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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Management
London / City of London
Rank 92 101 133
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 62 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.04% 1.73% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.97% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 46
Median daily rate £550 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.31% -2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £353 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £471 £500
% change year-on-year +14.05% -5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management in the City of London.

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

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 57 (49.57%) Finance
2 48 (41.74%) Asset Management
3 35 (30.43%) Front Office
4 27 (23.48%) SQL
5 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (20.87%) Business Analysis
6 24 (20.87%) Wealth Management
7 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 19 (16.52%) MiFID
8 19 (16.52%) Banking
9 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.17%) Project Management
10 14 (12.17%) Charles River
11 12 (10.43%) Advertising
11 12 (10.43%) SDLC
12 11 (9.57%) Windows
13 10 (8.70%) UML
13 10 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.70%) Data Governance
14 9 (7.83%) Business Process Analysis
14 9 (7.83%) SimCorp
14 9 (7.83%) Use Case
14 9 (7.83%) Fund Management
14 9 (7.83%) Migration
14 9 (7.83%) Fixed Income
14 9 (7.83%) Equities
14 9 (7.83%) Data Management
14 9 (7.83%) Oracle

Investment Management
Top Related 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 2 (1.74%) JBoss
1 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Office
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (6.09%) Markit EDM
3 6 (5.22%) Minerva
4 3 (2.61%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.74%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.74%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.87%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) SAN
1 6 (5.22%) Wireless
2 5 (4.35%) Firewall
2 5 (4.35%) LAN
2 5 (4.35%) VPN
3 4 (3.48%) BGP
3 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.48%) OSPF
3 4 (3.48%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (3.48%) VXLAN
3 4 (3.48%) WAN
4 2 (1.74%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (1.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) Broadband
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.87%) DMZ
5 1 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) HBase
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) OLTP
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.87%) QlikView
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) JIRA
2 2 (1.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (49.57%) Finance
2 35 (30.43%) Front Office
3 19 (16.52%) Banking
4 12 (10.43%) Advertising
5 8 (6.96%) Investment Banking
6 7 (6.09%) Legal
7 5 (4.35%) Retail
8 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.74%) Back Office
9 2 (1.74%) Marketing
9 2 (1.74%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.87%) Billing
10 1 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Analyst
2 41 (35.65%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.43%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Asset Management Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) Java Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) Middleware
3 4 (3.48%) XML
4 3 (2.61%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.61%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.74%) HTML
5 2 (1.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.87%) Akka
6 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.87%) CSS
6 1 (0.87%) Kafka
6 1 (0.87%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.87%) SOAP
6 1 (0.87%) WCF
6 1 (0.87%) XMPP
6 1 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Equities
1 9 (7.83%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) Derivative
4 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) iPhone
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Unix
3 7 (6.09%) Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Asset Management
2 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (20.87%) Business Analysis
3 24 (20.87%) Wealth Management
4 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.17%) Project Management
6 12 (10.43%) SDLC
7 10 (8.70%) Data Governance
7 10 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (8.70%) UML
7 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.83%) Business Process Analysis
8 9 (7.83%) Data Management
8 9 (7.83%) Fund Management
8 9 (7.83%) Migration
8 9 (7.83%) Use Case
9 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.22%) Change Management
10 6 (5.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) SQL
2 9 (7.83%) C#
3 7 (6.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.35%) C
4 5 (4.35%) Java
4 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.48%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.61%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.74%) Python
8 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) PMP
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) CCNA
3 4 (3.48%) CCNP
3 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CFA
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.52%) MiFID
2 4 (3.48%) QA
3 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.61%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.74%) EMIR
4 2 (1.74%) FATCA
5 1 (0.87%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.87%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.87%) HDFS
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.87%) Control-M
2 1 (0.87%) Nagios
2 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Charles River
2 9 (7.83%) Fidessa
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) SimCorp
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.22%) Cisco
4 6 (5.22%) CyberArk
4 6 (5.22%) Sybase
5 5 (4.35%) webMethods
6 4 (3.48%) Arista
6 4 (3.48%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.48%) HP
6 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.61%) Infragistics
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.74%) Citrix
8 2 (1.74%) NetApp
8 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.74%) VMware
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