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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Management
Rank 314 298 245
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 300 309 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 241 286
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 £400 £355 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £90.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Investment Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -42 219 £525 +5.00% 103
London -17 197 £525 +5.00% 90
Scotland +10 78 £525 +5.00% 9
Edinburgh +7 60 £525 +5.00% 7
City of London 0 57 £550 +4.76% 42
South East -27 19 £488 -2.50% 4
Glasgow +12 14 £488 +9.55% 1
Surrey +4 10 £488 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £500 - 2
Kent -15 3 £450 -10.00%
Croydon - 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 2
North West - 3 £400 - 3
Stirling - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 £563 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £450 -
Knutsford - 2 £425 -
Hampshire -18 1 £400 -17.94%
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Romford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 289 (44.81%) Finance
2 238 (36.90%) Asset Management
3 175 (27.13%) SQL
4 125 (19.38%) Banking
5 107 (16.59%) Front Office
6 104 (16.12%) SQL Server
7 101 (15.66%) Project Management
8 94 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (12.71%) Markit EDM
10 79 (12.25%) Fund Management
11 74 (11.47%) Business Analysis
11 74 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (11.32%) Oracle
13 64 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (8.99%) Migration
15 57 (8.84%) Windows
16 55 (8.53%) Charles River
16 55 (8.53%) Wealth Management
17 54 (8.37%) Investment Banking
17 54 (8.37%) Data Management
17 54 (8.37%) C#
18 53 (8.22%) .NET
19 52 (8.06%) Fixed Income
20 49 (7.60%) Derivative
20 49 (7.60%) thinkFolio
21 48 (7.44%) Degree
22 43 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
23 42 (6.51%) Back Office
24 40 (6.20%) MS Excel
25 37 (5.74%) Microsoft

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.24%) IIS
4 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.78%) CMS
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.31%) SAS
7 2 (0.31%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.34%) MS Office
3 13 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 82 (12.71%) Markit EDM
2 49 (7.60%) thinkFolio
3 18 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.09%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.93%) SAP PS
5 6 (0.93%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.47%) HFM
6 3 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.31%) RMDS
7 2 (0.31%) Eagle STAR
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Force.com
3 1 (0.16%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.64%) Firewall
2 11 (1.71%) LAN
3 10 (1.55%) WAN
4 8 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.24%) Internet
5 7 (1.09%) Intranet
5 7 (1.09%) DNS
6 5 (0.78%) DHCP
6 5 (0.78%) Network Security
7 4 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.62%) FTP
7 4 (0.62%) VPN
8 3 (0.47%) LDAP
8 3 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.31%) Multicast
9 2 (0.31%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.31%) BGP
9 2 (0.31%) WLAN
9 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.62%) Essbase
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.47%) DB2
11 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.47%) DTS
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (2.48%) Visual Studio
1 16 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.40%) JUnit
3 8 (1.24%) Maven
3 8 (1.24%) JIRA
4 7 (1.09%) Toad
5 5 (0.78%) Subversion
6 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.31%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.16%) NUnit
8 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.16%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.16%) FitNesse
General
1 289 (44.81%) Finance
2 125 (19.38%) Banking
3 107 (16.59%) Front Office
4 54 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 42 (6.51%) Back Office
6 19 (2.95%) Retail
7 12 (1.86%) Advertising
7 12 (1.86%) Marketing
8 11 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.93%) Legal
11 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.31%) International Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (44.65%) Analyst
2 163 (25.27%) Business Analyst
3 112 (17.36%) Project Manager
4 103 (15.97%) Developer
5 35 (5.43%) Applications Support
6 31 (4.81%) Architect
7 28 (4.34%) Consultant
8 27 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 20 (3.10%) Systems Analyst
11 17 (2.64%) Senior Manager
11 17 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (2.48%) Test Analyst
13 14 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (2.02%) Technical Architect
14 13 (2.02%) Java Developer
15 12 (1.86%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (1.55%) SQL Developer
16 10 (1.55%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.22%) .NET
2 35 (5.43%) XML
3 15 (2.33%) WCF
3 15 (2.33%) WPF
4 12 (1.86%) jQuery
4 12 (1.86%) Middleware
4 12 (1.86%) HTML
4 12 (1.86%) Web Services
5 11 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.71%) Spring
6 8 (1.24%) SOAP
7 7 (1.09%) CSS
7 7 (1.09%) REST
7 7 (1.09%) Caliburn.Micro
7 7 (1.09%) AutoMapper
7 7 (1.09%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (0.93%) Kendo UI
8 6 (0.93%) J2EE
8 6 (0.93%) XSD
8 6 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.06%) Fixed Income
3 49 (7.60%) Derivative
4 35 (5.43%) Hedge funds
5 29 (4.50%) Equities
6 22 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.95%) User Experience
8 18 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.17%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.93%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.78%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.78%) Statistics
13 5 (0.78%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.84%) Windows
2 27 (4.19%) Linux
3 26 (4.03%) UNIX
4 12 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.24%) Solaris
6 7 (1.09%) AIX
7 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (36.90%) Asset Management
2 101 (15.66%) Project Management
3 94 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (12.25%) Fund Management
5 74 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (11.47%) Business Analysis
6 58 (8.99%) Migration
7 55 (8.53%) Wealth Management
8 54 (8.37%) Data Management
9 43 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (5.58%) CRM
11 35 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 35 (5.43%) Data Analysis
12 34 (5.27%) Enterprise Data Management
13 31 (4.81%) Data Modelling
14 29 (4.50%) ETL
14 29 (4.50%) ITIL
15 28 (4.34%) Risk Management
16 27 (4.19%) Systems Analysis
17 26 (4.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (27.13%) SQL
2 54 (8.37%) C#
3 32 (4.96%) T-SQL
4 25 (3.88%) Java
5 23 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.48%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.33%) VBA
8 11 (1.71%) C
9 10 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.40%) C++
11 8 (1.24%) Perl
11 8 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.24%) VBScript
11 8 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.93%) Ruby
12 6 (0.93%) PHP
13 5 (0.78%) Python
14 3 (0.47%) VB
14 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.31%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 48 (7.44%) Degree
2 10 (1.55%) ISEB
3 6 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.47%) CISSP
6 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.47%) VCP4
6 3 (0.47%) IIBA
7 2 (0.31%) CFA
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.31%) MCSE
7 2 (0.31%) CCIE
8 1 (0.16%) CCNA
8 1 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.48%) QA
2 12 (1.86%) MiFID
3 8 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.09%) EMIR
4 7 (1.09%) UCITS
5 5 (0.78%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.62%) COBIT
7 3 (0.47%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) WAI
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
System Software
1 19 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) UAG
5 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.33%) Control-M
2 9 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.40%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 73 (11.32%) Oracle
2 55 (8.53%) Charles River
3 37 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.65%) Bloomberg
5 25 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.17%) Citrix
7 13 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.02%) Reuters
7 13 (2.02%) VMware
8 12 (1.86%) Sybase
9 11 (1.71%) Cisco
10 10 (1.55%) SAP
11 8 (1.24%) Informatica
11 8 (1.24%) Yardi
11 8 (1.24%) Vermilion
12 7 (1.09%) Telerik
12 7 (1.09%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.09%) HP
13 5 (0.78%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.78%) ServiceNow
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Aim Hire Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650 - £710 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago