Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 351 377
Rank change year-on-year +59 +26 +22
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 804 585 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.78% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 426 397
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £386 £375 £363
90th Percentile £725 £738 £713
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £105.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -74.00% -17.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £26.25 £37.18
90th Percentile £20.25 £28.75 £177.73
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £105.75
% change year-on-year -29.09% -74.00% -17.86%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,094 74,739 82,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,258 49,884 54,445
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,909 2,039 2,421
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.55 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in England

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 687 £600 +9.09% 143
North of England +88 73 £475 +8.57%
Yorkshire +58 61 £475 -
South East -1 31 £563 +7.14% 11
North West +5 8 £450 +20.00%
East of England -5 6 £493 -
Midlands +1 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
North East +47 4 - -
South West - 2 £325 -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 England region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 449 (55.85%) Finance
2 306 (38.06%) Asset Management
3 260 (32.34%) Banking
4 171 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (19.15%) SQL
6 133 (16.54%) Investment Banking
7 107 (13.31%) Wealth Management
8 106 (13.18%) Front Office
9 95 (11.82%) Business Analysis
10 89 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 87 (10.82%) Project Management
12 70 (8.71%) Windows
12 70 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
13 69 (8.58%) SDLC
13 69 (8.58%) Charles River
14 68 (8.46%) DevOps
15 67 (8.33%) SQL Server
16 65 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
16 65 (8.08%) Markit EDM
17 64 (7.96%) Linux
18 63 (7.84%) Fund Management
19 62 (7.71%) Python
19 62 (7.71%) Change Management
20 59 (7.34%) C#
20 59 (7.34%) Microsoft
21 54 (6.72%) Fixed Income
22 53 (6.59%) TDD
23 52 (6.47%) .NET
23 52 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
24 51 (6.34%) JavaScript

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.49%) Confluence
3 11 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (1.00%) Mule
4 8 (1.00%) Mule ESB
5 6 (0.75%) CMS
5 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.37%) Apache
8 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.37%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.25%) Mongoose
Applications
1 50 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 65 (8.08%) Markit EDM
2 37 (4.60%) thinkFolio
3 18 (2.24%) Bloomberg AIM
4 16 (1.99%) SimCorp Dimension
5 11 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.37%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.75%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.37%) SunGard APT
8 2 (0.25%) Minerva
8 2 (0.25%) Sonata
8 2 (0.25%) Tercero
9 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.61%) Office 365
3 17 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.12%) npm
5 8 (1.00%) IaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.25%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.25%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.49%) SAN
2 18 (2.24%) NAS
3 12 (1.49%) DNS
3 12 (1.49%) SMTP
4 11 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.24%) Firewall
6 9 (1.12%) SSL
7 8 (1.00%) DHCP
7 8 (1.00%) FTP
7 8 (1.00%) InfiniBand
7 8 (1.00%) Internet
7 8 (1.00%) VoIP
8 7 (0.87%) Intranet
9 6 (0.75%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.62%) LAN
10 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.50%) WAN
11 4 (0.50%) WLAN
12 3 (0.37%) Skype
13 2 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.00%) MySQL
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (0.75%) Power BI
9 5 (0.62%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.62%) MS Access
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.62%) WhereScape RED
10 4 (0.50%) OLAP
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (4.10%) JIRA
2 26 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.49%) JUnit
6 11 (1.37%) Gradle
7 10 (1.24%) Maven
8 9 (1.12%) Grunt
8 9 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.00%) Bower
9 8 (1.00%) gulp
9 8 (1.00%) SonarQube
9 8 (1.00%) Subversion
9 8 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.75%) Selenium
11 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.50%) webpack
12 3 (0.37%) GitLab
General
1 449 (55.85%) Finance
2 260 (32.34%) Banking
3 133 (16.54%) Investment Banking
4 106 (13.18%) Front Office
5 40 (4.98%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.74%) Back Office
7 21 (2.61%) Private Banking
8 17 (2.11%) Advertising
8 17 (2.11%) Marketing
9 15 (1.87%) Legal
9 15 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.00%) Retail
11 6 (0.75%) French Language
12 5 (0.62%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.12%) Games
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 321 (39.93%) Analyst
2 192 (23.88%) Business Analyst
3 154 (19.15%) Developer
4 125 (15.55%) Project Manager
5 67 (8.33%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 42 (5.22%) Asset Management Analyst
7 40 (4.98%) Data Analyst
8 34 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 33 (4.10%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 33 (4.10%) Consultant
10 30 (3.73%) SQL Developer
11 29 (3.61%) Applications Support
11 29 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 29 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.36%) Data Business Analyst
13 26 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
15 22 (2.74%) IT Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) Senior Developer
17 20 (2.49%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.47%) .NET
2 36 (4.48%) HTML
2 36 (4.48%) Web Services
3 30 (3.73%) AngularJS
4 29 (3.61%) CSS
4 29 (3.61%) XML
5 23 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.49%) ASP.NET
6 20 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (2.36%) HTML5
7 19 (2.36%) SOAP
8 17 (2.11%) Node.js
9 15 (1.87%) RESTful
9 15 (1.87%) Spring
10 14 (1.74%) REST
11 13 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (1.62%) JSON
11 13 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
12 12 (1.49%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.72%) Fixed Income
3 47 (5.85%) Derivative
4 39 (4.85%) Hedge funds
5 37 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (4.35%) Equities
6 35 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.86%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.99%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.99%) User Experience
10 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.62%) Fintech
11 11 (1.37%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.12%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.00%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.71%) Windows
2 64 (7.96%) Linux
3 41 (5.10%) Unix
4 21 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.36%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.24%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.99%) Solaris
8 13 (1.62%) SUSE
8 13 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.49%) AIX
10 11 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.37%) Android
13 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (38.06%) Asset Management
2 171 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (13.31%) Wealth Management
4 95 (11.82%) Business Analysis
5 89 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (10.82%) Project Management
7 70 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (8.58%) SDLC
9 68 (8.46%) DevOps
10 63 (7.84%) Fund Management
11 62 (7.71%) Change Management
12 53 (6.59%) TDD
13 52 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 49 (6.09%) Analytics
15 42 (5.22%) Scrum
16 40 (4.98%) Information Security
17 39 (4.85%) Data Management
18 34 (4.23%) MVC
18 34 (4.23%) PRINCE2
19 31 (3.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 154 (19.15%) SQL
2 62 (7.71%) Python
3 59 (7.34%) C#
4 51 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.10%) Java
6 36 (4.48%) Ruby
7 26 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.11%) Perl
9 21 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.36%) Go
10 19 (2.36%) VBA
11 16 (1.99%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.62%) C++
13 9 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.12%) C
14 7 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.75%) VB
16 5 (0.62%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.62%) Korn
16 5 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (5.47%) Degree
2 21 (2.61%) CISSP
3 10 (1.24%) PMP
4 9 (1.12%) CISM
5 8 (1.00%) ISEB
5 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.87%) CCNA
6 7 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.75%) CCA
7 6 (0.75%) CCNP
8 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.37%) CRISC
9 3 (0.37%) MCSE
10 2 (0.25%) CEH
10 2 (0.25%) ISACA
10 2 (0.25%) MCSA
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.47%) GDPR
1 44 (5.47%) MiFID
2 25 (3.11%) QA
3 23 (2.86%) PMO
4 13 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.37%) EMIR
5 11 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.75%) IFRS
7 6 (0.75%) SLA
8 5 (0.62%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.62%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.62%) PSD2
8 5 (0.62%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.25%) FINRA
10 2 (0.25%) UCITS
11 1 (0.12%) COREP
11 1 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 33 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.87%) Docker
4 13 (1.62%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.49%) SRDF
5 12 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (1.37%) XenApp
7 8 (1.00%) Firmware
7 8 (1.00%) GPFS
7 8 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.62%) NFS
8 5 (0.62%) Samba
8 5 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.62%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.50%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.50%) vSphere
9 4 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (2.74%) Ansible
2 16 (1.99%) SCCM
3 12 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (1.24%) Nagios
6 7 (0.87%) EMC TimeFinder
6 7 (0.87%) NetApp OnCommand
7 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.50%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.50%) Puppet
9 3 (0.37%) Control-M
9 3 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.37%) Matomo
9 3 (0.37%) QRadar
9 3 (0.37%) Salt
9 3 (0.37%) SCOM
10 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 69 (8.58%) Charles River
2 59 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.48%) Oracle
4 29 (3.61%) Bloomberg
5 28 (3.48%) Citrix
6 22 (2.74%) SimCorp
7 20 (2.49%) Cisco
7 20 (2.49%) VMware
8 18 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.11%) HP
9 17 (2.11%) NetApp
9 17 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.49%) EMC
10 12 (1.49%) Veritas
11 11 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.24%) FactSet
12 10 (1.24%) Informatica
12 10 (1.24%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.00%) Sybase
13 8 (1.00%) Vermilion