The first table below looks at the demand for Fund Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fund Management over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Management
Rank 108 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fund Management 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Fund Management
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Fund Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Fund Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fund Management across the West Midlands region.

Fund Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Fund Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Fund 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 Fund Management.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 8 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) BCP
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Compaq
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat

Fund Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Fund 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 Fund Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 8 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) BCP
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Compaq
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco