The table below looks at the statistics for Investment Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Management
Rank 382 347 321
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -26
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 285 358 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.77% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 261 252
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Investment Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Investment Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 265 £525 -4.54% 55
London -56 213 £550 - 46
City of London +48 68 £525 -4.54% 21
South East +39 41 £390 -24.81% 5
Surrey +22 27 £475 -15.55% 1
Scotland -19 20 £425 -7.40% 1
Kent +14 11 £405 -4.70%
Edinburgh -28 11 £450 -10.00% 1
Glasgow +18 9 £400 +3.22%
East of England +21 6 - - 1
Hertfordshire +11 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
North West +14 4 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 4 £225 -
Oxford - 4 £225 -
Docklands, London +11 1 £800 +100.00%
Canary Wharf -2 1 £400 -8.57%
Tonbridge - 1 £463 -
Liverpool - 1 £348 -
Merseyside - 1 £348 -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 298 (49.09%) Finance
2 229 (37.73%) Asset Management
3 141 (23.23%) Banking
4 119 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (19.11%) Wealth Management
6 114 (18.78%) SQL
7 102 (16.80%) Front Office
8 89 (14.66%) Project Management
9 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
10 69 (11.37%) Business Analysis
11 68 (11.20%) Investment Banking
12 67 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (10.71%) C#
14 59 (9.72%) Charles River
15 58 (9.56%) Microsoft
16 55 (9.06%) Back Office
17 52 (8.57%) SDLC
18 48 (7.91%) Waterfall
18 48 (7.91%) .NET
19 47 (7.74%) Oracle
20 44 (7.25%) Change Management
21 41 (6.75%) PRINCE2
22 40 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (6.43%) Degree
24 37 (6.10%) Migration
25 36 (5.93%) Java
26 35 (5.77%) MiFID
26 35 (5.77%) JIRA
26 35 (5.77%) MS Excel
26 35 (5.77%) Bloomberg

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.98%) IIS
3 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.99%) Confluence
6 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.33%) SAS
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.98%) MS Office
5 8 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.46%) Markit EDM
2 20 (3.29%) thinkFolio
3 10 (1.65%) Sonata
4 8 (1.32%) Hi Portfolio
5 7 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.66%) Radian6
7 4 (0.66%) Salerio
7 4 (0.66%) Social Studio
8 3 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.33%) Beauchamp
9 2 (0.33%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.33%) MultiFonds
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.15%) Heroku
4 5 (0.82%) PaaS
5 4 (0.66%) Force.com
5 4 (0.66%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.33%) Boomi
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.47%) Firewall
2 9 (1.48%) DNS
3 7 (1.15%) CTI
3 7 (1.15%) WAN
4 6 (0.99%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.99%) LDAP
4 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.82%) MPLS
6 4 (0.66%) DHCP
6 4 (0.66%) Internet
6 4 (0.66%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.66%) SAN
7 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.49%) FTP
7 3 (0.49%) LAN
7 3 (0.49%) Skype
7 3 (0.49%) VoIP
7 3 (0.49%) VPN
7 3 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.15%) DB2
8 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.82%) QlikView
9 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.66%) Big Data
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 35 (5.77%) JIRA
2 11 (1.81%) JUnit
3 9 (1.48%) Subversion
4 7 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.99%) Maven
6 5 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.82%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.66%) NuGet
7 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.49%) Grunt
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.49%) Selenium
9 2 (0.33%) ERwin
9 2 (0.33%) Moq
9 2 (0.33%) MSTest
9 2 (0.33%) NUnit
9 2 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 298 (49.09%) Finance
2 141 (23.23%) Banking
3 102 (16.80%) Front Office
4 68 (11.20%) Investment Banking
5 55 (9.06%) Back Office
6 27 (4.45%) Advertising
7 25 (4.12%) Marketing
8 18 (2.97%) Retail
9 14 (2.31%) Legal
10 11 (1.81%) Private Banking
11 9 (1.48%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (39.37%) Analyst
2 135 (22.24%) Business Analyst
3 121 (19.93%) Project Manager
4 97 (15.98%) Developer
5 39 (6.43%) Asset Management Analyst
6 36 (5.93%) Data Analyst
7 31 (5.11%) Consultant
8 29 (4.78%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 29 (4.78%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 29 (4.78%) IT Manager
9 28 (4.61%) IT Project Manager
10 27 (4.45%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.28%) Support Analyst
12 23 (3.79%) .NET Developer
12 23 (3.79%) Architect
12 23 (3.79%) SQL Developer
13 20 (3.29%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.13%) Report Analyst
15 18 (2.97%) Asset Management Project Manager
15 18 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.91%) .NET
2 30 (4.94%) XML
3 20 (3.29%) ASP.NET
3 20 (3.29%) Web Services
4 15 (2.47%) Spring
5 13 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 12 (1.98%) HTML
7 11 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (1.81%) jQuery
7 11 (1.81%) REST
8 10 (1.65%) HTML5
9 9 (1.48%) XSL
10 8 (1.32%) SOAP
10 8 (1.32%) WCF
11 7 (1.15%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.15%) CSS
11 7 (1.15%) J2SE
12 6 (0.99%) JMS
12 6 (0.99%) WPF
13 5 (0.82%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.27%) Derivative
3 26 (4.28%) Fixed Income
4 23 (3.79%) Equities
5 20 (3.29%) Hedge funds
6 19 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.65%) User Experience
9 9 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.32%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.15%) IVR
11 7 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (0.99%) Fintech
13 5 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.66%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.12%) Windows
2 24 (3.95%) Unix
3 19 (3.13%) Linux
4 14 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) AIX
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (37.73%) Asset Management
2 119 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (19.11%) Wealth Management
4 89 (14.66%) Project Management
5 69 (11.37%) Business Analysis
6 67 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (8.57%) SDLC
8 48 (7.91%) Waterfall
9 44 (7.25%) Change Management
10 41 (6.75%) PRINCE2
11 37 (6.10%) Migration
12 32 (5.27%) Scrum
12 32 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (5.11%) Fund Management
14 28 (4.61%) ITIL
15 27 (4.45%) Data Analysis
15 27 (4.45%) Data Management
15 27 (4.45%) Fund Accounting
16 23 (3.79%) Data Modelling
17 22 (3.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.78%) SQL
2 65 (10.71%) C#
3 36 (5.93%) Java
4 22 (3.62%) PL/SQL
5 21 (3.46%) Python
5 21 (3.46%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.80%) VBA
7 16 (2.64%) JavaScript
7 16 (2.64%) VB
8 13 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.98%) Perl
10 9 (1.48%) Ruby
11 7 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.99%) C++
13 5 (0.82%) C
13 5 (0.82%) Go
14 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.33%) R
15 2 (0.33%) Scala
15 2 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (6.43%) Degree
2 24 (3.95%) PMP
3 20 (3.29%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.98%) ISEB
6 11 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.82%) CCNA
11 4 (0.66%) CISSP
11 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.49%) CCNP
12 3 (0.49%) MCP
12 3 (0.49%) MCSE
13 2 (0.33%) CISM
13 2 (0.33%) SANS
14 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.77%) MiFID
2 12 (1.98%) QA
3 7 (1.15%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.99%) EMIR
4 6 (0.99%) FATCA
5 5 (0.82%) SLA
5 5 (0.82%) UCITS
6 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.49%) AIFMD
7 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.33%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.33%) SEPA
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.32%) vSphere
3 7 (1.15%) Docker
4 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.32%) Control-M
3 6 (0.99%) SCCM
4 4 (0.66%) Icinga
4 4 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.66%) logstash
4 4 (0.66%) Nagios
4 4 (0.66%) SCOM
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 59 (9.72%) Charles River
2 58 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.74%) Oracle
4 35 (5.77%) Bloomberg
5 16 (2.64%) Cisco
6 15 (2.47%) Reuters
7 14 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.14%) HP
8 13 (2.14%) SimCorp
8 13 (2.14%) Vermilion
9 11 (1.81%) Tableau
9 11 (1.81%) VMware
10 9 (1.48%) Sybase
11 7 (1.15%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.15%) FactSet
11 7 (1.15%) Informatica
12 6 (0.99%) Dell
13 5 (0.82%) Citrix
14 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
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