The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Management
England / London
Rank 164 214 220
Rank change year-on-year +50 +6  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 283 227 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.21% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 165 154
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16215 18706 17085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.13% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 13514 11991
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 240
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in London

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +8 61 £550 +11.39% 19
Investment Management
England

Investment Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 289 (50.52%) Finance
2 217 (37.94%) Asset Management
3 151 (26.40%) SQL
4 150 (26.22%) Banking
5 121 (21.15%) Front Office
6 109 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (17.13%) Wealth Management
8 90 (15.73%) Investment Banking
9 84 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 83 (14.51%) SQL Server
11 78 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 67 (11.71%) Microsoft
13 65 (11.36%) Degree
14 62 (10.84%) Migration
15 61 (10.66%) C#
15 61 (10.66%) MiFID
16 59 (10.31%) Project Management
16 59 (10.31%) Charles River
17 58 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (9.97%) Fixed Income
18 57 (9.97%) Fund Management
19 54 (9.44%) MS Excel
20 53 (9.27%) Windows
20 53 (9.27%) Scrum
21 46 (8.04%) Linux
22 45 (7.87%) Oracle
22 45 (7.87%) Equities
23 43 (7.52%) Derivative
23 43 (7.52%) Risk Management
24 42 (7.34%) Data Analysis

Investment Management
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 16 (2.80%) Apache Pig
2 11 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.22%) IIS
3 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.05%) Confluence
5 5 (0.87%) SAS
6 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.70%) Apache
6 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.70%) JBoss
7 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.37%) MS Office
3 9 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.57%) MS Project
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (4.72%) thinkFolio
2 23 (4.02%) Markit EDM
3 15 (2.62%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (1.75%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.75%) Minerva
5 7 (1.22%) Sentinel
5 7 (1.22%) Sonata
6 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.52%) LongView
7 3 (0.52%) Salerio
7 3 (0.52%) SunGard APT
8 2 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Capstone
9 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.05%) Force.com
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) WAN
2 12 (2.10%) Firewall
3 11 (1.92%) LAN
3 11 (1.92%) VPN
3 11 (1.92%) Wireless
4 9 (1.57%) DMZ
5 8 (1.40%) OSPF
6 7 (1.22%) SAN
7 6 (1.05%) BGP
7 6 (1.05%) VoIP
8 4 (0.70%) HSRP
8 4 (0.70%) Internet
8 4 (0.70%) IPsec
8 4 (0.70%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.70%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.70%) VRRP
8 4 (0.70%) VXLAN
9 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (4.55%) Big Data
4 26 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.97%) Apache Hive
7 17 (2.97%) QlikView
8 15 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 15 (2.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 14 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.57%) DataStage
10 9 (1.57%) DB2
10 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.40%) MySQL
12 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.87%) Redis
13 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.97%) JIRA
2 15 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.92%) Maven
4 10 (1.75%) ERwin
4 10 (1.75%) JUnit
5 9 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.57%) PowerDesigner
5 9 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (1.40%) Gradle
6 8 (1.40%) Mockito
6 8 (1.40%) Spock
6 8 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (0.70%) Selenium
10 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.52%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
General
1 289 (50.52%) Finance
2 150 (26.22%) Banking
3 121 (21.15%) Front Office
4 90 (15.73%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.47%) Retail
6 29 (5.07%) Back Office
7 25 (4.37%) Retail Banking
8 18 (3.15%) Corporate Banking
9 16 (2.80%) Advertising
10 14 (2.45%) Marketing
11 13 (2.27%) Financial Institution
11 13 (2.27%) Legal
12 11 (1.92%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 2 (0.35%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (41.78%) Analyst
2 162 (28.32%) Business Analyst
3 98 (17.13%) Developer
4 93 (16.26%) Project Manager
5 51 (8.92%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 38 (6.64%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 37 (6.47%) Asset Management Analyst
8 29 (5.07%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 29 (5.07%) Senior Manager
9 27 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
11 25 (4.37%) Asset Management Project Manager
11 25 (4.37%) Data Analyst
12 22 (3.85%) Consultant
12 22 (3.85%) SQL Developer
13 21 (3.67%) Architect
13 21 (3.67%) IT Manager
14 19 (3.32%) IT Project Manager
15 17 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.59%) .NET
2 26 (4.55%) HTML
3 25 (4.37%) CSS
3 25 (4.37%) Web Services
3 25 (4.37%) XML
4 19 (3.32%) jQuery
5 18 (3.15%) REST
6 17 (2.97%) SOAP
7 13 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 13 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.10%) JDBC
8 12 (2.10%) JSON
9 11 (1.92%) HTML5
9 11 (1.92%) WPF
10 10 (1.75%) CSS3
10 10 (1.75%) JMS
10 10 (1.75%) Node.js
10 10 (1.75%) XML Messaging
11 9 (1.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.97%) Fixed Income
3 45 (7.87%) Equities
4 43 (7.52%) Derivative
5 32 (5.59%) Management Information System
6 31 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (4.20%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.97%) SWIFT
9 16 (2.80%) User Experience
10 15 (2.62%) Fintech
11 14 (2.45%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.75%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.75%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.40%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.40%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.22%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
15 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.52%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.27%) Windows
2 46 (8.04%) Linux
3 34 (5.94%) Unix
4 8 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) Android
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.94%) Asset Management
2 109 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (17.13%) Wealth Management
4 84 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 62 (10.84%) Migration
7 59 (10.31%) Project Management
8 57 (9.97%) Fund Management
9 53 (9.27%) Scrum
10 43 (7.52%) Risk Management
11 42 (7.34%) Data Analysis
12 39 (6.82%) Data Management
13 38 (6.64%) SDLC
14 37 (6.47%) Analytics
14 37 (6.47%) System Integration Testing
15 35 (6.12%) PRINCE2
16 31 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (4.90%) Mathematics
18 26 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
18 26 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 151 (26.40%) SQL
2 61 (10.66%) C#
3 41 (7.17%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.29%) Shell Script
5 33 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 27 (4.72%) Java
6 27 (4.72%) Python
7 19 (3.32%) Scala
8 17 (2.97%) VBA
9 15 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.92%) Perl
11 11 (1.92%) Ruby
12 8 (1.40%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.40%) C
12 8 (1.40%) Korn
13 7 (1.22%) SOQL
13 7 (1.22%) XPath
14 5 (0.87%) C++
14 5 (0.87%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 65 (11.36%) Degree
2 25 (4.37%) PMP
3 20 (3.50%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.70%) CCNA
6 4 (0.70%) CCNP
6 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.52%) CCSA
7 3 (0.52%) CFA
7 3 (0.52%) MBA
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CISM
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.66%) MiFID
2 15 (2.62%) EMIR
2 15 (2.62%) QA
3 10 (1.75%) ISO20022
4 9 (1.57%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.22%) FATCA
6 6 (1.05%) AIFMD
6 6 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.87%) SLA
8 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.35%) PMO
10 1 (0.17%) COBIT
10 1 (0.17%) GDPR
10 1 (0.17%) IFRS
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.70%) XenApp
3 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.05%) Piwik
2 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.70%) Nagios
4 3 (0.52%) Control-M
5 2 (0.35%) Ansible
5 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.35%) Nessus
5 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 67 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.31%) Charles River
3 45 (7.87%) Oracle
4 18 (3.15%) SimCorp
5 16 (2.80%) Cisco
6 15 (2.62%) Cloudera
6 15 (2.62%) Fidessa
6 15 (2.62%) Hortonworks
7 12 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.92%) HP
8 11 (1.92%) Sybase
9 10 (1.75%) FNZ
9 10 (1.75%) Informatica
10 9 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.57%) Citrix
10 9 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.57%) Talend
11 8 (1.40%) Solace
12 7 (1.22%) Avaloq
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