Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Investment Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Management over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Investment Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 87 137
Rank change year-on-year -62 +50 +42
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 111 202 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.60% 2.88% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 3.22% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 158 79
City of London median daily rate £538 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +4.90%
10th Percentile £262 £375 £367
90th Percentile £691 £688 £645
Central London median daily rate £531 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -7.61% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,043 6,268 5,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.84% 89.25% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,814 4,973 4,702
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -6.12% -0.40%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.34 £11.70
90th Percentile £33.45 £30.90 £49.61
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in the City of London

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) Asset Management
4 22 (19.82%) SQL
4 22 (19.82%) Windows
5 18 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.32%) Project Management
6 17 (15.32%) Front Office
7 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 14 (12.61%) Back Office
8 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 12 (10.81%) Fixed Income
10 12 (10.81%) Banking
11 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.01%) C#
11 10 (9.01%) Python
11 10 (9.01%) Bloomberg
11 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.11%) Hedge funds
12 9 (8.11%) Windows Server
12 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
12 9 (8.11%) Citrix
12 9 (8.11%) VBA
12 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.11%) TDD
13 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) LatentZero
1 3 (2.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.21%) Office 365
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) LAN
1 5 (4.50%) VPN
1 5 (4.50%) WAN
1 5 (4.50%) Wireless
2 3 (2.70%) Broadband
2 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Intranet
3 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.80%) VoIP
3 2 (1.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Big Data
3 4 (3.60%) Power BI
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.80%) OLAP
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) AdminStudio
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.80%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.80%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.90%) Babel
4 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.90%) Hudson
4 1 (0.90%) JIRA
4 1 (0.90%) Maven
4 1 (0.90%) Mocha
4 1 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.90%) Selenium
4 1 (0.90%) Spock
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Front Office
3 14 (12.61%) Back Office
4 12 (10.81%) Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Billing
5 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.60%) Legal
6 4 (3.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Advertising
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 33 (29.73%) Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Asset Management Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) IT Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) IT Support
5 7 (6.31%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Python Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) .NET
1 7 (6.31%) NumPy
1 7 (6.31%) Pandas
2 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.50%) CSS
4 4 (3.60%) JSON
4 4 (3.60%) React
5 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.80%) Kafka
6 2 (1.80%) OAuth
6 2 (1.80%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.80%) WCF
6 2 (1.80%) WPF
6 2 (1.80%) XMPP
6 2 (1.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Fixed Income
2 9 (8.11%) Hedge funds
3 7 (6.31%) Fintech
4 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.50%) iPad
5 5 (4.50%) iPhone
5 5 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.50%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.50%) Tandem
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) Derivative
8 2 (1.80%) Equities
8 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.80%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Windows 10
3 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.60%) Unix
8 3 (2.70%) Android
8 3 (2.70%) Linux
8 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) Asset Management
3 17 (15.32%) Project Management
4 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.11%) TDD
6 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.31%) Change Management
8 7 (6.31%) ETL
8 7 (6.31%) OO
8 7 (6.31%) Wealth Management
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) Software Delivery
10 5 (4.50%) Fund Management
10 5 (4.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (4.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.82%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) C#
2 10 (9.01%) Python
3 9 (8.11%) VBA
4 8 (7.21%) Java
4 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.31%) VBScript
6 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.50%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.60%) Java 8
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) Cypher
11 1 (0.90%) ES6
11 1 (0.90%) Groovy
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) MCSE
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) CFA
4 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.90%) MCDST
4 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) EMIR
3 1 (0.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (4.50%) XenApp
3 3 (2.70%) Docker
4 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.80%) Xen
4 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.80%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.80%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) Bloomberg
3 9 (8.11%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) Apple
4 7 (6.31%) FactSet
5 6 (5.41%) Charles River
6 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco
7 4 (3.60%) Reuters
8 3 (2.70%) Calypso
8 3 (2.70%) Vermilion
9 2 (1.80%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.80%) NetApp
9 2 (1.80%) Splunk
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) VMware
10 1 (0.90%) Murex
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle
10 1 (0.90%) Sybase
10 1 (0.90%) Wyse