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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 349 363
Rank change year-on-year +68 +14  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 333 294 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 220 192
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £459 £500
% change year-on-year +19.82% -8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 294 £550 +2.32% 51
South East +2 31 £575 +27.77% 5
West Midlands +19 3 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +19 2 - -
North East - 2 £525 -
North West +22 1 £375 -44.85%
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 322 (52.10%) Finance
2 222 (35.92%) Asset Management
3 168 (27.18%) Banking
4 155 (25.08%) SQL
5 132 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (18.93%) Front Office
7 99 (16.02%) Investment Banking
8 97 (15.70%) Wealth Management
9 94 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (13.59%) SQL Server
11 82 (13.27%) Business Analysis
12 69 (11.17%) Degree
12 69 (11.17%) Project Management
13 67 (10.84%) Migration
14 66 (10.68%) Microsoft
15 64 (10.36%) MiFID
16 60 (9.71%) Fund Management
16 60 (9.71%) Scrum
17 59 (9.55%) C#
18 56 (9.06%) Fixed Income
18 56 (9.06%) Charles River
18 56 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (8.90%) Oracle
20 54 (8.74%) Linux
20 54 (8.74%) MS Excel
21 48 (7.77%) Windows
22 45 (7.28%) Data Analysis
23 44 (7.12%) Risk Management
24 43 (6.96%) Unix
25 42 (6.80%) 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 15 (2.43%) Apache Pig
2 10 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.46%) Confluence
4 8 (1.29%) IIS
5 7 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.97%) Apache
6 6 (0.97%) JBoss
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.81%) SAS
8 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.72%) MS Office
3 9 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.46%) MS Project
4 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.88%) thinkFolio
2 21 (3.40%) Markit EDM
3 14 (2.27%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.62%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.62%) Minerva
5 7 (1.13%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.13%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.13%) Sentinel
5 7 (1.13%) Sonata
6 6 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.49%) LongView
9 3 (0.49%) Salerio
9 3 (0.49%) SunGard APT
10 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (0.97%) Force.com
1 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.65%) GitHub
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.43%) WAN
2 13 (2.10%) Firewall
2 13 (2.10%) LAN
2 13 (2.10%) VPN
3 12 (1.94%) Wireless
4 9 (1.46%) OSPF
5 7 (1.13%) BGP
5 7 (1.13%) DMZ
5 7 (1.13%) SAN
6 6 (0.97%) VoIP
7 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (0.81%) VXLAN
8 4 (0.65%) FTP
8 4 (0.65%) HSRP
8 4 (0.65%) HTTP
8 4 (0.65%) IPsec
8 4 (0.65%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.65%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.53%) Big Data
5 25 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.43%) QlikView
9 15 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (2.27%) Snowflake Schema
11 9 (1.46%) DataStage
11 9 (1.46%) DB2
11 9 (1.46%) MySQL
11 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.29%) Redis
13 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (3.88%) JIRA
2 19 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.43%) Maven
4 13 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.78%) JUnit
5 11 (1.78%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.62%) ERwin
7 9 (1.46%) Gradle
7 9 (1.46%) Mockito
7 9 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
7 9 (1.46%) Spock
7 9 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (0.65%) Selenium
10 4 (0.65%) Subversion
10 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 322 (52.10%) Finance
2 168 (27.18%) Banking
3 117 (18.93%) Front Office
4 99 (16.02%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.66%) Back Office
6 33 (5.34%) Retail
7 22 (3.56%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.75%) Corporate Banking
9 15 (2.43%) Financial Institution
9 15 (2.43%) Marketing
10 13 (2.10%) Advertising
11 11 (1.78%) Legal
12 10 (1.62%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.81%) Billing
14 3 (0.49%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) German Language
16 1 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 247 (39.97%) Analyst
2 169 (27.35%) Business Analyst
3 109 (17.64%) Developer
4 100 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 50 (8.09%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 39 (6.31%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 35 (5.66%) Asset Management Analyst
8 33 (5.34%) Consultant
9 29 (4.69%) Architect
10 27 (4.37%) Senior Manager
10 27 (4.37%) Support Analyst
11 26 (4.21%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 26 (4.21%) Data Analyst
12 24 (3.88%) Asset Management Project Manager
12 24 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
12 24 (3.88%) SQL Developer
13 20 (3.24%) IT Manager
14 18 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
14 18 (2.91%) Programme Manager
14 18 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.18%) .NET
2 28 (4.53%) HTML
2 28 (4.53%) Web Services
3 27 (4.37%) CSS
3 27 (4.37%) XML
4 21 (3.40%) jQuery
4 21 (3.40%) REST
4 21 (3.40%) SOAP
5 14 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 14 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 14 (2.27%) JDBC
6 13 (2.10%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.10%) JSON
7 12 (1.94%) HTML5
8 11 (1.78%) CSS3
8 11 (1.78%) JMS
8 11 (1.78%) Node.js
8 11 (1.78%) WPF
9 10 (1.62%) Entity Framework
9 10 (1.62%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
1 56 (9.06%) Fixed Income
2 42 (6.80%) Derivative
2 42 (6.80%) Equities
3 31 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.37%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.75%) Fintech
6 17 (2.75%) SWIFT
6 17 (2.75%) User Experience
7 14 (2.27%) Reference Data
8 11 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.29%) OTC Derivatives
11 7 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.81%) CMDB
14 3 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.49%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.49%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.74%) Linux
2 48 (7.77%) Windows
3 43 (6.96%) Unix
4 6 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (35.92%) Asset Management
2 132 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (15.70%) Wealth Management
4 94 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.27%) Business Analysis
6 69 (11.17%) Project Management
7 67 (10.84%) Migration
8 60 (9.71%) Fund Management
8 60 (9.71%) Scrum
9 45 (7.28%) Data Analysis
10 44 (7.12%) Risk Management
11 40 (6.47%) Analytics
12 39 (6.31%) SDLC
13 38 (6.15%) Data Management
13 38 (6.15%) PRINCE2
14 36 (5.83%) System Integration Testing
15 31 (5.02%) ITIL
16 30 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (4.69%) Target Operating Model
18 28 (4.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.08%) SQL
2 59 (9.55%) C#
3 42 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 38 (6.15%) Shell Script
5 34 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.34%) Java
7 28 (4.53%) Python
8 18 (2.91%) Scala
8 18 (2.91%) VBA
9 16 (2.59%) Perl
10 15 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.10%) Ruby
12 10 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 10 (1.62%) Korn
13 8 (1.29%) C
13 8 (1.29%) SOQL
13 8 (1.29%) XPath
14 6 (0.97%) ECMAScript
14 6 (0.97%) ES6
Qualifications
1 69 (11.17%) Degree
2 24 (3.88%) PMP
3 20 (3.24%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.81%) CCNA
7 5 (0.81%) CCNP
7 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.81%) ISEB
8 4 (0.65%) CISSP
8 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) MBA
9 3 (0.49%) CCSA
9 3 (0.49%) CFA
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) VCP6
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.36%) MiFID
2 16 (2.59%) EMIR
3 15 (2.43%) QA
4 10 (1.62%) ISO20022
4 10 (1.62%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (1.13%) FATCA
6 5 (0.81%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.65%) SLA
8 3 (0.49%) GDPR
8 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.32%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) GAAP
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.32%) XenApp
3 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) Piwik
2 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.65%) Nagios
4 3 (0.49%) Ansible
4 3 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.49%) Control-M
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.16%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 66 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.06%) Charles River
3 55 (8.90%) Oracle
4 17 (2.75%) SimCorp
5 15 (2.43%) Fidessa
6 14 (2.27%) Cisco
6 14 (2.27%) Cloudera
6 14 (2.27%) Hortonworks
6 14 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.27%) SAP
6 14 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.94%) HP
8 11 (1.78%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.78%) Informatica
8 11 (1.78%) Sybase
9 10 (1.62%) FNZ
10 9 (1.46%) Solace
10 9 (1.46%) Talend
11 8 (1.29%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.29%) Citrix
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £525 - £580 per day +
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £580 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 days ago