Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 145 149
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -61
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 50 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 28
Scotland median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -12.85%
10th Percentile £363 £274 £224
90th Percentile £635 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,623 4,267 3,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.94% 85.39% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,500 2,409 2,174
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 108 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.30 £9.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in Scotland

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Edinburgh +7 47 £475 +15.15% 2
Glasgow -21 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) Asset Management
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (22.00%) ETL
8 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.00%) Charles River
8 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
9 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
9 9 (18.00%) QA
9 9 (18.00%) Project Management
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle
10 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (16.00%) Retail
11 7 (14.00%) Teradata
11 7 (14.00%) Unix
11 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (14.00%) ETL Development
12 6 (12.00%) Markit EDM
12 6 (12.00%) Scrum
12 6 (12.00%) Legal
12 6 (12.00%) Banking
13 5 (10.00%) thinkFolio
13 5 (10.00%) Wealth Management
13 5 (10.00%) Migration

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Markit EDM
2 5 (10.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Charles River Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Equities
1 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Unix
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Asset Management
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.00%) ETL
6 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Project Management
8 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.00%) ETL Development
10 6 (12.00%) Scrum
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Wealth Management
12 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Fund Management
12 4 (8.00%) Metadata Management
12 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) MBA
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Control-M
1 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
1 10 (20.00%) Charles River
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Teradata
4 3 (6.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.00%) CODA
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.00%) Tableau
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) BISAM
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) FactSet
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.00%) StatPro
6 1 (2.00%) Workday