Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -54
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 45 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 1.36% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.57% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £600 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.84% -13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £327 £279 £237
90th Percentile £664 £541 £678
Scotland median daily rate £575 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +35.29% -5.56% -7.69%
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 2,446 1,591 2,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.08% 86.37% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,472 994 1,332
Edinburgh median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £555
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -20.88% -28.35%
10th Percentile £14.59 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £119.33 £47.23 £42.43
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year +20.38% -48.69% +24.77%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 25 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.67%) Charles River
5 10 (22.22%) thinkFolio
6 8 (17.78%) Fixed Income
6 8 (17.78%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
7 7 (15.56%) Equities
7 7 (15.56%) Banking
8 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.89%) Line Management
10 4 (8.89%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (8.89%) Time Management
11 3 (6.67%) Test Management
11 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
11 3 (6.67%) Internal Audit
11 3 (6.67%) Markit EDM
11 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement

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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) thinkFolio
2 3 (6.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Audit Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Fixed Income
2 7 (15.56%) Equities
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 4 (8.89%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (8.89%) Line Management
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Internal Audit
6 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.67%) Test Management
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
1 1 (2.22%) FATCA
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) MiFID
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Packer
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Charles River
2 3 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.67%) CODA
2 3 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) FactSet
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) VMware