Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 October 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 87 105
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -49
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 43 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.54% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.81% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -8.99%
10th Percentile £413 £263 £126
90th Percentile £645 £558 £575
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,633 2,372 1,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.62% 84.90% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,351 1,385 1,132
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 24
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +23.44%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.20 £11.15
90th Percentile £44.01 £39.20 £47.36
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in Edinburgh

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Asset Management
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (23.26%) Project Management
8 8 (18.60%) Charles River
8 8 (18.60%) ETL
8 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
8 8 (18.60%) Ab Initio
9 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 5 (11.63%) Teradata
11 5 (11.63%) thinkFolio
11 5 (11.63%) Retail
11 5 (11.63%) QA
11 5 (11.63%) Fund Management
11 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (11.63%) Unix
11 5 (11.63%) Markit EDM
11 5 (11.63%) ETL Development
12 4 (9.30%) SDLC
12 4 (9.30%) Fund Accounting
12 4 (9.30%) Metadata Management

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Markit EDM
1 5 (11.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Charles River Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Derivative
2 2 (4.65%) Equities
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Asset Management
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.26%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
6 8 (18.60%) ETL
7 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) ETL Development
9 5 (11.63%) Fund Management
10 4 (9.30%) Fund Accounting
10 4 (9.30%) Metadata Management
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) SDLC
11 3 (6.98%) Change Management
11 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) MBA
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Control-M
1 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Ab Initio
1 8 (18.60%) Charles River
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Teradata
5 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.65%) CODA
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) BISAM
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) FactSet
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) StatPro
7 1 (2.33%) Workday