The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 147
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID