Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 144 126
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +26
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 14 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.26% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 42
Scotland median daily rate £600 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - +31.03%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £287
90th Percentile £775 £583 £633
UK median daily rate £625 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 3,257 4,125 4,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.98% 87.58% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,834 2,265 2,423
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £213 £245 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 97 86
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +19.05% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.08 £11.20
90th Percentile £44.13 £44.50 £41.63
UK median hourly rate £22.85 £23.86 £23.88
% change year-on-year -4.22% -0.07% +2.58%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 2020. 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 -12 14 £600 +26.32% 3
Investment Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) SaaS
2 7 (50.00%) PaaS
2 7 (50.00%) IaaS
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 7 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Architecture Roadmap
5 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (7.14%) Front Office
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) BMC
8 1 (7.14%) Veritas
8 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (7.14%) Control-M
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
8 1 (7.14%) Charles River

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) IaaS
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Principal Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Principal Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Architecture Roadmap
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) Charles River
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Qualys
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas
1 1 (7.14%) Vermilion
1 1 (7.14%) VMware