 5 (0.71%) HSRP
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (0.71%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (1.55%) DTS
8 10 (1.41%) Big Data
9 8 (1.13%) Essbase
9 8 (1.13%) OLTP
10 7 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.85%) DB2
12 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (3.24%) JIRA
2 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.71%) NUnit
4 5 (0.71%) JUnit
5 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.56%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.42%) Subversion
6 3 (0.42%) Ant
6 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.28%) ERwin
7 2 (0.28%) MSTest
7 2 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.28%) Moq
8 1 (0.14%) Mocha
8 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 339 (47.81%) Finance
2 157 (22.14%) Banking
3 102 (14.39%) Front Office
4 99 (13.96%) Investment Banking
5 47 (6.63%) Back Office
6 24 (3.39%) Legal
7 17 (2.40%) Marketing
8 15 (2.12%) Retail
9 14 (1.97%) Advertising
10 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.56%) Law
12 4 (0.56%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.42%) Publishing
13 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 325 (45.84%) Analyst
2 196 (27.64%) Business Analyst
3 125 (17.63%) Developer
4 116 (16.36%) Project Manager
5 38 (5.36%) Architect
6 37 (5.22%) Data Analyst
7 35 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 31 (4.37%) Support Analyst
9 25 (3.53%) Senior Business Analyst
10 22 (3.10%) Test Analyst
11 20 (2.82%) Programme Manager
12 19 (2.68%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.54%) Applications Support
13 18 (2.54%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.12%) Data Architect
15 14 (1.97%) Consultant
15 14 (1.97%) Applications Support Analyst
16 12 (1.69%) Analyst Developer
16 12 (1.69%) Business Project Manager
16 12 (1.69%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.21%) .NET
2 26 (3.67%) XML
3 17 (2.40%) WCF
4 16 (2.26%) WPF
4 16 (2.26%) Middleware
4 16 (2.26%) Web Services
5 15 (2.12%) HTML
6 12 (1.69%) HTML5
7 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.27%) CSS
8 8 (1.13%) XML Schema
9 7 (0.99%) SOAP
9 7 (0.99%) JSON
9 7 (0.99%) LINQ
9 7 (0.99%) REST
10 6 (0.85%) XMPP
10 6 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.85%) Spring
10 6 (0.85%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.71%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.59%) Fixed Income
2 62 (8.74%) Derivative
3 58 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (6.77%) Equities
5 34 (4.80%) Hedge funds
6 24 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.40%) Reference Data
7 17 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.27%) User Experience
12 8 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.99%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.85%) PMI
14 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.71%) Data Conversion
16 4 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
16 4 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.50%) Windows
2 21 (2.96%) Linux
3 19 (2.68%) UNIX
4 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (39.35%) Asset Management
2 117 (16.50%) Project Management
3 113 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (12.98%) Business Analysis
5 82 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (10.01%) Wealth Management
7 67 (9.45%) Fund Management
8 54 (7.62%) Migration
9 40 (5.64%) ETL
10 39 (5.50%) ITIL
11 38 (5.36%) Data Modelling
11 38 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 37 (5.22%) Data Management
12 37 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (4.80%) Risk Management
14 33 (4.65%) Change Management
15 31 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (4.09%) PRINCE2
16 29 (4.09%) Data Migration
16 29 (4.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 185 (26.09%) SQL
2 42 (5.92%) C#
3 37 (5.22%) Java
4 31 (4.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (2.68%) VBA
6 17 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.27%) C++
7 9 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.85%) Scala
8 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.56%) Python
11 3 (0.42%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.28%) Perl
13 1 (0.14%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) C
13 1 (0.14%) PeopleCode
13 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (4.94%) Degree
2 13 (1.83%) ISEB
3 10 (1.41%) CISSP
4 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.99%) CISM
6 6 (0.85%) CIMA
6 6 (0.85%) CCSA
6 6 (0.85%) ACCA
7 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.42%) PMP
8 3 (0.42%) CISA
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.28%) IIBA
10 1 (0.14%) CBAP
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.14%) CEH
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.68%) QA
2 15 (2.12%) Solvency II
3 13 (1.83%) MiFID
3 13 (1.83%) EMIR
4 10 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.71%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.56%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.56%) GAAP
8 3 (0.42%) FATCA
9 2 (0.28%) UCITS
9 2 (0.28%) SLA
9 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.28%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.56%) XenApp
3 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) UAG
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.83%) SCCM
2 8 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.71%) SCOM
4 5 (0.71%) Control-M
5 4 (0.56%) Nagios
5 4 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Icinga
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (8.32%) Oracle
2 57 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.62%) Charles River
4 24 (3.39%) Bloomberg
5 22 (3.10%) Reuters
6 21 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.68%) SAP
8 17 (2.40%) Citrix
9 14 (1.97%) Informatica
10 12 (1.69%) VMware
10 12 (1.69%) SimCorp
11 11 (1.55%) HP
11 11 (1.55%) Cisco
12 10 (1.41%) Sybase
13 9 (1.27%) Adobe
14 8 (1.13%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.13%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.99%) IBM
15 7 (0.99%) Vermilion
16 6 (0.85%) Fidessa
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