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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 299 262 259
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 372 384 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.00% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 292 275
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 £629 £624 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.82%
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
43026 38252 39233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 74.11% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27635 23752 22856
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1133 1448
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -47 327 £525 +5.00% 102
London +16 295 £525 +5.00% 86
City of London +5 85 £550 +10.00% 45
Scotland +7 45 £500 - 11
Edinburgh +20 43 £500 -1.96% 11
South East -63 17 £475 -9.52% 11
Surrey -35 6 £525 - 9
Berkshire +12 3 £285 -
South West -34 3 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 3 £525 - 2
Kent -9 2 £350 -31.70% 1
Glasgow -14 1 - -
East of England -24 1 £400 -34.69%
Wimbledon - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Witham - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 359 (48.19%) Finance
2 273 (36.64%) Asset Management
3 199 (26.71%) SQL
4 142 (19.06%) Banking
5 112 (15.03%) Front Office
6 109 (14.63%) Project Management
7 103 (13.83%) Fund Management
8 97 (13.02%) SQL Server
9 81 (10.87%) Charles River
10 80 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (10.74%) Business Analysis
11 77 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (10.20%) Oracle
13 70 (9.40%) Migration
14 69 (9.26%) Windows
14 69 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 66 (8.86%) .NET
16 65 (8.72%) Markit EDM
17 63 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (8.19%) Microsoft
19 57 (7.65%) Data Management
19 57 (7.65%) Investment Banking
20 55 (7.38%) Wealth Management
21 54 (7.25%) C#
22 51 (6.85%) MS Excel
23 50 (6.71%) CRM
23 50 (6.71%) Derivative
23 50 (6.71%) Fixed Income
24 48 (6.44%) Java
25 46 (6.17%) thinkFolio

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.07%) Confluence
4 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.81%) JBoss
6 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.67%) IIS
7 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.40%) CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Lync
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) FileNet
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 51 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.36%) MS Office
3 9 (1.21%) MS Project
4 8 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (8.72%) Markit EDM
2 24 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.74%) LatentZero
4 9 (1.21%) Sentinel
4 9 (1.21%) SAP PS
5 6 (0.81%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 5 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.54%) LongView
7 4 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.54%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.54%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.40%) Minerva
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.27%) HFM
10 1 (0.13%) RMDS
10 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.48%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Force.com
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.42%) Firewall
2 17 (2.28%) Intranet
2 17 (2.28%) Internet
3 12 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.34%) DNS
5 9 (1.21%) LAN
6 8 (1.07%) WAN
7 7 (0.94%) Network Security
8 5 (0.67%) LDAP
8 5 (0.67%) DHCP
9 4 (0.54%) VPN
9 4 (0.54%) SAN
9 4 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.27%) VLAN
11 2 (0.27%) SSH
11 2 (0.27%) BGP
11 2 (0.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.61%) MS Access
8 8 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.07%) QlikView
9 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.67%) Data Mart
10 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.40%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.40%) MySQL
13 2 (0.27%) DTS
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.27%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 28 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.88%) JIRA
3 12 (1.61%) Maven
4 11 (1.48%) JUnit
5 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.67%) Selenium
8 4 (0.54%) Subversion
8 4 (0.54%) NUnit
9 2 (0.27%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.13%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.13%) ProtoShare
10 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 359 (48.19%) Finance
2 142 (19.06%) Banking
3 112 (15.03%) Front Office
4 57 (7.65%) Investment Banking
5 39 (5.23%) Back Office
6 33 (4.43%) Retail
7 28 (3.76%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.34%) Marketing
9 9 (1.21%) Legal
10 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.07%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.67%) Advertising
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 306 (41.07%) Analyst
2 168 (22.55%) Business Analyst
3 127 (17.05%) Developer
4 120 (16.11%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.58%) Architect
6 40 (5.37%) Consultant
7 34 (4.56%) Test Analyst
8 29 (3.89%) Support Analyst
9 28 (3.76%) Data Analyst
10 27 (3.62%) Applications Support
10 27 (3.62%) Senior Manager
11 24 (3.22%) Technical Architect
11 24 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.68%) Business Manager
13 17 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
13 17 (2.28%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
15 15 (2.01%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.01%) Programme Manager
16 14 (1.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.86%) .NET
2 43 (5.77%) XML
3 26 (3.49%) Web Services
4 18 (2.42%) jQuery
5 17 (2.28%) WPF
6 15 (2.01%) HTML
7 13 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.34%) SOAP
8 10 (1.34%) Middleware
9 9 (1.21%) J2EE
9 9 (1.21%) HTML5
10 8 (1.07%) REST
10 8 (1.07%) Caliburn.Micro
10 8 (1.07%) AutoMapper
10 8 (1.07%) Dapper ORM
10 8 (1.07%) Spring
11 7 (0.94%) CSS
11 7 (0.94%) XSD
11 7 (0.94%) Kendo UI
12 6 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.71%) Fixed Income
2 50 (6.71%) Derivative
3 29 (3.89%) Equities
4 26 (3.49%) User Experience
4 26 (3.49%) Hedge funds
5 17 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.94%) Replication
10 6 (0.81%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (0.81%) PMI
10 6 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.26%) Windows
2 38 (5.10%) UNIX
3 22 (2.95%) Linux
4 13 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.54%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) AIX
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (36.64%) Asset Management
2 109 (14.63%) Project Management
3 103 (13.83%) Fund Management
4 80 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (10.74%) Business Analysis
5 77 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (9.40%) Migration
7 69 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 57 (7.65%) Data Management
9 55 (7.38%) Wealth Management
10 50 (6.71%) CRM
11 41 (5.50%) Data Analysis
12 34 (4.56%) ETL
13 33 (4.43%) PRINCE2
14 31 (4.16%) Change Management
15 29 (3.89%) ITIL
15 29 (3.89%) Data Migration
16 28 (3.76%) Portfolio Management
17 25 (3.36%) Scrum
18 23 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 199 (26.71%) SQL
2 54 (7.25%) C#
3 48 (6.44%) Java
4 36 (4.83%) VBA
5 25 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 22 (2.95%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.74%) C++
9 12 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.34%) C
11 8 (1.07%) PHP
11 8 (1.07%) Ruby
12 7 (0.94%) XAML
13 6 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.67%) VB
15 4 (0.54%) Python
15 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.54%) VBScript
15 4 (0.54%) Perl
16 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (4.97%) Degree
2 8 (1.07%) PMI Certification
2 8 (1.07%) ISEB
3 7 (0.94%) CISSP
3 7 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.81%) MCSE
4 6 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.54%) GIAC
6 4 (0.54%) GCIA
6 4 (0.54%) CCA
6 4 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.40%) CCNP
7 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.89%) QA
2 15 (2.01%) EMIR
3 8 (1.07%) MiFID
4 6 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.81%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.67%) UCITS
5 5 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.54%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.54%) COBIT
7 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) WAI
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.13%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.13%) NFS
4 1 (0.13%) UAG
4 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.07%) SCCM
3 5 (0.67%) SCOM
3 5 (0.67%) Control-M
4 4 (0.54%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.27%) Puppet
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (10.87%) Charles River
2 76 (10.20%) Oracle
3 61 (8.19%) Microsoft
4 46 (6.17%) thinkFolio
5 27 (3.62%) HP
6 24 (3.22%) Bloomberg
7 21 (2.82%) Sybase
7 21 (2.82%) Informatica
7 21 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.68%) Business Objects
9 16 (2.15%) VMware
10 14 (1.88%) SAP
10 14 (1.88%) Citrix
11 11 (1.48%) Cisco
12 10 (1.34%) Cognos
13 9 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.07%) Sophis
14 8 (1.07%) Telerik
14 8 (1.07%) SimCorp
14 8 (1.07%) Calypso
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Red10
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City, London
Red10
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