Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 73 106
Rank change year-on-year -34 +33 -43
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 30 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.68% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.00% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £419 £356 £125
90th Percentile £696 £550 £660
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -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 2,619 1,903 2,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.21% 83.91% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,159 1,330
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £10.87
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £46.53
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 8 (26.67%) thinkFolio
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Charles River
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 5 (16.67%) Bloomberg
7 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
7 5 (16.67%) CODA
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 4 (13.33%) Middleware
8 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
8 4 (13.33%) Front Office
8 4 (13.33%) Data Management
8 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (13.33%) Sitecore
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) Markit EDM
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
9 3 (10.00%) Windows

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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) thinkFolio
2 3 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Front Office
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Audit Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Office Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) Equities
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Economics
7 2 (6.67%) Kanban
7 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Test Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Control-M
1 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Charles River
2 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 5 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 5 (16.67%) CODA
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.67%) FactSet
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) VMware