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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Management
Rank 301 253 313
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +60
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 365 408 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.06% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 293 185
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £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
41980 38315 37478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.74% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27244 23771 21863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1161 1460
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
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 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -59 303 £525 +5.00% 63
London 0 273 £525 +5.00% 59
City of London -6 80 £525 - 28
Scotland +10 62 £500 +9.52% 7
Edinburgh +15 59 £500 +3.89% 6
South East -73 12 £305 -41.90% 2
Surrey -38 4 £525 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £285 -
East of England -13 3 £430 -29.79% 1
South West -29 3 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
West Midlands -14 2 £575 +102.64%
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Poole - - - -

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 333 (46.06%) Finance
2 267 (36.93%) Asset Management
3 213 (29.46%) SQL
4 129 (17.84%) Banking
5 104 (14.38%) SQL Server
6 103 (14.25%) Fund Management
7 102 (14.11%) Project Management
8 99 (13.69%) Front Office
9 78 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 78 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (10.51%) Oracle
10 76 (10.51%) Markit EDM
11 73 (10.10%) Business Analysis
12 70 (9.68%) Charles River
13 69 (9.54%) Windows
14 66 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 64 (8.85%) Migration
16 62 (8.58%) Data Management
17 60 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (7.88%) .NET
18 57 (7.88%) Microsoft
19 53 (7.33%) Investment Banking
20 52 (7.19%) Wealth Management
21 50 (6.92%) CRM
22 48 (6.64%) MS Excel
22 48 (6.64%) C#
23 44 (6.09%) thinkFolio
24 43 (5.95%) Java
24 43 (5.95%) Derivative
25 42 (5.81%) XML

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.97%) Confluence
5 5 (0.69%) IIS
5 5 (0.69%) JBoss
6 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.41%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) FileNet
8 2 (0.28%) Lync
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.01%) MS Office
3 12 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.24%) MS Project
5 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 76 (10.51%) Markit EDM
2 24 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.66%) LatentZero
4 9 (1.24%) SAP PS
5 8 (1.11%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.83%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.55%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.28%) Minerva
9 2 (0.28%) HFM
9 2 (0.28%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.28%) RMDS
9 2 (0.28%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.28%) Eagle STAR
9 2 (0.28%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.24%) SaaS
2 3 (0.41%) Force.com
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.63%) Firewall
2 16 (2.21%) Internet
3 15 (2.07%) Intranet
4 14 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.38%) DNS
6 9 (1.24%) LAN
7 8 (1.11%) WAN
8 7 (0.97%) Network Security
9 5 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.69%) DHCP
9 5 (0.69%) VPN
9 5 (0.69%) LDAP
10 4 (0.55%) SAN
11 3 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.28%) Multicast
12 2 (0.28%) SSH
12 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.52%) MS Access
7 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.83%) QlikView
9 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.55%) MySQL
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.55%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.41%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.94%) JIRA
3 11 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.52%) Maven
4 9 (1.24%) JUnit
5 5 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.41%) NUnit
6 3 (0.41%) Subversion
6 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.14%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 333 (46.06%) Finance
2 129 (17.84%) Banking
3 99 (13.69%) Front Office
4 53 (7.33%) Investment Banking
5 34 (4.70%) Back Office
6 30 (4.15%) Retail
7 25 (3.46%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.97%) Legal
9 7 (0.97%) Advertising
9 7 (0.97%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 296 (40.94%) Analyst
2 157 (21.72%) Business Analyst
3 121 (16.74%) Project Manager
4 119 (16.46%) Developer
5 44 (6.09%) Architect
6 43 (5.95%) Consultant
7 33 (4.56%) Test Analyst
7 33 (4.56%) Support Analyst
8 27 (3.73%) Applications Support
9 25 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (3.32%) Data Analyst
11 23 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
11 23 (3.18%) Senior Manager
12 18 (2.49%) Technical Architect
13 17 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
14 16 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
14 16 (2.21%) Business Manager
15 15 (2.07%) SQL Developer
16 13 (1.80%) Infrastructure Architect
17 12 (1.66%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.88%) .NET
2 42 (5.81%) XML
3 25 (3.46%) Web Services
4 17 (2.35%) HTML
4 17 (2.35%) jQuery
5 14 (1.94%) WPF
6 10 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (1.38%) Middleware
6 10 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.38%) WCF
7 9 (1.24%) J2EE
7 9 (1.24%) SOAP
8 8 (1.11%) Spring
8 8 (1.11%) REST
8 8 (1.11%) Caliburn.Micro
8 8 (1.11%) AutoMapper
8 8 (1.11%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (0.97%) Kendo UI
9 7 (0.97%) HTML5
9 7 (0.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.95%) Derivative
3 39 (5.39%) Fixed Income
4 32 (4.43%) Equities
5 26 (3.60%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.18%) User Experience
7 20 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.11%) Replication
11 8 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.55%) AS400
14 4 (0.55%) Clustering
14 4 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.54%) Windows
2 36 (4.98%) UNIX
3 27 (3.73%) Linux
4 13 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (36.93%) Asset Management
2 103 (14.25%) Fund Management
3 102 (14.11%) Project Management
4 78 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (10.10%) Business Analysis
6 66 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 64 (8.85%) Migration
8 62 (8.58%) Data Management
9 52 (7.19%) Wealth Management
10 50 (6.92%) CRM
11 36 (4.98%) Data Analysis
12 35 (4.84%) ETL
13 31 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 30 (4.15%) Change Management
15 29 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (3.87%) ITIL
16 28 (3.87%) Enterprise Data Management
16 28 (3.87%) Data Migration
17 26 (3.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 213 (29.46%) SQL
2 48 (6.64%) C#
3 43 (5.95%) Java
4 24 (3.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.32%) VBA
5 22 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.77%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.80%) C++
8 10 (1.38%) C
9 9 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.11%) Perl
10 8 (1.11%) PHP
10 8 (1.11%) Ruby
11 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.97%) VB
12 6 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.55%) VBScript
14 4 (0.55%) Python
15 3 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (5.12%) Degree
2 8 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (1.11%) ISEB
3 7 (0.97%) CISSP
3 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.83%) MCSE
4 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.55%) GIAC
6 4 (0.55%) GCIA
6 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.55%) CCA
6 4 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.41%) IIBA
8 2 (0.28%) VCP5
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.01%) QA
2 13 (1.80%) EMIR
3 8 (1.11%) MiFID
4 7 (0.97%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.97%) UCITS
5 6 (0.83%) AIFMD
6 5 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.69%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) COBIT
7 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) UAG
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.24%) Control-M
3 8 (1.11%) SCCM
4 5 (0.69%) SCOM
5 4 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (10.51%) Oracle
2 70 (9.68%) Charles River
3 57 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.09%) thinkFolio
5 28 (3.87%) Bloomberg
6 27 (3.73%) HP
7 22 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.49%) Business Objects
9 16 (2.21%) Sybase
9 16 (2.21%) Informatica
10 15 (2.07%) Citrix
10 15 (2.07%) SAP
10 15 (2.07%) VMware
11 11 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.38%) Cognos
13 9 (1.24%) Cisco
14 8 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.11%) Telerik
15 7 (0.97%) Sophis
15 7 (0.97%) Yardi
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £42000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Holiday + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Maxegan Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago