Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Investment Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 390 383
Rank change year-on-year +116 -7 -19
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 905 587 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 448 425
England median daily rate £555 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% - -
10th Percentile £385 £350 £367
90th Percentile £725 £701 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £105.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.00% -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £105.75
% change year-on-year - -74.00% -

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 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +66 779 £575 +4.55% 132
North of England +119 66 £538 +48.28% 1
Yorkshire - 59 £550 -
South East -1 52 £550 +15.79% 3
North West +2 6 £450 +28.57% 1
Midlands +24 4 - -
West Midlands +26 3 - -
East of England -17 2 £475 -
South West - 2 £325 -
North East +67 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 488 (53.92%) Finance
2 356 (39.34%) Asset Management
3 273 (30.17%) Banking
4 182 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (18.67%) SQL
6 147 (16.24%) Investment Banking
7 121 (13.37%) Wealth Management
8 120 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 119 (13.15%) Front Office
10 98 (10.83%) Project Management
11 97 (10.72%) Business Analysis
12 92 (10.17%) SQL Server
13 86 (9.50%) Markit EDM
14 83 (9.17%) MiFID
15 81 (8.95%) Microsoft
16 79 (8.73%) Windows
16 79 (8.73%) Fund Management
17 77 (8.51%) JavaScript
18 73 (8.07%) Fixed Income
19 71 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (7.51%) C#
21 67 (7.40%) Charles River
22 66 (7.29%) Change Management
23 63 (6.96%) .NET
24 61 (6.74%) Scrum
25 60 (6.63%) Linux
26 56 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
27 55 (6.08%) Data Management
27 55 (6.08%) Python
28 53 (5.86%) CRM

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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.77%) Apache Solr
4 7 (0.77%) Confluence
5 6 (0.66%) Apache
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.33%) IIS
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Mongoose
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 86 (9.50%) Markit EDM
2 38 (4.20%) thinkFolio
3 28 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (2.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (1.10%) Eagle PACE
6 8 (0.88%) Bloomberg AIM
6 8 (0.88%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.55%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.33%) Eikon
10 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.22%) Salerio
10 2 (0.22%) Sonata
10 2 (0.22%) Tercero
11 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
11 1 (0.11%) HFM
11 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.11%) Minerva
11 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.44%) Office 365
3 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.99%) npm
5 5 (0.55%) Yarn
6 4 (0.44%) OpenDNS
6 4 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Force.com
8 1 (0.11%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.99%) SAN
2 15 (1.66%) NAS
3 14 (1.55%) DNS
4 7 (0.77%) DHCP
5 6 (0.66%) Internet
5 6 (0.66%) Intranet
5 6 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.55%) LAN
6 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.44%) Firewall
7 4 (0.44%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.44%) WAN
8 3 (0.33%) SMTP
9 2 (0.22%) HTTP
9 2 (0.22%) VoIP
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.11%) DMARC
10 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.11%) Network Security
10 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.66%) OLAP
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.55%) Big Data
11 5 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.55%) MS Access
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.44%) MySQL
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Smart View
12 4 (0.44%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 28 (3.09%) JIRA
2 15 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.33%) Subversion
4 12 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.99%) webpack
6 6 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.55%) Maven
7 5 (0.55%) NUnit
7 5 (0.55%) Selenium
8 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.44%) JBehave
8 4 (0.44%) JUnit
8 4 (0.44%) Mocha
8 4 (0.44%) Protractor
8 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 488 (53.92%) Finance
2 273 (30.17%) Banking
3 147 (16.24%) Investment Banking
4 119 (13.15%) Front Office
5 33 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 31 (3.43%) Back Office
7 28 (3.09%) Private Banking
8 19 (2.10%) Marketing
9 18 (1.99%) Legal
10 17 (1.88%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.66%) Retail
12 13 (1.44%) Advertising
13 6 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.55%) Publishing
15 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) Electronics
16 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 361 (39.89%) Analyst
2 218 (24.09%) Business Analyst
3 198 (21.88%) Developer
4 144 (15.91%) Project Manager
5 71 (7.85%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 56 (6.19%) Data Analyst
7 48 (5.30%) Consultant
8 42 (4.64%) Asset Management Analyst
9 39 (4.31%) SQL Developer
10 37 (4.09%) C# Developer
11 36 (3.98%) Data Business Analyst
12 32 (3.54%) IT Manager
13 30 (3.31%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 30 (3.31%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (2.98%) Applications Support
15 27 (2.98%) Service Analyst
16 25 (2.76%) Test Analyst
17 24 (2.65%) IT Project Manager
18 23 (2.54%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.96%) .NET
2 42 (4.64%) Web Services
3 37 (4.09%) AngularJS
4 35 (3.87%) XML
5 33 (3.65%) HTML
6 31 (3.43%) jQuery
7 28 (3.09%) CSS
8 26 (2.87%) ASP.NET
9 24 (2.65%) REST
10 22 (2.43%) Node.js
11 20 (2.21%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.10%) HTML5
13 18 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (1.66%) JSON
15 14 (1.55%) SOAP
16 13 (1.44%) Ajax
16 13 (1.44%) WCF
17 12 (1.33%) React
17 12 (1.33%) RESTful
17 12 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.07%) Fixed Income
2 71 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.75%) Hedge funds
4 50 (5.52%) Derivative
5 40 (4.42%) Equities
6 38 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.21%) Client/Server
10 19 (2.10%) User Experience
11 17 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.88%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.33%) Fintech
14 11 (1.22%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
16 8 (0.88%) Market Risk
17 7 (0.77%) SWIFT
17 7 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.73%) Windows
2 60 (6.63%) Linux
3 42 (4.64%) Unix
4 22 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.99%) Solaris
6 17 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.22%) AIX
11 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.66%) SUSE
13 5 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.22%) Android
15 2 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (39.34%) Asset Management
2 182 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (13.37%) Wealth Management
4 120 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (10.83%) Project Management
6 97 (10.72%) Business Analysis
7 79 (8.73%) Fund Management
8 66 (7.29%) Change Management
9 61 (6.74%) Scrum
10 56 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (6.08%) Data Management
12 53 (5.86%) CRM
12 53 (5.86%) TDD
13 52 (5.75%) SDLC
14 44 (4.86%) Analytics
14 44 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (4.86%) Data Analysis
15 43 (4.75%) Data Modelling
15 43 (4.75%) Test Automation
16 38 (4.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 169 (18.67%) SQL
2 77 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 68 (7.51%) C#
4 55 (6.08%) Python
5 42 (4.64%) Java
6 34 (3.76%) PowerShell
7 30 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 26 (2.87%) VBA
9 24 (2.65%) Ruby
10 22 (2.43%) Perl
11 17 (1.88%) Go
12 8 (0.88%) C++
12 8 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.88%) VB
13 6 (0.66%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.66%) ES6
13 6 (0.66%) Korn
14 5 (0.55%) PHP
14 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 27 (2.98%) Degree
2 19 (2.10%) CISSP
3 14 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.22%) CISM
4 11 (1.22%) PMP
5 8 (0.88%) CRISC
5 8 (0.88%) ISEB
5 8 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.55%) CCA
7 5 (0.55%) CEH
7 5 (0.55%) MCSE
8 3 (0.33%) ACCA
8 3 (0.33%) CFA
8 3 (0.33%) CIMA
8 3 (0.33%) MCDST
8 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.17%) MiFID
2 45 (4.97%) GDPR
3 40 (4.42%) QA
4 22 (2.43%) PMO
5 19 (2.10%) EMIR
6 10 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.88%) AIFMD
7 8 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.88%) SLA
7 8 (0.88%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.55%) UCITS
10 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.44%) IFRS
11 3 (0.33%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.33%) PSD2
12 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.22%) FATCA
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 27 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.10%) SRDF
3 10 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (0.88%) XenApp
4 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.77%) vCloud
6 6 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.66%) NFS
6 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.55%) Firmware
7 5 (0.55%) Samba
7 5 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.55%) Veritas File System
8 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.33%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.55%) SCCM
2 13 (1.44%) Control-M
3 11 (1.22%) Nagios
4 10 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.77%) PowerCLI
5 7 (0.77%) vRealize
6 5 (0.55%) Ansible
6 5 (0.55%) EMC TimeFinder
6 5 (0.55%) NetApp OnCommand
6 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.44%) Puppet
8 3 (0.33%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.33%) Piwik
8 3 (0.33%) Salt
8 3 (0.33%) SCOM
9 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.22%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 81 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.40%) Charles River
3 41 (4.53%) Bloomberg
4 37 (4.09%) Oracle
5 22 (2.43%) SimCorp
6 21 (2.32%) Citrix
6 21 (2.32%) Symantec
6 21 (2.32%) VMware
7 19 (2.10%) HP
8 14 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.33%) FactSet
11 10 (1.10%) EMC
11 10 (1.10%) Veritas
12 8 (0.88%) Cisco
13 7 (0.77%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.77%) NetApp
14 6 (0.66%) Google
14 6 (0.66%) Reuters